Posts Tagged ‘clinic’

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.” […] [...]

Supervisors ask hospital to fund DHA-operated clinic

GREENWOOD — Leflore County’s publicly owned hospital has been asked to give $75,000 to keep a local clinic operating through the end of the year. The Greenwood Commonwealth reports the request from Leflore County supervisors must be approved by the city of Greenwood and the board of Greenwood Leflore Hospital. The clinic is one of […] [...]

Supervisors give nod to hospital’s acquisition of clinics

GREENWOOD — Leflore County supervisors have given approval to the local publicly owned hospital to buy two medical clinics. The Greenwood Commonwealth reports Greenwood Leflore Hospital wants to buy the Kosko Eye Clinic and the Greenwood Urology Clinic. Hospital Administrator Jim Jackson says the purchases also must be approved by the city of Greenwood. The […] [...]

Court rejects AG’s request to reconsider CON decision

JACKSON — In June, the Mississippi Supreme Court declared unconstitutional a 2011 law that required appeals of certificate-of-need decisions to go directly to the Supreme Court. The Supreme Court said appeals from CON decisions by the Mississippi State Department of Health must go first to the appropriate lower court. In this case, that would be […] [...]

Field Memorial to build new main campus; open new clinic

CENTREVILLE and LIBERTY — Field Memorial Community Hospital has announced it will build a new main campus in Centreville and expand into Liberty with a new clinic. Hospital administrator Chad Netterville tells the Enterprise-Journal the new site will be at the old Williams-Carter plant. The property was owned by Amite and Wilkinson counties, which turned […] [...]

Texas contractor to build new clinic on Coast for Navy

GULFPORT — A Texas company has won a $19 million contract for a new medical and dental clinic for the Navy in Gulfport. A news release from the Pentagon says Satterfield & Pontikes Construction Inc. of Austin will also demolish two buildings and a car wash on the site where it is to build the […] [...]

Health Department inspects abortion clinic; owner expects citation

JACKSON — Health officials have inspected Mississippi’s lone abortion clinic, the first step in a process that could lead to its closure if a new state law survives a legal challenge. Following Monday’s inspection, the Mississippi Department of Health has 10 working days to issue findings. The Jackson Women’s Health Organization continues to perform abortions […] [...]

Abortion clinic director expects more restrictions despite ruling

JACKSON — The owner of Mississippi’s only abortion clinic said yesterday she expected legislators to keep trying to put new restrictions on the facility and the procedure, regardless of how a federal judge rules in a fight over a new state law. “They’ve made their intent quite clear,” Diane Derzis told The Associated Press. “They’re […] [...]

Supreme Court rules new CON-appeal law unconstitutional

MONTGOMERY COUNTY — A 2011 Mississippi law that required appeals of certificate of need decisions go directly to the state Supreme Court has been declared unconstitutional. The ruling this past week grew out of a lawsuit between two companies competing to operate a kidney dialysis treatment center in Montgomery County. The justices earlier had questioned […] [...]

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