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Caldwell takes nursing post

James Caldwell, who has 30 years experience in the nursing profession, has been named chief nursing officer at the University of Mississippi Medical Center’s hospital campuses in Grenada and Holmes County. Caldwell joins UMMC after serving as chief nursing officer at Henry County Medical Center in Paris, Tenn. Before that, he was chief nursing officer at Baptist Memorial Hospital in ...

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Neurologist joins Merit

Jigyasa Tewari, M.D. has joined Merit Health Medical Group as a board certified neurologist in Madison. She attended medical school at Dayanand Medical College, Ludhiana, PB in India and completed her residency at University of Pittsburgh (Pa.) Medical Center. She is a member of the American Academy of Neurology, the Medical Council of India and the Punjab Medical Council. Examples ...

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Griffith joins Clinic

Charles R. Griffith, MD, recently joined Hattiesburg Clinic Family Medicine where he will provide family medicine services. Griffith also will be working with the Forrest General Residency Program. As a faculty member of the residency program, Griffith assists in the supervision of the resident physicians at FGH Family Medicine Center, located on the first floor of Hattiesburg Clinic. Griffith received ...

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Baptist make staff changes

Baptist Medical Clinic, a division of Baptist Health Systems in Jackson has made staff additions and promotions in its administrative offices: Brad Beattie has been named executive director of Baptist Medical Clinic Administration. Beattie will be responsible for directing and administering overall practice management functions of Baptist’s multi-specialty clinic and outpatient physical therapy network. He has experience in clinic operations ...

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Merit Health Biloxi begins search for new CEO

BThe CEO of Merit Health Biloxi will resign at the end of the month after accepting a position with a hospital system in Texas. The Sun Herald reports Health Management Associates, which manages the hospital, has begun the search for a new chief executive officer to replace Monte Bostwick. The newspaper reports the job posting on the LinkedIn website said ...

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Supreme Court ends legal fight over Mississippi abortion law

A physician at Mississippi’s only abortion clinic is praising the end of a legal fight over a state law that threatened to close the facility by setting a hospital-privileges requirement the clinic couldn’t fulfill. However, Republican Gov. Phil Bryant still says the law he signed in 2012 — now blocked by the U.S. Supreme Court — was designed to help ...

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Lenior named to HR post

Frank Lenior has been named Vice President of Human Resources for St. Dominic Health Services and St. Dominic Hospital. Lenior is originally from Aberdeen and graduated from The University of Mississippi where he was captain of the cheerleading squad. His experience in healthcare Human Resources administration includes Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Case Western Reserve Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio, ...

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2 receive home care honors

The Mississippi Association for Home Care (MAHC) recently announced the winners of two statewide awards. Quincy Oatis, COTA, of Purvis has received the 2016 J.T. Gilbert Clinical Award. Oatis has worked for Gentiva Home Health in Meridian for eight years and strives to improve the quality of life for others. In his spare time, often after his eight children are ...

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Top worker, officers named

During the recent annual meeting of Friends of South Mississippi State Hospital, April Holder, RN, MSN, nurse chief at the Purvis behavioral health program, was named Employee of the Year. Selected from employees of each quarter, the honor was voted on by employees. The organization also elected new officers and board members. Beginning her second term as president is Missy ...

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EMCC honors Baptist-Golden Triangle educators

Dr. Thomas Heubner, Jr., right, president of East Mississippi Community College, presents the ‘Best Practices Award’ to members of the Baptist Golden Triangle Education Department staff at the college’s recent Industry Appreciation luncheon. Accepting are, from left, Education Staff Development Specialists Eljenette West, RN, Tracy Barron, RN, Dee Hendrickson, RN and Instructor Mia Johnson. The hospital earned the Best Practices ...

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