- How often should men 45 and older receive a prostate exam?
- Every six months
- Once a year
- Every five years
- Only if they experience difficulty urinating
- Correct Answer
- New Intranet for UMMC
A new intranet will be launched Monday, Nov. 4, replacing the current version which has been in place since 1999. The new look can be previewed at https://intranet.umc.edu and is further described in the Oct. 22 edition of CenterView.
If you have questions or need more information, please contact the Service Desk at ext. 4-1145, toll-free at 1 (877) 347-5041 or e-mail at email@example.com. For more information about the intranet, contact the web team at firstname.lastname@example.org....full story
- GLMC partnership combines small-town charm, state-of-the-art medical resources
Kathy Beck, who graduated from the University of Mississippi Medical Center School of Nursing in 1987 and lived and worked in Memphis for some 17 years, has spent a good bit of her adult life in large cities. But when she had the opportunity to settle down with her family in the small Mississippi town where she attended high school, she seized it....full story
- CEO infuses new blood into the clinical enterprise
Twenty years ago, Kevin Cook bypassed law school and joined the Marine Corps because he wanted to learn how to become a leader.
The native of Miami, Fla., who was named chief executive officer of the University of Mississippi Medical Center’s adult hospitals last month, enlisted in the Marine Corps and completed Officer Candidates School at Quantico, Va., in 1991 after graduating from Hobart and William Smith College in Geneva, N.Y....full story
- Employees to get Quick Care in LMB
Otolaryngology and Communicative Sciences isn't the only department that will be moving a clinic to the Lakeland Medical Building this quarter.
At the end of May, the Department of Family Medicine's Quick Care Clinic for UMMC employees and their immediate dependents is scheduled to move to the second floor of the building at 764 Lakeland Drive. The clinic will be open for business in its new location at 8 a.m. on Monday, June 3....full story
- UMMC Partners with local health-care institutions on Habitat project
Michelle Owens' new home in Jackson is loaded with the standard features of a typical Habitat house - one of at least 556 built since the founding of Habitat for Humanity/Metro Jackson in 1986.
But beyond the sparkling kitchen, neat bedrooms and freshly-painted porch, the house at 233 Englewood Street has room for this: teamwork among four major health-care rivals, including the University of Mississippi Medical Center....full story
- Grant’s Ferry LPN’s social media campaign promotes health through racing
It was three years of high cholesterol that started everything. Rod Simmons visited his family physician in 2009, and when the test results came back showing his numbers were up for the third year in a row, he got a chiding from the doctor.
“She sent me a letter and said, ‘I’ll give you three months to straighten it out,’” recalled Simmons, an LPN in the Family Medicine/Pediatrics & Allergy Clinic at Grant’s Ferry.
Having lost his father to heart disease in 2003, he took the ultimatum seriously.
“I got the letter on a Tuesday, and that Saturday I did my first 5K, just like that. No training, nothing. That was the Rush to Brush in February 2009.”...full story
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