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Corinth Hospital Closes Rienzi Clinic

Staff reports Magnolia Regional Health Center closed its Rienzi clinic Thursday after about 24 years due to declining patient volumes, a hospital spokesman said. “For years, we have been trying to support the clinic with declining volumes,” MRHC spokesman Ben Tucker said in a statement. “We tried to make changes…

Hospital Administration Salaries ‘Confidential,’ MRHC Attorney Says

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Corinth Today on Wednesday requested the salary amounts of 16 Magnolia Regional Health Center administration-level employees. The publicly owned hospital, through its attorney, declined to provide the salary information, citing a state statute, which says such information is exempt from disclosure. “The salary…

Corinth Hospital Hit With Bond Rating Downgrade, 'Outlook Negative'

Staff reports Magnolia Regional Health Center’s revenue bond rating was recently downgraded, and the outlook “remains negative.” Moody’s, a global credit rating agency, recently downgraded the Corinth hospital’s revenue bonds from Baa3 to Ba3, impacting more than $75 million in debt. The hospital’s bonds are now in a rating category…

Corinth Hospital Employees Raise Concerns About State Retirement

Staff reports Some Magnolia Regional Health Center employees in Corinth recently expressed concerns about the future of the Public Employees’ Retirement System. Magnolia Regional Health Center CEO Ronny Humes on Tuesday released a statement, which said the hospital is financially sound but the “poor performance of the state retirement plan…

Hospital Employees Raise $30,000 for Animal Shelter

Magnolia Regional Health Center employees have stepped up to help the Corinth-Alcorn Animal Shelter this year after voting it the hospital’s charity of choice for 2017. MRHC employees have planned events, coordinated fundraisers and competed against other hospital departments to raise money for the shelter. All donations and monies raised…

World War II Vet, 99, Will Be Corinth Christmas Parade’s Grand Marshal

Staff reports A 99-year-old World War II veteran and Corinth native will be the grand marshal of the Corinth Christmas parade on Saturday at 5 p.m. downtown. Leroy Worsham, who operated Worsham Brothers Construction with his two brothers, will be the grand marshal. The parade theme is Fairytale Christmas, and…

Corinth Hospital CFO Honored as Statewide Leader in Finance

Brian Craven with Magnolia Regional Health Center in Corinth was recently honored by the Mississippi Business Journal as a statewide leader in finance. “I am honored to receive this award from the Mississippi Business Journal,” said Craven, the hospital’s chief financial officer. “I have a terrific team around me at…

Magnolia Awarded for Heart Attack Care

Magnolia Regional Health Center in Corinth was recently honored by the American College of Cardiology for implementing a higher standard of care for heart attack patients. “I am very proud of our team and their continued efforts in making our organization one of the top destinations for heart attack care,”…

Photo Gallery: Monster Mash in Corinth

Take a look at these photos of the Monster Mash sponsored by the Magnolia Regional Health Center Pediatric Clinic on Saturday in the C.A.R.E Garden in downtown Corinth. More than 500 children took part. In addition to Magnolia, the event included several other sponsors with proceeds benefiting the Corinth Boys…

Large-Scale Emergency Drill ‘Very Successful,’ EMS Director Says

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A large-scale emergency disaster drill involving many healthcare agencies took place Tuesday at an assisted living facility in Corinth. This was the first year for the joint exercise, which was held to ensure local agencies work together effectively during an emergency. The drill…

CHS Students Bring Treat Baskets to Cancer Patients

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today  Members of the Corinth High School Volleyball Team have done their part to spread awareness and become educated during Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The players on Tuesday toured the West Clinic cancer treatment center and the mammography department at Magnolia Regional Health Center. They also took…

Hospital to Recognize Purple Thursday for Domestic Violence Awareness

Magnolia Regional Health Center is raising awareness about the problem of domestic violence. Hospital employees will take part in the national Purple Thursday campaign this week. Jade Henry, community education manager with the hospital’s behavioral health unit, designed domestic violence awareness shirts with the message, “End the silence. Stop the…

Hospital Foundation Hosts Breast Cancer Awareness Luncheon

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor An estimated 160 women attended the annual Breast Cancer Awareness Luncheon at Shiloh Ridge Athletic Club on Friday in Corinth. The luncheon was sponsored by Magnolia Regional Health Center’s Foundation with help from a Susan G. Komen grant. The women were treated to…

Magnolia Receives Trio of American Heart Association Awards

Last week, Magnolia Regional Health Center received a trio of the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline awards for implementing quality improvement measures for the treatment of patients who experience severe heart attacks. Every year, more than 250,000 people experience an ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), the most deadly type of heart attack…

Alcorn, Tishomingo Among Highest Opioid-Prescribing Counties in Nation

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Alcorn and Tishomingo counties were among the highest opioid-prescribing counties in the nation in a new study. They were the only two counties in Northeast Mississippi in the top quartile for opioid prescriptions, the report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention states.…

UPDATE: Corinth Hospital Issues Statement About Alleged Bomb Threat

Staff reports Magnolia Regional Health Center officials have issued statements regarding a Corinth man’s alleged threat this week to blow up the hospital. “We can confirm that there was a call to dispatch threatening to bomb our facility earlier this week,” said Ben Tucker, director of marketing and public relations…

Pizzimenti Serving a Purpose at MRHC

Submitted by Magnolia Regional Health Center At Magnolia Regional Health Center, our hospitalists work in a variety of roles to ensure the best care for our patients. As we mentioned in previous articles, a hospitalist is a physician who specializes in caring for patients who are hospitalized. As we continue…

Hospital to Roll Out New Fleet of Cars

A new fleet of vehicles will soon be hitting the roads in Corinth and the surrounding region. Magnolia Regional Health Center is introducing a new vehicle service fleet with 17 new, locally leased Nissan Altima vehicles provided by Enterprise Fleet Management. Enterprise Fleet Management, a full-service fleet management business, is providing…

Homegrown Physician Living Her Dream

By: Hayes Baker, MD In January of 2017, we introduced a group of physicians called Hospitalists who care for patients at Magnolia Regional Health Center in Corinth, MS. That article discussed the many benefits of being under the care of Hospitalists, explained their role, and mentioned how these physicians are…

Hospital Completes Major Project for Mental Health Services

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Mental Health Services at Magnolia Regional Health Center in Corinth have received a boost. The hospital recently completed a building renovation for psychiatric services and will now offer a new service called geropsychiatry. Geropsych is typically for people over 65 who have issues…