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Tuesday, December 1, 2020
State Representative Sam Mims, District 97, was recently awarded the Mississippi Rural Health Association’s ‘State Legislator of the Year Award.’ This award is presented to one lawmaker each year for his or her work to advance healthcare policy in support of rural Mississippi. Read More
Monday, November 16, 2020
All Mississippians can be tested for COVID-19 free of charge by appointment at regularly scheduled county health locations. Check here for a list of sites. Read More
Dr. Katie Patterson is an 11 percenter – among the few physicians in the country who provide care in rural communities, where 20 percent of the population lives. A 2003 School of Medicine graduate, Patterson decided as a student to practice in Sunflower County after helping deliver a baby there. “I knew then that this was something I had to do,” she said. “I was going to be Doc Hollywood.”
Published on Monday, November 2, 2020
Scott Christensen, Delta Regional Medical Center (DRMC) Chief Executive Officer, has announced that the DRMC Board of Directors adopted a resolution officially renaming Delta Regional Medical Center and its affiliated clinics and medical specialty services to Delta Health System. The name change comes after several years of strategic due diligence by the hospital leadership.
Published on Tuesday, September 8, 2020
U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith announced Friday that Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi and the University of Mississippi Medical Center will receive just over $1 million for rural health care projects.
Published on Tuesday, August 25, 2020
With the start of a new school year in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Mississippi Division of Medicaid (DOM) has extended its emergency telehealth coverage to include schools as temporary originating site providers. The move makes it possible for schools without school nurses or school-based clinics to access telehealth services.
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