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.

Monday, September 29, 2014

Pink Ribbon Day Kicks Off Breast Cancer Awareness Month

On Wednesday, October 1, 2014, Baptist and Citizens National Bank start breast cancer awareness activities with Pink Ribbon Day from 9am until 2pm. A comprehensive overview of breast health with ... read more »

Friday, September 26, 2014

Cancer Survivor Conquers 100 miles Cycling Goal

Volunteers during the 13th annual Cyclists Curing Cancer Century Ride cheered cancer survivor Carol Kossman as she pedaled to the end of the 100 miles venture. read more »

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Baptist Earns Award for Implementing a Higher Standard of Care for Heart Attacks

Baptist is one of only 256 hospitals nationwide to acheive the 2014 American College of Cardiology’s NCDR ACTION Registry–Get With The Guidelines Platinum Performance Achievement Award for Acute Coronary Syndrome ... read more »

Monday, September 8, 2014

Baptist Health Systems Names Bill Thompson, CPA, as Chief Financial Officer

Baptist is pleased to announce Bill Thompson joining the leadership team with approximately 30 years of finance and healthcare management experience. read more »

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Introducing Baptist Heart

Baptist Health Systems is pleased to announce Baptist Heart. Effective September 1, 2014, this cardiology clinic, with physicians this community has known throughout the years, will be located in the ... read more »

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi Announces Mississippi Baptist Medical Center as a Blue Distinction+ Center of Excellence in Cardiac Care

Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi announced today that Baptist has been named as a Blue Distinction+ Center of Excellence for cardiac care.Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi ... read more »

Friday, July 18, 2014

First Open Heart Surgery Patient at Baptist Returns for Celebration

Baptist Cardiovascular Services hosted a celebration of life recognizing milestones in cardiovasuclar surgery. The first open heart surgery patient (pictured left) and the first ranscatheter aortic heart valve replacement (TAVR) ... read more »

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Baptist Occupational Health Division Receives Certification from Department of Transportation

Robert (Tim) Morris, MD, (pictured right) Chase Fuller, PA-C, (pictured left) and staff recently obtained the 2014 Department of Transportation Medical Examiner Certification. read more »

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Baptist Medical Center is First in Mississippi To Offer Robotic Mitral Valve Repair

Baptist Cardiovascular Surgeon William Harris, MD, performed Mississippi’s first endoscopic robotic mitral valve repair surgery at Baptist Medical Center. The first patient elected to have the surgery performed using the ... read more »

Friday, May 30, 2014

Baptist Pairs Two Different Types of Technology to Track Down Lung Cancer

Baptist is the only hospital in Mississippi pairing the superDimension technology with CyberKnife radiosurgery for treatment of lung cancer patients. read more »

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