St. Dominic’s Earns “A” Rating from Leapfrog Group Survey

St. Dominic’s Earns “A” Rating from Leapfrog Group Survey

Jackson, Miss. – According to the spring 2017 Leapfrog Group survey,  has earned an “A” rating for the second survey in a row. St. Dominic’s was one of 823 hospitals nationwide and 13 in Mississippi to receive an “A” rating for its commitment to reducing errors, infections and accidents that can harm patients. A 2012 Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality Johns Hopkins Medicine report showed that if all Read more »
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May 17, 2017
Children’s Hospital Forges NICU-To-Home Partnership

Children’s Hospital Forges NICU-To-Home Partnership

JACKSON, Miss. – The goal of a new partnership between Children’s of Mississippi and Sta-Home, a home health agency based in Jackson, is getting NICU babies home sooner. According to Fran Malenzi, director of newborn services for the University of Mississippi Medical Center, some babies whose health and strength are growing could go home from the neonatal intensive care unit sooner if their parents had the support of a home health Read more »
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May 17, 2017
New Prostate Screening Recommendations

New Prostate Screening Recommendations

Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recently released the draft of new guidelines indicating that it is dropping opposition to routine prostate cancer screening in favor of letting men decide for themselves after talking with their doctor. If formally adopted, the new guidelines would mark the reversal of earlier recommendations by the panel against routine PSA blood tests because studies indicated a lack of significant evidence that Read more »
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May 17, 2017
The Spectrum Academy at New Summit School

The Spectrum Academy at New Summit School

JACKSON, Miss. – New Summit School recently announced the expansion of its services to include Spectrum Academy, which will focus on school readiness for children on the autism spectrum. It will begin offering services this summer, but will officially open with a full program this fall. Spectrum Academy is designed specifically to provide programs for children with autism and other developmental delays, utilizing educational techniques founded in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). Read more »
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May 17, 2017
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in the news TIM MITCHELL APPOINTED AS CEO OF RIVER OAKS HOSPITAL IN FLOWOOD
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TIM MITCHELL APPOINTED AS CEO OF RIVER OAKS HOSPITAL IN FLOWOOD NAPLES, Fla. – Health Management Associates, Inc. (HMA) announced recently, read more »

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ST. DOMINIC’S PIONEERING SURGEON PERFORMS TWO FIRSTS IN STATE JUST DAYS APART JACKSON, Miss. – John Baten, M.D., recently performed the read more »

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