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Forrest General announces annual award winners

Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg recently presented awards to its top employee, leadership and physician. Employees recognized during the event included Forrest General’s We C.A.R.E. Award recipients, honored for upholding the hospital’s We C.A.R.E. philosophy; Service Award recipients, who were recognized for years of service to the organization; and the 2018 employee of the year, Chuck Pierce. Also honored were ...

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Forrest General Hospital designated a STEMI Receiving Center

Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg has been designated as a STEMI Receiving Center by the Mississippi State Department of Health. An ST-Elevated Myocardial Infarction (STEMI) is a type of severe heart attack that requires immediate intervention. This designation acknowledges that Forrest General employs scientifically recognized best practices when treating STEMI patients and that the hospital has the staff and equipment ...

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Forrest General’s residents complete 3-year residency program and pass board exams

Forrest General Hospital’s second group of residents have all passed the American Board of Family Medicine’s Family Medicine Certification Examination and will complete the 3-year Family Medicine Residency Program on June 29. Out of this class of six residents, three will remain to practice in the Hattiesburg area. Jason Fisher, DO, will join Hattiesburg Clinic and open the new South ...

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Forrest General among nation’s top hospitals for treatment of heart attacks

Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg has received the American College of Cardiology’s NCDR ACTION Registry Platinum Performance Achievement Award for 2018. Forrest General is one of 203 hospitals nationwide to receive the honor. The award recognizes Forrest General’s commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of care for heart attack patients as outlined by the American College of Cardiology/American ...

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Banda receives Seven Seals Award

As co-workers and family look on, September Wallace (right), Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve’s (ESGR) Area 6 chair person, presents Keerthi Banda, hospital care service at Hattiesburg Clinic and medical staff at Forrest General Hospital, with the Seven Seals Award for meritorious leadership and initiative in support of the men and women who serve America in the National ...

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American College of Cardiology honors Forrest General physician

Thad Waites, MD, FACC, cardiologist at Hattiesburg Clinic and on the medical staff at Forrest General Hospital, has been awarded the American College of Cardiology’s 2018 Master of the ACC Award. The ACC chooses only three people worldwide for their highest honor. A native of Waynesboro, Waites has practiced medicine for nearly 50 years. Waites has held many positions throughout ...

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Forrest General Hospital Among Nation’s Top Performing Hospitals for Treatment of Heart Attack Patients

Forrest General Hospital has received the American College of Cardiology’s NCDR ACTION Registry Platinum Performance Achievement Award for 2017. Forrest General is one of only 193 hospitals nationwide to receive the honor. The award recognizes Forrest General’s commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of care for heart attack patients and signifies that Forrest General has reached an goal ...

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Forrest General Hospital welcomes new group of 3-year residents

Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg recently welcomes its fourth class of 3-year residents into the Family Medicine Residency Program. These doctors will practice at the Forrest General Hospital Family Medicine Center located on the first floor of Hattiesburg Clinic and will rotate through departments throughout the 3-year program. Residents have an inpatient service allowing them to admit patients into the ...

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Forrest General Hospital recognized for stroke care procedures

Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg has received the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: Stroke Honor Roll. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to providing the most appropriate stroke treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence. Hospitals must achieve 85 percent or ...

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Forrest General honors Nurses of the Year

Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg recently recognized its nurses during National Nurses Week celebrations. Those honored, from left, are Darcy Nettles, RN, case management, Non-Clinical Nurse of the Year; Lance Broome, RN, surgery, Clinical Nurse of the Year; and Gladys Wolff, RN, director of Critical Care and Telemetry, Nurse Leader of the Year

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