UMMC to Open Population Health Management School by 2017

The University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) has announced that it intends to open a new school dedicated to population health management in 2017.Earlier this month, the State Institutions of Higher Learning gave permission to UMMC to begin the planning process for the University of Mississippi School of Population Health. RELATED ARTICLES “To start a new school is a major undertaking and an exciting development,” said LouAnn Woodward, MD, Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs and Dean of the School of Medicine. “Population health and the concept of disease prevention are the future of healthcare and healthcare delivery.” The new school aims to educate future healthcare leaders, such as scientists, clinicians, and administrators, on how to change care delivery models to account for population health management strategies. UMMC intends to divide…


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