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Richard Roberson, J.D., Named MHA's President/Chief Executive Officer

Posted on 6/17/2024
The Mississippi Hospital Association (MHA) Board of Governors today announced that Richard Roberson, J.D., will become the association's new President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

MSAHT Staff Members Attend Mississippi Hospital Association's Annual Opioid Summit

Posted on 3/27/2024
All four MSAHT staff members were delighted to attend and represent MSAHT at the Mississippi Hospital Association’s Annual Opioid Summit this month in Philadelphia, Miss.

MHA launches Find Help Mississippi

Posted on 2/28/2024
Find Help Mississippi’s primary goal is to boost communication between healthcare and social services to improve follow-through on referrals, as well as to act as a support finder for citizens.

MHA Honors Hospitals and Health Systems at 36th Annual MAGGIE Awards

Posted on 12/6/2023
Mississippi Hospital Association is honored to recognize leaders and teams in Mississippi hospitals and health systems.

Member Spotlight  



Charity Lara, South Central Medical Center

Charity Lara recently attended and received certification for Community Interpreter Training: Medical, Educational and Social Service Interpreting (CIT) along with the Medical Terminology Training (MT) hosted by the Mississippi State Department of Health’s Office of Health Equity. The training lasted two weeks, April 10 – 19, 2024. 

During this course, Ms. Lara, along with the other registrants, learned interactive and educational skills and gained meaningful practice to allow them to be actively engaged in the entire community interpreter training course. 

Ms. Lara passed both the community and the medical tests. She is one of the six translators on staff at South Central Regional in the In-Person Translation Services department. 



MHA Member Highlights

Baptist Anderson Award DAISY Team of the Year 2024

Posted on 6/19/2024
Baptist Anderson Regional Medical Center recently recognized the Mother/Baby/Pediatric Unit as DAISY Nursing Team of the Year!

Chris Rutland DAISY Nurse Leader of the Year

Posted on 6/18/2024
Baptist Anderson Regional Medical Center recently announced Chris Rutland, BSN,RN, CEN, CPEN, TCRN, Director of Emergency Services as DAISY Nurse Leader of the Year.


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