Posts Tagged ‘St. Dominic’

GI Associates set to become major piece in Flowood’s emerging medical corridor

Thirty-three year-old GI Associates and Endoscopy Center is consolidating its Jackson and Flowood offices into a 75,000 square-foot building in Flowood’s Lakeland Marketplace North. GI Associates has bought a standing 50,000 square-foot building that opened in 1972 as a Mississippi Fine Furniture Wholesale store and remained a home for various furniture retailers through 2009. The […] [...]

Surgical first for Mississippi

Just a few years ago, it wasn’t conceivable that major surgeries could be performed without a single visible incision scar. Times have changed. Last November, surgeons at St. Dominic Hospital performed what is believed to be the first total laparoscopic hysterectomy procedure in the State of Mississippi.  The procedure, termed a “robotic-assisted single port,” was […] [...]

Healthcare as an economic engine

by Published: December 12,2010

Tags: column, Martin Willoughby, St. Dominic

Harbarger leads St. Dominic’s into 2011 with much on his plate In April, St. Dominic — Jackson Memorial Hospital will celebrate its 65 year in Jackson. During this time, this 535-bed facility has had a major impact on healthcare in Central Mississippi. Today, the organization employs 2,800 nurses, physicians and skilled caregivers. In addition, St. […] [...]

St. Dominic Madison hospital denied by Health Dept.

See related story: Big Money at Stake — Aug. 16, 2010 State Health Officer Dr. Mary Currier has denied St. Dominic’s request to move 71 of its Jackson beds to Madison and construct a new $121 million facility. St. Dominic says it will appeal the decision in Hinds County Chancery Court. Currier agreed with previous […] [...]

Big money at stake

by Published: August 15,2010

Tags: CON, HMA, Madison hospital, St. Dominic

As St. Dominic’s fight for Madison continues, it raises the question of whether hospitals should be allowed to follow urban sprawl A recent decision by a state Health Department officer recommending that St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson not be allowed to move some of its acute care beds closer to its Madison patients brings up […] [...]

No CON for St. Dominic

by Published: August 15,2010

Tags: St. Dominic

Editor, No to St Dominic. They under-staff nurses, and watch out when you get close to being vested — they will find a way to get rid of you and then report you to the nursing board for a paper error it has nothing to do with the care of patients. I am not a […] [...]

Madison needs hospital

by Published: August 15,2010

Tags: Madison, St. Dominic

Editor, Oh, give me a break! Madison needs a new hospital like St. Dominic! Bill Worthy Madison [...]

Plans expand for Madison St. Dominic’s

  At a recent rally for the proposed St. Dominic’s Madison Campus, approximately 400 supporters learned of the hospital’s plans to expand the new hospital campus with 350 acres of sports fields and recreational features. The addition to the campus would be a public-private investment for health and wellness, sports and recreation, said Paul Arrington, […] [...]

Hospital wars

River Oaks, St. Dominic’s do battle over second Madison hospital Madison County is finally getting a new hospital. And if St. Dominic’s Health Services gets its way, the county will be getting two. The state Health Department will conduct hearings for the facility this week. A spokesperson for the Health Department said it will be at […] [...]

St. Dominic plan part of Madison growth

by Published: November 30,2009

Tags: Madison growth, St. Dominic

To look at the long-range growth chart for Madison County, it becomes apparent that there will be a need for many more services to serve the masses. Madison County’s population is expected to swell 43 percent in the next 15 years to more than 128,000 by 2025. So, St. Dominic’s plan to expand its campus […] [...]

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