Rush Health Systems, Meridian MS, entered into agreement on Sept. 29 to assist in their Laboratory physician outreach program and to assist with connectivity needs. They are a McKesson client for their LIS. The HTI platform and ITF-Portal will facilitate the exchange laboratory orders and results to physicians, clinics and long-term care facilities that refer to their anchor facility, Rush Foundation Hospital.
Rush Health Systems History:
Rush opened its doors to the Meridian community in 1915 when Dr. and Mrs. J.H. Rush founded the Rush Infirmary. Soon, the medical needs for area residents outgrew the existing bed capacity and in 1920, the hospital expanded its facility. Throughout its 100-year history Rush has expanded its care and services to become the leading healthcare organization and the largest employer in the area. Rush is the region’s most comprehensive healthcare network comprised of seven hospitals, more than thirty clinics and numerous specialty services providing quality care to people throughout East Central Mississippi and West Central Alabama.
Rush Health Systems Today:
Rush Foundation Hospital serves residents in East Central Mississippi and West Central Alabama with a variety of inpatient, outpatient, and community services. Our comprehensive system includes Rush Foundation Hospital, Specialty Hospital of Meridian, Medical Foundation, Inc., Rush Medical Group, Laird Hospital, Union, Mississippi, H.C. Watkins Hospital in Quitman, Mississippi, Scott Regional Hospital in Morton, Mississippi, John C. Stennis Memorial Hospital, DeKalb, MS and Choctaw General Hospital in Butler, AL.