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New adult hospitals CEO continuing UMMC journey to excellence

When Britt Crewse came to the Medical Center in 2018 as the new chief operating officer for the adult hospitals, he oversaw operational leadership in multiple care areas in addition to contract management and oversight. In his new role as adult hospitals CEO, he’s building on that experience to further the health care enterprise’s commitment to patients statewide.]]>Original Article… …

SOPH executive in residence shares population health expertise

The John D. Bower School of Population Health welcomed Heidi Margulis, a long-time government and regulatory affairs professional at Humana, to campus as the school’s first executive in residence. She spent last week sharing her experience improving population health throughout the country with a “one size fits none” approach.]]>Original Article… …

AARP report: Heart health can lead to brain health

A new AARP report explains why taking care of your heart can also protect your brain. Dr. Tom Mosley, one of 11 experts who helped produce the guidelines, discusses the connection between cardiovascular disease and dementia and how The MIND Center’s research contributed to the AARP’s report.]]>Original Article… …

Eye care providers can often spot the unexpected during routine exams

When she couldn’t see the board at school, third-grader Grace Thaggard visited Dr. Kimberly Crowder, who determined inflammation in the child’s eyes warranted a closer look. Thaggard was diagnosed with a condition that placed her at risk for autoimmune disorders. That is just one example of the types of diseases eye providers can detect during routine visits.]]>Original Article… …