health care

Ochsner Medical Center - Hancock names new CEO

Ochsner Health has named Wilson Thomas as Chief Executive Officer for Ochsner Medical Center- Hancock and Hancock’s affiliated Health Centers on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Thomas, a native of Mobile, most recently served as Project CEO for Community Health Systems,…

Molina Healthcare to expand footprint in Mississippi in 2021

Molina Healthcare of Mississippi (“Molina”) on Monday announced that the company will expand its Health Insurance Marketplace footprint (also known as Exchange) from 19 counties to all 82 counties in the state, effective Jan. 1, 2021. In addition to the…

Local nurse helping COVID-19 patients in Texas

A local nurse is fighting on the front lines of COVID-19 in Texas. Gulfport resident Lina Jones aids hospitals overwhelmed with COVID-19 patients in McAllen, Texas. She works on the rapid response team for Fresenius Kidney Care, caring for patients…

Raising awareness and money for mental health care

No matter what type of job you have, no worker is immune to the far-reaching and added stress of COVID-19 concerns and mandates. The work place can be stressful during normal times, but add the pressures during these days of…

William Carey medical school earns national No. 3 ranking

U.S. News & World Report this year ranked William Carey University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine No. 3 nationwide in producing the highest percentage of primary care residents. The 2020 rankings are based on data from 2017 to 2019 and included…

VA Medical Center Town Hall

Today, veterans receiving health care services from the Biloxi VA Medical Center had an opportunity to weigh in on many of the services the Gulf Coast VA Health Care System provides. Representatives from the Biloxi National Cemetery and the VA…

Veterans Affairs health care open house

Today, veterans receiving health care services from the Biloxi VA Medical Center had an opportunity to weigh in on many of the services that the Gulf Coast VA Health Care System provides. At an open house Q&A event, representatives from…

Veterans feedback on VA health services

Veterans receiving health care services from the Biloxi VA Medical Center will have an opportunity tomorrow to weigh in on the services offered. The event will take place tomorrow at 10 a.m. in the Biloxi VA Medical Center recreation hall…

Health care vote delayed

The Senate GOP health care vote is a no-go, at least for now. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell postponed a planned vote on the Republican health care bill until after the July 4th recess. Both moderate and more conservative Republicans…

U.S. Senator Roger Wicker on health care

U.S. Senator Roger Wicker says congress is determined to make our country’s health care system better by replacing the ObamaCare program that he says is ‘crashing and burning.’ He says congress is working on a plan that lowers premiums and…

Mississippi Primary Health Care Association Annual Conference

Hundreds of Mississippi Health Center officials gathered in Biloxi today discussing the past, present, and future of healthcare in our state. Today kicked off the 2017 Mississippi Primary Health Care Association Conference going on all week at the Golden Nugget…