University of Mississippi Medical Center’s (UMMC) award-winning Center for Telehealth has helped over 500,000 patients in over 200 locations by providing remote access to UMMC’s clinical specialists in more than 35 specialties. In the process, the center has helped to lower the cost of care, improve patient outcomes, and helped Mississippi lead the nation in the widespread adoption and use of telehealth. See how this was all accomplished.
Thirty percent of malpractice lawsuits cite communication as a contributing factor. Communication is also cited as a root cause in 21 percent of sentinel events. Learn how you can improve your hospital’s communications in these key areas.
More children are being vaccinated against HPV – office visits rose from 13.2% in 2013 to 18.6% in 2016 for just 11-12 year olds. This percentage increased even more with older children, however some pediatricians remain concerned.