Meridian, Mississippi Health Care
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Health care in East Mississippi provides patients with plenty of options for maintaining good health while offering state-of-the-art care. Here are the hospitals that serve the area:
Anderson Regional Medical Center
Accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, Anderson Regional Medical Center is a 260 private-room facility that houses several centers to meet patients' needs. Centers include cardiac, diabetes, pulmonary, rehabilitation, sleep and women's health. Located adjacent to the hospital are an outpatient pharmacy and physician office building so that patients will not travel far to receive care.
Anderson Regional Medical Center South Campus is a 140-bed facility offering services ranging from emergency and women's health to rehabilitation and therapy options.
Rush Foundation Hospital
Rush Foundation Hospital is a 215-bed facility that has served the Meridian and close communities for more than 90 years. The Rush health-care system includes four other hospitals in East Central Mississippi and West Alabama. The Specialty Hospital of Meridian, Laird Hospital in Union, H.C. Watkins Memorial Hospital in Quitman, and Scott Regional Hospital in Morton.
East Mississippi State Hospital
East Mississippi State Hospital has been in operation since 1882, and is the second-largest of four psychiatric hospitals in the state and the third largest employer in the Meridian area. The facility is licensed for 372 beds, 35 chemical dependency beds and 226 nursing home beds.
EMSH serves adults from 31 counties who need psychiatric or substance abuse treatment, and adolescent males who require psychiatric treatment. On site the Reginald P. White Nursing Facility admits residents from all over the state from the public and private sectors for nursing home care.
Alliance Health Center
Alliance Health Center is a 154-bed acute care psychiatric and chemical dependency hospital serving individuals with acute mental and behavioral health disorders and chemical and substance abuse issues.
The Alliance campus is also home to The Crossings, a 60-bed residential treatment facility for adolescents.
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