Epic, the Medical Center’s electronic health records system, has been a game-changer for efficient management of patient care since it was implemented at UMMC in 2012. Its latest upgrade is in the works, with the goal to improve the experience of both patients and Epic users alike.
For the eighth consecutive year, U.S. News and World Report has ranked DASH as “best diet overall” of nearly 40 it reviewed. Developed by the NIH, this guide to healthy eating reminds one to limit salt intake and add more fruits and vegetables.
Costs can be high for patients receiving life-saving organ transplants at UMMC. Some need help with extras, such as travel, lodging and meals. The University Transplant Guild helps patients with their expenses; this year’s Southern Social skeet shoot will provide both fun and funding.
Several Medical Center students and faculty members earned awards at a recent statewide science academy meeting, while a national metabolic and bariatric surgery society taps a UMMC surgeon for Fellowship status,
Several interesting events are scheduled for the upcoming weeks at the Medical Center.
Medical Center leadership is proud to announce the following additions to its faculty and leadership staff.