Friday Update: November 25, 2016

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From Baptist Health Systems President and CEO Chris Anderson: Our Board of Trustees combines November and December Board meetings each year, and this year that meeting will be held during the second week of December. Therefore, I do not have a Board update for you this month. We are off to a very good start … Continue Reading →

Friday Update: November 18, 2016

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From Baptist Health Systems Vice President of Business Development Mike Stevens: It is hard to believe that Thanksgiving is a week away, and soon a quarter of FY-17 will be behind us. Before I share a few current events for the week, I wanted to give you a quick update on the continued success of … Continue Reading →

Friday Update: November 11, 2016

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by Mike Maples, MD, Baptist Health Systems Vice President & Chief of Medical Operations: Today is Veteran’s Day. A day set aside to remember those who served in the Armed Forces of the United States of America. We obviously value our freedom, as we have repeatedly sent our best and brightest into harms way. I can … Continue Reading →

Nov 7-11, 2016 is Patient Blood Management Awareness Week – Focus on Your Patient, Not the Transfusion

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Statements to consider before transfusing a patient: A restrictive threshold (7.0-8.0 g/dL) should be used for stable patients. Transfusion decisions should be influenced by clinica*l symptoms and Hgb concentration. Single unit red cell transfusions should be the standard for non-bleeding patients. Re-assess your patient before ordering any additional unit of blood. Investigate and treat pre-operative … Continue Reading →

Friday Update: November 4, 2016

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Bobbie K. Ware MHSA, BSN, RN, NEA-BC, FACHE Chief Operating Officer – Mississippi Baptist Medical Center Chief Nursing Officer – Mississippi Baptist Health Systems It is hard to believe that the holiday season is almost here. There are many exciting things going on at Baptist. I would like to share a few updates with you. … Continue Reading →

Friday Update: October 28, 2016

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Chris Anderson, FACHE, President and CEO Baptist Health Systems Our Board met on Tuesday of this week and spent a good bit of time reviewing final fiscal year 2016 reports. I’ll remind you that our fiscal year ends each August 31st. Because it takes some time to close out the financial records and accumulate various … Continue Reading →

2017 Medical Benefits Enrollment is Open October 31- November 18

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We are pleased to announce the annual Open Enrollment period for Employee Benefits. During this time, you will have the opportunity to review your current benefits and make any needed changes or enroll for the first time. If you have questions about Baptist’s employee benefits please attend one of the meetings. Attendance at group open … Continue Reading →

Masquerade $5 Jewelry Sale October 12 and 13

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YOU ASKED AND WE BROUGHT IT BACK! Volunteer Services is again sponsoring the Masquerade $5 Jewelry Sale Wednesday and Thursday this week in the Belhaven Building, Room 250. Hours for the sale: Wednesday, October 12th – 7 am – 5 pm; Thursday, October 13th- 7am – 4 pm Please join us for this outstanding fun … Continue Reading →

Reminder to Employees: Keep Your Mailing Addresses Current

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Important information is mailed to employees periodically so it is important for you to keep your mailing address current in HR Online (ADP). Follow the directions below to review and make any necessary changes to your mailing address. 1. From the CareNet: click on “Applications” from the Quick Links menu and select “HR Online” -OR- … Continue Reading →

Friday Update: October 7, 2016

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From Bobbie K. Ware MHSA, BSN, RN, NEA-BC, FACHE Chief Operating Officer – Mississippi Baptist Medical Center Chief Nursing Officer – Mississippi Baptist Health Systems I hope you have enjoyed the slightly cooler weather this week. It continues to be a busy time at Baptist. I would like to share a few updates with you. … Continue Reading →