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
National Women’s Health Week May 13-19

National Women’s Health Week May 13-19

During National Women's Health Week each year, millions of women are reminded to take steps to improve their health. The week of awareness and action serves to motivate women to make their health a priority and build positive health habits for life. The 19th annual National Women's Health Week kicks off on Mother's Day, May 13, and is celebrated through May 19, 2018. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Read more »
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May 06, 2018
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in the news ST. DOMINIC’S RECEIVES GRANT FOR EMERGENCY SMART DEVICE APPLICATION
Posted Mon 05/11/2015 5:03AM

JACKSON, Miss. – St. Dominic’s has received a grant from Astra Zeneca to purchase a smart device application known as read more »

MISSISSIPPI FIRST IN THE NATION TO ADOPT THREE STATEWIDE SYSTEMS OF CARE FOR HOSPITALS
Posted Tue 03/10/2015 6:28PM

JACKSON, Miss. – With the recent addition of the Stroke System of Care at hospitals throughout the state, Mississippi is read more »

UMMC PROCEEDS WITH PLANS TO UPDATE COURTHOUSE FACILITIES
Posted Tue 03/10/2015 6:24PM

JACKSON, Miss. – After acquiring the six Courthouse fitness centers in central Mississippi in December of 2014, University of Mississippi read more »

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