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NMMC celebrates surpassing 20,000 open heart surgeries

August 22, 2013

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North Mississippi Medical Center’s Heart Institute recently reached a major milestone by surpassing 20,000 open heart surgeries. Betty Graham of the Hurricane community in Pontotoc County became the 20,000th heart surgery patient at NMMC on July 5 when cardiothoracic surgeon David Talton, M.D., performed bypass surgery on five coronary arteries and repaired her heart’s mitral […]

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North Mississippi Medical Center performs congenital heart surgeries

August 8, 2013

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TUPELO, Miss.-Two young men recently made heart history at North Mississippi Medical Center. On June 24, Patrick Keith and Chris Gentry, both 25 and from Tupelo, became the first two patients to undergo surgery locally for congenital heart defects as a result of a cooperative effort between NMMC and the Children’s Heart Center at University […]

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Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi announces Blue Distinction Centers of Excellence

March 5, 2013

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Blue Cross & Blue Shield has recognized four Mississippi hospitals with Blue Distinction Centers of Excellence for knee & hip Replacement and spine surgery. The state’s leading health and wellness company announces that Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg, Baptist Medical Center in Jackson, North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo, and St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson […]

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Tupelo’s North Mississippi Health Services wins Baldrige Award

November 14, 2012

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North Mississippi Health Services in Tupelo is one of four organizations selected nationwide as recipients of the 2012 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, the nation’s highest Presidential honor for performance excellence. It won in the health care category. The award was announced today by the Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology. This is […]

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