About Us

About Us

Welcome to Southwest Health System. We are pleased that you have chosen us as your health care provider. Whether you are here for an outpatient procedure or being admitted for a longer stay, we want your time with us to be as comfortable as possible. Thank you for putting your trust in Southwest Health System.

Norman M. Price, F.A.C.H.E.
CEO/Administrator


Southwest Health System

Southwest Health System is an integrated healthcare delivery network serving residents of Southwest Mississippi. Our organization is comprised of Southwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center, Cardiovascular Institute of Mississippi, Mississippi Cancer Institute, Ambulatory Surgery Center, St. Luke Home Health & Hospice, Digestive Diseases Center, Southwest Center for Rehabilitation, Southwest Regional Women’s Center Maternity Suites, Family Practice/Internal Medicine Clinics and Lawrence County Hospital.

As one of the most comprehensive healthcare resources in Southwest Mississippi, Southwest Regional is a modern facility with 165 licensed beds offering advanced equipment and a broad range of services to our patients. Our physicians and other healthcare professionals remain on the forefront of modern healing. SMRMC’s Emergency Services is now classified as a Level III Trauma Center.

Southwest Regional is a member of the Mississippi Hospital Association (MHA), American Hospital Association (AHA), and the Voluntary Hospitals of America, Inc. (VHA), and is accredited by DNV Healthcare, Inc. It is also the hub of the total complement of healthcare services provided by Southwest Health System.

Lawrence County Hospital has provided community care since 1960. The 25 bed hospital is a Critical Access Hospital. Lawrence County is a not-for-profit institution. Both hospitals have been approved by the state of Mississippi for participation in Medicare and Medicaid programs and is licensed by the Mississippi State Department of Health and The Mississippi Hospital Association.

Our Mission

  • To obtain regional leadership in the health care field
  • To provide excellence in health care.
  • To improve the standards of health care in Southwest Mississippi and adjoining Louisiana to best serve the needs of the patients.

To generate measurable benefits for:

  • The Community
  • The Medical Staff
  • The Employee
  • The Hospital
  • and most importantly,
  • THE PATIENT

Forms & Policies

Southwest Health System Notice of Privacy Practices: Notice of Privacy Practices

Southwest Health System Electronic Recording Policy: SMRMCs Policy Electronic Recording

2014 Southwest Regional Medical Center's 2014 Community Health Needs Assessment:

Lawrence County Hospital's 2014 Community Health Needs Assessment: