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.

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 »

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Baptist Board of Trustees Chair Receives Distinguished American Award

The Ole Miss Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame will honor Arthur F. "Skipper" Jernigan of Madison, Mississippi, with its Distinguished American Award. Jernigan serves ... read more »

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

NATIONAL STUDY: Baptist Medical Center Named One of America’s Best Hospitals, Maintains Outstanding Patient Experience Award

Newly released Healthgrades Study of Patient Outcomes in nearly 4,500 Hospitals finds Baptist Medical Center in Jackson, Miss. among best in nation for orthopedic surgery, joint replacement, vascular and prostate ... read more »

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Baptist health systems based in Memphis and Jackson announce collaboration discussions

Mississippi Baptist Health Systems, (Mississippi Baptist) based in Jackson, Miss., and Baptist Memorial Health Care (Baptist Memorial), based in Memphis, Tenn., today jointly announced that they have entered into discussions ... read more »

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Baptist Attala Celebrates First Anniversary

Baptist Attala Celebrates Its First Anniversary read more »

Monday, August 22, 2016

Baptist Medical Center Receives Stroke Award

Baptist Medical Center receives Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with “Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus.” American Heart Association recognizes Baptist’s commitment to quality stroke care. read more »

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Baptist Medical Center Recognized with Gold Plus Award for Heart Failure Care

At Baptist, we know how much effort goes into providing heart failure care based on the most up-to-date, evidence-based treatment guidelines. This is validated through the American Heart Association's Get ... read more »

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Baptist’s Cardiovascular Team Performs 100th Heart Valve Replacement Using Latest Technology with Less Invasive Technique

People don’t have to leave Mississippi for cutting-edge heart valve replacement or repair. Baptist was amoung one of the first in Mississippi to offer transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) technology ... read more »

Friday, July 8, 2016

Baptist Represented During National Association for Professionals in Infection Control Conference

Baptist's Infection Prevention Coordinator Susan Taylor represented the organization at the national APIC meeting. She presented and showcased Baptist's infection prevention video. read more »


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