North Mississippi Medical Center - Hamilton
Hamilton, AL 35570
North Mississippi Medical Center-Hamilton is a not-for-profit, 32-bed acute care hospital affiliated with one of the nation’s leading health care organizations.
NMMC-Hamilton has a 79-bed Rehabilitation & Long Term Care facility, a Home Health Joint Venture with The LHC Group, and a Wellness Center in Hamilton. The hospital campus also includes Hamilton Medical Clinic, Marion Medical Clinic, Hamilton Pediatric Clinic and the Outpatient Specialty Clinic, which are four of more than 30 medical clinics affiliated with North Mississippi Medical Clinics.
One of NMMC-Hamilton’s greatest strengths is the quality of its medical staff. The medical staff offers specialists in family practice, internal medicine, surgery, gynecology, pediatrics and radiology.
Surgeons utilize two operating suites for a wide array of cases, including general, ophthalmology, ENT and gynecology. Laparoscopic and minimally invasive surgery are also available. The Same Day Surgery Unit features 10 designated beds for outpatient surgery patients to rest. The four-bed Intensive Care Unit offers invasive and non-invasive monitoring for medical and surgical patients. The hospital also has 10 certified swing beds for patients who need extended care.
NMMC-Hamilton offers 24-hour emergency services. The Emergency Room is staffed by well-equipped, highly qualified nurses and physicians. Emergency air ambulance services are readily available for critical care transport when needed. Outpatient services include same-day surgery, physical therapy, speech therapy, occupational therapy, laboratory and cardiac monitoring. Cardiac stress tests and holter monitoring are also offered.
The Rehabilitation Services Department provides speech, physical and occupational therapy. The department, which is located inside the hospital, provides outpatient rehabilitation, acute care, swing bed, home care and pediatric rehab, among other services. For more information, call (205) 921-6312.
The Outpatient Specialty Clinic, which is located on the hospital campus, offers services such as audiology, gynecology, ENT and urology. For more information on outpatient specialty clinic services or to make an appointment, call (205) 921-6395. Hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.
NMMC-Hamilton’s Radiology Department is staffed by board-certified radiologists and technologists. Radiology services include echocardiogram, nuclear medicine, ultrasound, mammography, MRI, bone density and computerized tomography (CT). The department is accredited by the American College of Radiologists and by the Food and Drug Administration. For more information on the Radiology Department, call (205) 921-6280.
A wide array of chemistry, bacteriology, blood bank and drug testing is available 24 hours daily in the hospital’s Laboratory, which is Joint Commission accredited. The lab is also certified by DATIA to perform DOT drug screen collections. Industrial drug screen collections are also provided for pre-employment and post-accident testing. For lab information, call (205) 921-6290.
Pharmacy services are provided to hospital inpatients and employees.
The Respiratory Therapy Department at NMMC-Hamilton is staffed by Alabama Licensed respiratory therapists who perform all respiratory support services, including ventilator procedures, cardiac stress tests and holter monitoring. The department also offers spirometry testing and pulmonary function testing for area industries, in addition to providing services for the NMMC-Hamilton Nursing Home.
NMMC-Hamilton also recognizes the importance of promoting good health through education. Community outreach projects include informative health seminars and screenings. A variety of classes cover such topics as CPR, first aid, heart health, cancer and diabetes education, nutrition and others. While some programs are sponsored solely by NMMC-Hamilton, others reflect collaborative efforts with other interested parties such as employers, area schools and organizations.
For more information on NMMC-Hamilton or other NMMC facilities in Hamilton, contact us at (205) 921-6200 or 1-800-THE DESK (1-800-843-3375).
Patient satisfaction and quality of care are important at all North Mississippi Medical Center locations. The physicians and staff work to address patient complaints in a timely manner and to improve the service provided to patients.
Patients or their representatives who have a complaint or would like to express concerns about their care and safety while in the hospital or who have a compliment to share may contact Careline at (662) 377-2273 or click here to e-mail us.
Corporate Information: Marion Regional Medical Center, Inc. d/b/a North Mississippi Medical Center-Hamilton.