Forrest General Hospital becomes the first in Mississippi to use the Eluvia™ Drug- Eluting Vascular Stent System
The new stent is used to treat peripheral artery disease (PAD) and release medication over time.
Forrest General Hospital designated a STEMI Receiving Center
Forrest General Hospital has been designated as a STEMI Receiving Center by the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH).
Forrest General Heart and Vascular Services completes 200th TAVR procedure
The TAVR procedure gives hope to patients with severe, symptomatic aortic valve stenosis who are not able to undergo surgery.
Forrest General Hospital Among Nation’s Top Performing Hospitals for Treatment of Heart Attack Patients
Forrest General is one of only 203 hospitals to receive the American College of Cardiology’s NCDR ACTION Registry Platinum Performance Achievement Award.
American College of Cardiology honors Forrest General physician
Thad Waites, MD, FACC, will be awarded the American College of Cardiology’s 2018 Master of the ACC Award (MACC).
Forrest General Hospital partners with American Heart Association for Little Hats, Big Hearts
Little Hats, Big Hearts raises awareness on congenital heart defects in newborns.
Forrest General’s Spirit Girls introduce Comfort Care Express
Spirit Girls will visit patients with the Comfort Care Express, which contains care items such as cards, games, extra pillows, snacks and other supplies.
Forrest General’s LiveWell Center hosts 100th birthday party
Friends, family, government representatives, physicians and staff at LiveWell gathered to celebrate the 100th birthday of LiveWell patient Lt. Col. Huff.
Messer retires as Forrest General Hospital Cath Lab celebrates 40th Anniversary
Forrest General’s Cardiac Catheterization Lab says “goodbye” to long-time cardiologist, Thomas Messer.
Forrest General Hospital and Extra Table announce art show winners
Students from Forrest and Lamar County schools and youth organizations decorated Christmas cards for Extra Table, and the winners were honored at a luncheon.