MSMOC to Host 2018 Sports Screenings

MSMOC to Host 2018 Sports Screenings

JACKSON, Miss. – On Saturday, May 12 Mississippi Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center will hold FREE Sports Screenings at the Trade Mart in Downtown Jackson for the 19th year. Since 1989, MSMOC has evaluated 132,000 student athletes. Students convene from the Delta, Grenada, Jackson, Morton, Magee, McComb, Natchez, Vicksburg and other areas. An average of 97% of students pass evaluation. Of the 3% of students who are deemed not eligible to Read more »
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May 06, 2018
St. Dominic’s and Blue Cross & Blue Shield of MS Announce Telehealth Partnership

St. Dominic’s and Blue Cross & Blue Shield of MS Announce Telehealth Partnership

Flowood, Miss. – St. Dominic Hospital and Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi (BCBSMS) announce their partnership to deliver telehealth services. St. Dominic’s telehealth services are currently focused on neurology and cardiology specialty care as well as emergency stroke care. The telehealth collaboration supports local access to high quality specialty care for Blue Cross and Blue Shield members in their own communities. As a continuation of services post-discharge from the Read more »
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May 06, 2018
Number of Opioid Prescriptions Drops in 2017

Number of Opioid Prescriptions Drops in 2017

There is a glimmer of hope with regard to the U.S. opioid crisis. In 2017, the number of prescriptions for opioid painkillers filled in the nation fell, showing their biggest drop in 25 years, according to a IQVIA™ Institute for Human Data Science Study released in April. The decline comes amid increasing legal restrictions and public awareness of the dangers of addiction. The federal government and about half the states have Read more »
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May 06, 2018
MDH Director of Health Protection Helps in U.S. Virgin Islands Recovery

MDH Director of Health Protection Helps in U.S. Virgin Islands Recovery

JACKSON, Miss. – Jim Craig, Director of Health Protection for the  (MSDH), recently returned from six weeks in the U.S. Virgin Islands helping with hospital recovery efforts following hurricanes Irma and Maria last fall. Craig was requested by the U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Health (USVI DOH) to assist with a 44-day recovery assignment as part of the Emergency Management Assistance Compact (EMAC), the nation’s state-to-state mutual aid agreement. This compact Read more »
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May 06, 2018
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in the news New Capital Orthopaedic Center under construction in Flowood
Posted Wed 09/13/2017 9:02PM

Benson Construction and Masonry has recently started construction on a new clinic and outpatient surgery center for Capital Orthopaedic and read more »

LeFleur Museum District to Host the 2017 MS Science Fest in September
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JACKSON, Miss. – The 2017 Mississippi Science Fest presented by C Spire is slated for September 22 -23 in Jackson’s read more »

Belhaven University to Open Madison Campus
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MADISON, Miss. – Starting this fall Belhaven University will open a new campus in Madison. According to Belhaven President Dr. read more »

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