Wednesday, February 22, 2017

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Service First nominees are care takers of the community

During the Service First ceremony held on Tuesday, Feb. 7 for Shared Services, the stories told about the nine nominees held a common thread. Far beyond Baptist borders, this group of individuals represented the best of quiet care taking, …

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Mitchell High School students learn all about Baptist careers

During the Mitchell High School Career Development Day held on Thursday, Feb. 9 at Baptist Memphis, high school students interested in health care heard first hand from Baptist team members about jobs, career advice—and even life advice. Organized …

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Baptist Union County surpasses goal for discharge calls

Even in today’s connected age, it still can be a challenge to get someone on the phone. For the staff of Baptist Union County’s Step Down ICU unit, it became a goal. For almost a year now, the …

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Putting empathy in cancer care

Baptist Cancer Center has partnered with Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi to create the Cancer Care Home model, which will transform the way we treat cancer patients. A key component of this model is the navigator …

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Mploying our successors

On Wednesday, I had the pleasure of speaking during a news conference about the MPLOY Youth Summer Experience, a city of Memphis program that provides 1,000 young people with jobs and internships that will give them experience in …

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Baptist newborns sport red for healthy hearts

Newborns at Baptist Women’s Hospital sported classic red to mark National Wear Red Day at the hospital. The red hats serve as a reminder that heart disease, according to the American Heart Association, is the No. 1 killer of …

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Health care executives tour Baptist’s hospital construction site in Oxford

The Northern Region of the Mississippi Healthcare Executives presented a Face-to-Face-approved panel, “Building the Hospital of Tomorrow: Rehabilitate, Renovate, or Replace,” on Tuesday, Jan. 17, in Oxford. The event was held at the new hospital construction site and …

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Baptist and Southwest Team Up to Serve Community, Assist Students

Funding from Baptist is helping some Southwest Tennessee Community College students serve the local community while they work toward their degree. The College Ready Scholarship for Health Care program at Southwest Tennessee Community College is in its first year, …

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