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Wednesday, November 25, 2020
Keeping up to date with various policies, procedures and guidelines at an academic medical center can be a real challenge - especially at an institution the size of UMMC. Riding to the rescue is Amanda Gentry, who leads the newly created Office of Policy. Read More
Monday, November 23, 2020
UMMC clinician-scientists played a significant role in a National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute study that concluded hydroxychloroquine does not significantly improve clinical outcomes for COVID-19 patients. The published findings are valuable because they will allow clinicians to make evidence-based best choices for the treatment of those with the novel coronavirus. Read More
A multi-million-dollar award from the U.S. Department of Justice will go a long way toward helping UMMC and the Mississippi State Department of Health counter the threat of substance abuse and, in the words of one UMMC professor, “turn things around.”
Published on Monday, November 23, 2020
If you or a family member contracts or has symptoms of COVID-19, do you have enough supplies and food at the ready? Medical Center experts advocate making a plan now for what you'll need to do in the event you or a household member needs to isolate, or if you need to provide care for yourself or someone else in your home with the novel coronavirus.
Children’s of Mississippi surgical care has given Xavier Strahan a strong heart and hands for play. Born with congenital heart defects and thumb hypoplasia, the 3-year-old from Ocean Springs sees experts in cardiology and orthopaedics in follow-up clinic visits at UMMC as well as at the Children’s of Mississippi specialty clinic in Biloxi.
Published on Monday, November 16, 2020
To limit the spread of COVID-19 during the holiday season, Children’s of Mississippi toy drives are virtual this year through wish lists on Amazon and Walmart.com. The wish lists include everything from baby toys to games and arts and crafts kits for teenagers. Purchases from the wish lists ensure patients in the children’s hospital will each receive a gift at Christmas.
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