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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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George Regional Health System Construction/Parking Update

George Regional Health System Construction/Parking Update

Beginning next week, all traffic for George Regional Hospital Outpatient Services will be re-routed to the back side of Community Medical Center (CMC) via Ratliff Street. Parking will still be available in front of CMC, but no through traffic. Clearly marked fencing and signs will be in place to make this phase of construction as smooth…

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George Regional Health System’s Wellness Center Welcomes New Director

George Regional Health System’s Wellness Center Welcomes New Director

Jennifer Hillman officially took the leadership reins from long time Wellness Center director Jackie Shirley, who recently retired after 14 years of service. Jennifer is a Registered Dietitian and Certified Personal Trainer. “My goal is to facilitate enhanced health and overall well-being of our members. I also plan to promote nutrition and exercise education for the…

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