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CenterView: August 18, 2014

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UMMC neuroscience intensive care nurses Latasha Spencer (left) and Cassie Salvo prepare to use a bladder scanner to determine if a patient is retaining urine following removal of a catheter. The unit has reduced how many patients develop urinary tract infections.
UMMC neuroscience intensive care nurses Latasha Spencer (left) and Cassie Salvo prepare to use a bladder scanner to determine if a patient is retaining urine following removal of a catheter. The unit has reduced how many patients develop urinary tract infections.

UMMC drawing a bead on hospital-acquired conditions

There’s no higher priority than the delivery of quality patient care at the University of Mississippi Medical Center.

Family backs UMMC efforts for a healthier Mississippi

Football legend Archie Manning rallied hundreds of UMMC supporters to help the people of his home state during the July 23 launch of the Manning Family Fund for a Healthier Mississippi.

Cohort model key to online doctorate program’s success

As Children’s of Mississippi CEO, Guy Giesecke has embraced the challenges of executive leadership. His approach has led him to fortify his skill-set by earning a terminal degree.

Clinicians balance helping, protecting patients

It was a long night for the intern. Every half-hour or so, his pager rang. It was his patient’s mom, demanding relief for her young son who was devastated by abdominal pain.

Surgically repaired legs help patient make up for lost time

A 1977 car wreck left Sam Delaughter with two shattered legs and knees and debilitating injuries that despite months of traction and a year in a cast, left him in a wheelchair, in pain, and in need of his old life.

University Heart to unveil new center Sept. 4

Patients at UMMC’s new University Heart are receiving exemplary care rivaled only by the state-of-the-art technology, accessibility and aesthetics of the three-story center located near Parking Garage A.

UMMC among “most wired” health-care facilities

The University of Mississippi Medical Center was recently named to the 2014 “Most Wired” list for health-care facilities by Hospitals & Health Networks Magazine. This is the second time UMMC has been recognized with the honor.