Oxford RN-turned-entrepreneur finds sweet niche with VMA technology for spine and neck imaging
OXFORD—Paul Gunnoe and Ortho Kinematics Inc. (OKI) receive calls daily from spine and imaging companies in the United States and abroad wanting to know where to access the new Vertebral Motion Analysis (VMA) technology.
|Paradigm Shift |
New gero-psychiatric unit, approach broadens reach for St. Dominic’s Behavioral Health Services
In July, St. Dominic’s Behavioral Health Services unveiled its new high-tech gero-psychiatric unit designed specifically to meet the needs of patients 65 years of age or older. The move allowed the Dominican Sisters-established healthcare organization to address all health needs of aging Mississippians – physical, mental, emotional and spiritual – in a highly effective manner.
|A Blank Canvas|
Pontotoc doc takes reins at newly created Mississippi Office of Physician Workforce
Family physician John R. Mitchell, MD, of Pontotoc has been named executive director of the Mississippi Office of Physician Workforce (MOPW), the newly created state organization tasked with putting more primary care doctors to work in medically needy areas.
|Wellness Programs’ Impact on the Medical Field|
With rising healthcare costs companies are searching for ways to not only reduce costs, but also create healthier employees. Stats highlighting a decrease in used sick days and reductions in overall healthcare costs have many employers looking into health and wellness initiatives to encourage employees to live healthier lives. As more companies begin to incorporate wellness programs, the time for healthcare providers to become directly involved is now.