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, June 19, 2017

Brenda Howie Promoted to Baptist Medical Center Chief Nursing Officer

Baptist Medical Center CEO Bobbie Ware announced Brenda Howie's promotion to chief nursing officer. read more »

Friday, June 16, 2017

Baptist Attala Helps School with Lifesaving Equipment, Vital Screenings

Through Baptist's employee giving program called "Carry the Mission" an Automated External Defibrillators (AED) was purchased for Kosciusko Junior High School. After one of the students collapsed, Baptist was able to help ... read more »

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Jonathan Adkins, MD, To Serve As Surgical Director for Baptist Nutrition and Bariatric Center

Baptist Medical Center is accredited as a Comprehensive Center for bariatric surgery by the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP), in ... read more »

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Baptist Cancer Services Hosts Annual Cancer Survivors Day

Each year, Baptist Cancer Services celebrates life on the first Sunday in June. This year's annual Cancer Survivors Day took place on June 4, 2017 with approximately 100 survivors attending. read more »

Sunday, May 21, 2017

The 2017 Dragon Boat Regatta

For nine years, Baptist has participated in the annual team building challenge hosted by the Madison County Chamber of Commerce.  read more »

Friday, May 19, 2017

Baptist Names Bobbie K. Ware as New CEO of Baptist Medical Center

Chris Anderson, vice president of Mississippi Operations within Baptist Memorial Health Care, has announced Bobbie Ware as Mississippi Baptist Medical Center chief executive officer. As part of the recent merger ... read more »

Monday, May 1, 2017

Baptist Memorial and Mississippi Baptist Merge

Baptist Memorial Health Care, which is headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee, and Mississippi Baptist Health Systems of Jackson, Mississippi, have completed a merger, making the new health care system one of ... read more »

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Baptist Partners with Compassion Care Clinic

CARTHAGE, MISS. – Baptist Health Systems is proud to announce its partnership with Compassion Care Clinic, a volunteer clinic designed to provide medical care and Christian counseling to the uninsured community ... read more »

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Baptist Holds Free Physicals for Kosciusko Junior High School Sixth Graders

Kosciusko, Miss. – On Wednesday, April 12, 2017, from 9:00 AM until 12:00 PM, approximately 100 sixth grade students participated in free physical exams at Kosciusko Junior High School. Baptist providers ... read more »

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Baptist Health Foundation, Baptist Heart Host First Hearts & Clubs Golf Tournament

Over 100 players turned out for a great day of golf in support of heart services. The featured guest was PGA Tour Player Troy Matteson.  read more »


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