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  • Memorial Hospital Honors Auxiliary

    Date: February 9, 2016

    GULFPORT, Miss.—Memorial Hospital honored its Auxiliary with a luncheon and awards ceremony on January 21 at the Island View Hotel in Gulfport. The ceremony began with a welcome from Cathy Wood, Memorial Vice-President, Human Resources. Volunteers were recognized for completing individual service hours and for their tremendous contribution to the hospital exceeding $160,000. Their volunteer efforts, along with Gift Shop and vendor sales, support patient programs and employees at Memorial Hospital. ......

  • Memorial Names Fourth Quarter 2015 STAR Recipients

    Date: February 9, 2016

    GULFPORT, Miss. —Memorial Hospital at Gulfport has named the recipients of the Fourth Quarter 2015 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) John Mulligan, Diagnostic Imaging; Connie Johnson, Same Day Admit; ......

  • Memorial Primary Stroke Center links to Stone County Hospital

    Date: February 8, 2016

    GULFPORT, Miss. — Technology linking Stone County Hospital Emergency Department to neurologists at Memorial Hospital at Gulfport is helping decrease the time to assess and begin treatment of acute stroke patients in Stone County. The Telestroke Network is a secure two-way audio/video link that allows immediate access for the neurologist, emergency physician, patient, family and caregivers to see and talk with each other to effectively assess the medical situation and discuss critical next steps. The con......

  • Memorial Hospital at Gulfport Hires Controller

    Date: January 11, 2016

    GULFPORT, Miss. — Albert "Bert" Pickard, III, has accepted the position of Controller at Memorial Hospital at Gulfport. Pickard, a St. Martin native, received his Bachelor of Arts and his Master of Business Administration from Delta State University in Cleveland, Mississippi.  He has prior experience in healthcare finance and support services, business development and served as a financial officer for multiple hospitals in North Mississippi....

  • Memorial Receives Donation in Memory of Baby Rose Watts

    Date: December 28, 2015

    GULFPORT, Miss. —Memorial Birthplace and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) mothers received care packages, in loving memory of Rose “Rosie” Margaret Watts, from her parents Allison and Mark Watts on December 16, 2015. The Watts held a charity drive on November 7, 2015, to collect comfort and toiletry items for new mothers staying at the hospital while their child is in the NICU. The charity drive collected enough items for 118 mothers to receive the gifts. “This is something we would love to do again ......

  • Memorial Hospital Foundation to Host Guardian Angel Gala

    Date: November 10, 2015

    GULFPORT, Miss. —Memorial Hospital Foundation will host the 2nd Annual Guardian Angel Gala on February 26, 2016 at the Island View Casino Resort - Beach Tower, Gulfport. The Guardian Angel program allows grateful patients the opportunity to make a donation to the Foundation in honor of a doctor, nurse, other staff member or volunteer who made a difference in their care or the care of a loved one at Memorial. Memorial Hospital Foundation raises and manages funds to assist Memorial in its mission, buildin......

  • Memorial Hospital Names Third Quarter 2015 STAR Recipients

    Date: November 2, 2015

    GULFPORT, Miss. —Memorial Hospital at Gulfport has named the recipients of the Third Quarter 2015 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) Barbara Higgins, Family Practice Physicians; Jaquan Brown, Food &am......

  • Memorial Hospital First Choice Among Consumers Nine Years in a Row

    Date: October 28, 2015

    GULFPORT, Miss.—For the ninth consecutive year, National Research Corporation (NRC) has recognized Memorial Hospital at Gulfport among the nation’s top hospitals as a 2015/16 Consumer Choice Award winner. NRC has honored hospitals whose healthcare consumers have rated as having the best quality and image nationally. Memorial was selected as having the highest quality, best image/reputation, best doctors, and best nurses. “We are proud to be ranked among the nation's most reputable hospitals and most app......

  • New Walk-In Clinic Now Open in Bay St. Louis

    Date: October 21, 2015

    GULFPORT, Miss. —Memorial Physician Clinics - Bay St. Louis Walk-In Clinic, located within Pharmacy in the Bay, at 1140 Highway 90, Bay St. Louis, opened on Monday, October 19. Clinic hours are 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday, Tuesday & Thursday. Call (228) 466-2957 for more information. Nurse Practitioner Amanda Miller will staff the clinic. A nurse practitioner (NP) is a registered nurse (RN) who has completed advanced education as well as clinical training beyond their registered nurse preparation. Most......

  • Memorial Physician Clinics Welcomes Neurosurgeon Lee Kesterson, MD

    Date: October 20, 2015

    GULFPORT, Miss. — Memorial Physician Clinics welcomes Lee Kesterson, MD, in the practice of Neurosurgery at 14213 Cook Road, Building A, Biloxi. Dr. Kesterson received his medical doctorate from Southwestern Medical School and completed his General Surgery...