Mission: The hospital provides emergency, outpatient, and clinical health care to persons in scott county, mississippi and the surrounding areas.
Programs: Scott regional medical center is a 25-bed acute-care, critical access hospital located in morton ms. Morton, ms is located in scott county, ms. Morton has a population of 3,462 and scott county has a population of 28,264. Scott regional medical center's scope of care includes a range of inpatient, outpatient and emergency services. A variety of other services are available on an inpatient and outpatient basis through the hospital's imaging, laboratory and rehabilitative services, including physical, occupational and speech therapy. A 24-hour emergency department is staffed with qualified emergency room hospitalists and family nurse practitioners and is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Skilled nursing and rehabilitative care are available at scott regional medical center through the swing bed program. Those recovering from surgery, a stroke, a fracture or an extended medical illness and hospitalization can receive rehabilitative care at scott regional medical center, whether or not they were hospitalized in another location. Scott regional medical center is affiliated with rush health systems of meridian, ms. Additionally, the sleep disorders program operated scott regional medical center provides a valuable service for diagnosis and treatment of chronic sleep-related disorders and the intensive outpatient program designed to provide care for senior adults suffering from chronic anxiety, depression and grief. Scott regional medical center provided financial assistance and certain other community benefits as shown on schedule h at cost of $999,559. Although equitable payment for services is essential to the organization's financial viability, scott regional medical center recognizes that not all individuals possess the resources required to reimburse the hospital for all services provided. Keeping its commitment to the community, scott regional medical center provides free care and subsidized care within existing resources where the need for such care exists. Along with being the one of the county's largest employers and a major economic stimulus by virtue of its payroll, scott regional medical center also provides many benefits to the broader community in the areas of civic involvement and giving including actively supporting the american cancer society, supporting the community with it's annual forestry day program conducting and attending community health fairs and providing free medical screening tests and dissemination of health information at civic club meetings and other community functions.