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Digital Health Flourishes in Mississippi

Planned Jackson technology center includes new home for one of UMMC’s fastest-growing services

Almost daily, Kristi Henderson, DNP, fields calls from business folks interested in leasing space in the new 16,000-square-foot facility being built to house one of the University of Mississippi Medical Center’s (UMMC) fastest-growing services: digital health. ...Read More



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Digital Health Flourishes in Mississippi

Planned Jackson technology center includes new home for one of UMMC’s fastest-growing services

Almost daily, Kristi Henderson, DNP, fields calls from business folks interested in leasing space in the new 16,000-square-foot facility being built to house one of the University of Mississippi Medical Center’s (UMMC) fastest-growing services: digital health.


 
The New Key Payer: Patients Themselves | Collections, health insurance
The New Key Payer: Patients Themselves

With higher deductibles, practices must shift their collection focus

In order to survive in the current healthcare environment, physician offices need to focus more than ever on collecting payment from their patients.


 
Feature Profiles

PHYSICIAN SPOTLIGHT: Phillip Ley, MD | St. Dominic’s Hospital, surgical oncology
PHYSICIAN SPOTLIGHT: Phillip Ley, MD

For most Mississippi cancer patients, traveling to take part in clinical trials at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston or Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York is far beyond what’s financially possible.


 
WOMEN'S HEALTH FOCUS

Society for Women’s Health Research | Society for Women’s Health Research, SWHR, Florence Haseltine, Phyllis Greenberger, Martha Nolan, National Institutes of Health, NIH, Office of Women’s Health Research, Institute of Medicine, IOM, WHOA, Women’s Health Office Act, Sex-Based Biology, Gender Health Analytics
Society for Women’s Health Research

Celebrating 25 years of moving the science forward

Are women being adequately represented in clinical trials at the National Institutes of Health?


 
HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY FOCUS

HIT: Optimization Through Integration | HIT, Health Information Technology, HIMSS15, Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, Optimization, Chris Miller, Cumberland Consulting Group, Deb Dulac, Technology Governance Structure, Meaningful Use, ICD-10, Population Management, Patient Engagement, Accountable Care Models
HIT: Optimization Through Integration

You can love it, hate it, fear it or revere it … but technology has become an integral part of healthcare processes on both a clinical and operational level.


 
Guest Writers

Grand Rounds

May 2015 Grand Rounds

Brief business news items from the local healthcare community.


 

Indoor Tanning Rates Decline As Cancer Warnings Mount
Title: Indoor Tanning Rates Decline As Cancer Warnings Mount
Category: Health News
Created: 7/1/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/2/2015 12:00:00 AM Posted Friday, July 3, 2015 2:00 am CDT

Weight-Loss Surgery May Beat Diet, Exercise as Type 2 Diabetes Treatment
Title: Weight-Loss Surgery May Beat Diet, Exercise as Type 2 Diabetes Treatment
Category: Health News
Created: 7/1/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/2/2015 12:00:00 AM Posted Friday, July 3, 2015 2:00 am CDT

Red Cross Urges Americans to Give Blood During Fourth of July
Title: Red Cross Urges Americans to Give Blood During Fourth of July
Category: Health News
Created: 7/1/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/2/2015 12:00:00 AM Posted Friday, July 3, 2015 2:00 am CDT

Extracurricular Sports May Give Kids' Academics a Boost
Title: Extracurricular Sports May Give Kids' Academics a Boost
Category: Health News
Created: 7/1/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/2/2015 12:00:00 AM Posted Friday, July 3, 2015 2:00 am CDT

Do Cholesterol Drugs Affect Aggression?
Title: Do Cholesterol Drugs Affect Aggression?
Category: Health News
Created: 7/1/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/2/2015 12:00:00 AM Posted Friday, July 3, 2015 2:00 am CDT

Parents' Genetic Similarities Could Affect Kids' Height, Intellect
Title: Parents' Genetic Similarities Could Affect Kids' Height, Intellect
Category: Health News
Created: 7/1/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/2/2015 12:00:00 AM Posted Friday, July 3, 2015 2:00 am CDT


Hattiesburg Clinic announces recent hires - Hattiesburg American

Hattiesburg Clinic announces recent hires
Hattiesburg American
Palmer's professional affiliations include the American Academy of Physician Assistants and the Mississippi Academy of Physician Assistants. •M. Jill Slaven, CNP, joined Hattiesburg Clinic Neurology as a nurse practitioner. She earned ... recently ...

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Posted Saturday, July 4, 2015 6:33 pm CDT

Breath of life - OCRegister

OCRegister

Breath of life
OCRegister
Today, she is still going strong and feels blessed to be able to live out her life with her family. She is pictured with husband Dan Hancock, top ... ///ADDITIONAL INFO: 0703.pnt.transplant - shot 062715 - VENEGAS, ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER Julie Hancock ...

Posted Sunday, July 5, 2015 2:01 am CDT

Governor signs strict vaccination bill - The Willits News

The Willits News

Governor signs strict vaccination bill
The Willits News
(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli) Sen. Richard Pan, D-Sacramento, is thanked by Leah Russin, holding her son Leo, 21 months, after Pan's measure requiring nearly all California school children to be vaccinated was signed by Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday in ...

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Posted Saturday, July 4, 2015 2:52 pm CDT