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.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Downtown Fitness, Powered by Baptist Health Systems, to Open August 1 in Jackson

Chris Baker to direct fitness center in downtown Jackson, Miss. The facility will have the latest in exercise equipment, group exercise classes, and executive-style locker rooms.  read more »

Monday, July 10, 2017

BAPTIST MEDICAL CENTER OFFERS THE WORLD’S SMALLEST PACEMAKER

Miniaturized Heart Device Provides Patients with the Most Advanced Pacing Technology Available read more »

Friday, July 7, 2017

Annual Head for the Cure 5k Raises Awareness, Funds in the Fight Against Brain Cancer

This year's 5k will be held on August 12 at the Maidson Healthplex Performance Center. The mission of Head for the Cure is to raise awareness and funding to inspire hope ... read more »

Monday, June 19, 2017

Brenda Howie Promoted to Baptist Medical Center Chief Nursing Officer

Baptist Medical Center CEO Bobbie Ware announced Brenda Howie's promotion to chief nursing officer. read more »

Friday, June 16, 2017

Baptist Attala Helps School with Lifesaving Equipment, Vital Screenings

Through Baptist's employee giving program called "Carry the Mission" an Automated External Defibrillators (AED) was purchased for Kosciusko Junior High School. After one of the students collapsed, Baptist was able to help ... read more »

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Jonathan Adkins, MD, To Serve As Surgical Director for Baptist Nutrition and Bariatric Center

Baptist Medical Center is accredited as a Comprehensive Center for bariatric surgery by the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP), in ... read more »

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Baptist Cancer Services Hosts Annual Cancer Survivors Day

Each year, Baptist Cancer Services celebrates life on the first Sunday in June. This year's annual Cancer Survivors Day took place on June 4, 2017 with approximately 100 survivors attending. read more »

Sunday, May 21, 2017

The 2017 Dragon Boat Regatta

For nine years, Baptist has participated in the annual team building challenge hosted by the Madison County Chamber of Commerce.  read more »

Friday, May 19, 2017

Baptist Names Bobbie K. Ware as New CEO of Baptist Medical Center

Chris Anderson, vice president of Mississippi Operations within Baptist Memorial Health Care, has announced Bobbie Ware as Mississippi Baptist Medical Center chief executive officer. As part of the recent merger ... read more »

Monday, May 1, 2017

Baptist Memorial and Mississippi Baptist Merge

Baptist Memorial Health Care, which is headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee, and Mississippi Baptist Health Systems of Jackson, Mississippi, have completed a merger, making the new health care system one of ... read more »

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