Suyapa Breaks the Language Barrier

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Among the talented individuals who work at Baptist, one nurse stands out for her ability to provide translation assistance at a moment’s notice.  Suyapa Padilla Haymer, also known as Su, is a great example of how we can use our abilities to improve the lives of others around us.  Below are a few stories of … Continue Reading →

Dr. Scott Kelly is Among the Best!

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It’s no surprise that one of Jackson’s finest doctors is our very own Dr. Scott Kelly!  Dr. Kelly was recently recognized by the community in the Jackson Free Press, being voted as one of the area’s best doctors in the 2014 Best of Jackson Awards for Best Health Care.  In the category for Best Doctor, Dr. … Continue Reading →

And the Beat Goes On….

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CV Diagnostics recently celebrated several events surrounding Heart Month. We participated in the Red Dress Competition as well as helped staff the annual Heart Day Screening. The screening of  over 200 participants this year proves that Heart Day continues to be a valuable service to our community. But it doesn’t stop in February!! We will again … Continue Reading →

CT Team Knows the Importance of F.A.S.T.!

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Imagine for a moment that you are heading for a routine CT scan, expecting nothing more than to have your test completed and read, and then to possibly be released to go home.  But shortly after your test is completed, your body goes haywire on you, and due to the effects of your condition, you … Continue Reading →

Jessie Evans – Radiology’s “Jack of all Trades”

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Sometimes the praise that makes us happier than any other is the praise given to us by our coworkers. It seems that when we are recognized by our peers for a job well done, we just naturally feel better!  Some people would call this feeling “10 feet tall and bulletproof,” but I just call it … Continue Reading →

Behind the Scenes with Bridget Ragan

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One of the behind-the-scenes activities that lends to the success of Baptist is our recruiting efforts.  At Baptist, we have a terrific team of recruiters who focus on the needs of the organization and work with the managers to make sure we are hiring the brightest and the best employees.  This team is often the … Continue Reading →

Baptist Clinical Lab Receives National Recognition

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In recognition of National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week (“Lab Week”) each year, the Medical Laboratory Observer (MLO) journal hosts a Lab of the Year competition. And we’re proud to announce that the Clinical Lab at Baptist Medical Center was awarded first runner-up in the competition, second only to the lab at Cedars Sinai Medical Center … Continue Reading →

Security Has Sole(s)

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When you put the two words “mother” and “security” together, probably the image that comes to most people’s minds would be something like a mother tenderly holding her sleeping baby. We’ve got a mother/security story at Baptist, and it’s very different from that image, but awfully heart-warming, just the same. It starts with a comment … Continue Reading →

Vascular Lab Continues the Tradition!

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Baptist has long been known for the many accolades, recognitions, distinctions, and accreditations it has earned. Recently, our Non-Invasive Vascular Lab received their renewal from ICAVL (Intersocietal Commission of Accredited Vascular Laboratories). Several departments within our Cardiovascular service line have received this prestigious honor as well. Having an accreditation like this ensures that Baptist is … Continue Reading →

A “Knight” To Remember!

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Although she hasn’t been with Baptist for long, Yana Knight, RN on 5 South, has already been making wonderful memories for her patients.  Below is the story from one patient who chose to send a personal thank you to Yana: In the words of the patient (to Yana) – “In January, I had a bilateral … Continue Reading →