Monday, February 4, 2013

Ribbon-cutting held for tower

KEESLER AIR FORCE BASE, Miss. -- A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Friday for the Keesler Medical Center’s new Back Bay Tower. The tower contains state-of-the art medical and surgical inpatient wards, intensive care and recovery/peri-anesthesia care units as well as a new emergency department, physical-occupational therapy-chiropractic clinic, two new operating rooms and two cardiac catheterization labs. Brig. Gen. (Dr.) Kory Cornum, 81st Medical Group commander, also announced that the Keesler Hospital has been officially re-designated "Keesler Medical Center." (Source: Keesler, 02/01/13)