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Tuesday, August 25, 2020
Medical Center patients in need of life-changing imaging services will receive care in a new, state-of-the-art facility with cutting-edge equipment that’s among the most elite in the nation. The Department of Radiology’s spacious Intervention Radiology Suite replaces services formerly housed in older, cramped quarters on campus. Read More
Monday, August 24, 2020
Patients in UMMC's four intensive care units have treatment teams that include board-certified critical care physicians and a wealth of acute-care providers from multiple specialties and subspecialties. These providers are resources that smaller, more rural hospitals don’t have, and they can make all the difference in the level and quality of care patients receive. Read More
Genetic testing is becoming a force in health care, promising to reveal exactly who is at risk of certain inherited diseases, enabling earlier, life-saving diagnoses and treatment, and more. At UMMC, its impact, now and for the future, has been acknowledged with the creation of the Division of Medical Genetics and Precision Medicine under the direction of Dr. Joe Maher.
Published on Monday, August 12, 2019
After reviewing data from 885 cancer treatment centers nationwide, U.S. News and World Report placed the UMMC Cancer Center and Research Institute’s patient program among the top 10 percent in the nation.
Published on Monday, August 5, 2019
Dr. Jason Parham and his antimicrobial stewardship team are educating providers on optimizing the use of antibiotics driven by the right diagnosis, the right drug, the right dose, the right route of delivery and the right duration. The group's tireless efforts have been recognized by a national society as among the best of those with a Center of Excellence designation.
Published on Monday, July 15, 2019
UMMC has joined 15 other universities in a six-year, $21.4 million study aimed at understanding why people in rural areas of the southern U.S. have a higher risk of heart, lung, blood and sleep disorders. Sponsored by the NIH, the study will eventually recruit participants from two northern Mississippi counties.
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