Produced by Jim Albritton | Hundreds of children who were born prematurely and treated at the Newborn Intensive Care Unit at the Winfred L. Wiser Hospital for Women and Infants at the University of Mississippi Medical Center gathered for a reunion with physicians, nurses and other staff in August at the Norman C. Nelson Student Union on the UMC campus. The NICU Reunion was sponsored and organized by the Junior League of Jackson. The NICU at the Wiser Hospital is the only Level 3 NICU in Mississippi, offering the highest level of care for premature births and congenital birth defects. It treats more than 4,000 patients each year.
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Produced by Jim Albritton | A massive and deadly tornado devastated Yazoo City and ripped across Mississippi on Saturday, April 24, 2010. This video focuses on the University of Mississippi Medical Center's role in transporting, treating and coordinating patient care during the crisis through Mississippi Med-Com. By the time the crisis had ended, Med-Com coordinated the transportation of 61 patients from storm-damaged counties to hospitals in Jackson, Memphis and Tupelo. Thirty-eight of those were sent to UMC by ambulance, helicopter and converted school buses. This video--produced on the day of the storm--mentions the 27 patients who had arrived at UMMC by 11 p.m.