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Baptist Memorial Breaks Ground on New $300 Million Hospital in Oxford

Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp. is starting from scratch in repositioning its Oxford hospital to better meet healthcare needs in north-central Mississippi. ...Read More



Current Mississippi Medical News

Baptist Memorial Breaks Ground on New $300 Million Hospital in Oxford | Hospital construction, Oxford, Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi, Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp., Memphis, University of Mississippi, emergency, anesthesiology, radiology
Baptist Memorial Breaks Ground on New $300 Million Hospital in Oxford

Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp. is starting from scratch in repositioning its Oxford hospital to better meet healthcare needs in north-central Mississippi.


 
Access, Incentives Key to Governor’s Healthcare Strategy |  Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant, University of Mississippi Medical Center, William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Mississippi Healthcare Corridor, Mississippi Home Corporation, American Telemedicine Association, Rural Physicians Scholarship Program
Access, Incentives Key to Governor’s Healthcare Strategy

Three years after Mississippians elected him their 64th governor, Phil Bryant is encouraged by the progress he’s seen toward connecting patients across the state with better access to healthcare.


 
Benefitting Hospital Patients via Massage Therapy | Mayo Clinic, Martha Howell, Baptist Healthplex-Jackson, hospital-based massage therapy, Beijing Massage Hospital.
Benefitting Hospital Patients via Massage Therapy

Baptist Healthplex’s nationally certified massage therapist adds Mayo Clinic designation for hospital-based massage therapy

When Mayo Clinic comes to mind, a relaxing massage might not be at the forefront.


 
Feature Profiles

PHYSICIAN SPOTLIGHT: Andrea Morris, MD | Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle, pediatrics, Jamaica, medical missions, music
PHYSICIAN SPOTLIGHT: Andrea Morris, MD

As one Jamaican child after another sought her care from a makeshift exam room in rural St. Ann Parish, Andrea Morris, MD, felt her life’s dream meet reality.


 
RADIOLOGY/IMAGING FOCUS

The Case for Covering Low-Dose CT Lung Cancer Screening | Low-Dose Computed Tomography Lung Cancer Screening, LDCT, Lung Cancer Diagnosis, Mortality Rates, American College of Radiology, Dr. Ella Kazerooni, CMS, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, National Coverage Decision, Medicare
The Case for Covering Low-Dose CT Lung Cancer Screening

Proponents cite ROI of early detection, reduced mortality

Perhaps it is only appropriate the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is scheduled to announce its highly anticipated coverage decision for low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) lung cancer screening in November.


 
HEALTH EDUCATION FOCUS

The Transformation of Med Ed | Undergraduate Medical Education, Medical School, Dr. Susan Skochelak, Dr. Bonnie Miller, American Medical Association, AMA, Med Ed, Vanderbilt, Master Adaptive Learner, Accelerating Change in Medical Education Initiative
The Transformation of Med Ed

AMA continues quest to accelerate change in physician training

A little more than a year ago, the American Medical Association announced $11 million in grants to 11 academic medical centers to fundamentally change the way physicians are educated and trained.


 
Guest Writers

HEALTHCARE LEADERSHIP SOLUTIONS: The Price of Not Nice: Part 3

The high cost of negative physician behaviors

This column is the third of a four-part series on healthcare leadership solutions.


 
Grand Rounds

November 2014
Brief business news items from the local healthcare community.

 

Health Tip: Check Stress at the Office
Title: Health Tip: Check Stress at the Office
Category: Health News
Created: 11/21/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/21/2014 12:00:00 AM Posted Saturday, November 22, 2014 1:00 am CST

Health Tip: Beware of Bathroom Chemicals
Title: Health Tip: Beware of Bathroom Chemicals
Category: Health News
Created: 11/21/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/21/2014 12:00:00 AM Posted Saturday, November 22, 2014 1:00 am CST

Flu Season Off to a Slow Start ... for Now
Title: Flu Season Off to a Slow Start ... for Now
Category: Health News
Created: 11/21/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/21/2014 12:00:00 AM Posted Saturday, November 22, 2014 1:00 am CST

Senior-to-Senior Aggression Common in U.S. Nursing Homes
Title: Senior-to-Senior Aggression Common in U.S. Nursing Homes
Category: Health News
Created: 11/21/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/21/2014 12:00:00 AM Posted Saturday, November 22, 2014 1:00 am CST

Hookahs Deliver Toxic Benzene in Every Puff, Study Shows
Title: Hookahs Deliver Toxic Benzene in Every Puff, Study Shows
Category: Health News
Created: 11/21/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/21/2014 12:00:00 AM Posted Saturday, November 22, 2014 1:00 am CST

Ick! Tapeworm Infecting Man's Brain Yields Genetic Secrets
Title: Ick! Tapeworm Infecting Man's Brain Yields Genetic Secrets
Category: Health News
Created: 11/21/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/21/2014 12:00:00 AM Posted Saturday, November 22, 2014 1:00 am CST


What happened to: Hattiesburg Clinic projects - Hattiesburg American

What happened to: Hattiesburg Clinic projects
Hattiesburg American
"By consolidating ophthalmology, family medicine and physical therapy in West Hattiesburg, we will be able to offer patients more comprehensive services in one convenient location," Thornton said. "Additionally, the new facility will allow those ...

Posted Saturday, November 22, 2014 9:39 pm CST

'Holding Onto the Sky' paints a bleak but plausible portrait of post ... - OregonLive.com

OregonLive.com

'Holding Onto the Sky' paints a bleak but plausible portrait of post ...
OregonLive.com
Or maybe Mississippi is best, unless the debris from the fallen overpasses is still there. Either way you have to circle around to the back, ... Andrew (Jake Gonnella) is trying to provide for his young family. Bob (Jon Farley) wants a beer – and needs ...

Posted Saturday, November 22, 2014 9:31 am CST

Good news takes the stage - Pueblo Chieftain

Good news takes the stage
Pueblo Chieftain
We know this is not an inclusive list of all the amazing things our friends and Pueblo family have accomplished over the past year, but it is a start. We hope you enjoy the series and look forward to hearing your feedback. It's our pleasure and honor ...

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Posted Sunday, November 23, 2014 1:08 am CST