Press Releases

News releases from 2016 through the present are available on this web page. NMHS Marketing and Public Relations staff add new information weekly. Direct media inquiries to


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  • Baker Joins Children’s of Mississippi’s Tupelo Specialty Clinic 3/4/2021

    Marguerite Baker, a certified pediatric acute/primary care nurse practitioner, joined the Children’s of Mississippi team at its Tupelo specialty clinic.

  • NMMC Treats First Heart Patient with Shockwave Technology 3/4/2021

    On March 4, NMMC became the first hospital in Mississippi to treat a patient with sonic pressure waves to address coronary plaque that restricts blood flow.

  • NMMC Presents DAISY Award to Bush 3/3/2021

    North Mississippi Medical Center has awarded its most recent DAISY Award to registered nurse Derrick Bush of the Emergency Department

  • NMMC-West Point Recognizes Rice as Outstanding Employee 3/3/2021

    Felicia Rice has been selected by her peers as North Mississippi Medical Center-West Point’s most recent Employee of the Quarter.

  • Practicing the Art of Medicine 3/2/2021

    Dr. Pizzimenti often illustrates as he teaches the internal medicine residents. “It’s my favorite way to teach,” he says. “The more senses you use, the better you learn it.”

  • Fowler Released after Battle with COVID-19 from NMMC-Iuka 3/1/2021

    Fowler Released after Battle with COVID-19 from NMMC-Iuka

  • Don't Delay Care Out of Fear 2/26/2021

    Delaying medical care out of fear of COVID-19 can take a toll on your overall health and lessen the likelihood of a good outcome in some situations.

  • It’s More Than Just Cleaning 2/26/2021

    Our team saves lives daily by consistently cleaning, sanitizing and ensuring each patient’s experience with our facilities is clean and safe. Although much of my team’s days are spent doing what’s outlined in their job descriptions, there is one thing these folks do that truly makes them special. The Environmental Services staff consistently creates meaningful, compassionate connections with our patients and family members. Whether its being a friendly face in a stressful or intimidating situation, saying a prayer for a family experiencing tragedy, spreading laughter and cheer to clinical staff during hard times or offering a hug to a patient who longs for connection after a stay in the hospital, our team truly C.A.R.E.S. (Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence, Smiles).

  • NMHS Financial Team Wins Award from National Organization 2/25/2021

    North Mississippi Health Services has been named a winner of the 2020 Strata Decision LEAP Award

  • West Point Teen Benefits from COVID Infusion Treatment 2/24/2021

    West Point Teen Jeremiah Carter Benefits from COVID Infusion Treatment

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