Posts Tagged ‘clinic’

Court of Appeals to hear arguments in abortion clinic case

NEW ORLEANS — A federal appeals court in New Orleans will hear arguments April 28 in a lawsuit challenging a 2012 Mississippi law that threatens to close the state’s only abortion clinic. The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals notified attorneys of the date yesterday. The clinic, Jackson Women’s Health Organization, filed a federal lawsuit […] [...]

Lawmakers debating alternative to Medicaid expansion

JACKSON — The Mississippi House and Senate will attempt to work out their differences on a proposal to expand state subsidies to health clinics. The efforts, proposed by Gov. Phil Bryant, are meant as a partial alternative to expanding the Medicaid insurance program for poorer people. The House passed an amended version of Senate Bill […] [...]

City loses again in court in dispute over mental health clinic

OCEAN SPRINGS — The Mississippi Supreme Court has ruled against the city of Ocean Springs in its dispute with a mental health clinic that wanted to locate in the coastal city. Jackson County Circuit Judge Robert Krebs ruled last December that the city erred in denying a use permit to the Psycamore mental health clinic. […] [...]

Nurse pleads guilty to role in cancer center fraud

SUMMIT — A nurse has pleaded guilty to failing to report a crime at a former cancer clinic involved in a multimillion-dollar fraud. Courtney Michelle Young pleaded guilty to misprision of a felony today in U.S. District Court in Jackson. A plea agreement filed in court records said Young faces up to three years in […] [...]

Second nurse involved in cancer center fraud to plead guilty

SUMMIT — A change of plea hearing has been scheduled for a second nurse charged with withholding information about a crime at a shuttered cancer clinic involved in a multimillion-dollar fraud. A filing in U.S. District Court in Jackson says Brittany Davis Powell is scheduled to plead guilty Oct. 21. Another nurse, Courtney Michelle Young, […] [...]

Clinic/lab moves services from Jackson to Flowood facility

FLOWOOD — Cardiovascular Services of Central Mississippi, presently located in the Medical Office Building on the campus of Central Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, has expanded its location and services to include a clinic and vascular lab in Flowood to provide comprehensive evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of vascular diseases effective June 11. Cardiovascular Services of […] [...]

Court rules in clinic dispute involving St. Dominic, HMA

CANTON — The Mississippi Supreme Court has granted a motion from St. Dominic Health Systems to dismiss its appeal of a judge’s order that it did not have a binding contract to buy an outpatient surgery clinic in Canton. The dismissal order was made public by the court late last week. St. Dominic had argued […] [...]

Clinic breaks ground on new dermatology facility

HATTIESBURG — Dermatology-South, a service of Hattiesburg Clinic, recently held a groundbreaking ceremony for its new facility. The new facility will be located at #3 Thompson Park Drive, just off Highway 11 in Hattiesburg,. Upon completion, the Dermatology-South facility will be home to Hattiesburg Clinic dermatologists William L. Waller III, MD, and Beth Rose, MD, […] [...]

Three health care-related projects receive CONs

AROUND MISSISSIPPI — The Mississippi State Department of Health has issued certificates of need (CONs) for three projects. Universal Health System (d/b/a Parkwood Behavioral Health System) in Olive Branch has received a CON for the construction, renovation and addition of 20 acute adult psychiatric beds. These beds will be housed in new construction to be […] [...]

Hospital’s attorneys tell justices they can prove their case

by Associated Press Published: March 28,2013

Tags: appeal, bench, case, clinic, contract, court, health, health care, hospital, judicial, justice, law, lawsuit, legal, medical, medicine, outpatient, surgery, trial

CANTON — St. Dominic Health Systems can prove during a trial that it has a binding contract to buy an outpatient surgery clinic in Canton that was improperly sold to a competitor, attorneys for the hospital system told the state Supreme Court yesterday. St. Dominic attorney Sheldon Alston told the high court that a Madison […] [...]

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