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Baptist Memorial Breaks Ground on New $300 Million Hospital in Oxford

Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp. is starting from scratch in repositioning its Oxford hospital to better meet healthcare needs in north-central Mississippi. ...Read More



Current Mississippi Medical News

Baptist Memorial Breaks Ground on New $300 Million Hospital in Oxford | Hospital construction, Oxford, Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi, Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp., Memphis, University of Mississippi, emergency, anesthesiology, radiology
Baptist Memorial Breaks Ground on New $300 Million Hospital in Oxford

Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp. is starting from scratch in repositioning its Oxford hospital to better meet healthcare needs in north-central Mississippi.


 
Access, Incentives Key to Governor’s Healthcare Strategy |  Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant, University of Mississippi Medical Center, William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Mississippi Healthcare Corridor, Mississippi Home Corporation, American Telemedicine Association, Rural Physicians Scholarship Program
Access, Incentives Key to Governor’s Healthcare Strategy

Three years after Mississippians elected him their 64th governor, Phil Bryant is encouraged by the progress he’s seen toward connecting patients across the state with better access to healthcare.


 
Benefitting Hospital Patients via Massage Therapy | Mayo Clinic, Martha Howell, Baptist Healthplex-Jackson, hospital-based massage therapy, Beijing Massage Hospital.
Benefitting Hospital Patients via Massage Therapy

Baptist Healthplex’s nationally certified massage therapist adds Mayo Clinic designation for hospital-based massage therapy

When Mayo Clinic comes to mind, a relaxing massage might not be at the forefront.


 
Feature Profiles

PHYSICIAN SPOTLIGHT: Andrea Morris, MD | Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle, pediatrics, Jamaica, medical missions, music
PHYSICIAN SPOTLIGHT: Andrea Morris, MD

As one Jamaican child after another sought her care from a makeshift exam room in rural St. Ann Parish, Andrea Morris, MD, felt her life’s dream meet reality.


 
RADIOLOGY/IMAGING FOCUS

The Case for Covering Low-Dose CT Lung Cancer Screening | Low-Dose Computed Tomography Lung Cancer Screening, LDCT, Lung Cancer Diagnosis, Mortality Rates, American College of Radiology, Dr. Ella Kazerooni, CMS, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, National Coverage Decision, Medicare
The Case for Covering Low-Dose CT Lung Cancer Screening

Proponents cite ROI of early detection, reduced mortality

Perhaps it is only appropriate the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is scheduled to announce its highly anticipated coverage decision for low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) lung cancer screening in November.


 
HEALTH EDUCATION FOCUS

The Transformation of Med Ed | Undergraduate Medical Education, Medical School, Dr. Susan Skochelak, Dr. Bonnie Miller, American Medical Association, AMA, Med Ed, Vanderbilt, Master Adaptive Learner, Accelerating Change in Medical Education Initiative
The Transformation of Med Ed

AMA continues quest to accelerate change in physician training

A little more than a year ago, the American Medical Association announced $11 million in grants to 11 academic medical centers to fundamentally change the way physicians are educated and trained.


 
Guest Writers

HEALTHCARE LEADERSHIP SOLUTIONS: The Price of Not Nice: Part 3

The high cost of negative physician behaviors

This column is the third of a four-part series on healthcare leadership solutions.


 
Grand Rounds

November 2014
Brief business news items from the local healthcare community.

 

Chasing, Tackling Suspects Raises Cops' Odds of Sudden Death
Title: Chasing, Tackling Suspects Raises Cops' Odds of Sudden Death
Category: Health News
Created: 11/18/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/19/2014 12:00:00 AM Posted Thursday, November 20, 2014 1:00 am CST

Health Tip: Make Home Safer for Alzheimer's
Title: Health Tip: Make Home Safer for Alzheimer's
Category: Health News
Created: 11/19/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/19/2014 12:00:00 AM Posted Thursday, November 20, 2014 1:00 am CST

Health Tip: Easing Baby's Nasal Congestion
Title: Health Tip: Easing Baby's Nasal Congestion
Category: Health News
Created: 11/19/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/19/2014 12:00:00 AM Posted Thursday, November 20, 2014 1:00 am CST

Blue-Eyed People May Face Higher Melanoma Risk
Title: Blue-Eyed People May Face Higher Melanoma Risk
Category: Health News
Created: 11/19/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/19/2014 12:00:00 AM Posted Thursday, November 20, 2014 1:00 am CST

Low Levels of Vitamin D May Raise Early Death Risk: Study
Title: Low Levels of Vitamin D May Raise Early Death Risk: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 11/19/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/19/2014 12:00:00 AM Posted Thursday, November 20, 2014 1:00 am CST

Get Ready for the Great American Smokeout
Title: Get Ready for the Great American Smokeout
Category: Health News
Created: 11/19/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/19/2014 12:00:00 AM Posted Thursday, November 20, 2014 1:00 am CST


The Best Prescription For Improving The Poor's Health? Cold Hard Cash - NPR

NPR

The Best Prescription For Improving The Poor's Health? Cold Hard Cash
NPR
This is the idea behind unconditional cash transfer programs, a new movement in foreign aid that also is being applied to public health. A small number of nonprofits (most notably GiveDirectly) are giving money to the poorest families in the poorest ...

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Posted Wednesday, November 19, 2014 9:12 am CST

130 nonprofit hospital and health system CEOs to know | 2014 - Becker's Hospital Review

130 nonprofit hospital and health system CEOs to know | 2014
Becker's Hospital Review
Dr. Cosgrove oversees a $6.2 billion healthcare system including the Cleveland Clinic, eight community hospitals, 16 family health and ambulatory surgery centers, Cleveland Clinic Florida, the Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health in Las Vegas, Cleveland ...

Posted Thursday, November 20, 2014 9:27 am CST

UAMS Psychiatry Doctor Awarded Endowed Chair - KARK

KARK

UAMS Psychiatry Doctor Awarded Endowed Chair
KARK
Delgado received his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) in Galveston, Texas, in 1983 and a Master of Arts in pharmacology from UTMB the following year. He completed his internship and residency in psychiatry at Yale and ...

Posted Wednesday, November 19, 2014 8:41 pm CST