Posts Tagged ‘Delta Health Alliance’

Protecting children from nerve agents

by Wally Northway Published: October 4,2013

Tags: Business, Delta Health Alliance, healthcare, Mississippi

By Wally Northway While Mississippi State University scientists work on an antidote for nerve agents for use by the military, the federal government is looking for nerve agent treatments for children. According to a release from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, an effective, faster-acting and longer-lasting pediatric medication to treat seizures caused […] [...]

Finding an antidote — Scientists work on making nerve agents obsolete

by Wally Northway Published: October 4,2013

Tags: Business, Delta Health Alliance, healthcare, Mississippi

By Wally Northway While the world has been tensely watching Syria and its use and supply of chemical weapons, a group of Mississippi scientists has been quietly working on a project that could render those weapons obsolete in the future. Researchers at Mississippi State University are in the second year of work on an antidote […] [...]

Records: DHA paid Delta Council $1M for ‘administrative’ services

by Clay Chandler Published: January 3,2012

Tags: administrative services, Delta Council, Delta Health Alliance

The Delta Health Alliance has paid an average of $272,000 the past four years for an administrative contract with the Delta Council. Those figures are spelled out in DHA tax returns. In 2008, DHA paid Delta Council $293,630 for administrative services. In 2009 and 2010, that number dropped to $275,000. For the fiscal year that […] [...]

DHA’s CEO comes under fire with investigation by federal agency

After a wrongful termination lawsuit filed against the Delta Health Alliance settled this summer, the U.S. Attorney in Northern Mississippi started an investigation of the nonprofit’s CEO. A grand jury has subpoenaed records related to the lawsuit to determine if Dr. Karen Fox inappropriately used DHA funds, which come almost exclusively from federal sources, for […] [...]

Records: DHA paid Delta Council $1M for ‘administrative’ services

by Clay Chandler Published: December 25,2011

Tags: administrative services, Chip Morgan, Delta Council, Delta Health Alliance, DHA, MBJ INVESTIGATION

The Delta Health Alliance has paid an average of $272,000 the past four years for an administrative contract with the Delta Council. Those figures are spelled out in DHA tax returns. In 2008, DHA paid Delta Council $293,630 for administrative services. In 2009 and 2010, that number dropped to $275,000. For the fiscal year that […] [...]

Read the Dec. 19 issue of the MBJ online

by MBJ Staff Published: December 16,2011

Tags: Businessperson of the Year, Delta Health Alliance, MBJ Digital Edition, PERS, retirement

In this week’s MBJ — BUSINESSPERSON OF THE YEAR: It is our inaugural Businessperson of the Year award. Find out whom we are honoring with our most prestigious award of the year. Also in this week’s paper: >> AN MBJ INVESTIGATION: A financial relationship exists between UMMC and the embattled Delta Health Alliance. — by […] [...]

Financial relationship between University of Mississippi Medical Center, DHA remains in place

Mentioned throughout the court file of James Hahn’s wrongful termination lawsuit against the Delta Health Alliance is a possible grant from DHA to University of Mississippi Medical Center to help the hospital pay for implementing electronic health records. The hospital’s move toward EHRs is part of the mandates spelled out in the Patient Protection and […] [...]

Read the December 5th issue of the MBJ online

by MBJ Staff Published: December 2,2011

Tags: December 5 2011, Delta Health Alliance, DHA, Karen Fox, MBJ Digital Edition, Robert Khayat

In this week’s MBJ — FEDS INVESTIGATING FOX: Clay Chandler breaks the story of federal authorities looking into misuse of funds by CEO Karen Fox. This list of alleged items that money was spent on is shocking. Also in this week’s paper: >> E-MAIL GONE WILD: In connection with the Fox investigation, an e-mail was […] [...]

Delta Health Alliance CEO Karen Fox under investigation for possible misuse of funds

by Clay Chandler Published: December 1,2011

Tags: CEO, Delta Health Alliance, Delta Health Alliance CEO, investigation, Karen Fox, misuse of funds

What began as a wrongful termination lawsuit against the non-profit Delta Health Alliance has ended in its CEO under investigation by a federal grand jury over the possible misuse of money at the agency. James Hahn, former vice president of programs at Stoneville-based DHA, which provides healthcare to the poor in the Mississippi Delta, was […] [...]

Chambers added by Alliance

by MBJ Staff Published: May 16,2010

Tags: Delta Health Alliance, Janice Chambers, Mississippi State University

Janice Chambers, one of Mississippi State University’s William L. Giles Distinguished Professors, is becoming research director for Delta Health Alliance, a non-profit collaboration of state institutions and agencies. She retains a half-time appointment as professor of basic sciences in MSU’s College of Veterinary Medicine, where she long has directed the Center for Environmental Health Sciences. […] [...]

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