Value Analysis promotes culture of savings, efficiency

Value Analysis promotes culture of savings, efficiency

Why should caregivers in pediatrics use adult-sized wipes on tots and babies when baby wipes are all that's needed?Why eat a non-reimbursable $272 to wake up a Medical ICU patient at 3 a.m. for “routine” lab work that always includes a chest X-ray,...

Does an 'app' a day keep the medical textbook away? Not yet

Does an 'app' a day keep the medical textbook away? Not yet

Before the dawn of smartphones - around the Year 5 B.iP. (before iPhone), or the mid-1990s - Dr. Sajani Tipnis “barely had a cell phone,” she said.“When I finally got one, it was because everyone was using them as pagers,” said Tipnis, associate...

Increased testing, awareness make ground in HIV infection battle

Increased testing, awareness make ground in HIV infection battle

Good news for Mississippi in the battle against HIV: The proportion of residents unaware they are HIV infected has decreased from 21.6 percent to 13.6 percent, the national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said this week.It's a move in...

Researcher’s goal: Find the best chemo for each patient

Researcher’s goal: Find the best chemo for each patient

A cancer researcher's most recent discovery ultimately may enable doctors to identify the drug or drug combination that works best against glioblastoma, a type of brain cancer, before treatment begins.Dr. Pier Paolo Claudio, who holds appointments...

Mentors aid in career advancement, networking opportunities

Mentors aid in career advancement, networking opportunities

When she completed residencies at the Cleveland Clinic and Chicago's Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center, Dr. Vani Vijayakumar didn't have a mentor.She wishes someone had been there to teach her how to network, show her the ropes culturally,...


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Video: Kids, Guardsmen hit dance floor at Batson Valentine’s Dance

Video: Kids, Guardsmen hit dance floor at Batson Valentine’s Dance

With Y101.7 DJs turning on the tunes, Batson Children’s Hospital patients, Mississippi National Guardsmen, Miss Mississippi Laura Lee Lewis and West Jones High Fellowship of Christian Athletes members were doing the Whip and the Nae Nae at Batson’s annual Valentine’s Dance Tuesday. A table of treats, Kona Ice, arts and crafts and the Kona Ice mascot serving up shaved ice were all part of the fun for patients and their families.

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Photos: Give Kids A Smile at School of Dentistry

Photos: Give Kids A Smile at School of Dentistry

The University of Mississippi School of Dentistry hosted its thirteenth annual Give Kids A Smile Day on Friday, Feb. 10. Nearly 700 students were seen during the day, including third- and fourth-grade students from Jackson’s Johnson and Walton...


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Front-line staff at UMMC are asking questions - and coming up with solutions. Since inception of the Value Analysis program in 2015, UMMC has been able to capture more than $19 million in savings.

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Two decades ago, cell phones changed the way physicians and students were beeped. Today, the cutting-edge descendants of these devices are shaping the way physicians practice medicine and, perhaps even more so, how students are learning it.

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Congratulations to Dr. Fanasy Deming-Jefcoat for being chosen as the UM School of Dentistry Alumnus of the Year!

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Value Analysis promotes culture of savings, efficiency at UMMC - $19M in savings bit.ly/2lo2GI0

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2003 SOD graduate Dr Fanasy Deming-Jefcoat named Dental Alumnus of the Year bit.ly/2kHzmu0

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