It's become almost a new norm: Unprecedented high volumes of patients are keeping the University of Mississippi Medical Center hospitals at or near capacity, sometimes pushing demand for beds, staffing and other medical resources beyond what's available.Administrators have a plan to manage the transfer of patients from other hospital emergency departments to UMMC's Emergency Department and the transfer of inpatients from other facilities to the Medical Center's 406 critical care and...
University of Mississippi Medical Center is an umbrella organization that combines the University Hospitals and Health System (UHHS) and University Physicians (UP), the medical faculty practice plan.UHHS is comprised of the teaching hospitals for all University of Mississippi Medical Center educational programs and serves as a 722-bed diagnostic and treatment referral center for the entire state. Inpatient admissions total approximately 28,000 annually. Outpatient and emergency department visits exceed 250,000 per year.
The UHHS system includes:
Within UHHS is the state's only designated level I trauma center and specialized hospital services. Those services include:
University Physicians is the multispecialty physician faculty practice plan, which includes many faculty who are among the leaders in their field.
University Physicians Medical Pavilion is a practice site for many subspecialties of UP. The structure, which is more than 80,000 square feet, adjoins the James D. Hardy Clinical Sciences Building, the home of a number of medical offices.UP has recently opened two off-campus locations in the Rankin County town of Flowood - a multispecialty practice at Grants Ferry and an obstetrics-gynecology practice at Mirror Lake.
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