News

Physician's Position: June 16, 2016

Posted on 6/20/2016
Highlights from the AMA 2016 Annual Meeting, nominations being accepted for Excellence in Medicine Awards, announcing candidates for 2016 MSMA elections

Health Officials Remind Parents It’s Time for Back to School Immunizations

Posted on 6/20/2016
MSDH News Release-- While the end of summer seems a long time away, the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reminds parents that state law requires kids to be immunized against childhood diseases to enter public or private school, Head Star

Physician's Position: June 10, 2016

Posted on 6/13/2016
MSDH seeks partners for Mississippi Immunization Coalition, member discounts on emergency travel insurance, MSMA Board of Trustees begins new strategic plan

MSMA Physician Leadership Scholar: Gerald McKinney, MD

Posted on 6/13/2016
Gerald McKinney, MD is a board-certified general surgeon specializing in single-site laparoscopy and is experienced in robot-assisted minimally invasive surgery. His practice interests include complex inguinal and abdominal wall hernias as well as up

Physician's Position: June 2, 2016

Posted on 6/6/2016
This week: WCU College of Osteopathic Medicine Makes Advancements to Telemedical Drone, CME in the Sand photos, first case of West Nile reported in Mississippi

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Northeast Medical Society Meeting (6:30 PM)
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Legislative

Update for Policy Makers: Telemedicine, Interstate Medical Licensure Compact and more

Posted on 5/18/2016
Update for lawmakers: telemedicine can lead to misdiagnoses, Governor passes Interstate Medical Licensure Compact bill, physicians praise Senate for immunization stance

Arizona Measles Epidemic Continues to Spread: Could Mississippi be next?

Posted on 6/6/2016
An outbreak of measles continues to spread in Arizona where the infectious virus was first detected at a federal detention center for immigrants. Health officials confirmed two new cases on June 2, bringing the total to 13 cases. Mississippi state he

Update for Policy Makers: Measles Outbreak a Reminder of Immunization Policy's Importance

Posted on 5/4/2016
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