Hospitals

Promise Hospital of Vicksburg

1111 N. Frontage Road, 2nd Floor
Vicksburg, MS 39180

Phone: (601) 883-3265
Fax: (601) 883-3279
Admissions: (601) 883-3265

www.promise-vicksburg.com

Welcome to Promise Hospital of Vicksburg

When you or a loved one needs a longer recovery period from the most complex of medical conditions, we are here for you .

Your treatment plan is directed by your physician and provided by an interdisciplinary medical team and staff. Our licensed clinicians, nurses, therapists and staff support your physician's directives 24/7. We include your family as an important part of the recovery process throughout your hospital stay to help manage your present and future healthcare needs.

Our hospital is like any other hospital except our patients require and receive specialized care and extensive therapy over an extended period of time. We are certified by Medicare and state licensed as a long-term acute care hospital for patients requiring extended hospitalization. Patients are admitted, with a physician's referral, from almost any healthcare setting.

On this page is a basic profile of Promise Hospital of Vicksburg and where we are located. From this page, you can navigate to get directions, find the Programs and Services we provide, check our Physician Directory and get Admissions information. You can also share the experiences of our patients, their families and Promise staff...they'll give you an up-close and personal insight into the Promise family. Visit our corporate website at www.promisehealthcare.com and find out what you can expect from a Promise hospital and where our LTAC hospital fits within the healthcare continuum. Learn about the quality of patient care we provide and how we support you or your loved one's healing process.

If you or your physician have any questions or would like more information about our hospital, please don't hesitate to contact us.

Admissions

With a physician's referral, we admit patients from almost any setting
within the healthcare continuum, including:


· Physician's offices
· Hospital intensive care units
· Hospital medical and surgical units
· Rehabilitation hospitals
· Skilled nursing facilities
· Assisted living facilities
· Home

Our patients are admitted with respiratory or ventilator-dependent conditions, need advanced wound care treatment, or suffer from other medically complex conditions.

We coordinate a medical evaluation, complete insurance verification/pre-certification and arrange transportation with the goal of admission promptly after the admission call. Our admissions department works closely with a patient's physicians and case managers, as well as the other healthcare providers, to make a patient's transition to our LTAC hospital a smooth process. We accept most healthcare plans including Medicare and worker's compensation.

Our referral hotlines are open 24-hours-a-day, 7-days-a-week. Call (601) 883-3265 for more information about Admissions.

Patient Handbook

Your recovery is our goal and we will do everything we can to help you achieve it. Our staff respects your dignity, comfort and privacy and will treat you and your family with compassion and courtesy at all times. Click to view a copy of "A Guide To Patient Services" for information about your rights and responsibilities as a patient.

To view our hospital's Notice of Privacy Practices, click here .

Visit www.promisehealthcare.com for more information about Promise Hospitals.

Programs & Services

Cardiopulmonary Program

Promise Hospital of Vickburg specializes in comprehensive rehabilitative cardiopulmonary care for adult and geriatric patients with difficulty breathing due to complex and unresolved acute illnesses, as well as multi-organ failure, diseases, complications or severe injury.

Most of our patients in the cardiopulmonary program are transferred from an ICU or general medical and surgical beds in short-term acute care (STAC) hospitals because they are in need of a longer acute hospital recovery period to reach their full recovery potential.

These include patients:
• who are on life support and require ventilator weaning and management,
• with ARDS, COPD, neuromuscular disease, or chronic lung problems, such as asthma, bronchitis, and emphysema, lung fibrosis, pneumonia, and lung cancer, or
• who are recovering from a heart attack or accidents.

Upon physician order, our in-patient cardiopulmonary/respiratory therapeutic services are provided by Respiratory Care Practitioners (RCPs) on a 24-hour, 7-days-a-week basis, with diagnostic procedures scheduled as needed. RCPs - who include both registered respiratory therapists and certified respiratory therapists - work under the direction of a board certified physician and medical director to deliver quality cardiopulmonary/respiratory care.

 

Advanced Wound Care Program

We provide a collaborative state-of-the-art skin and wound care management program dedicated to preventing, as well as restoring and maintaining skin integrity for patients suffering from chronic, non-healing wounds.

We utilize both skill and application of wound care to treat compromised skin integrity and apply knowledge and understanding of wound care in an interdisciplinary manner. We also provide team intervention to promote and hasten the healing process.

Patients admitted to our inpatient wound care program are referred by a physician and have been identified as at risk for compromised skin integrity due to complex medical conditions.

 
CLINICAL SERVICES AND PROGRAMS

Services include but are not limited to:

• Cardiac Monitoring
• Ventilator Weaning
• Specialized Nursing Services
• 24/7 Respiratory Therapy & Care
• IV Antibiotic Therapy
• Total Parenteral Nutrition - TPN
• Comprehensive Wound Care
• Vacuum Assisted Closure - VAC
• Pain Management
• Physical Therapy
• Occupational Therapy
• Speech Therapy

• Nutritional Services
• Oncology Management
• Diabetes Management
• Pulmonary Hygiene
• Lung Resection Care
• Pharmacy Services
• Radiology, CT, MRI
• Laboratory Services
• Patient Advocacy
• Chaplaincy

Contact Us

Promise Hospital of Vicksburg

Lee Huckaby
Chief Executive Officer
lhuckaby@promisehealthcare.com

Dianna Guidry
Chief Clinical Officer
dguidry@promisehealthcare.com

Michael Harrell
VP, Physician Relations & Education
mharrell@promisehealthcare.com

River Region Health System

 

The Care You Need Is Here

Welcome to the River Region Health System Web site, providing a source of health-related topics and information for the communities we serve.

Our mission is to improve and deliver quality, compassionate healthcare aligned with the needs of the communities we serve.

Our vision is to be the health system of choice for patients, physicians, employees, and to be nationally recognized as a premier healthcare provider.

River Region Health System
2100 Highway 61 North
Vicksburg, MS 39183
601-883-5000 Human Resources Department:
601-883-5900
 

Hospital Information

  • 372 licensed beds
  • Physicians: Active: 119
  • 1,064 hospital employees
  • Accredited by The Joint Commission; Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI

Specialties

  • Allergy & Asthma
  • Anesthesiology
  • Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Chest Pain Center
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Family Medicine
  • Gastroenterology
  • General Surgery
  • Hospitalists
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology
  • Obstetrics/ Gynecology
  • Orthopedics/ Sports Medicine
  • Pain Medicine
  • Pathology
  • Pediatrics
  • Psychiatry
  • Pulmonology
  • Radiology
  • Urology

Services

  • Behavioral Health (Addiction & Mental)
  • The Birthplace
  • Cardiac (Heart & Vascular Center)
  • Diagnostic Imaging (64-Slice CT, Mammography, Ultrasound, Bone Densitometry)
  • Emergency Department, 24-hour
  • Industrial Medicine Program
  • Reflux Center
  • Sleep Center at River Region
  • Surgery

Weather

Average annual rainfall: 52.42"
Average temperature in winter: 51°
Average temperature in summer: 80°

Community Facts

Population (total service area): 116,320

Vicksburg is located 234 miles northwest of New Orleans on the Mississippi and Yazoo rivers, and 40 miles due west of Jackson, the state capital.

Vicksburg area offers the following activities :

  • Vicksburg National Military Park and History
  • Mississippi River Tours
  • Sports
  • Arts
  • Gaming

Points of Interest:

  • Historic Antebellum Mansions
  • Casinos
  • Vicksburg Convention Center

Market Data

Median household income: $40,404Average cost of existing 3BR home: $109,477
Average cost of a 2BR apartment: $675/mo.
State Income Tax: 3-5%

Education .

High Schools: 2 public/ 3 private
Middle Schools: 2 public/ 2 private
Elementary Schools: 6 Public/ 3 Private
Day Care Centers: 16
Higher Education (within 50 miles):

  • Hinds Community College
  • Mississippi College
  • Alcorn State University
  • Jackson State University
  • Milsaps College
  • Belhaven College

For more information on Vicksburg, log on to www.vicksburg.org , vicksburgchamber.org and www.vicksburgcvb.org .

Healthy Woman

River Region Health System is here to help the women of our community live healthier and happier lives. Our Healthy Woman program is a free community resource designed to empower women with the knowledge and confidence to make informed healthcare and well-being decisions for themselves and their loved ones.

Find out more about joining Healthy Woman!

Senior Circle

Senior Circle is committed to enriching the lives of adults age 50 and better. When you join Senior Circle for just $15, your annual membership offers a generous selection of valuable discounts, activities and events, exercise and wellness classes, a chapter newsletter and national publication subscription, in-hospital privileges, reciprocal privileges and much more.

Find out more about how to join the Circle.

 

 


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