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Forrest General Hospital welcomes new 3-year residents

Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg welcomed a class of 3-year residents into the Forrest General Family Medicine Residency Program. These doctors will practice at the Forrest General Hospital Family Medicine Center at Hattiesburg Clinic and will rotate through different departments. The new resident physicians are: John Lloyd Martin, DO, William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine; Meghan Webb, MD, University ...

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Forrest General Hospital hires new chief nursing officer

Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg announced the hiring of Phyllis Chambers-Berry, DNP, RN, NE-BC, as Chief Nursing Officer. Chambers-Berry most recently served as Director of Emergency and Nursing Staff Services at Baptist Memorial Hospital Desoto in Southaven. Chambers-Berry also oversaw nursing support services at Baptist Desoto and was responsible for bed flow daily operations. Chambers-Berry was President of the Mississippi ...

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Forrest General Hospital recognized by the Mississippi Organ Recovery Agency

The Mississippi Organ Recovery Agency (MORA) recognized Forrest General Hospital at the 6th Annual Spero Awards on July 25, 2019 at the Hilton Jackson. The hospital was honoured as one of the hospital partners working with MORA to save lives and promote organ, eye and tissue donation. “Forrest General Hospital’s staff always goes above and beyond to ensure that the ...

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Forrest General Hospital among nation’s top performing hospitals

For the fifth consecutive year, Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg received the American College of Cardiology’s NCDR Chest Pain ̶ MI Registry Platinum Performance Achievement Award for 2019. Forrest General is one of only 225 hospitals nationwide to receive the honor. The award recognizes Forrest General’s commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of care for heart attack patients.

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Forrest General Hospital receives award

Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg has received the Mission: Lifeline Gold Plus Receiving Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association for the treatment of patients who suffer severe heart attacks. Forrest General earned the award by meeting specific criteria and standards of performance for quick and appropriate treatment through emergency procedures to ...

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Forrest General honors Nurses of the Year

Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg honored its outstanding nurses during National Nurses Week celebrations, including announcing Clinical and Non-Clinical Nurses of the Year and Nurse Leader of the Year. Leadership surprised the award recipients on their units surrounded by their co-workers. Clinical Nurse of the Year was awarded to Scott Rucker, RN, radiology. BJ Morrison, RN, Epic, was honored as ...

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Forrest General announces annual award winners

Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg recently presented awards to its top employee, leadership and physician. Employees recognized during the event included Forrest General’s We C.A.R.E. Award recipients, honored for upholding the hospital’s We C.A.R.E. philosophy; Service Award recipients, who were recognized for years of service to the organization; and the 2018 employee of the year, Chuck Pierce. Also honored were ...

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Forrest General Hospital designated a STEMI Receiving Center

Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg has been designated as a STEMI Receiving Center by the Mississippi State Department of Health. An ST-Elevated Myocardial Infarction (STEMI) is a type of severe heart attack that requires immediate intervention. This designation acknowledges that Forrest General employs scientifically recognized best practices when treating STEMI patients and that the hospital has the staff and equipment ...

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Forrest General’s residents complete 3-year residency program and pass board exams

Forrest General Hospital’s second group of residents have all passed the American Board of Family Medicine’s Family Medicine Certification Examination and will complete the 3-year Family Medicine Residency Program on June 29. Out of this class of six residents, three will remain to practice in the Hattiesburg area. Jason Fisher, DO, will join Hattiesburg Clinic and open the new South ...

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Forrest General among nation’s top hospitals for treatment of heart attacks

Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg has received the American College of Cardiology’s NCDR ACTION Registry Platinum Performance Achievement Award for 2018. Forrest General is one of 203 hospitals nationwide to receive the honor. The award recognizes Forrest General’s commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of care for heart attack patients as outlined by the American College of Cardiology/American ...

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