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Tobie Gillean gets leadership post

Tobie Gillean, LCSW, CCM, has been named director of North Mississippi Medical Center’s Rehabilitation Institute and Skilled Nursing Facility in Tupelo. Gillean has been employed by NMMC for 20 years in a variety of roles, most recently serving as clinical coordinator for the Rehabilitation Institute and Skilled Nursing Facility. In her new position, she will provide operational oversight to clinical ...

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North Mississippi Medical Center’s MIS restructured

North Mississippi Medical Center’s Management Information Services department has recently been restructured with new leadership roles at the Tupelo hospital. Slayton Austria, who was named as vice president and chief information officer in September 2014, has restructured and added three people to the MIS management team to improve customer service. Donny Wiggins has been named director of Business Systems Operations ...

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HEADACHES FOR HOSPITALS — Larger operations can give aid to struggling rural hospitals

An estimated 40 percent of rural hospitals in the country are operating at a loss, and the situation is getting worse for many rural hospitals not affiliated with larger healthcare facilities because of increased government regulations combined with reduced reimbursements. Closure of a rural hospital can have a devastating impact on a small community that is already losing population and ...

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SAD much more than just the winter blahs

It might be difficult to find anyone who likes the cold — often dreary — weather of winter. Most people bear it as part of the year’s seasons and look ahead to the more cheerful weather of spring and summer. But then, there are individuals for whom winter’s lack of sunshine is more than a mild feeling of displeasure. Seasonal ...

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GOP congressman Nunnelee hospitalized in his Miss. hometown

JACKSON — A Mississippi congressman who had brain surgery last year is hospitalized for treatment of a bleeding problem in his left leg. Republican Rep. Alan Nunnelee is in North Mississippi Medical Center in his hometown of Tupelo for treatment of a hematoma. Nunnelee’s spokeswoman, Elizabeth Parks, says doctors have not said when he might be discharged. Nunnelee’s office announced ...

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MORA recognizes groups with first Spero Awards

Special to the MBJ The Mississippi Organ Recovery Agency (MORA) served as host for the inaugural Spero Awards presented by Donate Life Mississippi today at the Old Capitol Inn in downtown Jackson. The awards ceremony recognized hospital partners, medical professionals, corporate partners and donor ambassadors that work with MORA to promote organ, eye and tissue donation. A total of 15 ...

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After resigning, health care CEO to stay on as consultant

TUPELO — John Heer, who last month resigned as president of North Mississippi Health Services, will remain a consultant with the organization. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports that the agreement keeps Heer with the health care group through Aug. 31, 2014. Other managers will lead the company while a search is conducted for a new president. The organization also ...

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NMMC celebrates surpassing 20,000 open heart surgeries

North Mississippi Medical Center’s Heart Institute recently reached a major milestone by surpassing 20,000 open heart surgeries. Betty Graham of the Hurricane community in Pontotoc County became the 20,000th heart surgery patient at NMMC on July 5 when cardiothoracic surgeon David Talton, M.D., performed bypass surgery on five coronary arteries and repaired her heart’s mitral valve. “Mother raises a big ...

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Tim Moore selected as North Mississippi Medical Center president

  Tim Moore has been appointed as president of North Mississippi Medical Center-Tupelo. Since April 2012, Moore has served as vice president of North Mississippi Health Services’ community hospitals, working closely with the facilities in Eupora, Iuka, Pontotoc and West Point as well as Hamilton, Ala. Moore came to Tupelo from Meridian, where he had served as system vice president ...

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North Mississippi Medical Center performs congenital heart surgeries

TUPELO, Miss.-Two young men recently made heart history at North Mississippi Medical Center. On June 24, Patrick Keith and Chris Gentry, both 25 and from Tupelo, became the first two patients to undergo surgery locally for congenital heart defects as a result of a cooperative effort between NMMC and the Children’s Heart Center at University of Mississippi Medical Center in ...

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