Posts Tagged ‘hospitals’

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 […] [...]

CHANEY: Bryant call for hearings on BCBS premature

by Ted Carter Published: November 8,2013

Tags: Business, healthcare, hospitals, Mississippi

Mississippi Insurance Commissioner Mike Chaney says in a letter to Gov. Phil Bryant that he thinks Bryant exceeded his authority in directing the Insurance Department to hold hearings on a reimbursement impasse between Health Management Associates and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi. “I am deeply disappointed that you did not rescind Sections 1,2,3 […] [...]

UMMC takes over $37M in debt, Grenada Lakes Medical Center

From the outside looking in, it would seem now would not be the best time for the University of Mississippi Medical Center — state’s largest hospital operation — to be taking on $37.4 million in new debt carried by Grenada Lakes Medical Center. In a year or so, Mississippi hospitals could be looking at having […] [...]

Doctors, hospitals divided over Medicaid expansion

Associations representing hospital executives and physicians appear to be on opposite sides on whether to greatly enlarge the state’s Medicaid rolls. The Mississippi State Medical Association has declared that Mississippi’s uninsured deserve medical care but cautioned “a Medicaid expansion may perpetuate a broken system.” The official MSMA statement is clear in expressing what it says […] [...]

Nurse practitioners fill void in state health care

by Lynn Lofton Published: February 1,2013

Tags: Delta, hospitals, Mississippi, Mississippi Nurses Association, nursing, nursing shortage

The number of nurse practitioners is increasing in Mississippi. Their role in health care is also increasing as these highly trained nursing professionals are specializing and giving patients a higher level of care. According to Gayle Harrell, president of the Mississippi Nurses Association, there are 3,300 advanced practicing nurses and approximately 2,800 to 2,900 of […] [...]

July 16, 2012- Chuck McIntosh

by Chuck McIntosh Published: July 13,2012

Tags: hospitals, Medicaid, Phil Bryant

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Supervisors mulling sale or lease of Grenada Lake Memorial

by Associated Press Published: June 14,2012

Tags: attorney, county government, health, health care, hospitals, law, lawyer, lease, medical, medicine, sale

GRENADA — Grenada County supervisors have hired a Jackson law firm to offer advice on the possibility of selling or leasing the publicly owned Grenada Lake Memorial Hospital in Grenada. WCBI-TV reports supervisors received a report this past week on the financial impact of leasing or selling the facility. The details of that report have […] [...]

Associate director at VA hospital arrested for prescription drug fraud

JACKSON — An associate director at a Veterans Affairs hospital in Mississippi has been arrested and charged with prescription fraud as part of an ongoing investigation, authorities said Thursday. Dorothy White-Taylor, 59, the associate director of patient care services at the G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center in Jackson, was arrested Tuesday and released on […] [...]

UMMC unveil plans to build new $35M research facility

by Associated Press Published: May 21,2012

Tags: colleges, construction, education, health, health care, higher education, hospitals, medical, medicine, research, universities

JACKSON — University of Mississippi Medical Center officials say a new research building will include space for startup biotechnology companies. UMMC officials say construction could start in January 2013 at cost of $35 million for the eight-story shell of the Cancer and Biomedical Science Research Center. They say $20 million in funding comes through the […] [...]

Prosecutors say medical kickback charges shouldn’t be dismissed

by Associated Press Published: May 14,2012

Tags: charges, courts, health, health care, hospitals, judges, judicial, judiciary, kickbacks, medical, medicine, scheme

OXFORD — Federal prosecutors say the owner of a nursing services company acknowledged paying a hospital executive for “procuring business” and a judge should not dismiss the corruption charges against him. Earnest Levi Garner Jr. of Batesville was convicted in March on charges including conspiracy and embezzlement related to work at Tri-Lakes Medical Center in […] [...]

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