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.
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 entered into a lease agreement with Venyu Solutions, LLC, which will construct a stand-alone, 16,000-square-foot facility to accommodate the increase in the services UMMC's Center for Telehealth provides to hospitals, clinics, corporations and patients across the state. The lease will begin on or around July 1, 2016.
A generous gift from retired University of Mississippi Medical Center professor and physician Dr. Edgar Draper of Jackson has now become a fully endowed fund, continuing in perpetuity a lectureship in the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior and recognitions for top psychiatry residents.
The Medical Center is proud to announce the following additions to its faculty: