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Medical Community Stands to Benefit from Economic Development Effort

Mississippi Bio-Medical Business Collaboratory launches as communities seek to capitalize on incentives

Telehealth jobs and training opportunities are among ways the medical community stands to benefit from a new economic-development project in central Mississippi ...Read More



Current Mississippi Medical News

Medical Community Stands to Benefit from Economic Development Effort | Mississippi Bio-Medical Business Collaboratory, Madison County, Mississippi Health Care Industry Zone Act
Medical Community Stands to Benefit from Economic Development Effort

Mississippi Bio-Medical Business Collaboratory launches as communities seek to capitalize on incentives

Telehealth jobs and training opportunities are among ways the medical community stands to benefit from a new economic-development project in central Mississippi.


 
Maternal Fetal Medicine Program Fills Service Gap in North Miss. | Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of Mississippi Medical Center, North Mississippi Medical Center, OB/GYN, LeBonheur Children’s Medical Center
Maternal Fetal Medicine Program Fills Service Gap in North Miss.

Relationship with region’s OB/GYNs key in Tupelo program’s success

A new program at North Mississippi Medical Center is improving and streamlining care for women in high-risk pregnancies while allowing them to stay close to home.


 
Determining Fair Market Value of Physician Compensation | Matt Malone, HORNE, physician compensation, FMV, fair market value
Determining Fair Market Value of Physician Compensation

Horne’s Matt Malone discusses ‘the devil in the details’

Hospitals are investing more in creating outpatient service departments to meet rising patient demand while simultaneously reducing inpatient surgical procedures and generating new revenue streams, said Matt Malone, CPA, a member of HORNE’s Health Care Valuation specializing in physician contracts.


 
Sparking a Cause

Annual fundraiser supports heart disease and stroke research

The American Heart Association (AHA) will host the 37th annual fundraising gala on Jan. 30 at the Country Club of Jackson, beginning at 6:30 pm.


 
Continued Funding: The Nectar of Growth | University of Mississippi Medical Center, UMMC, National Institutes of Health, NIH, Dr. Richard Summers, Dr. John Hall, Mississippi Center for Obesity Research, National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, Dr. Thomas Mosley, Denise Lafferty, MIND Center.
Continued Funding: The Nectar of Growth

UMMC among top 10 medical schools to see research funding increase

During one of the most competitive and financially challenging times to acquire funding from one of the nation’s most significant research sponsors, the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) has received more awards and funding than the previous year.


 
Feature Profiles

PHYSICIAN SPOTLIGHT: Robert McGuire, MD | Orthopedic surgery, University of Mississippi Medical Center, AO North America
PHYSICIAN SPOTLIGHT: Robert McGuire, MD

When Robert A. McGuire Jr., MD, was ready to begin his subspecialty training in orthopedic surgery, his choice was handed to him like a military directive.


 
HEALTH LAW FOCUS

Ten Hot Button Legal Issues to Watch in 2015 | Healthcare Compliance, Healthcare Regulations, American Health Lawyers Association, Stark Laws, Anti-Kickback, Affordable Care Act, HIT, HIPAA, Privacy and Security Breach, Big Data, Fraud & Abuse, Elisabeth Belmont, Joel Hamme
Ten Hot Button Legal Issues to Watch in 2015

Expert Insights for the Coming Year

Already one of the most highly regulated industries in America, 2015 looks to be another active year across healthcare’s legal landscape.


 
PUBLIC HEALTH FOCUS

BUILD Health Challenge Issued … | BUILD Health Challenge, The Advisory Board Company, de Beaumont Foundation, The Kresge Foundation, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Community Health, Population Health, Social Determinants of Health
BUILD Health Challenge Issued …

National collaborative awarding up to $7.5 million to improve community health

The Advisory Board Company, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), de Beaumont Foundation and The Kresge Foundation recently joined forces to launch a major public health initiative known as the BUILD Health Challenge, which will award up to $7.5 million in grants, low-interest loans and program-related investments over the next two years to improve health in low-income neighborhoods within cities that have a population of 150,000 or more.


 
Guest Writers

Grand Rounds

January 2015

Brief business news items from the local healthcare community.


 

Little Improvement in Children Paralyzed After Viral Infection, Study Finds
Title: Little Improvement in Children Paralyzed After Viral Infection, Study Finds
Category: Health News
Created: 1/29/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/30/2015 12:00:00 AM Posted Saturday, January 31, 2015 1:00 am CST

Diabetes Patients Lax With Meds If Diagnosed With Cancer, Study Finds
Title: Diabetes Patients Lax With Meds If Diagnosed With Cancer, Study Finds
Category: Health News
Created: 1/29/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/30/2015 12:00:00 AM Posted Saturday, January 31, 2015 1:00 am CST

Flu's Grip on U.S. Starting to Weaken: CDC
Title: Flu's Grip on U.S. Starting to Weaken: CDC
Category: Health News
Created: 1/29/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/30/2015 12:00:00 AM Posted Saturday, January 31, 2015 1:00 am CST

Acne Gel Linked to Rare Side Effect, Doctors Warn
Title: Acne Gel Linked to Rare Side Effect, Doctors Warn
Category: Health News
Created: 1/29/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/30/2015 12:00:00 AM Posted Saturday, January 31, 2015 1:00 am CST

Good Sleep Habits, Enforced Rules Help Kids Sleep: Study
Title: Good Sleep Habits, Enforced Rules Help Kids Sleep: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 1/29/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/30/2015 12:00:00 AM Posted Saturday, January 31, 2015 1:00 am CST

Arizona Officials Say Nearly 1,000 People May Have Been Exposed to Measles
Title: Arizona Officials Say Nearly 1,000 People May Have Been Exposed to Measles
Category: Health News
Created: 1/29/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/30/2015 12:00:00 AM Posted Saturday, January 31, 2015 1:00 am CST


For Humane Society of South Mississippi vet gives her all to help shelter animals - SunHerald.com

SunHerald.com

For Humane Society of South Mississippi vet gives her all to help shelter animals
SunHerald.com
When she went on to veterinary school at Mississippi State University, she said the next logical thing to do was ready herself to work at a practice. But Morris said shelter medicine is completely different. ... Shelter medicine, she said, is almost ...

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Posted Saturday, January 31, 2015 11:15 pm CST

BILL CRAWFORD: Keep schools free from preventable diseases - Mississippi Business Journal (blog)

BILL CRAWFORD: Keep schools free from preventable diseases
Mississippi Business Journal (blog)
“The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that for 2013-14, Mississippi had the largest percentage of kindergartners in public and private schools who have been vaccinated against diseases,” the Associated Press reported. Mississippi's ...

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Posted Sunday, February 1, 2015 7:50 am CST

Community calendar for Feb. 1 - Hattiesburg American

Community calendar for Feb. 1
Hattiesburg American
Southeast Mississippi Rural Health Initiative willl assist people with questions. •Meeting: .... Decorator Matt Haskins will present the latest tips and trends for home decorating, and Melanie Keene Hall, MD, family medicine physician, will offer ...

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Posted Saturday, January 31, 2015 10:10 pm CST