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Wednesday, August 10, 2022
The William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine announces their first Rural Health Summit which will be held on its Hattiesburg campus September 16-17, 2022. This CME event is geared toward physicians, residents, and medical students. Read More
Justin Turner, M.D., has joined the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) in the role of chief medical officer. Read More
GME Professionals Day, held each year on the third Friday in August, is a day of recognition for the Program and Coordinators and Administrators, including those in Graduate Medical Education (GME) Offices. These individuals play a pivotal role in ensuring the effective operation of residency and fellowship in training programs.
Published on Monday, August 1, 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.
Published on Thursday, June 2, 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.
Published on Wednesday, May 25, 2022
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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