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State Health Officer Announces Certificate of Need Decision for Gulfport Facility

April 11, 2019
 
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Jackson, Miss. - The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) announces the issuance of a Certificate of Need (CON) for the following project:

GPCH-GP, Inc., d/b/a Garden Park Medical Center
Gulfport, Mississippi
Provision of Cardiac Catheterization and Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) Services Without Onsite Open-Heart Surgery; Provision of Peripheral Vascular Catheterization Services; Acquisition of Equipment to Provide Cardiac Catheterization, PCI Services, Digital Angiography Services, and Peripheral Vascular Catheterization Services (Related Equipment); and Renovation of Angiography Suite

GPCH-GP, Inc., d/b/a Garden Park Medical Center received Certificate of Need (CON) authority today to expand its cardiovascular and vascular services by providing diagnostic cardiac catheterization services and percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) services without on-site open-heart surgery services; providing enhanced digital angiography services and peripheral vascular intervention services; acquiring equipment necessary to provide such services; and renovating existing space in the hospital to house the catheterization lab, the control room, equipment and the holding area.

The total capital expenditure for this project is $2,231,927.

Mississippi's Certificate of Need process is a fundamental component of the state's health planning and health regulatory activities. In managing the Certificate of Need process, the Department seeks to improve the health of Mississippi residents; to increase accessibility, acceptability, continuity and quality of health services; to prevent unnecessary duplication of health resources; and to provide some cost containment.

The MSDH has administered the Certificate of Need program since July 1986. Since then, more than 1,400 Certificate of Need applications have been reviewed, representing total capital expenditures of approximately $5 billion.

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Last reviewed on Apr 11, 2019
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