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.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Baptist Earns Award for Implementing a Higher Standard of Care for Heart Attacks

Baptist is one of only 256 hospitals nationwide to acheive the 2014 American College of Cardiology’s NCDR ACTION Registry–Get With The Guidelines Platinum Performance Achievement Award for Acute Coronary Syndrome ... read more »

Monday, September 8, 2014

Baptist Health Systems Names Bill Thompson, CPA, as Chief Financial Officer

Baptist is pleased to announce Bill Thompson joining the leadership team with approximately 30 years of finance and healthcare management experience. read more »

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Introducing Baptist Heart

Baptist Health Systems is pleased to announce Baptist Heart. Effective September 1, 2014, this cardiology clinic, with physicians this community has known throughout the years, will be located in the ... read more »

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi Announces Mississippi Baptist Medical Center as a Blue Distinction+ Center of Excellence in Cardiac Care

Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi announced today that Baptist has been named as a Blue Distinction+ Center of Excellence for cardiac care.Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi ... read more »

Friday, July 18, 2014

First Open Heart Surgery Patient at Baptist Returns for Celebration

Baptist Cardiovascular Services hosted a celebration of life recognizing milestones in cardiovasuclar surgery. The first open heart surgery patient (pictured left) and the first ranscatheter aortic heart valve replacement (TAVR) ... read more »

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Baptist Occupational Health Division Receives Certification from Department of Transportation

Robert (Tim) Morris, MD, (pictured right) Chase Fuller, PA-C, (pictured left) and staff recently obtained the 2014 Department of Transportation Medical Examiner Certification. read more »

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Baptist Medical Center is First in Mississippi To Offer Robotic Mitral Valve Repair

Baptist Cardiovascular Surgeon William Harris, MD, performed Mississippi’s first endoscopic robotic mitral valve repair surgery at Baptist Medical Center. The first patient elected to have the surgery performed using the ... read more »

Friday, May 30, 2014

Baptist Pairs Two Different Types of Technology to Track Down Lung Cancer

Baptist is the only hospital in Mississippi pairing the superDimension technology with CyberKnife radiosurgery for treatment of lung cancer patients. read more »

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Baptist Hosts Annual NICU Reunion for 2014

Each year, Baptist hosts an annual reunion for those having babies in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. It's a time for parents, children, physicians and clinicians to reunite. read more »

Monday, May 12, 2014

Baptist Hosts Annual Celebration of Life During Cancer Survivors Day

Each year, Baptist joins thousands across the country to celebrate National Cancer Survivors Day on the first Sunday every month in June. This year the event falls on Sunday, June ... read more »

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