Forrest General Director Co-authors Professional Article for National Publication
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 Hospice ranks top 5 percent in national survey earning Best Hospice Caregiver Satisfaction Award
Forrest General’s Home Care and Hospice received the Strategic Healthcare Programs’ (SHP) Best Hospice Caregiver Satisfaction Award.
Food, Fun, and Football! Forrest General’s Spirit of Women and Southern Miss Offer Football 201: Taking it on the Road
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 receives Mission: Lifeline® Gold Plus Receiving achievement award
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.
Forrest General Hospital’s Inpatient Rehabilitation Center hosts open house of newly renovated area
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.
American College of Cardiology honors Forrest General physician
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 to host Project SEARCH
Forrest General Hospital will host Project SEARCH, which is one-year high school transition program for young adults with developmental disabilities
Forrest General’s Wound Healing Center wants the public to know how to properly care for feet
According to a 2016 report by the Mississippi State Department of Health, there were an estimated 308,295 adults in Mississippi with diabetes. That year, 1,083 people died from diabetes or complications of the disease.
Forrest General’s Pathology Lab Acquires New Equipment for Quicker Test Results and Expanded Options
Forrest General is the first in the state to use the new Leica BOND 111.