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Forrest General became the first hospital in Mississippi to use Gleolan™ (aminolevulinic acid HCl) for enhanced visualization of high-grade gliomas (including glioblastomas), or tumors occurring in the glial cells of the brain.
American College of Cardiology NCDR Chest Pain ? MI Registry Platinum Award recognizes high standards of patient care
A group of 43 young women from across the state who are competing in the 2019 Mississippi Miss Hospitality pageant took time out of their busy pageant week to visit Forrest General.
Lorie Mills, RHIT, CCS, director of Coding and CDI at Forrest General Hospital, co-authored an educational article for coders and other health information professionals titled AMI Documentation: Red Flags for CDI and Coding, which was published by American Health Information Management Association’s (AHIMA) website HIM Body of Knowledge.
Forrest General’s Home Care and Hospice received the Strategic Healthcare Programs’ (SHP) Best Hospice Caregiver Satisfaction Award.
Forrest General’s Spirit of Women and the University of Southern Mississippi will host their annual “Football 201: Taking it on the Road” event. Kick the season off right at the eleventh annual “Football 201” on Wednesday, July 24 at 6 p.m.
Forrest General Hospital 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.
The Forrest General Rehabilitation Center (FGRC) hosted an open house of its newly renovated area of the hospital. FGRC is a highly-specialized acute rehabilitation center that functions as a stand-alone rehabilitation facility with all of the added benefits of being inside the hospital.
Thad Waites, MD, MACC, cardiologist at Hattiesburg Clinic and medical staff at Forrest General, has held many positions throughout his career including chair of the American College of Cardiology’s Board of Governors and a member of the ACC’s Board of Trustees.
Forrest General Hospital will host Project SEARCH, which is one-year high school transition program for young adults with developmental disabilities
All media related inquiries should be directed to Amanda Kirby, Media Coordinator, by email or phone at 601-288-1303.
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