Thursday, June 30, 2016

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QUEST for success

Jason Little

“Quality” is much more than a buzzword for our hospitals, and national organizations have taken notice. For the past several years, a number of our hospitals have participated in a collaborative organized by a leading health care improvement …

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MyChart Success Driven by ‘My’ Mindset

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It’s Sunday evening and Beth Turner, administrative director for the Baptist Women’s Health Center, faced a common situation. “I was sick.” In former days, Turner may have pursued the most common option: call her doctor Monday morning. Instead, …

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2016 Camp Day2Day Focuses on Healthy Fun

2016 Camp Day2Day Focuses on Healthy Fun

During the second week of June, 25 kids with diabetes or pre-diabetes headed to Camp Day2Day to spend time doing what kids do: having fun. From swimming to playing board games, this group of kids joined together to …

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Six Baptist Hospitals Earn QUEST Awards for High-value Healthcare

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Six Baptist hospitals were recognized for the quality of care they deliver. The hospitals received QUEST awards for top performance in at least four of six domains measured by a leading health care improvement company called Premier: Obtaining …

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Take a test drive

Jason Little

As you know, our Baptist OneCare© team continues to add patient-friendly features to our electronic medical record. These changes have been very popular with our patients, and we continue to see growth in the number of people who …

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Select Health Alliance Kicks off Diabetes Awareness Campaign

Select Health Alliance Kicks off Diabetes Awareness Campaign

In late March, Select Health Alliance (SHA) kicked off a diabetes awareness campaign, the first of several systemwide health campaigns focused on educating Baptist team members about various diseases and how to actively manage and prevent them. A …

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More Than Half of ‘Top 100’ Nurses from Baptist, Three Named to ‘Excellent 11’

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More than half of the nurses named to Celebrate Nursing’s 2016 “Top 100” list are Baptist team members. Fifty-five nurses made the list, representing many Baptist entities. Of particular note, team members Charles McDaniel from Baptist Memphis, Lori …

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Baptist Welcomes New System Director of Quality and Accreditation

Baptist Welcomes New System Director of Quality and Accreditation

Announcement from Dr. Mark Swanson Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Baptist Memorial Health Care Interim CEO, Baptist Medical Group It is my pleasure to introduce you to the new System Director of Quality and Accreditation, Michele “Missy” …

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