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Bids to open on new $19M hospital project

NESHOBA COUNTY — Bids will be opened March 8 for construction of a new $19 million in Neshoba County. The new hospital is expected to be completed in spring of 2013. The Neshoba Democrat reports bids will be accepted for 22 separate packages, ranging from concrete and masonry to mechanical and electrical. Tyler Construction Group is completing the $120,000 site ...

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Wages retiring after 42-year career at NMHS

TUPELO — For 42 years, Gerald Wages has been a pillar of leadership at North Mississippi Health Services. In 1969, he started as assistant administrator and CFO of the Tupelo hospital. Wages, who served as interim chief executive three times for the hospital system, is retiring as executive vice president for community hospitals for North Mississippi Health Services. He will ...

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Clinic chooses Epic's EMR/practice management system

HATTIESBURG — Epic, an integrated electronic medical record (EMR) and practice management system, has gone live across Hattiesburg Clinic’s network of locations and providers, changing the technology of the practice. Since then, patients who have visited Hattiesburg Clinic have experienced a different kind of appointment where they have left the office more informed and with increased access to their health ...

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Property owner balks on homeless shelter project

VICKSBURG — Plans for a transitional shelter for homeless people near the former ParkView Regional Medical Center have been scrapped. But planners tell the Vicksburg Post they will look for another site. Owners of the property where the former medical complex sits “weren’t interested in making it available for it anymore,” said Tina Hayward, executive director of Mountain of Faith ...

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Officials to break ground for new Choctaw County Hospital

ACKERMAN — The Choctaw County Medical Foundation and Pioneer Health Systems will hold a ground-breaking ceremony Friday for the new Choctaw County Hospital in Ackerman. Pioneer Health Systems, the parent Pioneer Community Hospital of Choctaw, is building the hospital and a medical office building in Ackerman. U.S. Rep. Alan Nunnelee (R-Miss) is scheduled to speak at the 2 p.m. event ...

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Board approves $112M bond issue for UMMC

JACKSON — The state College Board has approved a $112 million bond issue for the University of Mississippi Medical Center, even though one board member questioned whether it was appropriate to borrow the money. UMMC had originally proposed to use some of the money to buy software to comply with a federal requirement that it start using electronic health records ...

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Long-abandoned hospital could get new life

LUMBERTON — Assuming the legal language can be satisfactorily completed in time, the initial cleaning of the former Lumberton hospital could begin this spring. That would be the first step in determining whether the long-shuttered building could be renovated and turned into a personal care facility for the elderly that would be leased from the city. “That’s the first thing ...

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Hospital group won't oppose tax to fund Medicaid

JACKSON — The leader of the Mississippi Hospital Association says his group won’t fight renewal of a tax his members pay to help fund Medicaid. The association protested in 2009 when then-Gov. Haley Barbour pushed for the hospital tax. Now, the association’s president and CEO, Sam Cameron, says the tax gives hospitals predictability in their expenses. Medicaid is a government ...

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