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Thursday, June 2, 2022
Telemedicine is now a permanent fixture of healthcare in Mississippi, as Senate Bill 2738 has been signed into law. Because of insurance restrictions, emergency orders were issued during the height of the pandemic to allow telemedicine across Mississippi. Insurance Commissioner Mike Chaney says those orders ended months ago, but this law will allow telehealth to resume. Read More
Wednesday, May 25, 2022
U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) announced her support for legislation intended to increase, improve, and sustain the palliative and hospice care workforce in order to meet growing demand for this care. Read More
Today the Mississippi State Board of Health announced that Daniel P. Edney, MD, FACP, FASAM, will be appointed the new State Health Officer of the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH), effective August 1, 2022.
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Mississippi Rural Physicians Scholarship Program tackles the state's shortage of medical providers, one rural doctor at a time. Read more here.
Published on Thursday, April 14, 2022
Mississippi lawmakers have approved a bill aimed at bolstering health care in rural Mississippi.
Published on Tuesday, April 5, 2022
Last week, medical students at the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) and William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine (WCUCOM) discovered which residency training programs they will attend as they begin their careers as new physicians.
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