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Conversations with CEO’s Series: Tim Moore

HPIC’s Chief Executive Officer, Rick Farlow, sits down with Tim Moore, Chief Executive Officer, at Mississippi Hospital Association to continue our “CEO Conversations” series on leadership.   Mr. Farlow wanted to address how MHA advocates for sound healthcare policy on behalf of its member hospitals and the patients they serve while discussing the leadership lessons Mr. Moore has learned through …

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Conversations with CEO’s Series: Greg Havard, CEO at George Regional Health System

HPIC’s CEO, Rick Farlow, is continuing the CEO Conversations’ with our next guest, Greg Harvard.   George Regional Health System (GRHS) welcomed Chief Executive Officer, Greg Harvard in 2015. Mr. Harvard has over 18 years of healthcare experience and has held an array of positions in the healthcare industry.   As a native and life-long …

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Conversations with CEO’s Series: HPIC continues its Hospital CEO Leadership Series

Chief Executive Officer Patrick S. Chapman, Ed.D. Tippah County Hospital   Dr. Patrick Chapman was named the CEO of Tippah County Hospital in January of 2016. He holds advanced degrees in Counseling Psychology and Healthcare Administration. For the previous 14 years, he served as Program Administrator for North Mississippi Primary Health Care, Inc. in Ashland, …

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Conversations with CEO’s Series: King’s Daughters Medical Center CEO Alvin Hoover

Alvin Hoover, CEO of King’s Daughters Medical Center (KDMC) for nearly 15 years, has announced his retirement in September 2022. Prior to joining KDMC, Mr. Hoover was the CEO of Abbeville Area Medical Center. He has over 30 years of distinguished service in hospital administration and takes a special interest in rural health policy development …

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HPIC Launches Pilot Program to Reduce Blood Culture Contamination. HPIC, Magnolia Medical Technologies, and MHA are on a Mission to Zero.

HPIC’S goal of the Mission to Zero program is to establish a standardized blood culture collection and contamination prevention model that may be followed by other hospitals to decrease false-positive blood cultures and patient harm to zero. This standardized system will help to improve testing accuracy for bloodstream infections; including sepsis. The program will not …

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ACTUAL V BILLED COSTS

Tort reform has shifted focus from non-economic damages to economic damages. There is evidence to show large number of future costs of care for plaintiff in order to avoid caps to damages request for non-economic damages.   Tradition has been that plaintiff develops the damages. Typically, defense is not involved in those early stages of …

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IF YOU ENGAGE IN COVID-19 VACCINE ADMINISTRATION, FEDERAL LAW UNDER THE PREP ACT PROTECTS YOU FROM CIVIL LIABILITY

By: Sandra Cianflone You are entitled to PREP Act Immunity when: You are a “Covered Person,” because you are a licensed medical provider or a facility/practice; You are engaging in a “recommended activity,” because you are administering an FDA-approved COVID-19 vaccine; The alleged injury is causally related to the administration of the COVID-19 vaccine; and …

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