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George Regional Radiology Holds Open House & Ribbon Cutting

George Regional Radiology Holds Open House & Ribbon Cutting

The final phase George Regional Health System’s expansion and renovation project is now complete. George Regional Radiology celebrated with a ribbon cutting and open house. Community members, employees, and local officials gathered for the ceremony. The spacious new department allows all radiology services to be housed in one location, making it an easy transition for patients…

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7th Annual “Hippity Hop for Your Heart” 5K Scheduled for April 13

7th Annual “Hippity Hop for Your Heart” 5K Scheduled for April 13

George County’s 7th Annual Heart Walk is set for Saturday, April 13th. The Heart Walk begins at 8:30 (registration begins at 7:00) on the hospital’s campus with a 5K Fun Run through the city of Lucedale. There will also be a One Mile Fun Run, which starts at 8:40 a.m. All proceeds benefit the American Heart Association….

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George Regional Hospital Honored with  Hospital Strength Index Award

George Regional Hospital Honored with Hospital Strength Index Award

The Mississippi Rural Health Association recently held a reception to recognize leaders in healthcare throughout the state. George Regional Hospital received the Overall PPS Hospital Strength Index Award. The State consults with an independent health analytics company to analyze and compare rural hospitals across the state. The award was based on hospital specific data for 70…

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Employee of the Month: Debra Bennett!

Employee of the Month: Debra Bennett!

Debra is an Outpatient Registration Clerk and has been part of the GRHS family for seven years. “Debbie goes above and beyond in guaranteeing accuracy in patient charts. Patients always come first in her book. She is a true advocate for George Regional Health System. She is precise when it comes to patient information, she’s constantly…

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Walmart Associates Donate Coloring Books to George Regional Health System

Walmart Associates Donate Coloring Books to George Regional Health System

Associates based at the Wal-Mart location in Lucedale recently donated coloring books to George Regional Health System as part of an American Cancer Society volunteer effort. “Color With Me” provides an opportunity for Wal-Mart associates to give a gift of encouragement to children undergoing cancer treatment, as well as treatment for other illnesses. “We greatly appreciate…

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Employee of the Month: Richard Hoven!

Employee of the Month: Richard Hoven!

Richard is an IT Technician and has been part of the GRHS family for 11 years (full time). “Richard has always gone out of his way to help everyone in the Maintenance Department on several occasions; from bringing maintenance issues to attention to helping another employee get their spouse into the ER waiting room. All with…

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Employee of the Month: Jennifer Galle!

Employee of the Month: Jennifer Galle!

Jennifer is a mammograher in the Radiology Department and has been part of the GRHS family for 22 years. “I always hear from her patients about how gentle she is during procedures. She is very knowledgeable with her CPT codes and always gets corrected orders, if needed. She’s gentle, caring, friendly and an all around expert…

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New Service at George Regional Hospital!

New Service at George Regional Hospital!

The Cardiopulmonary Department at George Regional Hospital is now offering Neonatal and Pediatric Echocardiograms. An echocardiogram is a test that uses sound waves (ultrasound) to create images of the heart and useful information about the heart’s anatomy and function.  Echocardiography is the most common test used in children to diagnose or rule out heart disease and…

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George Regional Hospital Volunteers Mark 20 Year Milestone

George Regional Hospital Volunteers Mark 20 Year Milestone

On August 6, 1998, the George Regional Hospital Auxiliary was established with 23 volunteers. Twenty years later, six of the original members still serve; Faye McNeill, Doris Alexander, Rose Burgess, Mavis Dungan, Coe Alice Sturgis, and JoAnn Weaver. The community is invited to attend a 20 Year Volunteer Celebration event on Thursday, September 27 at 2:00…

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Employee of the Month: Tara Tillman!

Employee of the Month: Tara Tillman!

Tara is a nurse in the Emergency Department and has been part of the George Regional Health System family for almost five years. Tara received two nominations: “Tara is literally the nicest nurse to the patients. She is always quick to comfort and offer a helping hand. It doesn’t matter how busy she gets, she always…

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