UMMC’s Woodward: COVID-19 spike caused by Memorial Day

As the number of cases of COVID-19 continues to increase in the state of Mississippi, Dr. LouAnn Woodward, who is the dean of the School of Medicine at UMMC, understands that the reopening of the economy is inevitable, however, people need to stay smart. “I think what we saw yesterday in the spike in cases … Continue reading “UMMC’s Woodward: COVID-19 spike caused by Memorial Day”

Dr. LouAnn Woodward on The JT Show

Dr. LouAnn Woodward(Vice Chancellor of Health Affairs and Dean of School of Medicine at UMMC) joins the conversation by phone to answers some questions surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak. If you missed her conversation with Dave Hughes(sitting in for JT today), you can find it here – Dr. LouAnn Woodward Joins the Conversation on COVID-19 Dr. … Continue reading “Dr. LouAnn Woodward on The JT Show”

Clock is ticking on contract between UMMC and Blue Cross, Blue Shield

The deadline nears in the standoff between University of Mississippi Medical Center and Blue Cross, Blue Shield of Mississippi. Many policyholders needing the services of the hospital starting Sunday morning at 12:01 am will find out that their insurance is no good there. (The exception is state employees.) Insurance Commissioner Mike Chaney gives you an … Continue reading “Clock is ticking on contract between UMMC and Blue Cross, Blue Shield”

Dr. Victor Sung on @TheJTShow

Dr. Victor Sung(Director of UAB’s Huntington’s Disease Clinic) joined the conversation with Dave Hughes on The JT Show to break down Huntington’s Disease in honor of May being Huntington’s Disease Awareness Month. He touches on the symptoms of the disease, how it is often perceived, and what you can do to support those living with … Continue reading “Dr. Victor Sung on @TheJTShow”

What you need to know about the Blue Cross/Blue Shield & UMMC contract

President and CEO of the Mississippi Hospital Association, Tim Moore joined us on SuperTalk Mississippi Monday morning addressing the pending deadline for Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Mississippi to accept coverage of patients at University of Mississippi Medical Center. Moore detailed the problems with the existing contract and what the ultimate showdown will mean for the … Continue reading “What you need to know about the Blue Cross/Blue Shield & UMMC contract”