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Wednesday, November 20, 2019
The University of Mississippi Medical Center Grenada and the UMMC Cancer Center and Research Institute on Wednesday officially opened an outpatient cancer care clinic and infusion services in Grenada. Read More
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Kristy Boyd’s patients struggle with some of life’s most trying issues: Drug and alcohol dependency. Anxiety and depression. Mental health challenges that threaten their quality of life. Read More
Thousands of drawings by Mississippians will create a one-of-a-kind mosaic mural of the beauty of our state for the lobby of the Children’s of Mississippi hospital expansion. The digital art will include a kiosk, so those who add their artwork to the project will be able to look up their name and see their art’s location. The expansion is on schedule to open in fall 2020.
Published on Monday, November 18, 2019
Mother’s milk is best for the newborns in neonatal intensive care units at UMMC and around the state, but many of their mothers aren’t providing them breast milk. A Kellogg Foundation-funded project is trying to change that by identifying and eliminating obstacles to breastfeeding for mothers whose babies require NICU care.
A surgery goes awry. A family aggressively takes out bad news on a physician. A nurse accidentally gives the wrong medication, and a patient dies or is harmed. Such traumatic events create “second victims” who may feel guilt, helplessness or fear that affects delivery of compassionate care. A new UMMC peer response team is offering them support and a listening ear.
Since 2007, Dr. Srinivasan “Dr. Vijay” Vijayakumar has led the Department of Radiation Oncology with an eye toward growth and excellence.
Published on Friday, November 15, 2019
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