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.

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Baptist Hosts Community Open House on June 29 at Kosciusko Hospital

The community is invited to 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 »

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 »

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