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Nov. 17, 2023

New Device Implemented in the Family Birthing Center

The staff of Keesler Medical Center’s Family Birthing Center is employing an innovative tool for birthing people experiencing postpartum hemorrhage. The Jada® system, a new tool in their arsenal, will be used to provide control and treatment of abnormal postpartum uterine bleeding.

May 23, 2023

Simulate, emulate: 81st MDG SIM Lab

The patient’s eyes blink and their chest softly lifts up and down. A doctor moves to their side to ask how they are feeling, and a computer prompts the patient to respond with a sudden erratic heartbeat. With an average of 3,500 student hours a month, the 81st Medical Group simulation lab is an essential tool used to train life-saving skills to medical personnel.

May 10, 2022

The heart of patient care

A Keesler doctor is elevating the 81st Medical Group’s health care mission and paving a trail for others along the way. Lt. Col. Ronald Jones, 81st MDG chief of electrophysiology, is currently the only electrophysiologist serving in the Air Force. He is also one of the only doctors of his specialty serving the Gulf Coast community.

Dec. 10, 2021

Partnering to customize care for cancer patients

In an effort to make radiation therapy for cancer patients more precise and effective, the 81st Diagnostic and Therapeutic Squadron collaborated with the 81st Dental Squadron to shape a radiation bolus for each patient.“In radiation therapy, we use high energy particles to treat cancer,” said Col. Jason Hayes 81st MDTS radiation oncologist. “The

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