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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.


 

Dog-Human Bond May Go Back 40,000 Years
Title: Dog-Human Bond May Go Back 40,000 Years
Category: Health News
Created: 5/21/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/22/2015 12:00:00 AM Posted Saturday, May 23, 2015 2:00 am CDT

Breath-Holding Games Are Killing Swimmers, CDC Warns
Title: Breath-Holding Games Are Killing Swimmers, CDC Warns
Category: Health News
Created: 5/21/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/22/2015 12:00:00 AM Posted Saturday, May 23, 2015 2:00 am CDT

Quadriplegic Uses Thoughts to Control Robotic Arms
Title: Quadriplegic Uses Thoughts to Control Robotic Arms
Category: Health News
Created: 5/21/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/22/2015 12:00:00 AM Posted Saturday, May 23, 2015 2:00 am CDT

Smoking Rates Continue to Drop in Many States: CDC
Title: Smoking Rates Continue to Drop in Many States: CDC
Category: Health News
Created: 5/21/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/22/2015 12:00:00 AM Posted Saturday, May 23, 2015 2:00 am CDT

That Lingering Cough Could Be Bronchitis
Title: That Lingering Cough Could Be Bronchitis
Category: Health News
Created: 5/21/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/22/2015 12:00:00 AM Posted Saturday, May 23, 2015 2:00 am CDT

Vitamin D Levels Tied to Survival in Seriously Ill Cats
Title: Vitamin D Levels Tied to Survival in Seriously Ill Cats
Category: Health News
Created: 5/21/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/22/2015 12:00:00 AM Posted Saturday, May 23, 2015 2:00 am CDT


Soldiers remember La Crosse 19-year-old's sacrifice, medic's courage in Vietnam - La Crosse Tribune

La Crosse Tribune

Soldiers remember La Crosse 19-year-old's sacrifice, medic's courage in Vietnam
La Crosse Tribune
Rick Przywojskiof La Crosse remembers many days fishing with Russ on the nearby Mississippi River. Russ was active in Boy Scouts and went to ... He constructed a makeshift altar in the basement of his family's home and sometimes said Mass for his ...

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Posted Sunday, May 24, 2015 7:27 am CDT

MOVING AHEAD - Daytona Beach News-Journal

MOVING AHEAD
Daytona Beach News-Journal
... information system implementation throughout the health system. Kwong graduated from medical school at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, and completed the Family Medicine Residency program at Halifax Health where she was chief resident.

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Posted Saturday, May 23, 2015 10:43 pm CDT

Second med school class graduates from Carey - Hattiesburg American

Hattiesburg American

Second med school class graduates from Carey
Hattiesburg American
Many students wanted to stay close to home and eventually practice in Mississippi. Two graduates are doing ... "I want to do family medicine so I can practice in a rural town, like where I'm from," said Dr. Charlie Busby, a native of Pontotoc. The ...

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Posted Sunday, May 24, 2015 12:27 pm CDT