CenterView: February 15, 2010
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The Medical Center today doesn't resemble the sleepy place Dr. Jimmy Keeton first saw as a medical student in 1961. Now he's the helmsman of the same but very different Medical Center, one with a $1.2 billion budget that makes up 10 percent of the economy of Jackson and two percent of the state's economy.
The gloomy statistics on health disparities in chronic kidney disease should be alarming enough to get anyone's attention.
Early on a chilly Saturday inside a UMMC classroom, when their peers likely watched flickering televisions, six middle school students sliced into sheep hearts, pushed their gloved fingers through arteries and dissected valves.
In the summer of 2005, Dr. Gregory Timberlake, a naval reserve officer, received the call to leave the University of Mississippi Medical Center for full-time service.
A secure wireless sensor network scheduled to be deployed throughout University Hospital this month promises to revolutionize inventory management at the University of Mississippi Medical Center.