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Why we need the Oxford Medical Ministries Clinic

Dr. Jim Rayner uses a “Your Turn” column to explain the importance of the Oxford Medical Ministries Clinic to local residents as it provides health care to this who can’t get insurance through their work or through the Affordable Care Act. (November 11, 2014, Page 4)

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    Letters to the Editor

    Longtime local physician Dr. Purves McLaurin gives his perspective on the local hospital and health care scene, citing changes through the years and urging all to look ahead to tomorrow’s great advancements. (April 13, 2011, Page 4)

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      Open communication: A prescription for success

      The prognosis is mixed on Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp.’s effort to build a new hospital in Oxford because of a rough spot in negotiations with local government boards because of site options. News Editor Jonathan Scott takes a closer look at the ongoing issue and says that an open debate and the availability of information will help all involved understand the process. (March 18, 2011, Page 4A)

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        City, county officials urged to respond to Baptist

        A meeting is set Monday for local officials and Baptist Hospital officials to discuss some of the particulars of a proposed new facility that would involve the current lease of the local hospital. Publisher Emeritus Jesse P. Phillips writes that the open meeting format is good and urges officials to work together for the good of the community and its health care facilities and programs. (January 21, 2011, Page 4A)

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