And We Wait…..

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I can’t think of a better time to have to write an entry relating to the quality of care that is provided to our patients and staff here at Baptist than now. As I write, we are waiting to hear if we have met the standards to be awarded the prestigious designation of Magnet status.  … Continue Reading →

Deadline for Completing Online Health Assessment (HRA) is Friday, February 10th

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Remember, the three steps for fulfilling the 2017 wellness incentive program in order to receive a discount on your 2018 medical premium rate are: 1. Complete your 2017 online health assessment (HRA) by February 10, 2017 2. Complete your biometric screening at one of the scheduled events by February 14, 2017 3. If you meet … Continue Reading →

Friday Update for February 3, 2017

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Submitted by Brenda Howie, Brenda Howie, Ph.D., MSN, RN, NE-BC, Vice President of Nursing Happy Friday to all! It has been a rather unusually warm winter, but with the groundhog seeing its shadow yesterday, we will have six more weeks of winter. We have been very busy at Baptist. I want to say “Thank You” to … Continue Reading →

Baptist University Professional Development Opportunities

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BUILD Application Deadline Extended to February 6th! The application deadline for 2017 Baptist University | Institute of Leadership Development (BUILD) Class Two has been extended to Monday, February 6th. This class will begin courses on May 11th. The application is posted on the CareNet homepage announcements section or you can request an application form from … Continue Reading →

Friday Update: January 27, 2017

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A message from Baptist Health Systems President & CEO Chris Anderson: I just returned from a Board of Directors meeting at Baptist Medical Center – Leake, which was held this morning. We reviewed and discussed reports on a number of important initiatives, noting exceptional clinical results, and exciting positive trends in patient satisfaction. We also … Continue Reading →

Friday Update, January 20, 2017

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From Chief Medical Officer Mike Maples, MD Hundreds of health care workers from Mississippi Baptist and Baptist Memorial Memphis along with Epic experts descended on the hospital this week to begin the journey to a new electronic medical record (EMR). For three successive days, the function of the Epic product was displayed to the groups … Continue Reading →

Friday Update, January 13, 2017

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From Vice President of Business Development Mike Stevens: The holidays are over, the kids are back in school, and at least for a while, it looked like winter finally decided to show up! Before I share my update this week, I must acknowledge how busy the medical center has been. January historically is a busy … Continue Reading →

LivingWell at Baptist Kick Off Celebration Wednesday, January 4, 2017

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LivingWell at Baptist is a new employee wellness program launched on Wednesday, January 4, 2017.  Employees gathered to attend a ribbon cutting and to learn more about the comprehensive program. Congratulations to Lab employees Susan Lackey and Lynn Breithaupt for winning the “Well Mind, Body and Spirit” Gift Baskets. Below are photos from the event:

Friday Update: January 6, 2017

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Submitted by: Bobbie K. Ware MHSA, BSN, RN, NEA-BC, FACHE Chief Operating Officer – Mississippi Baptist Medical Center Chief Nursing Officer – Mississippi Baptist Health Systems  As we begin 2017, the excitement and energy at Baptist is tremendous.  I would like to share a few updates with you. The Medical Executive Committee for MBMC met … Continue Reading →

End of the Year Update from President & CEO Chris Anderson

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Happy Friday and Happy New Year! I hope you had a wonderful Christmas. For everyone who has worked over the past week, I thank you again for your care of our patients during the Christmas season. This is a special time of the year, but it is also very busy and challenging, especially for those … Continue Reading →