Heart-liver transplant one for UMMC history books

Heart-liver transplant one for UMMC history books

Davis Beasley’s heart was giving out, and that put so much strain on his liver that it, too, was failing. The UMMC patient’s only option was a heart-liver transplant, a rare procedure performed only 35 other times this year in the U.S. Two transplant teams – one heart and one liver – performed the life-saving procedure on Nov. 15.

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One year after groundbreaking, UMMC pediatric expansion structure rises

The space that once held rainbow-tinted sand during last year’s groundbreaking is now a bustling construction site for a $180 million pediatric expansion. The seven-story tower that medical leaders say will transform pediatric care in Mississippi is set to open in fall 2020.

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One year after groundbreaking, UMMC pediatric expansion structure rises

School of Population Health dispenses research expertise for charity medication network

School of Population Health dispenses research expertise for charity medication network

The John D. Bower School of Population Health has partnered with Dispensary of Hope, a nonprofit organization that distributes medications free of cost to pharmacies serving low-income and uninsured populations, to study Dispensary’s activities to determine best practices for improving health outcomes and decreasing health care costs.

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Quarterly blood drive, invited speakers' presentations headline week's agenda

Several interesting events are scheduled for the upcoming weeks at the Medical Center.

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Quarterly blood drive, invited speakers' presentations headline week's agenda

UMMC staff receive service recognition

UMMC staff receive service recognition

Medical Center leadership is proud to acknowledge those employees who will celebrate service anniversaries during the week of Dec. 3-9.

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