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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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Forrest General Marketing and Communications brings home several awards from MHA’s Maggie Awards

Forrest General’s Marketing and Communications Department was recently honored with several awards at the Mississippi Hospital Association’s 30th Annual Maggie Awards ceremony. Forrest General received a Maggie Award and the Best In Show Electronic Media designation for a campaign promoting Heart Month called My Next Heartbeat. It received a Maggie Award and the Best In Show Print Media designation for ...

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Forrest General market awards include Best in Show

Forrest General’s Marketing and Communications Department was honored recently with several awards at the Mississippi Hospital Association’s 29th Annual Maggie Awards ceremony, including Best In Show Electronic Media. Forrest General received a Maggie Award and the Best in Show Electronic Media designation for a video promoting Heart Month. The video, which featured members of the Sweetea Club, encouraged viewers to ...

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Kabeer Burman joins Hattiesburg Clinic’s Hospital Care Service

Kabeer Burman, MD, recently joined Hattiesburg Clinic’s Hospital Care Service. Burman received his medical degree from Medical University of the Americas in Charlestown, Nevis, West Indies, and completed an internship and internal medicine residency at Ochsner Medical Center in New Orleans, La. His professional memberships include the Society of Hospital Medicine and American College of Physicians. Burman is providing care ...

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Forrest General cancer center receives accreditation

Source: Forrest General Hospital press release HATTIESBURG — The Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACoS) has granted Three-Year Accreditation with Commendation to Forrest General’s Cancer Center. Receiving care at a CoC-accredited cancer program like Forrest General’s Cancer Center ensures that a patient will have access to comprehensive care, a multispecialty team approach, information about clinical ...

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