Deal recognized for staph study

Published 12:01 am Saturday, August 13, 2011

Dr. Jo Deal of Vicksburg is among a team of health care professionals at Central Mississippi Medical Center recognized for their work on a three-year project to reduce staph infections.

Information & Quality Healthcare, a nonprofit agency which is the state’s Medicare quality improvement organization, recognized the hospital for its cooperation on the project, which is a part of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services national quality improvement program.

Deal is an infectious disease specialist at CMMC in Jackson.

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