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969 Lakeland Drive
Jackson, MS 39216
27-May-2013 HIV Reflex Test
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently released recommendations regarding the expansion of laboratory criteria for defining HIV infection to accommodate new “multi-test” algorithms.
16-May-2013 A Message to St. Dominic's Medical Staff
As I complete my final days at St Dominic’s, I wanted to express my heartfelt appreciation for your support, your friendship, your care, and your dedication to patients at St Dominic’s.
23-Apr-2013 Physician Portal Helpline
Need help or have questions about how to access the physicians' portal for entering orders or viewing patients' clinical information?
23-Apr-2013 CAUTI Prevention
Urinary tract infections are the most common type of healthcare associated infection, accounting for more than 30% of infections reported by acute care hospitals.
Effective in 2013, CMS has added VTE Core Measures to their Pay for Reporting Program. Listed below are the requirements.
29-Mar-2013 New Observation Unit
On April 1, the Rapid Admit unit on 4 North will close and the entire floor will transition to a 26 bed observation unit.
Avinger, Inc., designer of therapeutic devices incorporating intravascular imaging, and pioneer of the lumivascular approach to treating vascular disease, announces the designation of the primary investigators for its upcoming global VISION pivotal study evaluating Pantheris.
19-Feb-2013 Change to Telemetry Protocol
Medical Executive Committee (MEC) has approved a “Telemetry Renewal Order.” It provides a mechanism to automatically stop telemetry monitoring for patients without ectopy for more than 72 hours UNLESS there is a renewal order from the MD.
The routine use of sliding scale insulin will be discontinued. As of February 12, 2013, the option to order insulin administered via sliding scale insulin will no longer be available.
The Medical Records Utilization Review Committee met on November 27, 2012 to discuss St. Dominic's continued problems with delinquent operative reports.