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  • Memorial Names Fourth Quarter 2018 STAR Recipients

    Date: March 7, 2019

    GULFPORT, Miss.—Memorial Hospital at Gulfport has named the recipients of the Fourth Quarter 2018 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 (seated): George Shrout, Security; Dawn Harris, Emergency Services; Rita Dard......

  • Memorial Physician Clinics Welcomes Cardiologist James Hardwick, MD

    Date: February 26, 2019

    GULFPORT, Miss. — Memorial Physician Clinics welcomes James Hardwick, MD, FACC, in the practice of cardiology in association with Bassam R. Baroudi, MD, and Shwan Jalal, MD, at Memorial Physician Clinics, Coast Heart Institute, 4215 15th Street, Gulfport. Dr. Hardwick received his Doctor of Medicine from Wake Forest University/Bowman Gray School of Medicine in Winston Salem, NC. He completed his internship at the University of Florida at Orlando Regional Hospital, and internal medicine residency at the ......

  • Memorial Hospital and American Heart Association Celebrate Little Hats, Big Hearts

    Date: February 18, 2019

    GULFPORT, Miss. — Volunteers for the American Heart Association are celebrating American Heart Month by donating 100 crocheted red hats for babies born at Memorial Hospital in February.   Memorial is participating in the Association’s Little Hats, Big Hearts program, which raises awareness of heart disease, the number one killer of Americans, and congenital heart defects, the most common type of birth defect in the country. The Little Hats, Big Hearts campaign started in February 2014 in Chicago, I......

  • Memorial Notifies Patients about Email Phishing Incident

    Date: February 15, 2019

    GULFPORT, Miss. —Memorial Hospital at Gulfport (“MHG”) announced that it is sending letters today to patients about a recent email phishing incident. On December 17, 2018, MHG learned that an unauthorized third party gained access to an employee’s email account on December 6, 2018. MHG immediately took steps to secure the account and began an investigation, which determined that patient information was contained in the email account and may have included patients’ names, dates of birth, health insurance......

  • Memorial Physician Clinics Welcomes William Lobrano, MD and Louis Rubenstein, MD

    Date: February 7, 2019

    GULFPORT, Miss. —Memorial Physician Clinics welcomes William Lobrano, MD, and Louis A. Rubenstein, MD, in the practice of Family Medicine at Memorial Physician Clinics Ocean Springs Primary Care located at 90 Industrial Park Circle, Ocean Springs. Dr. Lobrano received his medical degree from Louisiana State University. He completed his internship at Charity Hospital in New Orleans, and residency in family medicine from Lafayette Charity Hospital. Dr. Rubenstein received his medical degree from the Unive......

  • Memorial Hospital at Gulfport Now Accepting Magnolia Health, Ambetter and Allwell from Magnolia Health

    Date: February 6, 2019

    GULFPORT, Miss. — Patients already enrolled in Magnolia Health, Ambetter from Magnolia Health and Allwell from Magnolia Health will have increased access to healthcare services, thanks to a recent agreement signed between Memorial Hospital at Gulfport and Magnolia Health. This agreement, effective on Feb. 1, 2019, brings Memorial Hospital & Physician Clinics services, which includes more than 300 physicians, in-network for Magnolia members. “We’re pleased to be able to provide our unique, high quali......

  • Memorial Hospital Names Scott Breunig, MD as Vice President, Chief Medical Information Officer

    Date: January 31, 2019

    GULFPORT, Miss. — Memorial Hospital named Dr. Scott Breunig as Vice President, Chief Medical Information Officer (CMIO), effective Jan. 1, 2019. He recently served as Interim Chief Medical Information Officer at Philadelphia Academic Health System; and as Chief Medical Officer and Sr. Director at Cerner Corporation. Dr. Breunig is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin Medical School. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Kentucky. Dr. Breunig is board certified in Inte......

  • Memorial Physician Clinics Welcomes Melissa Wilson Tucker, MD

    Date: January 31, 2019

    GULFPORT, Miss.—Memorial Physician Clinics welcomes Melissa Wilson Tucker, MD, in the practice of Family Medicine at 5120 Beatline Road, Suite B, Long Beach. Dr. Tucker earned her medical degree from University of Mississippi School of Medicine. She completed her residency in Family Medicine at the Mayo Clinic in Florida. Dr. Tucker is board certified in Family Medicine. To schedule an appointment, call (228) 575-2788....

  • Claire Tindell Appointed to Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees

    Date: January 17, 2019

    GULFPORT, Miss. —Claire Tindell was appointed by the City of Gulfport to serve on Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees effective Jan. 1, replacing former board member Ric Williams. Mrs. Tindell is a resident of Gulfport and is employed with Tindell Investments and Properties, LLC . She is a member of the Gulf Coast Carnival Association and a member of Gulf Gardeners . Other members of Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees include: Carlos Bell, Dr. Thad Carter, Gary Fredericks , Carrolyn Hamilton, A.J.M. “B......

  • Memorial Hospital at Gulfport Terminates Agreement with Cigna-HealthSpring Medicare Advantage Plans

    Date: December 18, 2018

    GULFPORT, Miss. —Memorial Hospital at Gulfport will terminate the agreement with Cigna-HealthSpring Medicare Advantage as of January 31, 2019. Memorial Hospital & Physician Clinics will become out-of-network for patients covered under those policies beginning February 1, 2019. These changes will not affect patients or services covered under traditional Medicare. Memorial is a public, not-for-profit health system with more than 95 physician clinics in the lower coastal counties. All operating income ......