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.

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Baptist Supplies High School Students with CPR Kits

Baptist Cardiovascular Services makes sure that high school students know lifesaving skills of CPR. With the help of the American Heart Association, CPR Anytime Kits help train a new generation ... read more »

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Baptist Medical Center Placed in the Top 2 Percent of Nation’s Hospitals for Patient Safety and Patient Experience

Healthgrades has awarded Baptist Medical Center its Outstanding Patient Experience Award for 2015, and its Patient Safety Excellence Award for 2015. Healthgrades evaluated 3,558 hospitals across the United States in ... read more »

Friday, April 17, 2015

Baptist’s Volunteer Services Provides Crucial and Abundant Support

While they may not don scrubs or lab coats, Baptist’s brigade of dedicated volunteers greatly impacts patients and their families. They not only function as a supplementary workforce, but also ... read more »

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Baptist Signs Agreement to Lease Kosciusko Hospital

Baptist signed an agreement with the Attala County Board of Supervisors to lease Montfort Jones Memorial Hospital in Kosciusko, Miss. Baptist will operate the hospital starting June 1, 2015. read more »

Monday, March 23, 2015

Baptist Was First to Establish Dedicated Valve Team, Welcomes New Cardiologist

Baptist provides a multidisciplinary team of experts to manage complex and common valve diseases. read more »

Friday, March 20, 2015

Baptist Receives First Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation In Central Mississippi

For you or that someone you love seeking surgical treatment to lose weight, now you have the choice to be treated through Baptist Medical Center’s nationally accredited program. read more »

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Physical Therapy Staff Members Receive Ergonomics Assessment Specialist Certifications

Physical Therapy & Sportscare Congratulates Physical Therapiest Mary Austin (pictured left) and Baptist Occupational Therapist Lisa Hodges (pictured right) for achieving this specialty certification. read more »

Monday, February 2, 2015

Baptist Health Systems Purchases Yazoo County Hospital

Baptist purchased King's Daughters Hospital in Yazoo County Mississippi on February 1, 2015, after overseeing the day-to-day operations of the facility for the past six years. read more »

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 »


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