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, January 9, 2015

Hospitals Join Together Hosting City-Wide Stroke Support Group

Stroke patients and their loved ones plus caregivers are invited to the monthly stroke support group meetings. They are held the first Friday of each month. read more »

Friday, December 5, 2014

Tonya Ball Honored as American Cancer Society’s Patient Liaison Volunteer of the Year Award

The American Cancer Society is pleased to announce Tonya Ball, BSN, RN, OCN, Bapist Cancer Services Navigator, has been recognized with the 2014 Patient Liaison Volunteer of the Year award. ... read more »

Monday, December 1, 2014

Baptist Honored Stroke Care Quality Award and “Target: Stroke Honor Roll”

Baptist received the Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold-Plus Quality Achievement Award and the Target: Stroke Honor Roll for meeting stroke quality measures that reduce the time between hospital arrival and ... read more »

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Baptist Medical Center Leake Announces Opening, Tours of New Hospital

The new Baptist Medical Center Leake in Carthage, Miss. opened Monday, December 15, 2014. A ribbon-cutting and tours of the new facility took place on Thursday, December 11, 2014. read more »

Friday, October 17, 2014

No Ebola Cases Have Presented at Baptist

Baptist does not have a patient with the Ebola virus, nor have we at any time had a patient with the Ebola virus.  Like many hospitals around the country, a ... read more »

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Baptist CEO Joins Mayor Supporting Making Strides for Breast Cancer

This morning in front of Thalia Mara Hall’s pink fountains, Baptist CEO Chris Anderson joined Mayor Tony Yarber, Linda Allen Ley of the American Cancer Society, and Michael Wallis of ... 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 »

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