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New Podcast Series Discusses Dying In America

A new podcast series, Dying in America: Conversations About Care at the End of Life, will focus on various aspects of end of life care from the perspective of experts in the field. The program is sponsored by The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine and is produced by ReachMD. The series is based on the 2015 Institute of Medicine report Dying in America: Improving Quality and Honoring Individual Preferences Near the End of Life.


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mumms Software Welcomes Two Software Engineers from New Orleans Coding School Operation Spark

mumms is excited to welcome two new software engineers from New Orleans coding school, Operation Spark. 

“Modern technology and strong UI/UX design are a key component that sets our software apart from others in the industry,” said Tim Blackmon, mumms Software’s Chief Information Officer. “Bringing in fresh talent and diverse minds as we continue to grow is crucial to the company’s success. Operation Spark helps us do that while keeping jobs in the New Orleans community.”


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mumms Attends New Orleans Entrepreneur Week

mumms is excited to be sponsoring and participating in New Orleans Entrepreneur Week (NOEW) as an IV 100 sponsor for the second consecutive year. 

NOEW is produced by The Idea Village, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization committed to driving positive change in New Orleans through entrepreneurship. The Idea Village is funded by The IV 100, a group of forward thinking corporations, foundations and individuals committed to driving a self-sustaining ecosystem in New Orleans by 2018, and it is through those contributions that we are able to host NOEW each year. mumms is proud to be among this group. 

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Meditation and Mindfulness Shown to Reduce Burnout

Meditation and mindfulness have been shown to reduce burnouts among clinicains and studies are beginning to pay more attention to the benefits of meditation and mindfulness for physicians. 


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Would Your Hospice Benefit From an Autobiographer?

In the United Kingdom, autobiographer Barbara Altounyan is looking at setting up a charity that puts autobiographers and journalists in end of life care facilities a couple times a month. Altounyan is asking the hospice community if they feel this is a useful and meaningful idea. 

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