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2012 News Release

St. Dominic's Receives Consumer Choice Award
St. Dominic's has received the National Research Corporation's 2012-2013 Consumer Choice Award along with Baptist Medical Center. This is the second year for St. Dominic's to win the award. Read more. 

St. Dominic's Units Reach One Year of No Central Line Associated Bloodstream Infections
St. Dominic's units 4 South ICU, 3 West ICU and Cardiac Vascular Recovery have all reached the significant milestone of achieving one year without a central line associated bloodstream infection (CLABSI). Read more.

St. Dominic's Ranked in U.S. News & World Report's "Best Hospitals" for Second Year in a Row
For the second consecutive year, St. Dominic's has been ranked the No. 1 hospital in the Jackson metro area in the U.S. News Media & World Report's 2012-13 Best Hospital rankings. St. Dominic's shares the No. 1 ranking with the University of Mississippi Medical Center. St. Dominic's also ranked "high performing" in the specialities of neurology/neurosurgery and urology. Read more.

St. Dominic's Offers New Treatment for Ischemic Stroke
St. Dominic's Comprehensive Stroke Center now offers a new treatment for ischemic stroke with the Covidien Solitaire Flow Restoration device that combines the ability to restore blood flow and retrieve clots in patients experiencing an acute ischemic stroke. Read more. 

St. Dominic's Pioneering Surgeon Performs Two Firsts in State Just Days Apart
On May 3, John Baten, M.D., performed the first known procedure combining three innovative minimally invasive technologies to remove an ovarian cyst. Read more. 

St. Dominic's to be One of the First Hospitals in the Nation to Participate in Avinger's CONNECT II Global Clinical Trial
St. Dominic's will become the first hospital in Mississippi and only the second in the country to participate in CONNECT II, a global clinical trial conditionally approved by the FDA that gives physicians access to a sophisticated new imaging technology tool, called Ocelot, to fight Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD). Each year, nearly 200,000 amputations occur as a result of PAD and many of those can be avoided with this new technology. Read more.

St. Dominic's New Behavioral Health Facility Opens April 30
The first phase of St. Dominic's new Behavioral Health Services building housing the acute care psychiatric hospital is now complete and will open for patients on April 30. Read more.

St. Dominic's Physical Therapists Recognized for Neurologic Physical Therapy Certifications
St. Dominic's physical therapists Wendy Barrilleaux, Rachel Jacobson and Teresa Ware were recognized Feb. 8, 2012 at the national American Physical Therapy meeting in Chicago, Ill. for obtaining clinic specialist certifications in Neurologic Physical Therapy. Read more. 

St. Dominic's Hand Management Center Offers Individualized Treatment
When Sylvia Flounoil of Madison realized her hand was bothering her after performing simple tasks, she ignored it and tried to push past the pain. But once her thumb began sinking, she decided it was time to see a physician. Read more. 

St. Dominic Hospital Recognized by the National Accrediation Program for Breast Centers
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. Read more.