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OCH Wound Healing Center One of Five in Nation to Receive Award for Clinical Excellence

OCH Wound Healing & Hyperbaric Center Nurse Practitioner Stephanie McCain, FNP-C, has received the 2021 Healogics President’s Circle Award for clinical excellence. The award is based on the achievement of outstanding clinical outcomes for 12 consecutive months, including patient satisfaction higher than 92%, and a minimum wound healing rate of at least 92% within 28 …

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OCH Recertified to ISO 9001 Quality Management System by DNV

OCH Regional Medical Center has been recertified by DNV and once again awarded full certification to the ISO 9001 Quality Management System. The recertification comes after a recent a three-day onsite survey from DNV. By earning accreditation, OCH has demonstrated it meets or exceeds patient safety standards (Conditions of Participation) set forth by the U.S. …

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OCH Student Shadowing Program Paving the Way for MSU Premed Students

Elise Chancellor finished this semester with an absolute certitude that a career in healthcare is right for her. On top of courses such as Physics II, Biology of Cancer and Medical Ethics, the senior biological science major at Mississippi State University completed 35 hours in OCH Regional Medical Center’s Premedical Shadowing Program. Although, if you …

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OCH Hyperbaric Chambers Provide New Treatment Option for MSU Athletes

Charles Waggoner and HBO tech Blake Jernigan stand outside of one of the two hyperbaric chambers. On the day before Thanksgiving, Charles Waggoner completed his fifteenth visit in the hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) chamber at the OCH Wound Healing Center and walked out with a jar of honey given to him by the HBO tech Blake …

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Experienced Healthcare Leader Named Chief Nursing Officer at OCH

OCH Regional Medical Center is proud to announce Gloria Boyd, RN, BSN, MSN, as the Chief Nursing Officer effective October 18. “I’m pleased to welcome Gloria to the senior management team,” said OCH Administrator/CEO Jim Jackson. “Gloria and I previously worked together for 19 years, and I have first-hand knowledge of Gloria’s extensive experience in …

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Local Athlete Recovering after Surgery for a Traumatic Injury at High School Football Game

Even after training at a level one trauma center, 17-year-old Braden McGee’s injury would be uncommon for OCH Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Jordan Ferguson. The fellowship-trained sports medicine orthopedic specialist has performed surgery for a tibial shaft fracture on many occasions, but not as a result from an injury on a high school football field. “It’s …

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OCH Regional Medical Center Bolsters MSU Affinity; Becomes Official Women’s Healthcare Provider of MSU Athletics

Mississippi State Athletics and its multimedia rightsholder, LEARFIELD’s Bulldog Sports Properties, announced Wednesday that OCH Regional Medical Center has elevated its Bulldogs’ commitment through a new multi-year relationship. Effective immediately, OCH Regional Medical Center will be known as the “Official Women’s Healthcare Provider of Mississippi State Athletics.” This marks the first time a Bulldog corporate …

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Full-Time Sports Medicine Orthopedic Surgeon Joins OCH

OCH Regional Medical Center has added a new orthopedic surgeon to its team. Dr. Jordan Ferguson is the only full-time fellowship-trained sports medicine orthopedic specialists performing surgery in the Golden Triangle. Dr. Ferguson joins Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Chad Williams at OCH Orthopedic Center. Dr. Jordan Ferguson and Dr. Chad Williams “Dr. Ferguson’s impressive credentials …

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MEMA Sends Additional Staff to Aid OCH in COVID Response

Eight additional contract employees, including nurses and respiratory therapists, have joined the team at OCH Regional Medical Center to assist with staffing shortages as a result of the COVID-19 surge. The temporary personnel were deployed as part of Mississippi Emergency Management Agency’s (MEMA) response to provide medical personnel to 61 hospitals statewide to meet the …

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