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Children’s of Mississippi expansion includes state-of-the-art surgical suites

Thursday, October 17, 2019

The seven-story expansion of the state’s only children’s hospital will include a dozen new state-of-the-art surgical suites to accommodate advances in technology and the number of pediatric experts on hand for procedures. Surgical professionals toured the construction site this week to see progress being made on the space that, in about a year, will be home to Children’s of Mississippi surgical care. Read More

Lacey Burton, surgical technician, checks sterilized instruments as part of protocols for avoiding surgical site infections.

‘Colobundle’ of care keeps surgical site infections at bay

Monday, October 14, 2019

Surgical site infections for those having colorectal procedures are a national concern and can result in harm to patients. UMMC surgeons are employing a “bundle” of care that uses strict protocols and patient education to decrease the chances of infections and post-surgical complications. The result: infection rates below the national average and a better patient experience. Read More

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