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  • Gulf Coast partnerships rock you like a hurricane

    “He started swallowing fluid and then his heart stopped. I knew he was in the right hands though and I knew the doctors would get him the care he needed.”These were the words of Destiny Idol, wife of U.S. Navy Construction Mechanic Jaylen Idol, Naval Construction Battalion 1, Gulfport, Mississippi,

  • Gulf Coast partnerships rock you like a hurricane

    “He started swallowing fluid and then his heart stopped. I knew he was in the right hands though and I knew the doctors would get him the care he needed.”These were the words of Destiny Idol, wife of U.S. Navy Construction Mechanic Jaylen Idol, Naval Construction Battalion 1, Gulfport, Mississippi,

  • Keesler improves training for medics

    Keesler Medical Center replaced self-aid and buddy care for medics with the Tactical Combat Casualty Course.The course focuses on preparing medics for the deployed environment.“We [medics] have the medical skills down, but your average Airman doesn’t have the tactical training,” said Senior Airman

  • Keesler Medical Center receives national recognition

    The American College of Surgeons recognized the Keesler Medical Center as a 2018 meritorious hospital for its surgical patient care recently.The ACS National Surgical Quality Improvement Program recognized Keesler as being in the top 10 percent of 722 hospitals nationwide for patient outcomes in all

  • Keesler Radiology Oncology Clinic improves capabilities

    The Keesler Medical Center Radiology Oncology Clinic held a ribbon cutting ceremony for a new Interventional Radiology Program here as well as for a Positron Emission Tomography and Computer Tomography scanner, April 10.These new capabilities allow the radiology oncology clinic to improve patient

  • 81st MDG earns Commission on Cancer national accreditation

    The Keesler Medical Center cancer program has been granted a Three Year Accreditation with Silver Commendation from the Commission on Cancer, a quality program of the American College of Surgeons.   To earn voluntary CoC accreditation, a cancer program must meet or exceed the CoC quality care

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