From Press Reports
Christy Vowell, D.O., of Eupora Medical Clinic was recognized for quality achievement by North Mississippi Medical Center.
NMMC presented Quality Physician awards in January based on Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services National Hospital Inpatient Quality Measures. A winner was awarded for each core measure at NMMC-Tupelo, as well as an overall winner for the combined core measures at each community hospital.
NMMC community hospital Top Performers are Vowell, NMMC-Eupora; Cesar Romero, M.D., Hamilton; Candace Jones, D.O., Iuka; Micheal Orender, M.D., Pontotoc; and John Shields, M.D., West Point.
NMMC-Tupelo winners in each category are Douglas Hill, M.D., Acute Myocardial Infarction; Richard Seigler, M.D., Heart Failure; Mark Ramsey, M.D., Inpatient Psychiatry; Robert Stewart, M.D., Pneumonia; Brady Russell, M.D., Stroke; James Lewis, M.D., Venous Thromboembolism; David Talton, M.D., Surgical Care Improvement Project (SCIP)/Cardiac Surgery; Charles Pigott, M.D., SCIP/Colon/Vascular Surgery; Chester White, M.D., SCIP, Gynecologic Surgery; Clyde Phillips, M.D., SCIP/Orthopaedic Surgery; and Hunt Bobo, M.D., SCIP/Other Major Surgery (Neurosurgery).