Accreditations, Certifications

Baptist's commitment to service means adhering to high standards in every aspect of patient care. Because of this, we seek membership with organizations whose purpose is to ensure that all members provide high quality care and services. Membership with these organizations is voluntary. Following are some of Baptist's accredited, certified or recognition programs, along with accrediting or certifying body:

  • Mississippi Baptist Medical Center, Joint Commission (JC)
  • Mississippi Baptist Medical Center, Designated as a Magnet™ organization, ANCC
  • Birthplace, JC Disease-Specific Certification in the area of Prematurity
  • Baptist Breast Health Services, Outpatient Infusion and Radiation Oncology, JC Disease-Specific Care Certification for Breast Cancer
  • Cardiovascular Services, JC Disease-Specific Care Certification in the areas of Acute Coronary Syndrome and Heart Failure; 2008 Sustained "Get With the Guidelines" for Heart Failure; Accredited in Outpatient Cardiovascular Rehabilitation by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  • Cardiovascular Services, Intersocietal Accreditation Commission - Accredited for the PET, Nuclear Cardiology, Vascular Testing, CT, Echocardiography
  • Neuroscience Services, JC Disease-Specific Advanced Certification in Stroke (Primary Stroke Center); Gold Plus Achievement Award in the Get With The Guidelines' Stroke program, by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association
  • Nutrition and Bariatric Center, Comprehensive Center for bariatric surgery by the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP), in partnership with the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)
  • Diabetes Services, JC Inpatient Diabetes Certification (Advanced)
  • Rehab Services, Lymphedema Clinic, Affiliate Clinic of the National Lymphedema Network
  • Ambulatory Care Services, JC
  • Laboratory Services, College of American Pathologists, Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act, American Association of Blood Banks and Food & Drug Administration
  • Mammography Facilities, certified by the Food and Drug Administration and the American College of Radiology
  • Radiation Oncology, certified for Radiation Safety by the Mississippi State Board of Health
  • Sleep Disorders Center of Mississippi, American Academy of Sleep Medicine


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