Posts Tagged ‘healthcare’

Marlena Bradley and Susan Reeves join Hattiesburg Clinic

by MBJ Staff Published: January 16,2014

Tags: Business, HATTIESBURG, healthcare, Mississippi

Hattiesburg Clinic recently welcomed Marlena Bradley, CNP, to the department of obstetrics & gynecology. Bradley received her bachelor of science in nursing from the University of Southern Mississippi, and her master of science in nursing from University of South Alabama in Mobile, Ala. She is a certified women’s health nurse practitioner. Bradley’s professional affiliations include […] [...]

H.L. Lockhart honored for 30 years of service to Mississippi State Hospital

by MBJ Staff Published: January 16,2014

Tags: Business, healthcare, Mississippi

Mississippi State Hospital recently honored H.L. Lockhart of Jackson for providing 30 years of service. Lockhart is the director of the Purchasing Department at the hospital. Service Awards are given to employees in the month of their date of hire, beginning with one year and followed by every fifth anniversary year. Employees receive a Certificate […] [...]

WILLOUGHBY — Manning has business in his veins

by Martin Willoughby Published: January 10,2014

Tags: Business, clinics, healthcare, Mississippi

A s we enter adulthood and get on our career paths, we don’t often take time to reflect on our choices and trajectory in life. I analogize it to being in a river with a strong current. We can get swept along in a career without really stopping to consider if it is the path […] [...]

Camellia Home Health and Hospice launches a new fleet of vehicles

by Wally Northway Published: December 20,2013

Tags: Business, healthcare, Mississippi, transportation

Camellia Home Health and Hospice has flourished over the last 39 years, even through the recent downturn in the economy and deep reimbursement cuts. Now, Hattiesburg-based Camellia has rolled out a new fleet of 125 company-owned cars aimed at cutting expenses while also increasing its brand awareness. “Transportation costs are our third-largest expense behind salaries […] [...]

Memorial Hospital elects Marvin Smith, Carrolyn Hamilton and Kathie G. Short

by MBJ Staff Published: December 13,2013

Tags: Business, healthcare, hospitals, Mississippi

Memorial Hospital’s board of trustees has elected new officers. Marvin Smith was re-elected chairman, Carrolyn Hamilton was elected vice chairman and Kathie G. Short was elected secretary. Smith, of Gulfport, was appointed jointly by the Harrison County Board of Supervisors and the City of Gulfport in May 2008. Hamilton, of Long Beach, was appointed by […] [...]

Study says state sacrificing billions of dollars, 20,000 jobs in refusing Medicaid expansion

by Ted Carter Published: December 12,2013

Tags: Business, healthcare, Mississippi, Obamacare

Mississippi walked away from a long-term economic development bonanza in rejecting Medicaid expansion under the federal Affordable Care Act. So says an economic impact report researched and written by University of Alabama at Birmingham economists David Becker and Michael Morrissey. The report by Becker and Morrissey of the university’s Department of Health Care Organization and […] [...]

Amy Arrington appointed to Forrest General Hospital board of trustees

by MBJ Staff Published: November 29,2013

Tags: Business, HATTIESBURG, healthcare, Mississippi, Southern Miss

Amy Arrington has been appointed to a seat on the board of trustees for Forrest General Hospital. Arrington will serve out the unexpired term of former trustee Brad Brian, whose resignation was effective at the end of October. Arrington is a lawyer focusing on issues affecting health care organizations. [...]

Sharon Catledge named president of Mississippi Board of Nursing

by MBJ Staff Published: November 22,2013

Tags: Business, healthcare, Itawamba Community College, Mississippi, nurses

Sharon Catledge, family nurse practitioner in Student Health Services at the University of Southern Mississippi, has been elected president of the Mississippi Board of Nursing. Catledge, who lives in Hattiesburg, has spent the past two years working in Student Health Services at Southern Miss. Before that she served as a nursing instructor at Itawamba Community […] [...]

Bryan Bogle named CEO of Madison River Oaks Medical Center

by MBJ Staff Published: November 22,2013

Tags: Business, healthcare, Mississippi

Bryan Bogle has been named CEO of Madison River Oaks Medical Center. With more than 20 years of healthcare experience, Bogle has led organizations through changing regulatory requirements, corporate transitions and natural disasters (Hurricane Gustav). Bogle most recently served as CEO of Winn Parish Medical Center in Winnfield, La. He was previously employed by Health […] [...]

Blue Cross of Mississippi maintaining non-Obamacare compliant policies

Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi is not following the lead of BCBS of Alabama in cancelling health plans not in compliance with the Affordable Care Act. In a statement Thursday morning, the health care insurer said it did not cancel any health plans due to the Jan. 1, 2014 PPACA requirements. “ Instead, […] [...]

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