Posts Tagged ‘UMMC’

Martin installed as president

A member of the faculty of the University of Mississippi Medical Center has been named president of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Dr. James Martin, professor of obstetrics and gynecology at UMMC, was installed in Washington, D.C., as president of the 53,000-member organization that is the leading group of physicians providing health care […] [...]

Global Obesity Summit held this week in Jackson

by Amy McCullough Published: November 8,2010

Tags: Greater Jackson Chamber Partnership, obesity summit, UMMC

Source: Press release JACKSON — The Global Obesity Summit 2010 will be held this week at the Jackson Convention Center. Internationally renowned scientists, clinicians, state leaders, business leaders, and health care policy makers will discuss innovative solutions to the causes of obesity, preventive strategies, and therapeutic management approaches. This summit marks the founding of the […] [...]

Federal biomedical research director, UMMC grad, lectures Friday

Source: UMMC press release JACKSON — One of the nation’s top scientists and director of the federal agency charged with mobilizing production of last year’s H1N1 flu vaccine, the largest amount in U.S. history, will give the University of Mississippi School of Graduate Studies in the Health Sciences 2010 Research Day Distinguished Alumni Lecture on […] [...]

UMMC 1st in MS to implant new heart device

by Associated Press Published: October 13,2010

Tags: health care, heart transplant, medical, UMMC, University of Mississippi Medical Center

JACKSON – A University of Mississippi Health Care surgical team placed the state’s first implantable left ventricular assist device (LVAD) in Jackie Kirkman of Tupelo, improving her chances for an eventual heart transplant. The LVAD, called a bridge to transplantation, is a mechanical blood pump that assumes some of the work for the heart. It’s […] [...]

CON battle continues

by Amy McCullough Published: August 22,2010

Tags: certificate of need, CON, Health Department, healthcare, UMMC

Hospitals sue UMMC and Health Department over CON decision Three area hospitals have filed a civil suit in Hinds County Chancery Court against University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) and the state Health Department. They are requesting a court ruling on whether UMMC is exempt from state certificate of need (CON) law regarding the purchase an […] [...]

He’s a man on a MISSION

Keeton intends to make med school one of the premier institutions in America No margin, no mission.” That’s a motto of Dr. James E. “Jimmy” Keeton, University of Mississippi Medical Center’s new vice chancellor for health affairs and dean of the School of Medicine who is six months into his new position. Keeton was among […] [...]

UMMC ahead of curve on uninsured FQHCs

In Sept. 2008, the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson began an innovative program to match Emergency Room patients with preventative care physicians in medical homes. Now the hospital believes it is seeing positive results. UMMC sees more than 100,000 ER patients a year. More than 30,000 of those patients are uninsured, and about […] [...]

UMMC opens two new state-of-the-art clinics

One offers specialty care for women, the other marks a first If you need medical care in Flowood, life just got a little easier. University Physicians has recently opened two clinics. University Physicians-Women’s Specialty Care at Mirror Lake opened in May, offering women of all ages some of the most advanced care in the region. […] [...]

UMMC gets $9 million to study Alzheimer’s

The University of Mississippi Medical Center announced today that it has received $9 million in grant money from the National Institutes of Health to study the risk factors for Alzheimer’s. The funds come from a total $26 million grant that is shared with four prominent academic medical centers. The other collaborating institutions are John Hopkins […] [...]

Medical collaboration to benefit underserved Mississippians

by Lynne W. Jeter Published: June 23,2010

Tags: Jackson Medical Mall, Primary Care Access, UMMC

UMMC and Jackson Medical Mall Unite on Revolutionary Program to Increase Primary Care Access, Alleviate ER Burden Just in time for the new fiscal year, the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) and Jackson-Hinds Comprehensive Health Center (JHCHC) will embark on an innovative collaboration to provide better access to primary care medical services to medically […] [...]

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