Capturing and Releasing, and Coding…. Oh My!

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The staff in our medical records department here at Baptist can probably relate to the title and compare those words to the famous “Lions and tigers and bears! Oh my!” quote from the Wizard of Oz movie. However, despite the size of the task, the staff in medical records work together as a team to keep … Continue Reading →

The 2015 Annual Performance Cycle began August 1st

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Employees may complete self evaluations by using the Talent Management System which can be accessed through HR Online. (click here for instructions). Staff level self evaluations are due by August 31, 2015. Manager evaluations of employee performance must be completed in the Talent Management System by October 9, 2015. The Talent Management Self Evaluation User … Continue Reading →

Read The Baptist Magazine, Summer 2015

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The Summer 2015 issue of The Baptist Magazine is now available online. In this issue: * Lt. Stewart: Meek, Mild Yet Packed with Ammunition * Annual Evaluations Deadline * Robby Channell: A Hero at Heart * Nurse of the Year Meagan Roberts * Nightingale Trifecta * Reid Leads Mississippi’s Healthcare Administrative Professionals * The New … Continue Reading →

Ladner Learns Lean Lingo (and applies it to work processes!)

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One of the joys of being Program Director of the School of Medical Technology as well as a Laboratory Manager is seeing students learn and progress throughout their year of clinical training, and then watching as their careers change and grow. I love it when MT School graduates, now employees, learn new skills and don’t … Continue Reading →

It’s All About Teamwork.

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Well, another Joint Commission survey has come and gone! Along with a great sigh of relief,  I think we all deserve a big pat on the back! Once again we have been called upon to validate our high quality patient care. What a tremendous affirmation of all the hard work and teamwork involved in taking … Continue Reading →

Meet Baptist’s Nutrition Support Service Department

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The Nutrition Support Service Department is a group of Registered Dietitians and Nutrition Representatives who are responsible for providing our patients and families with nutrition and guidance during their stay at Baptist. Our Registered Dietitians (RD) improve our patients’ health and quality of life with individualized nutrition care plans based on current and past medical … Continue Reading →

AAA day coming up!

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As most people know, Baptist is known for the wonderful variety of screenings we offer. We do it because we know that it is a great service to our community and our patients. It takes a lot of volunteers to pull off such an event as AAA (Abdominal Aortic Anerysm) day, and here at Baptist, … Continue Reading →

Baptist Announces Patient Voice Quarterly Awards (1st and 2nd Quarters 2015)

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The new Patient Voice Award, created this year, is presented quarterly and recognizes inpatient and outpatient areas on a well done job. Winners are selected quarterly from the patient satisfaction data that is analyzed from Baptist’s patient surveys. Trophies are awarded to the area each quarter. Second quarter 2015 winners Best Overall Rating for Inpatient … Continue Reading →

Read the New Spring 2015 Issue of The Baptist Magazine

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The digital version of The Baptist Magazine Spring 2015 is now available online. Be sure to take advantage of all the interactive features, including links to more details online, pictures and video. Find interactive features by clicking the round “buttons” located within the magazine. For example, look for video where you find buttons with a … Continue Reading →

Patients Are Really Someone at Baptist

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Something we hear a lot at Baptist is how we put our patients at the center of everything we do. That’s what patient-focused care is, and it is a very practical way of making our vision of being “our community’s trusted healthcare system of choice, recognized nationally for outstanding employees and physicians, delivering high quality … Continue Reading →