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Forrest General names DAISY Award winner for June

ICU nurse Jessica Parsons has been recognized as Forrest General’s June recipient of the DAISY Award. The award is presented monthly to a deserving nurse who exemplifies clinical expertise and compassionate care and is recognized as a role model in the nursing community. It was a love for science and how it can be applied to the body to help ...

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Forrest General doctor serves on frontlines of COVID-19 in New York City

Photos of an empty Times Square and the Lincoln Tunnel void of any cars, are just a couple of the photos cardiologist Lawrence (Larry) Leader, DO, has on his cell phone from his recent Naval deployment to New York City. His memories are just as vivid of the happy faces of COVID-19 patients using his cell phone to call or ...

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Forrest General honors Nurses of the Year

Forrest General honored its outstanding nurses during National Nurses Week celebrations, including announcing Nurse of the Year, Nurse Manager of the Year and Tech of the Year. Forrest General’s nurses are dedicated to their job as is evident in the number of years they have worked to keep Pine Belt patients safe. According to records kept by Forrest General’s Human ...

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Hattiesburg Clinic offering curbside testing

In response to the Coronavirus outbreak, Forrest General Hospital and Hattiesburg Clinic are now offering curbside testing for COVID-19. This testing will be provided through the Cough & Fever Clinic, located at the Cloverleaf Medical Plaza at 5909 US Highway 49 in Hattiesburg. Patients must schedule an appointment online at www.curbsidecovid.com a minimum of three hours in advance to get ...

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Forrest General first in state to use new compound to illuminate brain tumors

Forrest General became the first hospital in Mississippi to use Gleolan™ (aminolevulinic acid HCl) for enhanced visualization of high-grade gliomas (including glioblastomas), or tumors occurring in the glial cells of the brain. This solution causes tumor cells to glow red under blue light allowing the neurosurgeon to remove as much of the tumor as possible without affecting healthy brain cells. ...

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Forrest General’s Hospice ranks in top 5% in national survey

Forrest General’s Home Care and Hospice has received the Strategic Healthcare Programs’ (SHP) Best Hospice Caregiver Satisfaction Award. The award recognizes the hospital for achieving an overall score that ranked within the top 5 percent in the SHP national Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) Hospice benchmark and above the SHP national average for each CAHPS hospice quality ...

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Forrest General, Pine Grove honored with Maggie Awards

Forrest General’s Marketing and Communications Department was honored at the Mississippi Hospital Association’s Maggie Awards ceremony, recognizing excellence in marketing and public relations efforts of Mississippi hospitals. Forrest General received a Maggie Award and the Best In Show Video designation for 100 Years Lived Well, a feature story about a LiveWell patient who celebrated his 100th birthday at the facility. ...

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Forrest General’s Hospice receives Best Superior Performer Award

Forrest General’s Hospice recently received the Strategic Healthcare Programs’ (SHP) Best Superior Performer Award, which recognizes the hospital for achieving an overall score that ranked within the top 20 percent in the SHP national Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) Hospice benchmark and above the SHP national average for each CAHPS hospice quality measure in the 2017 calendar ...

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Forrest General honors Nurses of the Year

Forrest General honored its outstanding nurses during National Nurses Week celebrations, including Clinical and Non-Clinical Nurses of the Year and Nurse Leader of the Year. At a reception held on May 11, for nurses hospital-wide, Clinical Nurse of the Year was awarded to Joyce Rogers, RN, radiation oncology. Kenneth David Dees, RN, Epic, was honored as the hospital’s Non-Clinical Nurse ...

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