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

Pursuing Our Mission

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 →

Read The Baptist Magazine Fall 2016

Good For You

The Fall 2016 issue of The Baptist Magazine is now available online. In this issue: * Baptist University | Institute of Leadership Development Graduates First Students * Baptist Emphasizes “PATH” to Recognize, Reward Employees * Launching New Electronic Medical Record, Baptist OneCare© * Melanie Smith: A Real Nurse’s Nurse * Troy Walters Going the Extra … Continue Reading →

Friday Update: December 9, 2016

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From Baptist Health Systems VP and Chief Medical Officer Mike Maples, MD Friday is here yet again. Lots to update. The week never ends for health care people and in fact, to some extent, it accelerates on the weekend. Sick people continue to show up at the hospital and the Emergency Department cares for them … Continue Reading →

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 →