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CenterView: September 23, 2013

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Nancy Sharp, front row right, and her classmates were the first students in the baccalaureate program when it transitioned from a department at the University of Mississippi to the School of Nursing at UMMC in the 1950s.
Nancy Sharp, front row right, and her classmates were the first students in the baccalaureate program when it transitioned from a department at the University of Mississippi to the School of Nursing at UMMC in the 1950s.

1958 SON graduate combines passions for nursing, writing, Delta

Fresh from a tour of the Mississippi Delta, Nancy Sharp of Athens, Ga., was visiting the University of Mississippi Medical Center School of Nursing when she spotted in the lobby a photograph of her with her classmates dating back to 1957.

CMMS grant funds health insurance enrollment program at UMMC

Specially trained University of Mississippi Medical Center employees will help explain options and sign up uninsured patients for the state Health Insurance Marketplace beginning Oct. 1.

DIS overcomes tight deadline to provide state-of-the-art health-care data storage, retrieval

It was a race against time with millions of dollars at stake.

SICU pilot study examines music’s effectiveness in helping minimize hospital stays

There’s a place at UMMC where patients may take in some Beyonce with their benzodiazepines; where Vince Gill may sing back-up for Versed; where Drake may perform a duet with Diprivan, featuring Jay Z.

Children’s Healthcare of Mississippi launches effort to celebrate employees, focus on patients

In a continual quest to improve patient satisfaction, Children’s Healthcare of Mississippi has embarked on a new campaign aimed not only at its patients, but also at its employees.

UMMC radiologist’s software helps diagnose, measure liver disease

New software by a University of Mississippi Medical Center radiologist that detects liver disease on CT scan images could lead to earlier detection and treatment of cirrhosis in potentially millions of patients.