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2011 News Release
St. Dominic's Cancer Services - Cancer Program 2011 Annual Report
St. Dominic Hospital has been granted a three-year/ full accreditation designation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a program administered by the American College of Surgeons.
Leader for Heart Services in Mississippi Changes Name to Reflect its Expanding Focus on Vascular Services
The leader for providing heart services in Mississippi is changing its name, but not its services. The Mississippi Heart Institute at St. Dominic’s is changing, or rather expanding, its name to include the full scope of services the organization is known for and will now be known as the Mississippi Heart and Vascular Institute.
St. Dominic Hospital First in State to Use Robotic Flourescence Imaging Technology
St. Dominic Hospital is the first hospital in the state to obtain a new near-infrared fluorescence imaging guided system available for the da Vinci Si Surgical System.
The Club at St. Dominic's Named as Having One of Top 25 Aquatics Programs in the Country
The Club at St. Dominic’s was recently recognized by the National Aquatic Program as having one of the top 25 aquatic programs in the country. The National Aquatic Program was designed to encourage the development and recognition of outstanding overall aquatics programs...
U.S. News Ranks St. Dominic Hospital No. 1 in the Metro Area
St. Dominic Hospital has been ranked the No. 1 hospital in the Jackson metro area in the U.S. News Media & World Report’s 2011-12 Best Hospitals rankings, available online at www.usnews.com/besthospitals. St. Dominic’s shares the No. 1 ranking with only one other hospital in the metro area.
Sister Mary Trinita Receives Lifetime Achievement Award
Sister Mary Trinita EddingtonMSN, RN, APRN, BC, OP, has been selected as the 2011 Governor’s Initiative for the Volunteer Excellence (GIVE) Marsha Meeks Kelly Lifetime Achievement award recipient.
St. Dominic Hospital Acquires Madison Medical Imaging
St. Dominic Hospital as acquired Madison Medical Imaging located in the Highland Medical Arts building in Madison to meet the area's needs for imaging services. Madison Medical Imaging is now operating at part of St. Dominic's imaging services and will be called St. Dominic's Madison Medical Imaging.
St. Dominic Hospital Achieves New Status as Accredited Chest Pain Center
St. Dominic Hospital announces that it has received Chest Pain Center Accreditation from the Society of Chest Pain Centers (SCPC), an international organization dedicated to eliminating heart disease as the number one cause of death worldwide.
St. Dominic Hospital First in Area to Receive International Board of Lactation Consultants Examiners Care Award
St. Dominic Hospital is the first in the Jackson metro area and one of three hospitals in the state to receive the International Board of Lactation Consultants Examiners Care Award for the excellence demonstrated in staffing International Board of Lactation Consultants.
St. Dominic's Introduces Single Port Hysterectomy Procedure
St. Dominic Hospital is advancing minimally invasive surgical techniques to offer patients even less scarring or no scarring following surgery courtesy of a procedure performed excusively by St. Dominic's Surgeons. Hospital officials announced the successful completion of what is believed to be the first...