Memorial Hospital, UMMC Announce Pediatric Collaboration
GULFPORT, Miss.— A new collaboration between Memorial Hospital at Gulfport and Children’s of Mississippi will offer enhanced medical care to Gulf Coast children and families. This includes the planned acquisition of four of six Memorial pediatric clinics and a management arrangement for the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Memorial.
The staff will remain the same at the Gulf Coast pediatric clinics located in Bay St. Louis, Biloxi, Orange Grove, and Gulfport. New changes, coming March 26, will include the Children’s of Mississippi branding as well as the specialized care and expertise of the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC).
Children’s of Mississippi is the umbrella organization that includes Batson Children’s Hospital and all UMMC pediatric care.
Memorial and UMMC are similar institutions with similar cultures