A member of the OCH Regional Medical Center Board of Trustees has filed a civil suit against hospital administrator Jim Jackson and her fellow board members, alleging the hospital, with the board’s approval, has withheld public information she needs to perform her duties.
Appointments to receive the COVID vaccine are filling up as quickly as they become available, and not only at OCH Regional Medical Center but also across the state.
OCH Regional Medical Center’s leaders said Wednesday they will investigate tweets posted by hospital intensive care unit director that seemed to support rioters who stormed the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C.
Monday saw some of the first doctors in Starkville to receive the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at OCH Regional Medical Center.
OCH Regional Medical Center operated at a deficit of $3.2 million for Fiscal Year 2020, which ended Wednesday, according to budget documents presented at Tuesday’s special-call board of trustees meeting.
Administrators at both OCH Regional Medical Center and Mississippi State University have been in contact as MSU has resumed in-person classes, but OCH CEO Jim Jackson said he does not foresee the hospital having to admit any students who test positive for the COVID-19 coronavirus.
OCH Regional Medical Center employees have been hoping to receive pay raises from the hospital’s supply of federal financial relief, but administration and the board of trustees said Tuesday that is unlikely to happen.
Michelle Welander thought $20 per hour would be enough of an incentive.
The chief nursing officer at OCH Regional Medical Center offered “crisis pay” to try to fill shifts, and some nurses accepted it.
An 89-year-old Starkville woman on Sunday became the first Oktibbeha County resident to die from the COVID-19 coronavirus, Coroner Michael Hunt confirmed.
The transition from summer to autumn brings with it a crop of illnesses in schools, from sinus infections to strep throat.