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  • Memorial celebrates by collecting food, money for Feeding the Gulf Coast

    Date: May 18, 2018

    GULFPORT, Miss.— A week of celebration for Memorial Hospital & Physician Clinics will also help feed needy Coast families. As part of National Nurses Week and National Hospital Week celebrations, Memorial hosted a food drive for Feeding the Gulf Coast, which services soup kitchens and food pantries across the Gulf Coast region. Memorial staff collected more than 1,400 pounds of non-perishable food items and $1,470 in monetary donations. This year, National Nurses Week and National Hospital Week were......

  • Memorial Hospital Receives Get with The Guidelines - Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award

    Date: May 8, 2018

    GULFPORT, Miss. —Memorial Hospital at Gulfport has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get with The Guidelines®-Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence. Memorial Hospital earned the award by meeting specific quality achievement measures for the diagnos......

  • Memorial Pediatrics Receives Fun Center from Michaels Stores

    Date: April 19, 2018

    The Gulf Coast Michaels stores received the best customer service rating in their district which gave them the opportunity to give back to a local hospital of their choice. Following the dedication, the group toured the pediatrics and neonatal intensive care units.  According to Starlight Children’s Foundation, for more than 25 years, Starlight Fun Center mobile entertainment units have provided entertainment, distraction and a sense of normalcy for hospitalized kids. Powered by the Nintendo’s Wii ......

  • Memorial Celebrates National Donate Life Month

    Date: April 13, 2018

    GULFPORT, Miss. —The Mississippi Organ Recovery Agency (MORA) will be on-site at Memorial Hospital at Gulfport on Tuesday, April 17, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., in the Memorial parking garage atrium, to promote the importance of organ and tissue donation and to register donors. There are currently more than 115,000 people in America waiting for organ transplants. Each day approximately 22 people die waiting for an organ transplant that would have given them a second chance at life. In addition, each year hundreds......

  • Memorial Hospital, UMMC Announce Pediatric Collaboration

    Date: March 19, 2018

    GULFPORT, Miss.— A new collaboration between Memorial Hospital at Gulfport and Children’s of Mississippi will offer enhanced medical care to Gulf Coast children and families. This includes the planned acquisition of four of six Memorial pediatric clinics and a management arrangement for the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Memorial.  The staff will remain the same at the Gulf Coast pediatric clinics located in Bay St. Louis, Biloxi, Orange Grove, and Gulfport. New changes, coming March 26, wi......

  • Memorial Hospital Reports Inadvertent Disclosure

    Date: February 28, 2018

    GULFPORT, Miss. —Memorial Hospital at Gulfport has notified approximately 1,500 patients of an inadvertent disclosure of information, including patient names and internal (Memorial) encounter numbers, that was discovered during a routine internal audit. No financial information, Social Security numbers, diagnoses, symptoms, nor other demographic information was disclosed.  The disclosure occurred in connection with the transmission of information within the hospital that was inadvertently sent to a......

  • Memorial Names Fourth Quarter 2017 STAR Recipients

    Date: February 14, 2018

    GULFPORT, Miss.—Memorial Hospital at Gulfport has named the recipients of the Fourth Quarter 2017 Star awards—Memorial’s highest honor. STAR (Service, Teamwork, Attitude and Respect) recognizes outstanding customer service. STAR recipients attended a special award ceremony where they received gift certificates donated by the Memorial Auxiliary and gold pins to wear on their employee badges. The recipients are as follows: L-R (front row): Dr. Lainie Jorns, Family Practice Physicians; Logan Lizana, Cardia......

  • Memorial Hospital Honors Auxiliary

    Date: January 24, 2018

    GULFPORT, Miss.—Memorial Hospital honored its Auxiliary with a luncheon and awards ceremony on January 16 at the Great Southern Club in Gulfport. The ceremony began with a welcome from Lauren Santa Cruz, Manager, Memorial Community and Corporate Relations. Volunteers were recognized for completing individual service hours and for their tremendous contribution to the hospital exceeding $88,000. Their volunteer efforts, along with Gift Shop and vendor sales, support patient programs and employees at Memor......

  • Richard “Ric” Williams Appointed to Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees

    Date: January 19, 2018

    GULFPORT, Miss.— The City of Gulfport appointed Ric Williams to serve on Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees on Jan. 2, 2018, replacing Mrs. Linda Sherman. Williams is the Gulfport Market President for BancorpSouth Bank. He is a graduate of the ABA National Commercial Lending and Graduate Banking Schools at Southern Methodist University, William Carey University (MBA), Mississippi State University (BBA), and Leadership Gulf Coast. He also holds the Certified Financial Planner® professional designation. ......

  • Universal Health Services, Inc. Announces the Acquisition of Memorial Behavioral Health

    Date: December 19, 2017

    GULFPORT, Miss. – Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE:UHS) and Memorial Hospital at Gulfport announce the sale of Memorial Behavioral Health (MBH) and expect to complete the transaction in the first quarter of 2018. MBH operates a 109-bed behavioral health facility for adults, adolescents and children, along with two outpatient clinics in Gulfport, Miss.  MBH offers a full continuum of professional services to help individuals and their families resolve and manage emotional and behavioral problem......

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