What a Night(ingale) – UMMC nurses achieve statewide stardom

What a Night(ingale) – UMMC nurses achieve statewide stardom

As she watched five nurses from the University of Mississippi Medical Center receive awards during the 10th annual Nightingale Awards Gala March 2, Terri Gillespie, UMMC chief nursing executive and chief nursing officer of University Hospital,...

Health-care company invests in Jackson to fight HIV epidemic

Health-care company invests in Jackson to fight HIV epidemic

A four-year, $10 million investment from a global company focused on HIV will flow into Jackson and Baltimore, Maryland to fight the epidemic facing black men who are gay or bisexual. Officials with the Center for HIV/AIDS Research Education and...

Hospital expansion will 'transform' health care for Mississippi's children

Hospital expansion will 'transform' health care for Mississippi's children

Children's of Mississippi is planning a building project that includes extensive renovations to Batson Children's Hospital and  an expansive new facility next door."This will be a transformational project for pediatric health care in Mississippi,"...

Planned Jackson technology center to include new home for UMMC telehealth

Planned Jackson technology center to include new home for UMMC telehealth

A Baton Rouge, La.-based data company set its sights on Jackson and announced on Tuesday  it will build a technology center that, in part, will house one of the University of Mississippi Medical Center's fastest growing services - telehealth.UMMC...

Brunson tapped for IHL diversity educator award

Brunson tapped for IHL diversity educator award

Dr. Claude Brunson, a long-time University of Mississippi Medical Center faculty member, advisor to the Vice Chancellor and the first African American to head the state medical association, received the 2015 Diversity Educator of the Year award...


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Planned technology center to include new home for UMMC telehealth operations

Planned technology center to include new home for UMMC telehealth operations

Averaging 8,000 consultations each month, UMMC’s telehealth is a growing program needing more room to continue its mission. Enter Venyu Solutions, a Baton Rouge-based company building a tech center – and a new building for telehealth – at the site of the former McRae’s in Fondren. The center has been touted by Gov. Phil Bryant and Mayor Tony Yarber as a win for Jackson and a major plus for Mississippi.

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Photos: 14th Annual Mississippi Miracles Radiothon

Photos: 14th Annual Mississippi Miracles Radiothon

Radio stations from across central Mississippi are broadcasting live from Batson’s lobby for the 14th annual Mississippi Miracles Radiothon. DJs from Jackson’s Y101.7, US 96.3 and Mix 98.7 along with sister stations from Vicksburg and Meridian talk...


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We applaud these DJ's for not letting today's weather prevent them from coming in and continuing to broadcast Radiothon. They really took this year's slogan, Never Give Up, seriously.

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The 14th Annual Mississippi Miracles Radiothon is underway! Tune to the stations listed here today through Friday to hear #NeverGiveUp stories of amazing kids like Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children patient Sydney Mead. To be a part of this very important fundraiser for Mississippi's only hospital devoted solely to kids, click here: http://bit.ly/1CvOyS1

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Drama. As if students don’t cope with enough drama outside of class already, many have to deal with it during class in UMMC's Standardized Patient program. But it’s drama with a clear benefit: It gives them a chance to hone their clinical and communication skills by observing and identifying fake illnesses. As for the “patient actors,” they advance the cause of health education, while getting to scratch their acting itch.

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Due to the weather, UMMC classes are canceled for the day. Clinical operations remain open.

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RT @BlairEBatson: Help us get a 3 month supply of sleep aids for our NICU. Become a Miracle Giver ($15/month) by calling 601-984-5437.

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RT @BlairEBatson: Thank you @JasmineSMurray for stopping by Radiothon to tell what makes Batson so special. (Pictured with Toni Marino)

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RT @BlairEBatson: "I never give up because I want to get better!"- Malia Croom

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RT @BlairEBatson: Ladarius showing off his 🏀 skills at Radiothon. Make miracles by becoming a Miracle Giver by calling 601-984-5437.r

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