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.

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Inaugural Head for the Cure 5k Raises Money for Brain Cancer Research

The first Head for the Cure run and walk at the Madison Healthplex Performance Center was held Saturday, July 25, 2015. There were 288 participants with a portion of the ... read more »

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Cancer Services Upgrades Device Offering Precision in Radiation Therapy for Cancer Treatment

Baptist Cancer Services Chief Physicist Jeff Garrett, MS, DABR, appeard on NBC Affiliate WLBT to talk about an upgraded, new device offering advanced accurancy in treating tumors with radiation therapy. read more »

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Baptist Hosted Community Open House on June 29 at Kosciusko Hospital

Employees, physicians and community members attended an open house at Baptist Medical Center Attala at 10:30 am. Baptist began leasing the Koscuisko hospital on June 1, 2015. read more »

Friday, June 19, 2015

Baptist Announces Latest Results from Low-Cost Vascular Screening

Since 2013, Baptist has been offering this important vascular screening called R.A.C.E. Valued at $1200 this $75 screening offers a risk assessment, abdominal aortic aneurysm screening, detects carotid artery disease ... read more »

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Baptist Cancer Services Hosts Annual Survivors Day Sunday, June 7

On the first Sunday in June every year, Baptist Cancer Services celebrates National Cancer Survivors Day honoring those surviving and battling cancer. read more »

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 »


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