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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

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 […] [...]

St Dominic, HMA back in court over outpatient clinic

JACKSON — The Mississippi Supreme Court will hear arguments today in a lawsuit involving St. Dominic Health Systems’ efforts to buy an outpatient clinic in Madison County. A judge ruled against St. Dominic in 2011. In 2008, St. Dominic agreed to buy the ambulatory surgery center for $800,000. Although the center was no longer in […] [...]

Health Department awards CONs for two projects

MERIDIAN and D’IBERVILLE — The Mississippi State Department of Health has issued certificates of need (CONs) for two projects. Meadowbrook Health and Rehab, LLC, of Meridian has received CON authority for the cost overrun to CON #R-0802 (construction of Northpointe Health & Rehab for the replacement of 21-bed Kemper County Nursing Home and the relocation […] [...]

Abortion clinic preparing for license revocation hearing

JACKSON — Mississippi’s only abortion clinic is scheduled for an April 18 license revocation hearing before the state Department of Health, and officials say a decision could come days or weeks later. The Health Department told the clinic in late January that it intends to take away its license because the facility had failed to […] [...]

Abortion-inducing drug bills pass in Senate, fail in House

JACKSON — Mississippi could restrict the use of abortion-inducing drugs and make women visit a physician an additional time after using them. Senate Bill 2795 also would restrict a woman from taking the pills to seven weeks after their last menstruation. Many doctors now prescribe the medicine up to nine weeks into a pregnancy. The […] [...]

City taking mental health clinic fight to high court

OCEAN SPRINGS — The city of Ocean Springs is taking a fight over a location for a mental health clinic to the Mississippi Supreme Court. Jackson County Circuit Judge Robert Krebs ruled Dec. 21 that the city erred in denying a use permit to the Psycamore mental health clinic. The Mississippi Press reports the board […] [...]

Mayor pushing to establish medical corridor in city

MERIDIAN — Mayor Cheri Barry says plans are being made to establish a medical corridor in the east Mississippi city. Barry tells WTOK-TV in Meridian the project is in the early stages. The city of Jackson has a similar project in the works. State law passed in 2012 will create medical zones across the state […] [...]

Ex-cancer doctor gets 20 years for chemotherapy fraud

SUMMIT — A federal judge has sentenced a doctor to 20 years in prison and ordered her to repay nearly $8.2 million for fraud at a former Mississippi cancer center she ran. U.S. District Judge Daniel P. Jordan III said he was “appalled” at how Dr. Meera Sachdeva treated patients at a vulnerable time of […] [...]

Fitch gives hospital bonds ‘negative’ outlook

by Published: October 12,2012

Tags: bond, clinic, credit, debt, health, health care, hospital, medical, medicine, outlook, rate, rating

HATTIESBURG — Fitch Ratings has affirmed its “A” rating on the following bonds issued on behalf of Forrest County General Hospital (Forest Health) (MS): — $70,000,000 Mississippi Hospital Equipment and Facilities Authority revenue bonds, series 2010; — $43,265,000 Mississippi Hospital Equipment and Facilities Authority, series 2009. The Rating Outlook is revised to “negative” from “stable.” […] [...]

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