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Medical Community Stands to Benefit from Economic Development Effort

Mississippi Bio-Medical Business Collaboratory launches as communities seek to capitalize on incentives

Telehealth jobs and training opportunities are among ways the medical community stands to benefit from a new economic-development project in central Mississippi ...Read More



Current Mississippi Medical News

Medical Community Stands to Benefit from Economic Development Effort | Mississippi Bio-Medical Business Collaboratory, Madison County, Mississippi Health Care Industry Zone Act
Medical Community Stands to Benefit from Economic Development Effort

Mississippi Bio-Medical Business Collaboratory launches as communities seek to capitalize on incentives

Telehealth jobs and training opportunities are among ways the medical community stands to benefit from a new economic-development project in central Mississippi.


 
Maternal Fetal Medicine Program Fills Service Gap in North Miss. | Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of Mississippi Medical Center, North Mississippi Medical Center, OB/GYN, LeBonheur Children’s Medical Center
Maternal Fetal Medicine Program Fills Service Gap in North Miss.

Relationship with region’s OB/GYNs key in Tupelo program’s success

A new program at North Mississippi Medical Center is improving and streamlining care for women in high-risk pregnancies while allowing them to stay close to home.


 
Determining Fair Market Value of Physician Compensation | Matt Malone, HORNE, physician compensation, FMV, fair market value
Determining Fair Market Value of Physician Compensation

Horne’s Matt Malone discusses ‘the devil in the details’

Hospitals are investing more in creating outpatient service departments to meet rising patient demand while simultaneously reducing inpatient surgical procedures and generating new revenue streams, said Matt Malone, CPA, a member of HORNE’s Health Care Valuation specializing in physician contracts.


 
Sparking a Cause

Annual fundraiser supports heart disease and stroke research

The American Heart Association (AHA) will host the 37th annual fundraising gala on Jan. 30 at the Country Club of Jackson, beginning at 6:30 pm.


 
Continued Funding: The Nectar of Growth | University of Mississippi Medical Center, UMMC, National Institutes of Health, NIH, Dr. Richard Summers, Dr. John Hall, Mississippi Center for Obesity Research, National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, Dr. Thomas Mosley, Denise Lafferty, MIND Center.
Continued Funding: The Nectar of Growth

UMMC among top 10 medical schools to see research funding increase

During one of the most competitive and financially challenging times to acquire funding from one of the nation’s most significant research sponsors, the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) has received more awards and funding than the previous year.


 
Feature Profiles

PHYSICIAN SPOTLIGHT: Robert McGuire, MD | Orthopedic surgery, University of Mississippi Medical Center, AO North America
PHYSICIAN SPOTLIGHT: Robert McGuire, MD

When Robert A. McGuire Jr., MD, was ready to begin his subspecialty training in orthopedic surgery, his choice was handed to him like a military directive.


 
HEALTH LAW FOCUS

Ten Hot Button Legal Issues to Watch in 2015 | Healthcare Compliance, Healthcare Regulations, American Health Lawyers Association, Stark Laws, Anti-Kickback, Affordable Care Act, HIT, HIPAA, Privacy and Security Breach, Big Data, Fraud & Abuse, Elisabeth Belmont, Joel Hamme
Ten Hot Button Legal Issues to Watch in 2015

Expert Insights for the Coming Year

Already one of the most highly regulated industries in America, 2015 looks to be another active year across healthcare’s legal landscape.


 
PUBLIC HEALTH FOCUS

BUILD Health Challenge Issued … | BUILD Health Challenge, The Advisory Board Company, de Beaumont Foundation, The Kresge Foundation, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Community Health, Population Health, Social Determinants of Health
BUILD Health Challenge Issued …

National collaborative awarding up to $7.5 million to improve community health

The Advisory Board Company, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), de Beaumont Foundation and The Kresge Foundation recently joined forces to launch a major public health initiative known as the BUILD Health Challenge, which will award up to $7.5 million in grants, low-interest loans and program-related investments over the next two years to improve health in low-income neighborhoods within cities that have a population of 150,000 or more.


 
Guest Writers

Grand Rounds

January 2015

Brief business news items from the local healthcare community.


 

Exercise May Tone Up Women's Bodies <i>and</i> Minds
Title: Exercise May Tone Up Women's Bodies and Minds
Category: Health News
Created: 1/23/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/26/2015 12:00:00 AM Posted Tuesday, January 27, 2015 1:00 am CST

Many U.S. Girls Aren't Getting HPV Vaccine, Study Finds
Title: Many U.S. Girls Aren't Getting HPV Vaccine, Study Finds
Category: Health News
Created: 1/23/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/26/2015 12:00:00 AM Posted Tuesday, January 27, 2015 1:00 am CST

Stroke Survivors Who Live Alone Face Higher Risk of Early Death: Study
Title: Stroke Survivors Who Live Alone Face Higher Risk of Early Death: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 1/23/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/26/2015 12:00:00 AM Posted Tuesday, January 27, 2015 1:00 am CST

Many Parents Too Quick to Switch Child Car Seats, Study Finds
Title: Many Parents Too Quick to Switch Child Car Seats, Study Finds
Category: Health News
Created: 1/23/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/26/2015 12:00:00 AM Posted Tuesday, January 27, 2015 1:00 am CST

With Healthy Foods, Taste Matters, Researchers Say
Title: With Healthy Foods, Taste Matters, Researchers Say
Category: Health News
Created: 1/23/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/26/2015 12:00:00 AM Posted Tuesday, January 27, 2015 1:00 am CST

Diabetes-Related Foot Condition Often Missed
Title: Diabetes-Related Foot Condition Often Missed
Category: Health News
Created: 1/23/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/26/2015 12:00:00 AM Posted Tuesday, January 27, 2015 1:00 am CST


Community calendar for Jan. 27 - Hattiesburg American

Hattiesburg American

Community calendar for Jan. 27
Hattiesburg American
•Event: Mississippi Ballroom Dance Association beginner lessons, 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Sigler Community Center, 315 Conti St. Details: http://www.msballroom.com. •Meeting: American Parkinson's Disease Pine Belt Support Group, 1:30 p.m. first Wednesday of ...

Posted Tuesday, January 27, 2015 1:10 am CST

Vaccine exemptions a public threat: Reader - Jackson Clarion Ledger

Jackson Clarion Ledger

Vaccine exemptions a public threat: Reader
Jackson Clarion Ledger
As a family physician, I always look forward to serving as Doctor-of-the-Day for the Mississippi Legislature, courtesy of our Mississippi State Medical Association. However, what I don't look forward to is if House Bill 130 – allowing a parent or ...

Posted Tuesday, January 27, 2015 2:18 am CST

Rep. Peake to present medical marijuana bill - 13WMAZ

13WMAZ

Rep. Peake to present medical marijuana bill
13WMAZ
Since the 1970's, the federal government has been providing a handful of individuals who suffer from various ailments with marijuana grown at the University of Mississippi as part of the Compassionate Investigational New Drug program. The four ...

Posted Monday, January 26, 2015 2:10 pm CST