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SRHS Foundation helping ‘the neediest of the needy’

By ALEXIS WILLIAMS Recently, a gentleman receiving hospice services from Singing River Health System, was living his final days by candlelight.  This circumstance was not by choice, but because he could not afford to reconnect his electricity and pay his electric bill.  Fortunately, the Singing River Health System Foundation stepped in, helped him reconnect his power and ultimately helped him keep ...

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New accelerated pharmacy school planned at William Carey

By BECKY GILLETTE A groundbreaking is planned soon for a school of pharmacy at William Carey University Tradition campus, which will bring pharmacy education closer to residents of South Mississippi while helping meet a shortage of pharmacists in rural areas of the region. Dr. Michael Malloy, who has been named dean of the new pharmacy school, said the closest pharmacy ...

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HealthSouth Corporation and Memorial Hospital at Gulfport launch joint venture

HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE:  HLS) and Memorial Hospital at Gulfport recently began joint operations of a 33-bed physical rehabilitation hospital at Memorial Hospital at Gulfport.  The hospital was previously operated by Memorial Hospital at Gulfport as a unit within its acute care hospital. The inpatient rehabilitation hospital will remain in its current location at 4500 13th St. in Gulfport. There will be no interruption to care provided to patients. ...

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Amid cash crunch, hospital system cuts out neurosurgery

PASCAGOULA — A south Mississippi hospital that has faced financial problems is saving money by eliminating neurosurgery, and that means some patients are now being sent out of state after wrecks or other emergencies. A Singing River Health System executive spoke to Jackson County officials at a public meeting Monday, The Sun Herald reported (http://bit.ly/2nG0Tyz ). Brian Argo is chief financial ...

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Gulfport Memorial Hospital honors Auxiliary

Memorial Hospital recently honored its Auxiliary with a luncheon and awards ceremony at the Island View Hotel in Gulfport. Honorees and their individual hours of service donated in 2016: 50 hours – Lisa D’ Alessandro, Linda Morris, Teresa Taylor, Joanne Vicory and Jackie Wilson; 100 hours – Susan Donlin, Ginger Martinka, Kathy Moore, Mary Pecoul, Bob Sawyer, Joe Todaro, Sallie ...

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