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GOP congressman Nunnelee hospitalized in his Miss. hometown

JACKSON — A Mississippi congressman who had brain surgery last year is hospitalized for treatment of a bleeding problem in his left leg. Republican Rep. Alan Nunnelee is in North Mississippi Medical Center in his hometown of Tupelo for treatment of a hematoma. Nunnelee’s spokeswoman, Elizabeth Parks, says doctors have not said when he might be discharged. Nunnelee’s office announced ...

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MORA recognizes groups with first Spero Awards

Special to the MBJ The Mississippi Organ Recovery Agency (MORA) served as host for the inaugural Spero Awards presented by Donate Life Mississippi today at the Old Capitol Inn in downtown Jackson. The awards ceremony recognized hospital partners, medical professionals, corporate partners and donor ambassadors that work with MORA to promote organ, eye and tissue donation. A total of 15 ...

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After resigning, health care CEO to stay on as consultant

TUPELO — John Heer, who last month resigned as president of North Mississippi Health Services, will remain a consultant with the organization. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports that the agreement keeps Heer with the health care group through Aug. 31, 2014. Other managers will lead the company while a search is conducted for a new president. The organization also ...

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Tim Moore selected as North Mississippi Medical Center president

  Tim Moore has been appointed as president of North Mississippi Medical Center-Tupelo. Since April 2012, Moore has served as vice president of North Mississippi Health Services’ community hospitals, working closely with the facilities in Eupora, Iuka, Pontotoc and West Point as well as Hamilton, Ala. Moore came to Tupelo from Meridian, where he had served as system vice president ...

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Tupelo's North Mississippi Health Services wins Baldrige Award

North Mississippi Health Services in Tupelo is one of four organizations selected nationwide as recipients of the 2012 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, the nation’s highest Presidential honor for performance excellence. It won in the health care category. The award was announced today by the Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology. This is the 25th anniversary of the ...

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Alumni receive awards

Three University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy alumni were recently honored for their outstanding careers and contributions to the school. Recipients of the school’s 2012 Distinguished Alumni Awards are Kristie Gholson of Tupelo, William B. Harlan of Brandon and Richard Allen Jackson Sr. of Sarasota, Fla. Gholson is assistant director of pharmacy at North Mississippi Medical Center. Before joining NMMC, ...

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Hood appointed ACHE regent

Fred B. Hood, administrator of North Mississippi Medical Center-Pontotoc, has been appointed to the Council of Regents, the legislative body of the American College of Healthcare Executives, which serves as the vital link between ACHE and affiliates. The Council of Regents approves governance and membership regulations as well as promotes ACHE programs, services and activities within their respective areas. Hood ...

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Carter promoted to administrator

Leslia Carter, RN, has been promoted to administrator of Post-Acute and Rehabilitation Services at North Mississippi Medical Center. Before her promotion to the newly created position, Carter had served as director of the NMMC Home Health and Hospice since 2005. Carter joined NMMC’s staff in 1988 as a staff nurse with the Women’s Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit then transferred ...

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Bucking trends by expanding and adding

Already country’s largest non-metro hospital, NMMC is adding space and medical staff Service, space and medical specialties are growing at North Mississippi Medical Center (NMMC) in Tupelo. As America’s largest non-metropolitan hospital, the 650-bed facility continues a pattern of growth. “We’ve had amazing growth and that’s good for the city and region,” said Steve Altmiller, president of NMMC. “We stay ...

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Starling wins ANA award

Jan Starling, R.N., has been selected by the American Nurses Association to receive the 2010 ANA Honorary Nursing Practice Award. She has been a North Mississippi Medical Center for 19 years, with nearly 17 of those with NMMC Home Health and Hospice. Starling will be presented the award during the ANA House of Delegates in June in Washington, D.C. In ...

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