Vim & Vigor - Spring 2010 - North Mississippi - (Page 7)

get vim & vigor—FREE Go to to request a FREE subscription for you or a friend to Vim & Vigor, NMMC’s quarterly magazine that promotes healthy living for families in north Mississippi and northwest Alabama. Circulation is limited to the 24-county area served by North Mississippi Medical Center. go come see us visitors are welcome at our website, ne of North Mississippi Medical Center’s newest projects, a redesigned, is a work in progress. Members of NMMC’s Marketing Department and Management Information Systems staff used feedback from past users to create a new site that is easier to navigate. Whether it’s your first visit or a repeat trip to the site, you’ll find things designed with you in mind. In addition to a site map and search tool, some of the changes and enhancements include: ❋ The newly expanded section includes handy reference materials like the Patient & Visitor Guide and online preregistration for outpatient procedures at NMMC-Tupelo, as well as downloadable forms for use at all NMHS locations on the charity care policy and application guidelines, HIPAA guidelines and living wills. A collection of patient safety brochures and a handy card to help you keep track of your medication are also offered there. ❋ The section includes a listing of all locations, complete with driving directions. The sites for the community hospitals in Eupora, Iuka, Pontotoc and West Point, Miss., and Hamilton, Ala., have been expanded to better reflect their scope and now include quick links to phone directories. O ❋ Clicking on this link takes you to a handy listing of the hospitals’ gift shops. ❋ One of the most popular links on the site offers the ability to send hand-delivered e-mail greetings to patients at NMMCTupelo, Women’s Hospital and NMMC-West Point. Hospital volunteers deliver the free, confidential notes directly to the patient’s room. ❋ Visit this link to learn more about employment opportunities available and to complete an online job application. ❋ This section offers access to a collection of news releases and publications prepared by the Marketing Department. ❋ your comments are important to us We redesigned our website with you in mind—and invite you to visit to learn more about our programs and services. While you’re there, please take a few moments to click on We’d like to hear your comments and suggestions for continued improvements. This new area helps physicians learn more about services and programs that are of special interest to them. Newly added links include an archive of Practice Notes, a monthly publication for healthcare providers, and a continuing medical education (CME) calendar and seminars. Coming soon will be online registration for CME programs. ❋ Check out the archives by date and topic for past segments hosted by Edward Hill, M.D., weekdays on WTVA-TV. vim & vigor · s p ri ng 2010

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Vim & Vigor - Spring 2010 - North Mississippi

Vim & Vigor - Spring 2010- North Mississippi
Opening Thoughts
Weight-loss Success Stories
Come See Us
Hit the Links
Excuses, Excuses
Easing the Pressure
Prostate Predicament
On Mended Knees
Imaging IQ
Will Power
Caregiving: A Survival Guide
Form Factors
Wake-Up Call
Stroke of Luck
Weight Matters
History Lesson
Catch the Spirit

Vim & Vigor - Spring 2010 - North Mississippi