Posts Tagged ‘healthcare’

TORT REFORM: Caps averted liability crisis but was the price diminished accountability?

A lengthy special-session rumble at the Mississippi Capitol in late spring 2004 gave the state a civil justice revamp the Wall Street Journal called “the most comprehensive tort reform law” any state had passed. That comprehensive change came despite the absence of any give anywhere. Compromise was as elusive as a roadrunner, participants on both […] [...]

Dr. Yolanda Powell-Young named dean of nursing on Alcorn’s Natchez campus

by Published: May 1,2014

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

Alcorn State welcomes Dr. Yolanda Powell-Young as new dean of nursing on the Natchez campus. Powell-Young has been in the nursing field for 21 years, 12 of which has been dedicated to educating both practicing and aspiring nurses. She has been an investigative member of funded research totaling more than $7 million. Her most recent […] [...]

Mississippi State Hospital honors workers

by Published: April 24,2014

Tags: Business, healthcare, Mississippi, NEWS, Newsmakers

Mississippi State Hospital (MSH) recently honored employees with April anniversaries for their years of service to the hospital. Award recipients include: Mariah Rogers of Canton (20 years); Michael A. Moore of Magee (one year); Patricia Mahaffey of Pearl (10 years); Ebony Elbert of Ridgeland (one year); Misty Morgan of Florence (five years); Phillip Walker of […] [...]

Nancy C. Montz joines Memorial Physician Clinics

by Published: April 24,2014

Tags: Business, healthcare, Mississippi, NEWS, Newsmakers

Memorial Physician Clinics recently welcomed Nancy C. Montz, MD, in the practice of internal medicine. Montz graduated with her undergraduate degree from the University of New Orleans. She earned her medical doctorate from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, School of Medicine in New Orleans. Shwe completed her residency in internal medicine at LSU Health […] [...]

Rowdy C. Lee joins Hattiesburg Clinic’s Immediate Care-Carriere

by Published: April 23,2014

Tags: Business, healthcare, Mississippi, Newsmakers

Rowdy C. Lee, PA-C, recently joined Hattiesburg Clinic’s Immediate Care-Carriere as a physician assistant. He earned his bachelor of science in biology from William Carey University in Hattiesburg and his master of health sciences from the University of South Alabama in Mobile, Ala. Lee is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants […] [...]

Madison River Oaks Medical Center names Rhonda Thomas as 2013 Employee of the Year

by Published: April 23,2014

Tags: Business, healthcare, Mississippi, Newsmakers

Madison River Oaks Medical Center has named Rhonda Thomas as 2013 Employee of the Year. This award is the highest honor bestowed on a hospital employee each year, and Thomas was chosen from among 375 employees for the honor. Thomas is the chief medical technologist of the laboratory and has worked for Madison River Oaks […] [...]

Prescription for success — Transcript Pharmacy continues fast growth

by Published: April 18,2014

Tags: Business, healthcare, Mississippi, pharmacy

In 2011 when Flowood-based Transcript Pharmacy was once again ranked in the Inc. 5000 as one of the fastest-growing privately held companies in the nation, president Cliff Osbon, R.Ph., attributed Transcript Pharmacy’s growth to the trust patients, health care providers, payors and other third parties put in his company. Now, that trust factor has been […] [...]

Tallahatchie General’s listing on auditor’s ‘watchline’ an image set back, CEO says

by Published: April 17,2014

Tags: Business, education, finance, healthcare, Mississippi

It takes time and money to turn around a publicly owned rural hospital’s image once it is seen as troubled and cash-strapped. That’s why the chief administrator of Tallahatchie General Hospital says he fears his work to convince Charleston and the surrounding communities to think differently about Tallahatchie General sustained an unnecessary set back in […] [...]

Exceeding expectations — $16M healthplex in Madison gets huge response

by Published: April 14,2014

Tags: Business, healthcare, Madison, Mississippi

The $16 million Madison Healthplex Performance Training Center is planning a ribbon cutting soon. Since its soft opening March 1, the facility has quickly gained a loyal following including professional, collegiate and high school athletes, both athletes and non-athletes who need rehabilitation, and area residents who just want to be as healthy as possible. “The […] [...]

SEABOLD: The ‘bug’ has changed me — for the better

by Published: April 14,2014

Tags: Business, healthcare, Jeff Seabold, Mississippi, running

Years ago, I was bitten by this bug. It wasn’t serious, but it definitely had an effect on my life. I was in a spot where I was pretty — okay fine, I was very unhealthy and overweight. My former self of an athlete in my youth and high school years was long behind me. […] [...]

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