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NMMC-West Point

835 Medical Center Drive
West Point, MS 39773
(662) 495-2300

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North Mississippi Medical Center-West Point enjoys tremendous support from our community, dedicated physicians and staff, and an affiliation with one of the nation's leading health care organizations. NMMC-West Point is a full-service, 60-bed medical facility. This private, not-for-profit hospital opened its doors in 1985 and continues to grow.

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Unique Design

NMMC-West Point's remarkable design was inspired by the history and culture of this charming Southern community. The entire structure is built around a central atrium filled with greenery. Interestingly, this configuration was inspired by a similar architectural idea used to build the antebellum Waverly Plantation House located nearby.

Medical-surgical patient rooms are entered from a foyer area and open onto a private terrace. Rooms are "nested," which means four to six rooms are clustered around each nursing unit. This design reduces walking distance, allows nurses to view several patients from a central point, and provides closer access to medical equipment.

Surgery & Intensive Care

Surgeons utilize four operating suites for a wide array of cases, including general, orthopedic and obstetrics-gynecology. The Same Day Surgery Unit features six rooms for outpatient surgery patients to rest before and after their procedure, as well as two endoscopy suites.

The six-bed Intensive Care Unit offers invasive and non-invasive monitoring for medical and surgical patients. The hospital also has 10 licensed swing beds for patients who need extended care.

Women's Pavilion

The Women's Pavilion provides family-centered maternity services in a homelike environment. Mothers labor, deliver and recover in the same comfortable room. The nursery is equipped to care for healthy newborns as well as provide immediate stabilization of infants requiring intensive care. Childbirth education is available for expectant parents, and breastfeeding assistance is provided.

Emergency & Outpatient Services

NMMC-West Point offers 24-hour emergency services at the Level III Trauma Center, as well as a paramedic-level ambulance service.

Outpatient services include cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation programs, as well as physical, occupational and speech-language therapy. Cardiac stress tests and holter monitoring are also offered.

 

Ancillary Services

Radiology services include general diagnostic, fluoroscopic, CT scans, nuclear medicine scans, ultrasound, bone density and mammography. Mobile MRI services are also available Monday-Friday.

A wide array of chemistry, bacteriology, blood bank and drug testing is available 24 hours daily in the hospital's Laboratory. Pharmacy services are provided to hospital inpatients and employees.

Respiratory therapists provide 24-hour services as well as perform echocardiograms that are interpreted by local physicians.

In the Sleep Disorders Laboratory, physicians and certified technicians help people overcome sleep apnea, narcolepsy, chronic insomnia and other conditions. The staff also conducts electroencephalograms (EEGs), which are interpreted by neurologists.

Wellness Center & More

The 14,000-square-foot Wellness Center boasts around 750 members and offers numerous classes for exercisers of all ages and fitness levels. Family, corporate and senior discounts are available.

NMMC-West Point offers a comprehensive diabetes education program that includes classes, one-on-one inpatient and outpatient counseling, and a support group.

The local hospital offers many community programs at the hospital and beyond, including health fairs, educational sessions, trauma prevention at schools, and flu shots at churches and industries as requested.

West Point Wellness Center

In addition to the hospital and Wellness Center, the NMMC-West Point campus is also home to several medical practices including Children's Clinic, IMA-West Point, The Women's Group and West Point Medical Clinic.

Patient Satisfaction

Patient satisfaction and quality of care are important at NMMC-West Point. The physicians and staff work to address patient complaints in a timely manner and to improve the service 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 has a compliment to share may contact Careline at (662) 377-2273 or e-mail www.nmhs.net/contact_us.

 

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