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September is Emergency Preparedness Month

September is Emergency Preparedness Month and, especially as mumms comes off of the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, we encourage all of our healthcare facilities to review their emergency plan. mumms Software was founded in New Orleans 25 years ago, and has seen the devastation that natural disasters can cause in a community. We are excited to see the recovery our city has made in the past 10 years and we are committed to continuing to contribute to its growth. 

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Medical Apps On Tablets Grow in Popularity

Medical apps on tablets are gaining popularity. A recent study shows the medical profession as one of the top 10 commercial business application categories for tablet devices. 

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Palliative Care Experts Explain Why Many Patients Still Die Away from Home

Molly Walker from MedPage Today conducted email interviews with several palliative care experts to understand why so many patients die away from the home. 

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New Orleans Named Top City for Creatives

Personal financing website, Smartasset, has named New Orleans a top place for creative people to live, work and see their careers flourish. While the website points to musicians, actors and actresses, it also praises New Orleans' cost of living and atmosphere as positives for creatives. mumms values creativity and is proud to employ over 50 people in a variety of fields who express their creativity in and out of the office. 

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CMS Implements New Payment Structure for Hospice

On July 31, 2015, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services released the FY2016 Hospice Wage Index Final Rule. Two payment reform changes will be put into effect on January 1, 2016 by the rule, a two-tiered routine home care (RHC) rate and a service intensity add-on payment. 

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