Entries in batson hospital (8)


A Patient's Christmastime Visit to Batson Children's Hospital Brings Joy to the Staff 

Produced by Jim Albritton | Sam McKee can't wait to throw a coin in the fountain and make a wish, but his parents' wish has already been granted. The Hattiesburg three-year-old is well today after six surgeries and a 36-day stay at Batson Children's Hospital battling a brain tumor. 


Jingle Bell Jog 2011 | The Annual Walk and Run Benefits the Mississippi Children's Cancer Clinic 

Produced by Jim Albritton | Hundreds of walkers and runners kick-off the season of giving at the annual Jingle Bell Jog, a benefit for the Mississippi Children's Cancer Clinic at the Batson Children's Hospital at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson.


Emergency Department at Batson Children's Hospital Triples in Size to Meet Mississippi's Growing Need 

Produced by Jim Albritton | Batson Children's Hospital triples the size of Mississippi's only level one emergency department and trauma unit thanks to million dollar matching grants from the Colonel Harland Sanders Foundation and the Selby and Richard McRae Foundation. Their generous donations, along with millions more from other donors and community groups, funded the 16,000 square-foot, $5.8 million state-of-the-art facility. |


The Band Perry Visits Batson Children's Hospital

Produced by Jim Albritton | Nominated for five Country Music Association Awards, The Band Perry, visited sick and injured kids at the Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. The sibling trio--Kimberly, Reid and Neil Perry--were born in Ridgeland, Mississippi and their father, Dr. Steve Perry, was a pediatric resident at UMMC. Together they toured Batson Children's Hospital while in Jackson to perform at the Mississippi State Fair. 


Former Patient Wins Friends of Children's Hospital Miracle Home

Produced by Jim Albritton | The Friends of Children's Hospital Miracle Home Giveaway has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for the Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children. But this year's winner is unlike any other.  


Eli Manning Visits the Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children

Produced by Jim Albritton | New York Giants Quarterback Eli Manning visited patients at the Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children. Mississippi's only children's hospital is home to the Eli Manning Children's Clinics. For more information, go to http://childrenshospital.umc.edu or http://foch.org.


Nurses Play Critical Role in Mississippi's Only Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

Produced by Jim Albritton | Nurses in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at the Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children in Jackson play a critical role in the care and treatment of Mississippi's most critically ill and injured children. Some like the constant activity or learning opportunities the PICU offers, but all are there to help children win the fight for life. To learn more about nursing opportunities in the PICU at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, go to http://nurses.umc.edu.


Dragon Boat Regatta Brings Co-workers Together at the Ross Barnett Reservoir

Produced by Jim Albritton | More than 30 companies and hundreds of employees competed in the 2011 Dragon Boat Regatta at the Ross Barnett Reservoir. Sponsored by the Madison County Chamber of Commerce, the race is fast becoming one of central Mississippi's most popular annual events. | ‪http://newsocracy.org