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  • Memorial Notifies Additional Patients about Email Phishing Incident

    Date: June 14, 2019

    GULFPORT, MS —Memorial Hospital at Gulfport (“MHG”) announced that it is sending additional letters today to patients about its December 2018 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,......

  • Memorial Hospital Names First DAISY Award Recipient

    Date: June 11, 2019

    GULFPORT, Miss.—Memorial Hospital at Gulfport has named Amy Wade, RN, Medical/Surgical, as the first DAISY Award honoree on June 6. Amy was presented The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses for the exceptional compassion and skill she displayed to her patient, who nominated her. “We are thankful for the compassionate care Amy and our other nominees provide our patients every day,” said Jennifer Dumal, RN, BSN, MPH, Chief Operating Officer - Clinical/CNO. “It is important that our nurses know their work......

  • Memorial Names First Quarter 2019 STAR Recipients

    Date: June 7, 2019

    GULFPORT, Miss.—Memorial has named the recipients of the First Quarter 2019 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): Donald Baker, Security; Dr. Ann Hughley-Emegara, Hospitalists; and Juanita Derouen, An......

  • Memorial Physician Clinics welcomes Samantha McGill, Nurse Practitioner

    Date: May 29, 2019

    GULFPORT, Miss. — Memorial welcomes Samantha McGill, FNP-BC, BC-ADM, at Memorial Physician Clinics, Internal Medicine, 835 Thames Ave., Bay St. Louis and 4300 Leisure Time Drive, Diamondhead. McGill is the only clinician on the Mississippi Gulf Coast treating juvenile diabetes patients. Juvenile diabetes, also known as type 1 diabetes, is most often diagnosed in children and young adults whose bodies do not make insulin. Symptoms of type 1 diabetes include: frequent urination, extreme thirst, hunger (ev......

  • Memorial Hospital at Gulfport Names Chas Pierce as Senior Director, System Development

    Date: May 17, 2019

    GULFPORT, Miss. — Memorial Hospital has named Chas Pierce, MPH, as Senior Director, System Development. In his new role, Mr. Pierce will oversee the operational and financial management of multiple physician services including hospital-based physician specialties and other providers. He will also serve as point of contact between Memorial departments and other facilities. This role will evaluate the needs of patients, their families and staff and work with Administration and other departments to create ......

  • Memorial Hospital at Gulfport Names Matt Walker as Vice President, Clinic Operations

    Date: May 17, 2019

    GULFPORT, Miss. — Memorial Hospital has named Matt Walker, RN, MSN/MBA, as Vice President, Clinic Operations. Mr. Walker most recently held the position of Senior Director, Clinic Operations. In his new role, Mr. Walker will provide strategic focus to attain improved clinical outcomes and physician operating efficiencies throughout the system of care at Memorial and more than 95 Memorial Physician Clinics. He will work with a strong foundation of providers, staff, and the leadership team to embrace nece......

  • Memorial Hospital at Gulfport Names April LaFontaine as Chief Administrative Officer

    Date: May 17, 2019

    GULFPORT, Miss. — Memorial Hospital has named April LaFontaine, FACHE, MBA, CPC, as Chief Administrative Officer (CAO). Ms. LaFontaine most recently held the position of Vice President, Revenue Cycle Services. In her new role, Ms. LaFontaine will continue to lead the revenue cycle divisions, with new oversight of the organization’s strategic priorities working with providers and facilities for the purposes of potential collaboration and/or shared services. Ms. LaFontaine will work to integrate demands o......

  • Memorial NICU Receives Digital CO2 Monitor Donation

    Date: May 15, 2019

    GULFPORT, Miss. —The Speck and Walker families donated a Sentec Digital Transcutaneous CO2 monitor (TcPCO2) to Memorial NICU on April 22, in memory of their son and brother, Randall Speck. At age 16, Randall was diagnosed with Stage IV Rhabdomyosarcoma. It was rare in children and because of the advanced stage of the cancer, the survival rate was virtually non-existent. The Randall Speck Pediatric Special Needs Fund was established through Memorial Hospital Foundation by Randall’s parents, Richard and C......

  • Memorial Hospital at Gulfport Achieves Healthgrades 2019 Outstanding Patient Experience Award

    Date: May 15, 2019

    GULFPORT, Miss. —Memorial Hospital at Gulfport has achieved the Healthgrades 2019 Outstanding Patient Experience Award and two 5-Star Ratings in 2019 for Total Hip Replacement and Carotid Procedures. The Patient Experience Award recognizes Memorial as being among the top 10 percent of hospitals nationwide for patient experience, according to Healthgrades, the leading online resource for information about physicians and hospitals. “Memorial is honored to be the only hospital on the Mississippi Gulf Coast......

  • Driftwood Nursing Center will become part of Memorial Hospital on July 1

    Date: May 14, 2019

    Gulfport, Miss.—Memorial Hospital at Gulfport is pleased to announce, effective July 1, Driftwood Nursing Center will officially become part of Memorial and operate as Memorial Driftwood Nursing Center. The center, a 151-bed nursing home facility, will remain at 1500 Broad Avenue and will add approximately 150 clinicians and support staff to Memorial. There will be no interruption in care provided to patients which includes 24-hour RN and LPN nursing care, a therapy team providing therapeutic activities......