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Hospital agrees to pay fine for mishandling hazardous waste

GULFPORT — A Gulfport hospital is paying an $87,000 fine for improperly handling hazardous waste. Garden Park Medical Center agreed in May to pay the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality $87,100 for violating 21 separate rules governing the storage and disposal of hazardous waste. A May 19 order published by the department said the violations were found in an August ...

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NY Times reports HCA inquiry uncovered unnecessary cardiac surgeries

An internal investigation by HCA, the largest for-profit hospital chain in the United States with 163 facilities, including Garden Park Medical Center in Gulfport, uncovered evidence as far back as 2002 and as recently as late 2010 showing that some cardiologists at several of its hospitals in Florida were unable to justify many of the procedures they were performing, the ...

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Blazing new set of trails

As one of state’s few women CEOs, Waltz leading Gulfport hospital As chief executive officer of Garden Park Medical Center in Gulfport, Brenda M. Waltz is the only female hospital administrator on the Coast and one of few in Mississippi. She came to the position last August after serving as the CEO of hospitals in Georgia, Kentucky and Tennessee. The ...

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