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176 South Main Street
P. O. Box 790
Pontotoc, MS 38863-0790
North Mississippi Medical Center-Pontotoc, a not-for-profit hospital and nursing home, encompasses 29 hospital beds, 19 of which are used to serve acute care and swingbed patients and 10 which are used for sub-acute patients. The medical staff includes six physicians with admitting privileges, as well as two dozen others who serve as consultants.
The hospital offers paramedic-level ambulance service and 24-hour physician coverage in its Emergency Department. Radiology services include X-ray (general radiography and fluoroscopy), computerized tomography (16-slice CT), ultrasound (sonograms), and DEXA bone density scans. Our cardiology services include EKG and Holter monitor studies. Area residents can stay close to home and take advantage of the Mobile Mammography Unit on designated days each month at NMMC-Pontotoc.
The campus also includes a 44-bed nursing home which offers a variety of rehabilitation services and amenities to residents. The hospital and nursing home Auxiliary recently renovated a sunroom at the facility to give residents a cheery gathering place for board games and other activities.
A local branch office of North Mississippi Medical Center's Home Health Agency is located near Pontotoc Hospital and Nursing Home to better serve community residents requiring home care and hospice services. Home Health Agency nurses and staff work closely with local physicians and NMMC-Pontotoc to ensure optimal care for their patients.
To further enhance local health promotion efforts, NMMC opened NMMC-Pontotoc Wellness Center in January 1998. The Pontotoc Wellness Center provides cardiovascular training equipment, free weights and a variety of aerobic classes to more than 600 members. NMMC-Pontotoc and the wellness center both play a key role in furthering the NMMC Live Well community health initiative by providing free educational programs and health screenings in a variety of nontraditional settings.
Patient satisfaction and quality of care are important at NMMC-Pontotoc. Our physicians and staff work to address patient complaints in a timely manner and to improve the service we provided to patients.
Patients or their representatives who have a complaint or would like to express concerns about their care and safety while in the hospital or or who have a compliment to share may contact Careline at (662) 377-2273 or by e-mail at www.nmhs.net/contactus.
For more information on NMMC-Pontotoc, Pontotoc Nursing Home or other NMMC facilities in Pontotoc, call (662) 489-5510 or 1-800-843-3375.
Corporate Information: Pontotoc Health Services, Inc. d/b/a North Mississippi Medical Center-Pontotoc