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Monday, August 15, 2022
After receiving more than 100 calls and overwhelmingly positive feedback during its month-long trial run, the behavioral response team was elevated to full-time effective July 25, with four police officers patrolling hospital floors, intervening and de-escalating potentially volatile situations to prevent violent incidents. Read More
Medical information, schedules, video games and movies – all are options with MyChart Bedside, a tablet-based app provided to patients and their families in pediatric intensive care and in the medical-surgical units of Children’s of Mississippi. When patients go home, their parents can still access their hospital details through MyChart. Read More
Medical Center leadership is proud to promote a culture of wellness for all team members and students through health programs, policies and benefits. Each month the Office of Well-being will provide tips that contribute to your physical, emotional and professional well-being.
Published on Monday, August 15, 2022
Columbus native Dr. Robert Gilbert and neurology chair Dr. Alissa Willis, a graduate of the Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science at Mississippi University for Women, were introduced by professor emeritus and former vice chancellor Dr. James Keeton, who also hails from Columbus. The result is the start of a fund to endow a chair of neurology at UMMC.
Thanks to the expanded children’s hospital, NICU babies now have their own individual rooms, allowing much needed space for therapy sessions, a quiet environment more conducive to teaching and learning, and privacy for parents.
Published on Monday, August 8, 2022
Since 2015, quality improvement and patient safety has been the Medical Center’s top strategy. Hard work by UMMC’s front line is paying off. The Medical Center’s rating by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has risen from one star to two on a five-star scale, a rating shared by many of the nation’s academic medical centers and safety-net hospitals. Find out more about what we’re doing to build momentum.
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