Baptist Medical News Network

Baptist Medical News Network is a compilation of information from Baptist Health Systems. Baptist Health Systems, located in Jackson, Miss., is the parent company of Baptist Medical Center, The Mississippi Hospital for Restorative Care, Baptist Medical Clinic, Baptist Medical Center-Leake and a number of related healthcare services and programs.

Friday, February 3, 2017

Public Notice for Open Heart Surgery Patients

Mississippi Baptist Medical Center is notifying patients who have had open-heart surgery about a potential infection risk related to this surgery. read more »

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Baptist Health Systems Partners with The Shepherd’s Touch, Inc.

Baptist Health Systems is pleased to announce its partnership with local nonprofit organization The Shepherd’s Touch, Inc. to advance the health of the Attala County community. “Supporting an organization whose ... read more »

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Baptist Medical Center Attala Hosts Blood Drive in Support of Mississippi Hospital Patient

A blood drive is being held this Friday, January 20, from 1:00pm to 6:00pm at Baptist Medical Center Attala for Pisgah High School Teacher Nicole Jones. read more »

Sunday, January 1, 2017

Baptist Welcomes its First Baby of the New Year

The first baby born at Baptist on January 1, 2017 arrived at 12:14pm. read more »

Friday, December 30, 2016

Baptist is First in the Area to Use New FDA Approved Dissolving Drug-Eluting Stents to Treat Blocked Coronary Arteries

Baptist is the first in central Mississippi to use the newly approved FDA the "Absorb." It is the only fully dissolving stent approved for the treatment of coronary artery disease, ... read more »

Monday, November 21, 2016

Public Notice: Magnet Recognition Program Site Visit

Mississippi Baptist Medical Center has applied to the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) for the prestigious designation of Magnet®. Magnet designation recognizes excellence in nursing services. Patients, family members, staff, ... read more »

Friday, November 18, 2016

Baptist Highlights Importance of Breast Cancer Awareness

Baptist focuses October and November to women's health and the importance of early detection of breast cancer. From WLBT's Power of Pink campaign to the Junior League of Jackson's MistleToe ... read more »

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Baptist Board of Trustees Chair Receives Distinguished American Award

The Ole Miss Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame will honor Arthur F. "Skipper" Jernigan of Madison, Mississippi, with its Distinguished American Award. Jernigan serves ... read more »

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

NATIONAL STUDY: Baptist Medical Center Named One of America’s Best Hospitals, Maintains Outstanding Patient Experience Award

Newly released Healthgrades Study of Patient Outcomes in nearly 4,500 Hospitals finds Baptist Medical Center in Jackson, Miss. among best in nation for orthopedic surgery, joint replacement, vascular and prostate ... read more »

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Baptist health systems based in Memphis and Jackson announce collaboration discussions

Mississippi Baptist Health Systems, (Mississippi Baptist) based in Jackson, Miss., and Baptist Memorial Health Care (Baptist Memorial), based in Memphis, Tenn., today jointly announced that they have entered into discussions ... read more »

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