Memorial Hospital, Gulfport MS

Hancock Whitney Pledges $2.5 Million Investment in COVID-19 Community Relief | PR Newswire | 4/29/2020

… financial support for the following priorities in local communities across Hancock Whitney’s banking footprint, including approximately (GULFPORT, Miss.) In partnership with Salute Italian & Seafood Restaurant in Gulfport, Mississippi, Hancock Whitney helped feed HealthcareHeroes at Memorial Hospital at Gulfport. (NEW ORLEANS) Hancock Whitney partnered with the Ralph Brennan Restaurant Group to deliver meals to support and show appreciation to HealthcareHeroes at University Medical Center in New Orleans. (NEW ORLEANS) Hancock Whitney …

Northwestern Memorial Hospital testing drug for severe COVID cases | Crain’s Chicago Business | 4/24/2020

Northwestern Medicine Northwestern Memorial Hospital Northwestern Memorial Hospital is among medical centers testing a rheumatoid arthritis drug as a possible treatment for severely or critically ill COVID-19 patients. FREE Crain’s has lifted the pay wall on coverage of the public health response to coronavirus . Support our journalism: Please subscribe. Sign up for our daily newsletter rounding up the latest news on the pandemic. The Streeterville hospital is enrolling patients …

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Lessons from Taiwan’s Chang Gung Memorial Hospital in tackling COVID-19 | Healthcare IT News | 4/20/2020

An interview with Prof. Chyong-Huey Lai, Vice-superintendent of Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Linkuo Branch. April 20, 2020 01:59 AM According to an article by Stanford’s Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Taiwan has managed to prevent the coronavirus from heavily impacting its 23 million citizens due to using tech such as big data analytics to generate real-time alerts from the integration of health insurance data base with …

Pandemic exposes low pay and scant protections for nursing assistants and home-care aides | LA Times | 4/4/2020

When she heard friends working at Lowe’s were in line for $300 hazard-pay bonuses, Allanah Smit wondered why her employer, Memorial Hospital in Gulfport, Miss., had no such plans. “Healthcare workers deserve hazard pay too,” she declared on Twitter. “Yes, we chose this profession, but we didn’t sign up to fight a global pandemic with ONE N-95 respirator and improper PPE.” As a certified nursing assistant, Smit makes …

Where you can get tested for COVID-19 in Mississippi | 4/2/2020

… County Hospital, 601-698‑0115Corinth, Corinth Health Care Associates, 662-396-4406Corinth, Magnolia Express Care, 662-286-1499D’Iberville, Coastal Family Health Center, 228-392-4153Ecru, Friendship Medical Clinic, 662-488‑8799Edwards, Jackson-Hinds Edwards Clinic, 601-362-5321 ext.1168Fayette, Jefferson Comprehensive Health Center, 601‑786-3475Forest, Lackey Memorial Hospital , 601-697-8859Fulton, Med Plus Urgent Care, 662-269‑8000Fulton, Express Care, 662-862‑9040Greenville, Delta Regional Medical Center, 662-725‑6000Greenville, Dr. Neal Suares Family Medicine Clinic, 662-334‑8557Gulfport, Gulfport Memorial, 228-867‑5000Gulfport, Memorial Physician Clinics Magnolia Grove Walk‑In Clinic, 228-867‑5000Gulfport, Memorial Physician …

Delta County Memorial Hospital names new CEO | Becker’s Hospital Review | 3/26/2020

Delta (Colo.) County Memorial Hospital has tapped Matthew Heyn to serve as CEO, effective April 6, the Daily Sentinel reported. Mr. Heyn will take the reins from Robert Thorn, who has been serving as interim CEO since Nov. 18. Mr. Thorn replaced Jason Cleckler, who stepped down in October after the hospital’s board of trustees did not renew his contract. Mr. Heyn served as CEO of AdventHealth Ottawa (Kan.), formerly …

Nurse says she was fired by Northwestern Memorial Hospital after warning co-workers that face masks being used were not the safest | Chicago Tribune | 3/24/2020

Chicago Tribune Mar 25, 2020 6:00 AM Particulate respirator N95 masks are shown in a supply area at Sarasota Memorial Hospital in Sarasota, Florida, on March 10, 2020.(Eve Edelheit/The New York Times) A nurse is suing Northwestern Memorial Hospital, saying she was fired after warning fellow employees the masks provided by the hospital would not properly protect them against the coronavirus. Lauri Mazurkiewicz alleges that Northwestern required staff …

Memorial Hospital closes onsite operations to the public | 3/19/2020

Home » NEWS » Health » Memorial Hospital closes onsite operations to the public Memorial Hospital closes onsite operations to the public Posted by: For the MBJ in Health , NEWS 03/19/2020 In a press release, Memorial Hospital in Gulfport says that to protect its staff, visitors and community and minimize the spread of illness, it is closing onsite operations. Alternatives for requests or communication are as follows: Health Information Management (Medical Records): Patients …

COVID-19 on the Coast | 3/18/2020

… novel virus. - Advertisement - “Well, we are seeing just the beginning of an epidemic of a common cold virus that has mutated and become more severe.” Dr. Jesse Penico is an infectious disease specialist at Memorial Hospital in Gulfport. He is talking about COVID-19. We’ve now seen multiple people test positive for this disease on the Coast and we can soon expect to see even more. “It is going to …

Louis A. Weiss Memorial Hospital and West Suburban Center lay off 52 workers, citing lack of state Medicaid funding | Chicago Tribune | 3/14/2020

Chicago Tribune Mar 13, 2020 5:16 PM Pipeline Health, which owns Louis A. Weiss Memorial Hospital and West Suburban Hospital, laid off 52 workers at those facilities earlier this month, citing a lack of state funding.(Steve Schering / Pioneer Press) Pipeline Health, which owns Louis A. Weiss Memorial Hospital and West Suburban Medical Center, laid off 52 workers at those facilities earlier this month, citing a lack of state funding …

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital names new CFO | Becker’s Hospital Review | 3/13/2020

Brattleboro (Vt.) Memorial Hospital has named Andre Bissonnette CFO, The Sentinel reported. Mr. Bissonnette most recently was CFO and chief compliance officer for North Country Hospital and Health Center in Newport, Vt. He also held financial roles at Burlington, Vt.-based Fletcher Allen Healthcare, now known as University of Vermont Medical Center. Mr. Bissonnette has an MBA from Champlain College in Burlington …

Jackson Memorial Hospital gives Philips Enterprise Monitoring as a Service model high marks for satisfaction and efficiency | Globe Newswire | 3/11/2020

… Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a leading health technology company, and Jackson Health System, one of the nation’s largest public health systems, today announced new findings from a performance improvement evaluation at Jackson Memorial Hospital. The evaluation looked at the impact of its new Enterprise Monitoring as a Service (EMaaS) model six months after its deployment as part of a groundbreaking Philips partnership . Nursing staff gave the new model …

Harford Memorial Hospital ED leader retires | Becker’s Hospital Review | 2/17/2020

Rajagopala Rao Tripuraneni, MD, longtime leader of the emergency department at University of Maryland Harford Memorial Hospital in Havre de Grace, has retired . Dr. Rao, as his patients and colleagues call him, joined Harford Memorial in 1978. He served as a full-time attending physician in the ED at the hospital as well as medical director of the ED from 1996 to 2012. He was also Harford County EMS medical …

Northwestern Memorial Hospital plans to spend $77 million on project to relieve overcrowding in the emergency department | Chicago Tribune | 2/5/2020

Chicago Tribune Feb 05, 2020 10:36 AM A cyclist rides past a group of police outside Northwestern Memorial Hospital after two officers who were injured in a traffic accident were transported to the emergency room July 4, 2017, in Chicago. Northwestern is seeking to add 49 hospital beds a bid to ease crowding in its emergency department. (Armando L. Sanchez / Chicago Tribune) Northwestern Memorial Hospital plans to spend $77.6 million …

Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center names Lori Persohn CNO | Becker’s Hospital Review | 1/14/2020

Jasper, Ind.-based Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center has named Lori Persohn, RN, MSN, BSN, vice president of patient services and CNO. Ms. Persohn, a certified nurse executive, is no stranger to Memorial Hospital . Before becoming CNO, she was associate vice president of patient services. She also was director of medical services and director of organizational excellence. Ms. Persohn replaces Tonya Heim, who retired. 25 hospital, health system executive …

Memorial Hospital names new CNO | Becker’s Hospital Review | 12/19/2019

… to the report. “I want to be an advocate for the nurses and be that voice for them and represent them at the highest level,” she told the Sun . Ms. Dascoulias was born at Memorial Hospital and has worked there for 25 years …

Trellis Rx Helps Patients Secure More Than $13.5 Million in Financial Assistance for Specialty Medications in First Ten Months Of 2019 | Business Wire | 12/3/2019

… the rapid expansion of its health system and specialty pharmacy industry partners in the first ten months of this year. The company’s new partnerships with health systems such as Lee Health (Fort Myers, FL), Memorial Hospital at Gulfport (Gulfport, MS), Parkview Health (Ft. Wayne, IN) and Summa Health (Akron, OH) are furthering its mission to change how patients experience specialty medication therapy. Trellis Rx is the only company that embeds …

Mississippi hospital acquires surgery center in transaction boom — 4 insights | Becker’s ASC Review | 11/12/2019

Sponsored by VMG Health 214.369.4888 Mississippi hospital acquires surgery center in transaction boom — 4 insights Written by Eric Oliver November 11, 2019 Print Email Memorial Hospital in Gulfport, Miss., has expanded rapidly over the last several months, including The Surgery Center at Cedar Lake in Biloxi, Miss., among its multiple transactions, the SunHerald reports. What you should know: 1. The hospital has acquired another hospital, three nursing homes, an ASC …

Mississippi hospital launches specialty pharmacy program | Becker’s Hospital Review | 11/6/2019

Mississippi hospital launches specialty pharmacy program Maia Anderson - Print Email Memorial Hospital at Gulfport (Miss.) has rolled out a specialty pharmacy program to make complex and expensive drugs more accessible to patients. Through a partnership with Trellis Rx, the hospital will deploy pharmacists and pharmacy liaisons directly into the oncology, infectious disease, autoimmune and other specialty clinics. Patients will be able to receive in-person education about their medications and …

Memorial Hospital of Carbon County selects Kenneth Harman as CEO | Becker’s Hospital Review | 11/4/2019

Memorial Hospital of Carbon County in Rawlins, Wyo., named Kenneth L. Harman CEO, effective Dec. 16, according to a Rawlins Times report. Mr. Harman comes to Memorial Hospital from Pioneers Medical Center, Walbridge Memorial Convalescent Wing and Meeker Family Health Center in Meeker, Colo., where he served as CEO. He also has experience as CEO of Cassia Regional Medical Center in Burley, Idaho. He earned his master’s degree in healthcare …

Greenwood Leflore Hospital selects Gary Marchand as interim CEO | Becker’s Hospital Review | 10/3/2019

Print Email Greenwood (Miss.) Leflore Hospital appointed Gary Marchand to serve as interim CEO. Mr. Marchand stepped down as president and CEO of Memorial Hospital at Gulfport (Miss.) in 2018. He worked at the hospital for more than 26 years, including 12 as CFO. He has also served as vice president of finance at Touro Infirmary in New Orleans. He is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and was …

Memorial Hospital at Gulfport expands to Stone County | 9/23/2019

Home » NEWS » Health » Memorial Hospital at Gulfport expands to Stone County Memorial Hospital at Gulfport expands to Stone County Posted by: MBJ Staff in Health , Newsmakers September 23, 2019 Dr. Robert “Keith” Partrige, Family Medicine, Howard “Bud” Westbrook, MD, and Rebecca Harris, NP, of Stone County Family Medical Clinic in Wiggins are joining Memorial Hospital at Gulfport as part of Memorial’s expansion of Services. All three will see patients at …

Memorial Hospital at Gulfport Honors Nurse | 7/24/2019

Memorial Hospital at Gulfport has named Colin Steenkamp, RN, ICU, as a DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses honoree for the compassion and skill he displayed to his patient Michael (Mick) Petras. Steenkamp was nominated by Petras’s wife, Diane. Pictured, from left, are Melissa D. Steenkamp, NP, Cardiology Physicians; Colin Steenkamp; Diane Petras and granddaughter Stefanie Matthews. (Courtesy of Memorial Hospital

Memorial Hospital names first DAISY Award recipient | 6/28/2019

Memorial Hospital at Gulfport has named Amy Wade, RN, Medical/Surgical, as the first DAISY Award honoree on June 6. Wade was presented The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses for the exceptional compassion and skill she displayed to her patient, who nominated her. “We are thankful for the compassionate care Amy and our other nominees provide our patients every day,” said Jennifer Dumal, RN, BSN, MPH, Chief Operating Officer – Clinical …

April LaFontaine to become Memorial Hospital at Gulfport’s new chief administrative officer: 3 points | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/19/2019

April LaFontaine to become Memorial Hospital at Gulfport’s new chief administrative officer: 3 points Jenna Bloom - Memorial Hospital at Gulfport (Miss.) has selected April LaFontaine to serve as chief administrative officer. Three points: 1. Ms. LaFontaine most recently served as vice president of revenue cycle services at Memorial, and she will continue to lead that division. 2. Her appointment comes months after the hospital notified 30,000 of its patients Feb …

Telepsychiatry

Arcadian Telepsychiatry Signs Agreement with Memorial Hospital at Gulfport to Provide Telehealth Services | Globe Newswire | 5/20/2019

… at improving the delivery of mental health services through the combination of telemedicine and data analytics, today announced that Arcadian Telepsychiatry, a wholly owned subsidiary of MYnd, has signed an agreement with Memorial to provide … over 95 physician clinics. Kent G. Nicaud, President & CEO of Memorial Hospital, commented, “We are excited to offer telebehavioral health services through our partnership with Arcadian, which will help ensure our patients have access to …

Arcadian Telepsychiatry Signs Agreement with Memorial Hospital at Gulfport to Provide Telehealth Services | Financial Buzz | 5/20/2019

… at improving the delivery of mental health services through the combination of telemedicine and data analytics, today announced that Arcadian Telepsychiatry, a wholly owned subsidiary of MYnd, has signed an agreement with Memorial to provide … over 95 physician clinics. Kent G. Nicaud, President & CEO of Memorial Hospital, commented, “We are excited to offer telebehavioral health services through our partnership with Arcadian, which will help ensure our patients have access to …

Telehealth

Arcadian Telepsychiatry Signs Agreement with Memorial Hospital at Gulfport to Provide Telehealth Services | Globe Newswire | 5/20/2019

… state, licensed for 303 beds, including a state-designated level II trauma center, two outpatient surgery centers, satellite diagnostic and rehabilitation centers and over 95 physician clinics. Kent G. Nicaud, President & CEO of Memorial Hospital, commented, “We are excited to offer telebehavioral health services through our partnership with Arcadian, which will help ensure our patients have access to mental health services.” Patrick Herguth, Chief Executive Officer of MYnd, stated, “We …

Arcadian Telepsychiatry Signs Agreement with Memorial Hospital at Gulfport to Provide Telehealth Services | Financial Buzz | 5/20/2019

… state, licensed for 303 beds, including a state-designated level II trauma center, two outpatient surgery centers, satellite diagnostic and rehabilitation centers and over 95 physician clinics. Kent G. Nicaud, President & CEO of Memorial Hospital, commented, “We are excited to offer telebehavioral health services through our partnership with Arcadian, which will help ensure our patients have access to mental health services.” Patrick Herguth, Chief Executive Officer of MYnd, stated, “We …