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Shah joins Memorial Physician Clinics Coast Cardiology Center

Memorial Physician Clinics welcomed Manoj P. Shah, MD, in the practice of cardiology at Memorial Physician Clinics Coast Cardiology Center in Gulfport. Shah received his medical degree from The Medical College at Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, India. He completed his internship, residency and was fellowship trained in Adult Cardiology at Cook County Hospital in Chicago. In addition, he completed ...

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Columbus Orthopaedic becomes nationally certified in advanced total hip and knee replacement

Columbus Orthopaedic Outpatient Center has become one of only 6 facilities throughout the nation to earn The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Advanced Total Hip and Knee Replacement Certification by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The Gold Seal is a symbol of quality that reflects a health care organization’s commitment to providing safe and quality patient ...

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Baker Donelson’s Health Law Group earns multiple top ten rankings

The Baker Ober Health Law Group at Baker Donelson has earned multiple honors: Baker Donelson was ranked third on the 2019 edition of Modern Healthcare’s “Largest Healthcare Law Firms.” Baker Donelson was ranked third on the American Health Lawyers Association’s “AHLA 2019 Top Honors” rankings of health law firms in the United States. Baker Donelson was recognized in the American ...

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Highland Community Hospital receives Baby-Friendly designation

Highland Community Hospital announced that it has achieved the international Baby-Friendly designation after a rigorous review process conducted by Baby-Friendly USA. This honor demonstrates that Highland is adhering to the highest standards of care for breastfeeding mothers and their babies. These standards are built on the Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding, a set of evidence-based practices recommended by the World ...

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2 doctors plead guilty in health care fraud case

Two doctors have pleaded guilty to conspiring to commit health care fraud. U.S. Attorney Mike Hurst, in a news release, said 37-year-old Dr. Shahjahan Sultan, of Madison, Mississippi, and 56-year-old Dr. Thomas Edward Sturdavant, of Kingsport, Tennessee, entered their pleas Thursday before Senior U.S. District Judge Keith Starrett of Hattiesburg. Hurst says Sultan contracted with a pharmacy in Jackson County ...

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Hattiesburg Clinic hires Ahmad Yehva

Ahmad Yehya, MD, joined Hattiesburg Clinic Endocrinology. Yehya provides care for people with endocrine disorders, particularly diabetes and metabolic diseases. He also has special interests in weight management, thyroid biopsy, thyroid cancer and osteoporosis. Yehya received his medical degree from American University of Beirut in Beirut, Lebanon. He completed an internal medicine internship and residency at the University of Kansas ...

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Anderson Diabetes program named Top Performer

Anderson Diabetes Center’s Denise Roberts, RD, LD, CDE (left) and Terri Patterson, RN, BSN, CDE are recipients of the Top Performance Award from Vizient Southern States Diabetes Management Collaborative. Vizient Southern States is a membership alliance for non-profit health care providers. Anderson Regional Medical Center received a Top Performance Award for its overall score on reductions in patient readmissions, average ...

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Johnson named Hattiesburg Clinic’s Employee of the Quarter

Renea Johnson, a Chronic Care Management nurse with the Quality Management department, has been chosen Hattiesburg Clinic’s Employee of the Third Quarter. Johnson has been with the clinic less than a year and has already made an impact through her work with patients. As a CCM nurse, Johnson is responsible for calling patients who have chronic medical conditions each month ...

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HU MEENA — C Spire Health mobile app redefines the traditional doctor house call

Back in the 1930 and 40s, most doctors visited sick patients in their homes with hands-on diagnosis and prescriptions for maladies ranging from a sore throat and the common cold to pneumonia.   Fast forward 80 years through the industrial, information and technology revolutions to the modern digital era. Research, practice and consumer preference shows that the days of the ...

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Merit Health Wesley recognizes employees of the month

Merit Health Wesley recognized two individuals who were nominated by their peers as Employee of the Month. Toni Loomis, R.T., Radiology Department, was named Clinical Employee of the Month. Loomis has worked at Merit Health Wesley for more than two years. “Toni is a pleasure to work with because she is always willing to help,” says Jennifer Norman, RN, Radiology ...

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