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Merit Health welcomes Lomax

Merit Health Medical Group has added Terica Lomax, NP-C, family medicine provider, to its staff. Lomax holds her bachelor’s degree in nursing from Howard University in the District of Columbia. She holds her master’s degree in nursing from the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. Lomax specializes in primary care and can treat your family for everything from minor ...

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Memorial Physician Clinics welcomes Hardwick

Memorial Physician Clinics welcomed James Hardwick, MD, FACC, in the practice of cardiology at Memorial Physician Clinics, Coast Heart Institute in Gulfport. Hardwick received his Doctor of Medicine from Wake Forest University/Bowman Gray School of Medicine in Winston Salem, NC. He completed his internship at the University of Florida at Orlando Regional Hospital, and internal medicine residency at the University ...

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BILL CRAWFORD: Hospitals closing and healthcare for working poor becoming campaign issues

“Half of Mississippi’s rural hospitals at risk of closing, report says,” read the startling headline in Mississippi Today. “Thirty-one of Mississippi’s 64 rural hospitals, or 48 percent, are at ‘high financial risk,’ according to a national report of rural hospitals from independent consulting firm Navigant,” read the article. Perhaps even more startling was this from an article in News Mississippi: ...

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Mississippi State Hospital honors three as Employees of the Year

Stacey Carter, Stanley Nobles and Roger Scott were named Mississippi State Hospital’s 2018 Employees of the Year for making outstanding contributions to the hospital through their work. The three, chosen from among the 36 Employee of the Month recipients, were recognized at the Employee of the Year Gala on Feb. 21 at the Pearl Community Center. Each winner received a ...

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Kelly joins Hattiesburg Clinic Dermatology

Sarah Kelly, CNP, joined Hattiesburg Clinic Dermatology – South, where she provides evaluation and treatment for skin disorders. Kelly relocated from Hattiesburg Clinic Dermatology – West earlier this year, where she provided dermatology care for nearly 10 years. She received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and a Master of Science in Nursing as a Family Nurse Practitioner from The ...

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Statewide HR society presents Johnson with distinguished service award

The Mississippi Hospital Association Society for Human Resources Administration recently presented Brenda Johnson, director of human resources for North Mississippi Medical Center-West Point, with its Distinguished Service Award. The award is given each year to a society member in recognition of outstanding contributions to heath care human resources in Mississippi. Tim Moore, MHA chief executive officer, presented Johnson with the ...

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MISSISSIPPI PROFILES: The Mississippi Business Group on Health

There are many challenges in the health care field these days. Costs are skyrocketing, access to care is a continuing problem in many areas, and businesses and their employees are being negatively impacted in many ways. One group in Mississippi is working diligently to make a difference. The Mississippi Business Group on Health, established in 2014 as an association for ...

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Memorial Physician Clinics adds Lobrano, Rubenstein

Memorial Physician Clinics recently added William Lobrano, MD, and Louis A. Rubenstein, MD, in the practice of Family Medicine at Memorial Physician Clinics Ocean Springs Primary Care. Lobrano received his medical degree from Louisiana State University. He completed his internship at Charity Hospital in New Orleans, and residency in family medicine from Lafayette Charity Hospital. Rubenstein received his medical degree ...

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Hughes joins Right Track Medical

Carol Ann Hughes has joined Right Track Medical Group as director of outreach. Her role will focus on helping patients and referral partners access care at Right Track Medical Group’s outpatient mental health clinics. Right Track Medical Group provides psychiatric evaluation, medication management, and individual and family therapy at locations in Oxford and Tupelo. Hughes’s role will include educating physicians, ...

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King joins Hattiesburg Clinic Vascular Specialists

Kimberly B. King, CNP, joined Hattiesburg Clinic Vascular Specialists. King provides preoperative and postoperative care for vascular surgery patients. She also provides follow-up and management for chronic vascular disease. King received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from The University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, Miss., where she also obtained her Master of Science in Nursing. She completed internships with ...

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