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, 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 »

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Jonathan Adkins, MD, To Serve As Medical 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 »

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 »

Friday, March 31, 2017

Magnet Celebration Short Video

The Magnet event was captured on video read more »

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 »


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