CenterView: May 29, 2012
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Keisha Bell, left, with mother, Leesha Bell
For some students, the University of Mississippi Medical Center’s Commencement on May 25 signified a new beginning.A little over a week ago Sunday, there was a riot at a federal prison near Natchez. Four hundred inmates took control of a section of the prison and held guards hostage for several hours in a tense standoff with authorities.
Epic team members have a last-minute request for University of Mississippi Health Care employees on the verge of the comprehensive electronic health records’ system-wide launch early Friday morning: Don’t panic.To discover how 22-year-old Jessica Howard got to the bone marrow donor unit this month to give stem cells, rewind four years.The patient fighting a post-partum hemorrhage was in theoperating room, ventilated and ready for emergency surgery, when anesthesiologyresident Dr. Lillian Zamora realized her CO2 monitor wasn’t working, meaningshe couldn’t evaluate the patient’s breathing.
From a decentralized universe of grants, contracts and proposals in the University of Mississippi Medical Center’s research enterprise, Pam Tazik created order.