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Jawauna T. Stewart joins Hattiesburg Clinic’s Hospital Care Service

Jawauna T. Stewart, MD, recently joined Hattiesburg Clinic’s Hospital Care Service. Stewart received her medical degree from the University of Mississippi Medical Center and completed an internal medicine residency at the University of Tennessee in Memphis, Tenn. Her professional affiliations include the American Medical Student Association and American College of Physicians. Stewart will be providing care at Forrest General Hospital.

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Got mother's milk? Forrest General meets demand with depot

While most are familiar with hospitals’ constant struggle to maintain their supply of blood, many are unaware that health care facilities also face a challenge when it comes to another life-sustaining liquid — human milk. Demand for donor human milk in hospital neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) continues to rise. Supply of donor milk has been falling short. And, one Mississippi ...

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Hospital system expects millions in losses from federal cuts

HATTIESBURG — The Forrest Health hospital system is expecting its first red ink since 2007. The projected $2.5 million loss for fiscal 2014 is from federal cuts, including payments for uninsured patients, CEO Evan Dillard told The Hattiesburg American. Forrest General alone is expected to lose $3.7 in such “disproportionate share” payments, he said in an email. Across the city, ...

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Clinic to begin construction of Heart & Vascular Center

HATTIESBURG — Hattiesburg Clinic is to hold a groundbreaking ceremony for its new Heart & Vascular Center, an 80,000-square-foot facility located on Forrest General Hospital’s campus, south of the main entrance. The event will be held tomorrow beginning at 7:30 a.m. Upon completion, the Heart & Vascular Center will be home to Hattiesburg Clinic Cardiology, Cardiothoracic Surgery and Vascular Specialists ...

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Thompson named investigator

Hattiesburg Clinic’s Vascular Specialists Department, in conjunction with Forrest General Hospital, is participating in a national, FDA-approved carotid stenting trial called EV3. Keith Thompson, D.O., a vascular specialist with Hattiesburg Clinic, has been selected to serve as site principal investigator. Thompson has also recently participated in other FDA trials including minimally invasive percutaneous aortic aneurysm repair, as well as endovascular ...

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Clinic welcomes Morrison

Hattiesburg Clinic welcomes Gerry G. Morrison, M.D., to Hospital Care Service. Morrison received a medical degree from Louisiana State University’s School of Medicine in New Orleans, La. She completed a residency at Bowman Gray Medical School, Wake Forest University, in Winston-Salem, N.C. Morrison is board certified in internal medicine. In 2009, she received the Patient’s Choice Award for ranking among ...

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Delaney named director

Lisa Delaney is the new director of nursing at Southern Surgery Center. Delaney has 14 years of nursing experience and has worked at Forrest General Hospital and Stone County Hospital as an emergency services nurse. She received her bachelor’s of science in nursing and a bachelor’s of science in business administration from the University of Southern Mississippi, and is a ...

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Clinical therapist Thomas Pough helps bring sex addiction out of the shadows

As a college student, Thomas Pough made the discovery that counseling was for him. A series of positions and moves led him to Pine Grove Behavioral Health & Addiction Services in Hattiesburg in 1996. An outgrowth of Forrest General Hospital, it’s one of the nation’s most comprehensive treatment centers and Mississippi’s largest. “I’ve always been interested in helping others. I ...

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Laird named year’s best

Forrest General Hospital has selected Marilyn Laird as its Employee of the Year for 2011. Laird joined Forrest General’s staff in 1993 as a home care nurse and began her work as a hospice nurse in 2001. As a Hospice nurse, Laird cares for patients and their families during very difficult times, and is described by her patients as being ...

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Laird named year's best

Forrest General Hospital has selected Marilyn Laird as its Employee of the Year for 2011. Laird joined Forrest General’s staff in 1993 as a home care nurse and began her work as a hospice nurse in 2001. As a Hospice nurse, Laird cares for patients and their families during very difficult times, and is described by her patients as being ...

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