Patients Say Lymphedema Treatment is Life Changing

Good For You

Physical therapist Ginger Stover, PT, DPT, CLT-LANA, can certainly say there was at least one day when she was at the right place at the right time. Currently the manager of Baptist Rehab Services’ Lymphedema Clinic, in 1999, she was working part time at Ridgeland Pointe, an assisted living facility Baptist operated at that time. … Continue Reading →

Laboratory Professionals Get Results

Good For You

In case you didn’t know it, we love numbers in the Clinical Laboratory! We are getting ready to celebrate Medical Laboratory Professionals Week (“Lab Week”) at the end of April, and the theme of Lab Week is “Laboratory Professionals Get Results.” So I thought I’d share a few lab stats with you– just a little data … Continue Reading →

Baptist Medical Center Celebrates National Healthcare Access Personnel Week

Hall Meeting

This week, April 5-11, 2015, Baptist joins hospitals across the nation recognizing National Healthcare Access Personnel Week. Baptist would like to recognize its caregivers working in the Patient Access Department. On an average day, the Patient Access Department handles a variety of requests from many people including physicians, nurses and patients. Physicians call to schedule … Continue Reading →

A New Face in the Crowd

Good For You

You may see a new face around Baptist Heart and the Cath Lab. Welcome the newest edition to the Baptist Heart family of great physicians. Dr. Hamp Jones may be new to us, but he has been a practicing interventional cardiologist for the past 10 years !! Dr. Jones come to us from Tupelo. Originally from … Continue Reading →

Heart Day at Baptist

Good For You

Recently at Baptist, we held our 16th annual Heart Day event. There were 225 participants in attendance. They were able to take advantage of our $25 screening which includes a blood pressure check, EKG, and lab work. This year the event was moved to our new Cardiovascular Diagnostic area in the Colonnades building for more … Continue Reading →

Little Things On L&D Add Up to Big Results

Good For You

On Baptist’s Labor and Delivery Unit, it’s the little things that matter. Of course, the most important “little things” are the babies who arrive there. But thanks to L&D’s Julie Prisock, RNC-OB, BSN, careful attention to another little thing is helping L&D nurses have more time with patients at the bedside. Julie was the initiator … Continue Reading →

Congratulations to Mary Austin, PT, and Lisa Hodges, OT, for Earning Specialized Certification

Hall Meeting

Baptist Physical Therapist Mary Austin (pictured left) and Baptist Occupational Therapist Lisa Hodges (pictured right) have earned the Certified Ergonomics Assessment Specialist (CEAS) designation. This certification provides training in OSHA-compliant ergonomics analysis applicable in industry, healthcare and office/workplace. Ergonomics assessments help to identify potential hazards that contribute to the development of musculoskeletal disorders. It provides … Continue Reading →

And the Two Became One….

Good For You

In November of 2014, Baptist’s Bronchoscopy Lab and GI Lab merged to become one area for all endoscopy procedures. The new center is the Endoscopy Center. The center is located on the second floor of the hospital where the GI Lab has been all along. Nurses from the Bronchoscopy Lab have joined staff who were … Continue Reading →

Alphabet Soup and Heart Attacks

Good For You

I’m a fan of Louis Jordan, an R&B musician who had a lot of hits during World War II and the years following. One of his WWII hits is a catchy number called “G.I. Jive,” with lyrics highlighting several military acronyms that became commonplace to soldiers of that era. Here’s a sample: “If you’re a … Continue Reading →

The Baptist for January 2015 is Now Online

Good For You

The digital version of The Baptist for January 2015 is now online. Take advantage of all the interactive features, including links to more details online, pictures and video. Find interactive features by clicking the icon that looks like the image below: Click here to read The Baptist, January 2015.