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George Regional Hospital Receives 5 Star Rating

George Regional Hospital Receives 5 Star Rating

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services ranked George Regional Hospital as the ONLY 5 Star-rated hospital in South Mississippi & Alabama (within 100 miles). And the TOP 2% out of over 4,000 hospitals in the US! Thank you for putting your trust in us!

4th Annual George County Heart Walk Set for March 12

4th Annual George County Heart Walk Set for March 12

Make plans to join in the fun on Saturday, March 12. The 5K begins at 8:30 with the One Mile Fun Run beginning shortly after. At 10:00 there will be two FREE Easter Egg hunts; one for five and under and one for ages six through ten. For more information, please call 601-947-0709. 2016-Heart-Walk-Race-Route 2016-Heart-Walk-Registration 2016-Heart-Walk-Walk-Route

Groundbreaking Ceremony Marks Future for George Regional Hospital’s Labor & Delivery Unit

Groundbreaking Ceremony Marks Future for George Regional Hospital’s Labor & Delivery Unit

Pictured are left to right: Cohen Holland, George Regional Hospital Board of Trustees; Frankie Massey, George Regional Hospital Board of Trustees ; Fred Croom, George County Board of Supervisors; Henry Cochran, George County Board of Supervisors; Robbie Langley, President, George Regional Hospital Board of Trustees; Dr. Jay Pinkerton, Obstetrics & Gynecology Associates; Ray Hunter, George Regional…

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George Regional Hospital Set to Break Ground for Labor and Delivery Expansion

George Regional Hospital Set to Break Ground for Labor and Delivery Expansion

George Regional Hospital began delivering babies in 2011. Since that time, more than 800 new lives have been brought into the world by Jay Pinkerton, M.D., of Obstetrics & Gynecology Associates. Board certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology, Dr. Pinkerton and his wife, Emily Pinkerton, a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner, helped open the Labor and Delivery wing…

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Rutherford Set to Retire After 42 Years at George Regional Hospital

Rutherford Set to Retire After 42 Years at George Regional Hospital

After a remarkable 42-year career with George Regional Health System, Joyce Rutherford now plans to spend some well-deserved retirement time with her family. “I’m a little scared,” she admits, “I’ve worked all my life.” But she’s also looking forward to spending more quality time with her husband as well as her ailing mother. “Joyce has been…

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4th Annual Pink Pumpkin Patch is Almost Here

4th Annual Pink Pumpkin Patch is Almost Here

Mark Your Calendars for October 3! We are excited to announce the date for our 4th Annual Pink Pumpkin Patch 5K Fun Run for breast cancer awareness-Saturday, October 3, 2015 The annual family-friendly event begins at 8:30 a.m. (registration at 7:15 a.m.) on the hospital’s campus with a 5k Fun Run and a 1 Mile Fun…

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George Regional Employee Gets Amateur Radio Licenses in 2015

George Regional Employee Gets Amateur Radio Licenses in 2015

Hospital staffer, Harold “Butch” Murphy, received two out of three Federal Communications Commission (FCC) radio licenses between April and June 2015 and plans to get a third one by December. Butch, the assistant safety director at George Regional Health System, got his Technician license at an Amateur Radio training hosted by the Mississippi Hospital Association’s Emergency…

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Sarah Kathryn Cronier Joins Speech Therapy Team at Southeast Rehab

Sarah Kathryn Cronier Joins Speech Therapy Team at Southeast Rehab

“This is a very challenging field of work, but I absolutely love to watch the progress of my patients,” explains the newest member of the Southeast Rehabilitation staff, Sarah Kathryn Cronier, Speech Therapist. After taking a vocational class which focused on the medical field during high school, Sarah Kathryn became interested in speech therapy. Sarah Kathryn earned both…

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