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Jakia Jones of Vicksburg, a Children's of Mississippi patient, colors a page in the Sanderson Farms Championship activity book included in the tournament backpack given to patients.

This year's tournament may be different, but Sanderson Farms Championship’s mission remains unchanged

Monday, September 28, 2020

The state’s only PGA TOUR event won’t have spectators this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but organizers are still committed to supporting the state’s only children’s hospital. The tournament has raised more than $7.7 million for Children’s of Mississippi since 2013. All four rounds of the Sanderson Farms Championship will be televised on the Golf Channel Oct. 1-4. Read More

Brad Harper, flight paramedic, stocks blood and blood products on board AirCare 1 as it waits at the Mississippi Center for Emergency Services to be dispatched on its next call.

When seconds count, AirCare brings blood to critically ill patients

Monday, September 28, 2020

Trauma patients flown by AirCare, the state's most advanced medical helicopter transport, can need more than critical-care treatment. They often have bleeding emergencies that AirCare's crews are equipped and trained to handle. Read More

UMMC receives $1.6 million for COVID-19 community study

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has funded a two-year, $54 million study on COVID-19 exposure and prevention in the eastern United States. UMMC will be one of five hospital systems working to understand the dynamics of the disease.

Published on Monday, September 28, 2020

Community Bank gift boosts CAY’s ASD program

Philanthropy from Community Bank and Thomas W. Colbert Sr., senior chairman of the board, and his wife, Ann, will support the start of an applied behavior analysis program for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Center for Advancement of Youth behavioral telehealth outreach across the state.

Published on Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Written in stone: UMMC to commemorate pandemic experience

UMMC staff and students will be able to virtually enter the University Hospital Chapel on Thursday and take part in a remembrance of patients lost - and restored - at this institution in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. This virtual ceremony will allow UMMC family members to acknowledge the work they have accomplished in the face of this extraordinary challenge.

Published on Monday, September 21, 2020

Hearing never sounded so good for Jackson preteen

Years of wearing a hearing device attached to a tight headband were taking a toll on the tender scalp of 11-year-old Jocelyn DeZutter. She needed a hearing device that was more practical and would enhance her ability to distinguish sounds. Her new bone conduction implant accomplishes the mission.

Published on Monday, September 21, 2020

Jackson Heart Study marks 20 years with virtual conference

Published on Monday, September 21, 2020

Watch the virtual event at noon on Thursday, September 24.

Published on Friday, September 18, 2020

Patient has energy to play, thanks to Ebeid's world-class skills

Published on Monday, September 14, 2020

Masks foil lipreading for those with hearing loss; you can help

Published on Monday, September 14, 2020

Research enterprise reaches new grant, award heights

Published on Tuesday, September 8, 2020

New telehealth chief uses expertise to address health issues

Published on Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Children’s of Mississippi names expansion after Sandersons

Published on Friday, September 4, 2020

Epic’s Healthy Planet helps caregivers fill patient care gaps

Published on Monday, August 31, 2020

New Interventional Radiology Suite offers state-of-the-art care

Published on Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Critical care expertise, experience define the 'C' in ICU

Published on Monday, August 24, 2020

Agreement paves way for BCBS MS patients’ AirCare coverage

Published on Monday, August 17, 2020

Few positives mean good news for antibody study

Published on Monday, August 17, 2020

Pandemic sparks classroom flexibility, staff creativity for fall semester

Published on Monday, August 10, 2020

For sickest patients with COVID, struggle for recovery begins with emergency care

Published on Monday, August 10, 2020

Kids are special. Children’s hospitals are, too.

Published on Monday, August 10, 2020

Children’s of Mississippi: Safety you can rely on

Published on Friday, August 7, 2020

Praise be: Matemavi’s journey fired with passion, purpose

Published on Monday, August 3, 2020

Breathe easier over one less barrier to lung cancer screening

Published on Monday, August 3, 2020

Trustmark contributes $500K for new pediatric expansion

Published on Monday, August 3, 2020