Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) Presentations
In recent months, Forrest General has offered life-saving technology to several recipients in the hospital's service area. Take a look at how Forrest General is reaching out and saving lives in your hometown!
Magee - November 19, 2009
Forrest General, in conjunction with Cardiology Magee, a partnership of Forrest General and Hattiesburg Clinic, presented Magee General Hospital's charitable foundation, HealthTrust, with two Automatic External Defibrillators (AEDs) on November 19, 2009. The devices will be placed in the Simpson County and Smith County School systems, to benefit children and teachers in the hospital's service area. Hattiesburg Clinic Cardiologist and Cardiology Magee provider Ben Rester, M.D., presented the AEDs during a ceremony at Magee General Hospital to Rudy Runnels, M.D., Chairman of HealthTrust.
Pictured with the donated AEDs are, from left, Oliver McLean and Rev. Darnell Moffett, HealthTrust Board members; Ken Smith, Administrator, Southern Heart Center, Hattiesburg Clinic, P.A.; Dr. Charles Pruitt, Fundraising Chair for HealthTrust; Dr. Ben Rester, Hattiesburg Clinic Cardiologist; Eddy Mahaffey, MGH Administrative Director of Clinical Services; Glenda Grayson, HealthTrust Executive Director; and Missy Bruntlett, HealthTrust Secretary-Treasurer and MGH CFO. Photo courtesy of The Magee Courier.
Picayune - October 20, 2009
Forrest General, in conjunction with Cardiology Picayune, a partnership of Forrest General and Hattiesburg Clinic, as well as Highland Community Hospital, presented two AEDs to the Picayune City Council on October 20, 2009. The two AEDs will be placed at the north and south fire stations in Picayune. The AEDs were presented by Hattiesburg Clinic Cardiologist Dr. Larry Leader, Highland CEO Doug Jones and COO Mark Stockstill, and were received by the Picayune City Council and Picayune Mayor Ed Pinero Jr.
Pictured with the donated AEDs are, from left, Picayune Mayor Ed Pinero Jr., Larry Leader, M.D., Hattiesburg Clinic Cardiologist, and Highland Community Hospital administrators Mark stockstill and Doug Jones. Photo courtesy of The Picayune Item.