Friday Update for April 29, 2016

Hall Meeting

From Lee Ann Foreman, Vice President of Human Resources As we continue down the path to wellness, I wanted to take a minute to highlight some of our successes. It may surprise you to know that over half of our employees are working with at least one chronic health condition that impacts their daily health. We … Continue Reading →

Star Wars Characters Invade Peds Unit

Pursuing Our Mission

Boba Fett (Surgery’s Ragan Murphy) and a Storm Trooper (Surgery’s Tony Cox) switched to The Force (the Light Side) and made a visit to Noah, one of Baptist’s pediatric patients. Then, the they enlightened other visitors and Baptist staff.

HealthWorks Transitions Into Broader Spectrum of Care Starting July 1, 2016

Hall Meeting

This year has started out well with our health and wellness efforts. Of our insured employees, 86 percent have participated in the wellness program. Before you know it, it will be time to continue efforts with the annual biometric screening and Health Risk Assessment (HRA) for employees on the Baptist Health Systems medical plan. Our … Continue Reading →

Friday Update: April 22, 2016

Hall Meeting

From Baptist Health Systems CEO Chris Anderson: This is one of a couple of “five Friday” months in the year, so I am writing in advance of the Board of Trustees meeting that I usually reference in these Updates. This has been a very busy week for all of us, and I have just finalized … Continue Reading →

Read the Winter 2016 Issue of The Baptist Magazine

Good For You

The Winter 2016 issue of The Baptist Magazine is now available online. In this issue: * Valic: Baptist’s Retirement Planning * Jennifer Keen: A Champion for Her Team * Paving the Way for Baptist’s Mission: Baptist Health Foundation * Lori Hill Didn’t Fall Far From the Tree * Baptist University * Kilgore Helped Give Baptist … Continue Reading →

Actions Speak LOUDER Than Words

Good For You

How many times have you heard this saying? I actually started to write about a topic on quality health care and before I could finish, this saying came to mind. After thinking for a while, I decided to let actions speak for themselves. Quality health care begins and ends with people: People who have taken … Continue Reading →

Baptist Human Resources Recruiter Bridget Dedeaux Receives April Caregiver of the Month Award

Good For You

Administrators, directors, managers, co-workers and many of Bridget Dedeaux’s family gathered in the lobby of Baptist’s Human Resources the first of April. Little did Bridget know as she walked out of a meeting into the lobby that this big group of people would be celebrating her honor as April’s Caregiver of the Month. Dedeaux is … Continue Reading →

Friday Update, April 15, 2016

Hall Meeting

From Bobbie K. Ware MHSA, BSN, RN, NEA-BC, FACHE Chief Operating Officer – Mississippi Baptist Medical Center Chief Nursing Officer – Mississippi Baptist Health Systems First, we would like to encourage our physicians to please complete the Physician Engagement Survey at soon as possible. You should have received an email with your access code and instructions. … Continue Reading →

Friday Update, April 8, 2016

Hall Meeting

An Update from Mike Stevens, Baptist’s VP of Business Development: It is hard to believe it is already April! How fast time seems to roll on by. The update this week is very PEOPLE oriented. First, as a key initiative of our 2015/2016 Strategic Plan, we are excited to announce the kick-off of Baptist University … Continue Reading →

Friday Update, April 1, 2016

Hall Meeting

From Mike Maples, MD, Baptist Health Systems Vice President & Chief of Medical Operations I trust you were able to experience The Resurrection and the renewal that it provides during this Easter season. Much of what we do here at Baptist relates to the selection and incorporation of new people to work here. I am continually reassured by … Continue Reading →