When a patient has an infection – or actually, might not – caregivers must make decisions on what antibiotic to prescribe, in what quantity and strength, and how it’s delivered. The misuse of antibiotics, however, is a public health concern because inappropriate prescribing can cause resistance and adverse effects. UMMC’s antimicrobial stewardship team is helping providers make good decisions when it comes to that family of drugs.
The School of Population Health has expanded its degree offerings this fall, including an online master's degree in population health management. This innovative program is designed to train experienced clinicians in techniques that will help them improve health outcomes and reduce health care spending.
Technology benefits our daily lives in so many ways, but sometimes it can be too much of a good thing. UMMC experts weigh in on how much screen time is too much for kids and adults and offer useful tips on how to scale back time spent with your devices.
The University of Mississippi Medical Center garnered 105 new, renewed and continuing grants and awards during April-June 2018, totaling $20,313,674. Click Continue Reading to see which faculty and administrators received the largest new grants and awards during the quarter.
Several interesting events are scheduled for the upcoming weeks at the Medical Center.
Medical Center leadership is proud to announce the following additions to its faculty and leadership staff.