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Jason Little Updates

Thank you for the PICU

Last year, the Baptist Memorial Health Care Foundation set an ambitious goal of raising $500,000 from our team members to benefit the pediatric intensive care unit at the Spence and Becky Wilson Baptist Children’s Hospital. We have exceeded …

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Following your lead

Earlier this month I visited with two groups of future leaders—a HOSA-Future Health Professionals chapter and participants in the Greater Memphis Chamber’s Corner Office Series. During these meetings I shared some of my experiences, gave a little advice …

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Improving access to emergency care

We recently filed a certificate of need—a legal document requesting permission to build or expand services—for a new freestanding emergency department we would like to build in Arlington, Tennessee. We will be building the facility in partnership with …

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Another way to heal broken hearts

Last November, Frazer and Dana Gieselmann had to do the unthinkable. They had to say goodbye to their 6-year-old daughter, Milla, who passed away from a rare neurodegenerative disease. Though they were consumed with grief, they had to …

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Doing the heart good

As another National Heart Month comes to an end, I want to reflect on our heart services and how blessed we are to offer our patients a superior level of care. With our expert physicians and team members …

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Putting empathy in cancer care

Baptist Cancer Center has partnered with Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi to create the Cancer Care Home model, which will transform the way we treat cancer patients. A key component of this model is the navigator …

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Mploying our successors

On Wednesday, I had the pleasure of speaking during a news conference about the MPLOY Youth Summer Experience, a city of Memphis program that provides 1,000 young people with jobs and internships that will give them experience in …

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Offering a remedy to an epidemic

Opioid abuse has become a local, regional and national crisis. Many of you probably have seen its effects firsthand—the ailing patients suffering from side effects; the tiny newborns in withdrawal; those who come to our behavioral health facilities …

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What are you doing for others?

On Monday, in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, I had the opportunity to help deliver food and money that you so generously donated to the Mid-South Food Bank. Thanks to you, we provided 34,299 meals …

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