The Delta Health Alliance

Press Yearly Archives: 2011

Delta Health Alliance Receives $5 Million Grant

Delta Health Alliance Receives $5 Million Grant Aim is to improve early childhood education in Indianola (Stoneville, MS)  The Delta Health Alliance announced today it has received a $5 million grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.  The three year grant will be used to fund innovative programs to improve early childhood education in Indianola. According
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Free Tetanus Shots Available

Free Tetanus Shots Available in 14 Counties The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reminds all flood-affected residents that a tetanus vaccination is recommended if it’s been 10 years or more since your last tetanus vaccination (Tdap is the recommended vaccine). In the event of a puncture wound or wound contaminated with floodwater, individuals should
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DHA Collaborates with Medicity to Transform Healthcare in Mississippi Delta

Salt Lake City, Utah – May 16, 2011 – Medicity, the industry standard for health information exchange (HIE), announced today its collaboration with Delta Health Alliance, one of 17 sites nationwide selected by the federal government to serve as a Beacon Community for the pioneering use of health information technology. Last year, the Department of Health and Human Services awarded Beacon grants totaling $220 million as part of the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act.

Delta Snapshot! Healthy Living Photo Contest

A picture is worth…$100! Delta Health Alliance announces a photo contest for residents of the Mississippi Delta. We want to see what Delta residents are doing to improve their health outcomes. Email in your photo to be eligible to win $100 and have your photo professionally printed and framed.

Mississippi Health Summit

The general consensus among health care professionals is that Mississippi will remain near the bottom of major health-related statistics unless a unified effort is made to combat the problem.

With collaboration as the overarching theme, The University of Southern Mississippi’s College of Health will host the first Mississippi Health Summit set for April 29 at the Trent Lott National Center for Excellence in Economic Development and Entrepreneurship. As many as 200 leaders in health care and related fields throughout Mississippi are expected to attend the unique summit, scheduled to run from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

Diabetes Vision Screening Brochure

You may have heard that diabetes causes eye problems and may lead to blindness. People with diabetes do have a higher risk of blindness than people without diabetes. With regular checkups, you can keep minor problems minor. And if you do develop a major problem, there are treatments that often work well if you begin them right away.

Download our brochure about what you need to know by clicking the link below.

Diabetes Education Brochure

TEAM Sugar Free provides the following services for diabetes management: Training on the ADA Standards of Care, education for Diabetes management, access to screenings and healthcare and management for high risk patients,

Diabetes and You Brochure

What services does TEAM Sugar Free provide for people with diabetes? Education for Diabetes management, health screenings, vision screenings, personal management for high risk patients and medication counseling for high risk patients

Telepsychiatry Brochure

TelePsychiatry is a way for you to see a trained specialist using the latest in video and communication technology. You and the specialist will see each other through a large screen TV. The connection is over a high-speed network that is secure and private.

IPC Brochure

The Indianola Promise Community is a Delta Health Alliance initiative uniting health care, education, community and faith-based services to provide people the opportunity to realize their promise as active members and leaders in the Indianola community. IPC represents an effort to establish best practices from the success of the Harlem Children Zone in Mississippi. Starting with prenatal care, through infancy, as toddlers, teens, students and high school graduates, IPC will fortify the efforts of Indianola youth as they tackle life’s many challenges.