Monday, May 21, 2018

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Play your part to protect patients

Sometimes things happen that could cause a privacy or security problem for a patient. By reporting these incidents, you can help ensure Baptist fosters and maintains the safest culture possible. The Privacy and Security Incident form makes reporting …

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Is there a right way to grieve?

When someone is grieving, it’s hard to know what to say or do. For those facing loss, it’s even more difficult to understand it and how to move ahead. Everyone is different, but in the search to understand, …

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Caring for one another

I have the privilege of hearing stories from our patients who express their appreciation for the incredible care they receive from our team members. In turn, I proudly highlight these acts of kindness whenever I can. However, I …

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A Mississippi view from BOC “Go Live”

As the minutes ticked down to 4 a.m. on Feb. 1 at Mississippi Baptist Medical Center in Jackson, the Baptist OneCare (BOC) team, along with operational leadership and other team members, waited with excitement for the official Epic …

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Another rural community loses its ER

Earlier this week, residents of Tate County in north Mississippi learned their community hospital’s ER will close next month. Unfortunately, this is becoming a reality in many small communities, particularly in the Southeast. According to the University of …

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Balloons and bills make Service First winners

Baptist Corporate Linda Stutts, the Service First winner from Corporate, proves character can’t be bought. When she found a $20 bill and all attempts to find the owner failed, she donated the money to the Baptist Memorial Health …

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Join team THOR and walk to cure lung cancer

If it’s all in a name, THOR is the team to join for the Join the Fight 5K Walk/Run sponsored by the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation. A play on words, THOR, represents the Thoracic Oncology Research …

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