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Digital Health Flourishes in Mississippi

Planned Jackson technology center includes new home for one of UMMC’s fastest-growing services

Almost daily, Kristi Henderson, DNP, fields calls from business folks interested in leasing space in the new 16,000-square-foot facility being built to house one of the University of Mississippi Medical Center’s (UMMC) fastest-growing services: digital health. ...Read More



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Digital Health Flourishes in Mississippi

Planned Jackson technology center includes new home for one of UMMC’s fastest-growing services

Almost daily, Kristi Henderson, DNP, fields calls from business folks interested in leasing space in the new 16,000-square-foot facility being built to house one of the University of Mississippi Medical Center’s (UMMC) fastest-growing services: digital health.


 
The New Key Payer: Patients Themselves | Collections, health insurance
The New Key Payer: Patients Themselves

With higher deductibles, practices must shift their collection focus

In order to survive in the current healthcare environment, physician offices need to focus more than ever on collecting payment from their patients.


 
Feature Profiles

PHYSICIAN SPOTLIGHT: Phillip Ley, MD | St. Dominic’s Hospital, surgical oncology
PHYSICIAN SPOTLIGHT: Phillip Ley, MD

For most Mississippi cancer patients, traveling to take part in clinical trials at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston or Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York is far beyond what’s financially possible.


 
WOMEN'S HEALTH FOCUS

Society for Women’s Health Research | Society for Women’s Health Research, SWHR, Florence Haseltine, Phyllis Greenberger, Martha Nolan, National Institutes of Health, NIH, Office of Women’s Health Research, Institute of Medicine, IOM, WHOA, Women’s Health Office Act, Sex-Based Biology, Gender Health Analytics
Society for Women’s Health Research

Celebrating 25 years of moving the science forward

Are women being adequately represented in clinical trials at the National Institutes of Health?


 
HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY FOCUS

HIT: Optimization Through Integration | HIT, Health Information Technology, HIMSS15, Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, Optimization, Chris Miller, Cumberland Consulting Group, Deb Dulac, Technology Governance Structure, Meaningful Use, ICD-10, Population Management, Patient Engagement, Accountable Care Models
HIT: Optimization Through Integration

You can love it, hate it, fear it or revere it … but technology has become an integral part of healthcare processes on both a clinical and operational level.


 
Guest Writers

Grand Rounds

May 2015 Grand Rounds

Brief business news items from the local healthcare community.


 

Plane Passengers' Near-Death Experience Gives Clues to Trauma's Effect on Brain
Title: Plane Passengers' Near-Death Experience Gives Clues to Trauma's Effect on Brain
Category: Health News
Created: 7/3/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/6/2015 12:00:00 AM Posted Tuesday, July 7, 2015 2:00 am CDT

Watch Out for Disease-Carrying Insects This Summer
Title: Watch Out for Disease-Carrying Insects This Summer
Category: Health News
Created: 7/5/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/6/2015 12:00:00 AM Posted Tuesday, July 7, 2015 2:00 am CDT

Health Tip: Coping With Disaster
Title: Health Tip: Coping With Disaster
Category: Health News
Created: 7/6/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/6/2015 12:00:00 AM Posted Tuesday, July 7, 2015 2:00 am CDT

Health Tip: Risk Factors for Back Pain
Title: Health Tip: Risk Factors for Back Pain
Category: Health News
Created: 7/6/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/6/2015 12:00:00 AM Posted Tuesday, July 7, 2015 2:00 am CDT

Anti-Vaccine Trend Has Parents Shunning Newborns' Vitamin Shot
Title: Anti-Vaccine Trend Has Parents Shunning Newborns' Vitamin Shot
Category: Health News
Created: 7/6/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/6/2015 12:00:00 AM Posted Tuesday, July 7, 2015 2:00 am CDT

Regular Mamograms Might Lead to 'Overdiagnosis' of Breast Cancer
Title: Regular Mamograms Might Lead to 'Overdiagnosis' of Breast Cancer
Category: Health News
Created: 7/6/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/6/2015 12:00:00 AM Posted Tuesday, July 7, 2015 2:00 am CDT


Scientists find brain lesions warn of heightened stoke risk - WDAM-TV

2 Minute Medicine

Scientists find brain lesions warn of heightened stoke risk
WDAM-TV
Scientists from the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) and colleagues found that very small brain lesions noted on brain imaging that would typically be disregarded by clinicians are associated with a heightened risk of stroke and death ...
Public Release: 6-Jul-2015 Typically disregarded brain lesions may warn of ...EurekAlert (press release)

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Posted Tuesday, July 7, 2015 3:18 pm CDT

The Resiliency Program offers help for those suffering from PTSD and anxiety - News Transcript

The Resiliency Program offers help for those suffering from PTSD and anxiety
News Transcript
Dr. Steven Zodkoy of Monmouth Advanced Medicine, Freehold, has teamed up with Soldier On to provide free care for veterans, soldiers and their families suffering with anxiety, burnout, depression and PTSD. Dr. Zodkoy developed The Resiliency ...

Posted Tuesday, July 7, 2015 8:56 am CDT

Native American standouts converge on Arlington for football classic - Fort Worth Star Telegram

Fort Worth Star Telegram

Native American standouts converge on Arlington for football classic
Fort Worth Star Telegram
“They're representing their tribes, themselves and their families. … You're going to see some hits — good, clean, hard hits.” ... Lusk plans to attend Oklahoma Christian, where he is leaning toward a major in sports medicine. “I have some family ...

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Posted Monday, July 6, 2015 3:06 pm CDT