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Friday, September 21, 2018
UMMC’s Cancer Institute director praised for years of work to further patient therapies and support American Cancer Society research and patient care efforts. Read More
Thursday, September 20, 2018
JoJo Dodd and Joe Pongetti now wear blue UMMC scrubs as M1s, but the two were among those donning the tan fur suit of Mississippi State University’s mascot, Bully, during their undergraduate days. As recently as July, Dodd portrayed the tenacious canine while visiting patients at Batson Children’s Hospital. Read More
A plethora of UMMC caregivers serve the sickest, most complex patients on four ICU floors. Once silos in themselves, the units are experiencing a culture change: Attending physicians freely talk to each other, put front-line caregivers on their rounding teams and hold most sacred the best and safest outcomes for patients.
Published on Thursday, September 20, 2018
Long-held attitudes about women are making an about-face: UMMC's enrollment milestone for females in the incoming medical school class mirrors a national trend.
Published on Wednesday, September 19, 2018
For a dozen years or so, the School of Medicine’s admissions committee has put more students in the first-year class in an effort to place more doctors in Mississippi. In August, the number of students entering the school reached a milestone that could add up to improved access to health care for residents of the state.
Published on Monday, September 17, 2018
When someone suffers a profound heart attack because a block in a major artery deprives that organ of blood, it’s called a STEMI. Quick and cutting-edge care can mean the difference between life and death. UMMC has delivered that level of service to patients for many years, and its protocols and standardization of care have led to the Medical Center being named a STEMI Receiving Center.
Now open, the Fast Track frees clinic space for emergency cases while providing care for those at the Pediatric ED for less-acute care. Medical professionals now have the option of moving patients to the three Fast Track examination rooms during the triage process.
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