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5 hospitals get top rating

Five Mississippi hospitals recently received an “A” patient-safety rating in the Fall 2015 Hospital Safety Score by the Leapfrog Group, a national patient safety watchdog group. The hospitals were Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle, Biloxi Regional Medical Center and Northwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center in Clarksdale, Baptist Union County in New Albany and Baptist North Mississippi in Oxford. Leapfrog Group grades ...

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Joan Strayham hospital CEO

Joan M. Strayham has been named Chief Executive Officer of Stone County Hospital in Wiggins. Strayham’s resume includes senior management positions at four Mississippi hospitals within the HMA system including River Oaks Hospital, Northwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center, Riley Hospital and Biloxi Regional Medical Center. Strayham’s healthcare career began in 1980 as a staff nurse at Biloxi Regional Medical Center. ...

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HOSPITAL FOOD: For patients, visitors, it’s all about the choices

If the words “hospital food” conjure up memories of mystery meat and green Jello, you should know that the food being served today in some hospital cafeterias and on patient trays is all about healthier, tastier choices. But if you’re craving fried chicken, you can have that, too. Morrison Healthcare, a leading health care food service company, feeds the staff ...

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Weible practicing on the Coast

Nancy Weible, M.D., family practice, has joined the medical staff of Biloxi Regional Medical Center and Care Plus at E-Fitness and Wellness Center. Weible received her medical degree at University of Missouri-Kansas City. She is board certified by the American Board of Family Practice and is also a medical review officer. Weible has received numerous honors and awards including One ...

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Hospital recognizes staff members

Biloxi Regional Medical Center recently held its quarterly awards ceremony, recognizing years of service of long-term staff as well as quarterly award announcements. Those receiving five-year pins were Mary Gregory, Deborah Taylor, Theresa Payne, Melissa Tinsley, Kimberly Evans, Sharon Edwards, Joann Wallace, Mary Cryer, Naomi Sigman and Manion Anderson. Thos receiving 10-year pins were Karen Parrott, Sachi Havens,  Joel Prickett, ...

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BRMC adds to medical staff

Richard E. Chernecky, M.D., gastroenterologist, has joined the medical staff of Biloxi Regional Medical Center (BRMC) and Digestive Health Center. Chernecky received his medical degree from Emory University School of Medicine and completed an internship and residency at the College of Medicine of New Jersey. He also completed a residency and fellowship in digestive diseases at Emory University. Chernecky is ...

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Biloxi Regional adds Wurm to staff

William Van Wurm, M.D., a pediatrician, has joined the medical staff of Biloxi Regional Medical Center and Gulf Coast Children’s Clinic. Wurm attended University of Mississippi Medical School where he completed a residency in pediatrics. He has advanced training in pediatric life support, neonatal resuscitation and is an advanced cardiac life support provider.

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Biloxi Regional recognizes staff

At its most recent quarterly awards program, Biloxi Regional Medical Center recognized staff members for outstanding service. Receiving five-year pins were: Jennifer Rafferty, Rose Ellen Skrmetti, Belinda Baugh, Denise Quick, Sunya Lewis, Brent Shaw, April Jones, Robin Gatewood, Kimberly Bourgeois and Patricia Allen. Ten-year pins went to Stacy Rushing and Cammie Wilkerson. Nellicia Sturgis received her 25-year pin, and Vera ...

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