Posts Tagged ‘clinics’

Hearing set for alleged fraud at cancer clinic

SUMMIT — A hearing is scheduled today for the third woman facing charges related to a cancer clinic that allegedly used old needles and gave patients less chemotherapy than they were led to believe. Some of the charges in the 15-count indictment allege bodily harm and patients are being tested for diseases. Authorities say Rose […] [...]

OSHA emphasizing ‘needlestick’ program in Southeast

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration is emphasizing a program focused on reducing the number of needlestick and sharps injuries in Mississippi at ambulatory surgical care centers, freestanding emergency care clinics and primary care medical clinics that provide acute, chronic and emergency care on an as-needed or walk-in […] [...]

Southern Heart Center pioneers outpatient PET/CT

by Published: April 12,2011

Tags: clinics, healthcare, hospitals

HATTIESBURG — According to Southern Heart Center, a service of Hattiesburg Clinic, it is the first facility in the state to provide patients with access to a cardiac Positron Emission Tomography (PET) and Computerized Tomography (CT) scan in an outpatient clinic setting. The group has been using the technology for diagnostic purposes since November and […] [...]

Memorial Hospital opening clinic in Wal-Mart

by Published: March 22,2011

Tags: clinics, healthcare, hospitals, retail

GULFPORT — Memorial Hospital’s first medical clinic to operate in a Wal-Mart will open Monday in Gulfport. Memorial Physician Clinics, owned by Memorial Hospital, will operate The Clinic at Wal-Mart seven days a week. Hospital CEO Gary Marchand tells The Sun Herald that Wal-Mart was specifically seeking a healthcare service provider to occupy space in […] [...]

Supervisors approve hospital’s acquisition of clinic

ITTA BENA — Leflore County supervisors have approved the purchase of a building in Itta Bena by Greenwood Leflore Hospital. The Greenwood Commonwealth reports that hospital administrator Jim Jackson told officials that the building is already leased for a clinic at $1,190 a month. Jackson says the hospital could buy the 3,900-square-foot building for $80,000. […] [...]

St. Dominic buys Madison Medical Imaging

MADISON and JACKSON — St. Dominic Hospital has acquired Madison Medical Imaging located in the Highland Medical Arts building in Madison. Terms were not disclosed. Madison Medical Imaging is now operating as part of St. Dominic’s imaging services and will be called St. Dominic’s Madison Medical Imaging. “The acquisition was made possible by working with […] [...]

Nurse practitioner’s clinic hearing postponed

by Published: August 5,2010

Tags: clinics, healthcare, nurse practitioners, nurses

CANTON — A public hearing on a nurse practitioner’s request to operate a medical clinic out of a historic home in Canton has been postponed until mid-August. Donald Lawrence, city zoning administrator, says the Canton Zoning Commission was scheduled to hear Mary Allen’s special exception and dimensional variance request Monday night, but there was a […] [...]

Clinic expanding services of Spine Center

by Published: June 24,2010

Tags: clinics, healthcare, hospitals

PICAYUNE — In collaboration with Forrest General Hospital and Lowery A. Woodall Outpatient Surgical Center, Hattiesburg Clinic’s Spine Center plans to expand its services to the Picayune, operating as Spine Center–Picayune. “This new service is a direct result of the growth the Spine Center has experienced,” Joy Yates, assistant administrator of the Spine Center, said. […] [...]

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