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Richard A. Sun named chairman of Innovate Mississippi Board of Directors


Innovate Mississippi announces the election of Richard A. Sun, founder and owner of Sun & Co., as chairman of the Innovate Mississippi Board of Directors. Sun, of Jackson, earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Princeton University and a Masters of Business Administration from New York University.  He has also earned the esteemed designation as a Chartered Financial Analyst. He has served ...

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Memorial IT recognized

Memorial Hospital at Gulfport has achieved Stage 6 recognition on the Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model by Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society Analytics. HIMSS is a global, cause-based, not-for-profit organization focused on better health through information. HIMSS evaluates the progress and impact of electronic medical record systems for hospitals by tracking their progress in completing eight stages (0-7)

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Richard Barry becomes vice chair

J. Richard Barry of Meridian has assumed the role of Vice Chair for the Mississippi Board of Mental Health. Barry is a Senior Partner in the law firm of Barry, Palmer, Thaggard, May and Bailey, LLP in Meridian. Barry received his law degree from the University of Mississippi. He is a member of the American Bar Association, Mississippi Bar Association, ...

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Holland to lead foundation

Jody Holland, Ph.D., has been named executive director at Lafayette Oxford Foundation for Tomorrow, a community foundation through which individuals, families, organizations and corporations invest in the well-being of Oxford and Lafayette County. Holland is charged with developing long-range strategies as well as providing leadership and executing administrative functions for LOFT. Jody will be responsible for asset development, public relations, ...

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Lampley on health board

Julie Williams Lampley, a partner with in Butler Snow’s Nashville office and a Jackson native, has been named to the Nashville Health Care Council 2015-16 board of directors. Lampley is the Assistant Practice Group Leader of Butler Snow’s healthcare regulatory and transactions group and a member of the firm’s executive committee. She focuses her practice on health care law, commercial ...

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