Brown and Walling Win iPads

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MERP iPad Winners Human Resources had a great turn out for employees interested in hearing more about the MERP program being offered as a new 2018 benefit at Baptist.  Each person that attended and registered, was put in the drawing to win 2 iPads. Congratulations to Andrew Walling, IT Department and Brandy Brown, Discharge Planning  … Continue Reading →

Nominate a Worthy Baptist Medical Center Registered Nurse by September 15

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You can nominate a nursing staff employee by clicking here or via the CareNet by clicking on Shortcuts -> Nursing Excellence ->clicking on Excellence n Nursing Nominations. Excellence Award Nominations will be accepted electronically until September 15. Nominee should demonstrate the MBMC AIDET, PATH and Standards of Performance. Winners from the nominations will be selected … Continue Reading →

Baptist’s Team Gears Up for 2016 Dragon Boat Regatta

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Once again, a special thanks to team captain Jeff Garrett for leading this year’s Dragon Boat Regatta tream for the 2016 Madison County Chamber of Commerce Dragon Boat Regatta Race. This is the eighth year of the race. Please come out and cheer on the Baptist team on Saturday, May 21, 2016. The event kicks-off … Continue Reading →

Wound Care Creates a Masterpiece

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 A very special reward was shared by the Wound Care staff recently. It didn’t come in the form of money or gold – instead, it came in the form of a masterpiece that required the participation of each individual staff member to create.  Read on below to find out how this team came together to … Continue Reading →

“Honey, You Just Have to Live Long Enough!”

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Great things are happening here at Baptist, and the following story is a testament to the rewards that hard work and dedication bring to both our employees and to our patients! From the wife of a recent patient – “Around 6:30 am, my husband announced that he thought he was having a heart attack. We … Continue Reading →

Tony James Celebrates 20 Years with the ‘Plex!

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Friday, May 16th was a special day for the Jackson Healthplex – On that day, Tony James celebrated his 20th year with Baptist!  Starting his career at Baptist as a fitness intern, Tony has worked in several positions, with the majority of his tenure spent as Lead Fitness Specialist/Fitness Coordinator.  Besides managing the personal trainers … Continue Reading →

The Angels of Baptist Health Line

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Have you ever been discharged from the hospital and traveled home, only to realize that now that all the nurses and doctors are gone, you are now all alone in your daily efforts to care for yourself?  Well, if you’re ever discharged from Baptist, then take comfort in knowing that you won’t go home all … Continue Reading →

Brandon Brings “Heart” to 3S Cardiac!

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No one ever wants to be admitted to the hospital, but if you ever find yourself in that situation, you can rest assured knowing that some of the best care in the state is found right here at Baptist!  One of the caregivers who makes a patient’s stay much better is Brandon Truman, a staff … Continue Reading →

Who Does That?!? Dogwood Does That!

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Our Dogwood Clinic has been receiving some great attention lately, and several patients and coworkers have been writing in to tell us about their wonderful experiences.  Two people who have been making the Dogwood patients’ experiences so enjoyable are Lisa Traweek and Dr. Scott Kelly.  From the waiting room experience to the doctor’s examination, these … Continue Reading →

A Grandson’s Heartfelt Thank You to Jerry Gaggini

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Anyone who has spent much time at Baptist has more than likely talked to Jerry Gaggini, one of the Pastoral Chaplains on staff.  With his quit wit and ready smile, he can put a person at ease within moments, which is part of what makes him so successful in his position.  Below is a story … Continue Reading →