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Baptist Golden Triangle approved for renovations

by Published: December 22,2014

Tags: Business, Columbus, Golden Triangle, healthcare, Mississippi, NEWS

COLUMBUS — Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle has won state approval for part of a planned overhaul. The Mississippi State Department of Health said in a news release that it has approved a certificate of need allowing the Columbus hospital to move its pharmacy, enlarge an existing operating room and build space for a satellite pharmacy […] [...]

Miss. surgeon sentenced in tax evasion case

by Published: December 19,2014

Tags: Business, crime, healthcare, Mississippi, NEWS

GULFPORT — An orthopedic surgeon on the Mississippi Gulf Coast has been sentenced to 75 months in prison for a tax evasion conviction. The U.S. attorney’s office says 50-year-old Dr. Timothy Dale Jackson of Pass Christian was sentenced Thursday by U.S. District Judge Sul Ozerden. The judge also imposed a $12,500 fine and ordered Jackson […] [...]

Ingalls to lease former SRHS clinic in Gautier for employee medical center

by Published: December 16,2014

Tags: Business, Gulf Coast, Ingalls, Jackson County, Mississippi, NEWS, QuadMed

By Tammy Leytham Ingalls Shipbuilding will locate its employee family healthcare center in a former Singing River Health System medical office on Old Spanish Trail in Gautier, officials announced Tuesday. The facility, expected to open mid-year in 2015, will cater to 11,500 Ingalls employees and their dependents, said Edmond Hughes, vice president of human resources […] [...]

Jon-Paul Croom made CEO

Jon-Paul Croom is the new chief executive officer at Crossgates River Oaks Hospital. The Vicksburg native comes to Crossgates River Oaks with over 10 years of executive experience in the healthcare industry. Most recently, he served as chief operating officer for Central Mississippi Medical Center (CMMC), in Jackson. Prior to joining CMMC, Croom held management […] [...]

Clinic welcomes Marilyn S. Webster, MD

Marilyn S. Webster, MD, recently joined Hattiesburg Clinic’s Hospital Care Service. Webster received her medical degree from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine in Oklahoma City. She served an internal medicine internship at the University of California in Irvine, California, and an internal medicine residency at St. Mary’s Hospital in San Francisco, California. Webster […] [...]

David Trey Rimmer III joins staff

Memorial Physician Clinics welcomes David Trey Rimmer III, MD, in the practice of general surgery. Rimmer received his undergraduate degree from Northeast Louisiana University. He earned his medical doctorate from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, School of Medicine in Shreveport, Louisiana. He completed his residency in general surgery at LSU Health Sciences Center in […] [...]

LaShonda Miller-Kidd honored for service

Mississippi State Hospital recently honored employees with October anniversary dates for their years of service. LaShonda Miller-Kidd, of the Whitfield community, was recognized for providing 20 years of service to the hospital. Kidd, a native of Louisville, is a psychologist in the hospital’s Psychology Department. [...]

Clinic welcomes Michael A. Goebel

Michael A. Goebel, MD, recently joined Hattiesburg Clinic Gastroenterology. Goebel earned his medical degree at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, Louisiana. He completed an internal medicine internship and residency at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in Winston Salem, North Carolina and a gastroenterology fellowship at Ochsner Medical Center in New Orleans. […] [...]

National Report: Mississippi ranks 16th in protecting kids from tobacco

by Published: December 11,2014

Tags: Business, healthcare, Mississippi, NEWS, smoking

WASHINGTON — Mississippi ranks 16th in the country in funding programs that prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit, according to a national report released today by a coalition of public health organizations. The report challenges states to do more by shining the spotlight on Florida, which has cut its high school smoking rate to […] [...]

Jackson County supes discuss hospital pension plan

by Published: December 9,2014

Tags: Business, healthcare, Jackson County, Mississippi, NEWS, Pascagoula

PASCAGOULA — A judge in Jackson County has temporarily delayed the elimination of the pension for workers and retirees of Singing River Hospital System. Chancery Judge Neil Harris on Monday continued a temporary restraining order issued last week in a lawsuit filed over the pension. He will hold a hearing Friday. Singing River officials announced […] [...]

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