Posts Tagged ‘healthcare’

Alasdair Roe named new president/CEO of Healthcare Providers Insurance Company

by Published: September 9,2014

Tags: Business, healthcare, Mississippi, NEWS, Newsmakers

Healthcare Providers Insurance Company, RRG, (HPIC), sponsored by the Mississippi Hospital Association (MHA), has announced the appointment of Alasdair Roe to the position of president/chief executive officer of HPI Company (HPICO), which is the attorney-in-fact for HPIC, effective Sept. 1. Previously, he served as chief operating officer. Retiring President/CEO Larry Bourne will serve as president […] [...]

Dr. Stan Kuczaj elected president of the American Psychological Association’s Division 6

by Published: September 9,2014

Tags: Business, healthcare, Mississippi, NEWS, Newsmakers

Dr. Stan Kuczaj, professor of psychology and director of the Marine Mammal Behavior and Cognition Laboratory at the University of Southern Mississippi, has been elected president of the American Psychological Association’s Division 6. He will become president-elect at the August 2014 APA meeting, take over as president in August 2015 and become past president in […] [...]

Dr. Hannah Gay to get honorary degree

Dr. Hannah Gay, professor of pediatrics at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, received an honorary doctor of humane letters degree at William Carey University’s commencement on Aug. 9. Gay will also was the speaker for the graduation ceremony, which honored graduate students on the Hattiesburg campus. Gay, a Mississippi native, received her bachelor’s degree […] [...]

Clay Hudson named new OB/GYN at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle

by Published: September 8,2014

Tags: Business, healthcare, Mississippi

Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle welcomes new OB/GYN Clay Hudson, MD, to its medical staff. Hudson received his bachelor’s degree in molecular biology from Millsaps College. He is also a graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Medicine in Memphis. Hudson completed his internship and residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Mississippi […] [...]

Curtis J. Shaffer joins Hattiesburg Clinic Eye Associates

by Published: September 5,2014

Tags: Business, healthcare, Mississippi

Curtis J. Shaffer, OD, recently joined Hattiesburg Clinic Eye Associates as an optometrist. He received his preoptometry education at the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg and his doctor of optometry at Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tenn. Shaffer is a member of the Mississippi Air National Guard. [...]

W.Va., Mississippi top nation in adult obesity

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A new report by two public health groups shows West Virginia and Mississippi have the highest adult obesity rates in the nation. The report released Thursday by the Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation found adult rates at 35.1 percent in both states. Colorado continued to be the […] [...]

J. Bryan Burnside named director of imaging at Madison River Oaks Medical Center

by Published: September 4,2014

Tags: Business, healthcare, Mississippi, NEWS

J. Bryan Burnside, of Brandon, has been named director of imaging at Madison River Oaks Medical Center. Burnside is licensed by the Mississippi State Board of Health as a medical radiation technologist and has more than a decade of experience in the healthcare field. Burnside’s work experience has allowed him to work in a variety […] [...]

Dr. Harper Stone elected president of the AHA Greater Southeast board

by Published: September 4,2014

Tags: Business, healthcare, Mississippi

Dr. Harper Stone was elected president of the American Heart Association, Greater Southeast Affiliate board of directors. He is serving on the board during the association’s 2014-2015 fiscal year. Stone is board certified in internal medicine and cardiovascular disease. He is currently affiliated with the Jackson Heart Clinic and serves as president of the Mississippi […] [...]

RAISING AWARENESS — Lori Newcomb, family join fight against ovarian cancer

by Published: August 29,2014

Tags: Business, Cancer, healthcare, Mississippi, Newk's

The family of the co-founder one of Mississippi’s most successful restaurants is in a fight against a life-threatening disease, and they are courageously going public with their battle in an effort to raise awareness and save lives. Early last year, Lori Newcomb, the wife of Newk’s Eatery co-founder Chris Newcomb, began exhibiting symptoms that are […] [...]

Mike Chaney gives large businesses one-year waiver to make coverage ACA compliant

by Published: August 29,2014

Tags: Affordable Care Act, busiiness, healthcare, Mississippi, Obamacare

The Mississippi Department of Insurance says it is encouraged by sign-up levels for an Internet-based small business health insurance exchange that has already completed a series of open enrollments. The federal Affordable Care Act gives states the option of operating a Small Business Health Options Program, or SHOP, marketplace. Mississippi is calling its SHOP One, […] [...]

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