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Forrest General is Recognized for Excellence in Promoting Organ, Eye and Tissue Donation Awareness
The Mississippi Organ Recovery Agency (MORA) hosted the inaugural Spero Awards presented by Donate Life Mississippi on Thursday, July 10, 2014 at the Old Capitol Inn in downtown Jackson, MS. The awards ceremony recognized hospital partners, medical professionals, corporate partners and donor ambassadors that work tirelessly in conjunction with MORA to promote organ, eye and tissue donation to ultimately save and enhance lives.
Miss Hospitality contestants bring smiles to Forrest General patients
A group of 35 young women from across the state who are competing in the 2014 Mississippi Miss Hospitality pageant took time out of their busy pageant week to visit Forrest General on Tuesday.
Forrest General receives CEO Cancer Gold StandardTM accreditation
Forrest General has received CEO Cancer Gold Standard™ accreditation, recognizing the organization’s extraordinary commitment to the health of employees and their families.
Forrest General honored with Mission: Lifeline quality achievement award
Forrest General has received the Mission: Lifeline® Gold Plus Receiving Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association for the treatment of patients who suffer severe heart attacks.
Forrest General Home Care and Hospice Rolls Out Leased Vehicles for Employees
Forrest General Home Care and Hospice is lowering operating costs, meeting an increased demand for care, and providing more reliable fuel-efficient transportation for its clinical staff. The leased vehicles are an alternative to mileage reimbursement, thus eliminating the need for wear and tear on personal vehicles.
Forrest General Celebrates Life on National Cancer Survivors Day®
From family members to close friends, everyone knows someone whose life has been touched by cancer. On Sunday, June 1, 2014, Forrest General’s Cancer Center will join people around the world as they gather to observe the 27th annual National Cancer Survivors Day®.
Clot-Busting Drug Helps Save Stroke Patient’s Life
Wesley “Lance” Stotler has a lot to be thankful for – a great career, loving family and God for giving him a second chance at life.
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.
Pine Belt residents honored as ³Spirit in Action² winners during annual event
Five Pine Belt residents were honored for their commitment to caring for the community as winners of the Spirit in Action Awards, presented at the annual Spirit of Women Spring Event on April 17..
Forrest General's Family Medicine Residency Program Welcomes its First Class of Physicians
Forrest General's Family Medicine Program Welcomes its First Class of Physicians as the hospital addresses the statewide Primary Care Physician Shortage