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Teaching ethics a growing need among healthcare professionals

Almost daily, ethical issues in healthcare grow more complicated. With rapidly advancing science and treatments come moral concerns that were unheard of just a few years ago. Healthcare professionals are on the frontline of these crucial issues, and schools are making efforts to prepare them. Dr. Rick Boyte, associate professor of pediatrics and chairman of the Ethics Advisory Committee at ...

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Rural hospitals meet challenges to continue serving critical needs

In recent years, the number of rural hospitals closing in Mississippi has decreased significantly. But these hospitals that serve primarily low-income residents of sparsely populated rural areas have unique challenges as they struggle to stay financially viable while meeting critical health care needs in their communities. Dr. Joan Exline, associate professor of health policy and administration at the University of ...

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Rural hospitals adopt ‘grow your own’ strategies to attract staff

It certainly is not news that there is a nursing shortage in Mississippi and elsewhere in the country. But particularly when it comes to hospitals in rural areas, it can be especially difficult to attract and retain nurses, and also physicians, nurse aides and many other types of medical professionals. “I think staffing is the hardest challenge,” said Fred B. ...

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