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.

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Baptist Medical Center Receives Nation's Highest Nursing Designation

Earlier this morning, Baptist Medical Center in Jackson, Miss., received the nation’s top honor for nursing excellence called “Magnet.” Only seven percent of hospitals in America have been granted Magnet ... read more »

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Baptist Nurses Top Awards During Annual Nightingale Awards Banquet

Baptist nurses took home seven awards on the evening of March 6, 2017, during the annual Mississippi Nurses Association Nightingale Awards. read more »

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Baptist’s Low-Cost Screening Saved Louisiana Man’s Life, Baptist Employees Create Human Heart to Emphasize Importance of Heart Disease

For approximately 20 years, Baptist has offered low-cost heart screenings. Baptist’s low-cost screening packages can help determine if your health is headed in the right direction. Click the story to ... read more »

Thursday, January 26, 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 »


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