Posts Tagged ‘healthcare’

Healthcare Marketplace to look much the same in 2015

by Published: August 29,2014

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

Humana and Magnolia Health will stay the course in their Mississippi health insurance marketplace exchanges in the coming year. The only change is Magnolia’s request to add a pair of counties to its coverage area. Humana has applied to continue coverage in 40 of the state’s 82 counties, including the urban counties of Hinds, Rankin, […] [...]

Higher rates for Humana, lower for Magnolia ahead on health exchange

by Published: August 22,2014

Tags: buisnes, education, healthcare, Mississippi, Obamacare

Mississippians on the state’s federally run health insurance exchange will see both increases and decreases in premiums starting Jan. 1. Mississippi has two only two insurers on the plan, Humana of Louisville, Ky., and Magnolia Health Plan, a subsidiary of St. Louis-based Centene. Humana covers about 42,000 people and Magnolia about 20,000. The federal government, […] [...]

St. Dominic’s Allyn Allen and Lacey Mixon earn certification

by Published: August 22,2014

Tags: Business, education, healthcare, Mississippi

St. Dominic’s employees Allyn Allen, CFNP, and Lacey Mixon, CFNP, recently became part of a select group of 400 nurses from across the country who have earned the Stroke Certified Registered Nurse (SCRN) certification through the American Board of Neuroscience Nursing (ABNN). [...]

Laura G. Lofton joins Owl Drug Store

by Published: August 22,2014

Tags: Business, education, HATTIESBURG, healthcare, Mississippi

Laura G. Lofton, PharmD, recently joined Hattiesburg Clinic’s Owl Drug Store as a pharmacist. She earned her doctorate of pharmacy from Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama. Lofton is a member of the Mississippi Pharmacists Association. She joins Debra V. Akers, RPh and Diane S. Ashley, RPh.   [...]

Dr. Jay Antinnes recertified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

by Published: August 22,2014

Tags: Business, education, healthcare, Mississippi, Newsmakers

Dr. Jay Antinnes, a Southern Bone and Joint Specialists fellowship-trained orthopedic spine surgeon, was recently recertified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. After graduating from Yale University, Antinnes received his medical degree from Pennsylvania State University School of Medicine. He trained at Ochsner Hospital in New Orleans, and completed his fellowship training in spinal […] [...]

USM’s Melissa Ziegler named Fellow by the Medical Fitness Association

Melissa Ziegler, a kinesiotherapy instructor in the School of Human Performance and Recreation at the University of Southern Mississippi, has been named a Fellow by the Medical Fitness Association (MFA). Ziegler also serves as executive director of the American Kinesiotherapy Association (AKTA), a national non-profit organization based in Hattiesburg. Fellowship status is reserved for MFA […] [...]

Singing River Health System recognizes David Greer and Brandon Cloud

by Published: August 19,2014

Tags: Business, education, Gulf Coast, healthcare, Mississippi

Singing River Health System (SRHS) has two physical therapists that have recently been recognized as board certified specialists for orthopedic rehabilitation by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). Brandon Cloud, PT, OCS, and David Greer, DPT, OCS, were awarded the board certified orthopedic specialty in June. [...]

Hattiesburg Clinic Urology welcomes Jennifer Stewart

by Published: August 19,2014

Tags: Business, education, healthcare, Mississippi, NEWS, Newsmakers

Jennifer S. Stewart, CNP, recently joined Hattiesburg Clinic Urology as a nurse practitioner. She earned her bachelor of science in nursing through the University of Southern Mississippi and her master of science in nursing from the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Stewart is certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. [...]

UMMC chooses Terri Gillespie as chief nursing executive officer

Terri Gillespie, a veteran nursing leader and Children’s of Mississippi chief nursing and clinical services officer, has been named the University of Mississippi Medical Center’s chief nursing executive officer and chief nursing officer of the adult hospitals. Effective Sept. 1, she will succeed Dr. Janet Harris, who will move to a full-time role as associate […] [...]

USM’s Dianne Coleman earns nomination for award

Dianne Coleman, assistant to dean Dr. Michael Forster for recruitment and special projects at the University of Southern Mississippi’s College of Health, was recently nominated for the Mississippi Organ Donor Recovery Agency’s (MORA) Donation Advocate Spero Award. The Spero Awards recognize hospital partners, medical professionals, corporate partners, funeral home directors, coroners, volunteers and donor advocates. […] [...]

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