Innovative Hip and Knee Replacements Deliver Quality Outcomes and Reduced Costs

Innovative Hip and Knee Replacements Deliver Quality Outcomes and Reduced Costs

JACKSON, Miss. – Since 2015, Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi and its Outpatient Orthopaedic Centers of Excellence have partnered to offer total joint replacement in the ambulatory outpatient setting. This innovative care model supports clinical advancements adopted by these Network Providers and includes a value-based, episode of care payment model that places the focus on the patient and the quality of care provided. “Through the partnerships with Mississippi Sports Read more »
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November 16, 2017
UMMC Named Baby-Friendly Birth Facility

UMMC Named Baby-Friendly Birth Facility

JACKSON, Miss. – University Medical Center was recently awarded the designation of Baby Friendly Birth Facility by Baby-Friendly USA, the U.S. authority for the implementation of the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative, a global program sponsored by the World Health Organization and the United Nations Children’s Fund. The initiative encourages and recognizes hospitals and birthing centers that offer an optimal level of care for breastfeeding mothers and their babies. To achieve the designation, Read more »
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November 16, 2017
Living Healthy with Diabetes

Living Healthy with Diabetes

Contributed by: Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi’s Health & Wellness Team If you have diabetes, it’s important to know you can live a healthy, active lifestyle when you practice good health habits. You can manage your diabetes by eating a healthy carbohydrate-controlled diet along with regular exercise and by having a relationship with your primary care provider. What you should know about diabetes Insulin is produced by the pancreas and Read more »
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November 16, 2017
Hormone Replacement Therapy Safety Confirmed by Landmark Study

Hormone Replacement Therapy Safety Confirmed by Landmark Study

Whether to take some form of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) after menopause to mitigate unpleasant symptoms has been a subject of discussion and controversy for women for decades. Experts have argued the health benefits and risks with hypotheses that have vacillated from “nothing short of a miracle” to “posing grave danger of increased risks of heart disease, stroke and breast cancer.” Throughout this confusion, women have faced the difficult decision Read more »
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November 16, 2017
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in the news ENTERGY ENDOWS $5 MILLION CHARITABLE FUND HONORING FORMER CHAIRMAN AND CEO
Posted Fri 03/15/2013 12:39AM

Entergy Corporation recently announced the creation of a $5 million endowment to honor retiring Chairman and Chief Executive Officer J. read more »

FIRST ANNUAL “MISSISSIPPI RIVER MARATHON” ATTRACTS 1400 RUNNERS
Posted Fri 03/15/2013 12:38AM

GREENVILLE, Miss. – Greenville played host to the first “Mississippi River Marathon,” a project of UnitedHealthcare Community Plan on February read more »

HISTORIC CANCER RESEARCH STUDY SEEKS LOCAL PARTICIPANTS
Posted Fri 03/15/2013 12:37AM

JACKSON, Miss.– For the second and last time, residents of Jackson have a unique opportunity to participate in a historic read more »

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