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Forrest General Hospital Company Profile

04:01 EDT 24th September 2018 | BioPortfolio

Forrest General Hospital System has delivered health care services to Hattiesburg and the South Mississippi area since 1952. Today's regional medical center has grown remarkably from 90 beds to a 512-bed facility.
Forrest General Hospital consists of a 400-bed acute care facility; Pine Grove, an 88-bed chemical dependency and psychiatric unit; Rehabilitation Services, a 20-bed rehabilitation unit; Lowery A. Woodall Outpatient Surgery Facility; and Forrest General Home Care & Hospice.

Forrest General admitted its first patient, Mrs. Fred Roberts of Purvis, on July 15, 1952. Mrs. Roberts gave birth to a daughter the following day. In 1952, the hospital staff comprised a total of 70 employees and 31 doctors. Today, more than 3,100 people are employed by the Forrest General system. The medical staff now comprises more than 300 physicians, the largest medical staff in Mississippi outside Jackson.

Location

P.O. Box 16389
Hattiesburg
Mississippi
39404-6389
United States of America

Contact

Phone: 601.288.1300
Email: thinton@forrestgeneral.com


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ED Uses Two-stage Triage to Improve Flow

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(Massachusetts General Hospital) A study conducted among patients at Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital found that virtual follow-up visits for patients with hypertension ...

Study identifies overdose risk factors in youth with substance use disorders

(Massachusetts General Hospital) A team of Massachusetts General Hospital investigators has identified factors that may increase the risk of drug overdose in adolescents and young adults.

Neuroinflammation seen in spinal cord, nerve roots of patients with chronic sciatica

(Massachusetts General Hospital) A study by Massachusetts General Hospital investigators has found, for the first time in humans, that patients with chronic sciatica -- back pain that shoots down the ...

PubMed Articles [1954 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Epidemiological profile of admissions to the hip and pelvic surgery module in a general hospital.

The present study was carried out in order to know, evaluate and classify hip fractures treated by the orthopedic service of a general hospital.

Preventability of 28-Day Hospital Readmissions in General Internal Medicine Patients: A Retrospective Analysis at a Quaternary Hospital.

Unplanned hospital readmissions are associated with increased patient mortality and health care costs, yet only a fraction are likely to be preventable. This study's objective was to identify preventa...

Dehospitalisation at a general hospital in Minas Gerais: challenges and prospects.

To analyse the dehospitalisation process at a general public hospital in Minas Gerais, Brazil, from the perspective of managers, health workers, users and their families.

Older men with bipolar disorder diagnosed in early and later life: Physical health morbidity and general hospital service use.

Bipolar disorder (BD) has been associated with greater health morbidity burden, but it is unclear if this association is affected by age at the time of diagnosis and how this might impact on the use o...

Classification of healthy and diseased retina using SD-OCT imaging and Random Forest algorithm.

In this paper, we propose a novel classification model for automatically identifying individuals with age-related macular degeneration (AMD) or Diabetic Macular Edema (DME) using retinal features from...

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The PAINFREE Initiative, a Stepped Wedge Cluster Randomized Trial

The PAINFREE (Improving PAIN control following FRactures; towards an Elder-friendly Emergency department) Initiative is a patient-centered multifaceted intervention which aims to improve p...

Dobutamine vs Adenosine CMR Study

This is a single centre, prospective diagnostic accuracy study to assess the comparative sensitivity of dobutamine versus adenosine for detection of severe non-infarct epicardial coronary ...

Inpatient Blood Glucose Control in Taichung Veterans General Hospital

This study will be conducted in the ward of Taichung Veterans General Hospital. The patient with hyperglycemia in hospitalization will be enrolled by glucose management team.

General Surgery Training Outcomes Project

The purpose of the General Surgery Training Outcomes Project: Evaluating the Impact of the Curriculum on General Surgery Resident Training and Evaluation is to analyze data collected as a ...

Telephone Contact Between Hospital and General Practitioner About Medication Review for Older Patients

In this trial, the feasibility of cooperation between clinical pharmacists and physicians by conducting a telephone follow-up conversation between the hospital geriatrician, the general pr...

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