Posts Tagged ‘Forrest General Hospital’

Swan named best in 2009

by MBJ Staff Published: November 16,2009

Tags: Forrest General Hospital, Millie Swan, Mississippi Hospital Association

Millie Swan, Forrest General Hospital’s chief of marketing and medical staff services, has been awarded the Senior Professional of the Year for 2009 by the Mississippi Hospital Association’s Society for Healthcare Marketing and Public Relations. Swan has been with Forrest General for 14 years and has directed the marketing, medical staff services, medical library, community […] [...]

Hopkins earns CTR designation

by MBJ Staff Published: October 5,2009

Tags: Forrest General Hospital, Jena Hopkins, National Cancer Registrars Association

Jena Hopkins, a cancer registrar at Forrest General Hospital’s Cancer Center, recently achieved certification as a certified tumor registrar through the National Cancer Registrars Association. Hopkins, who has been with Forrest General’s Cancer Registry for four years, achieved this certification after completing several classes and passing a rigorous examination. [...]

Thompson pioneers new procedure

by MBJ Newswires Published: September 14,2009

Tags: Forrest General Hospital, Hattiesburg Clinic, J. Keith Thompson, surgery

J. Keith Thompson, DO, FACOS, vascular specialist with Hattiesburg Clinic, recently became the first vascular specialist in Mississippi to perform a new surgical technique known as carotid flow-reversal.  This advanced technique, which is used to open blocked neck arteries that can often cause strokes, involves temporarily reversing blood flow to part of the brain while […] [...]

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