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Jason Little Updates

Is bigger really better?

How a merger like CVS-Aetna can benefit consumers CVS and Aetna – two of our partners – recently announced plans to merge. Many are speculating about how this will affect consumers and the health care industry as a …

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The meeting of a lifetime

Reginald Mercer IV was a fun loving, talented artist. His skills earned him a full scholarship to the University of Memphis and a showing at the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art. But sadly, a car accident ended his …

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What I’m thankful for

Let’s celebrate all we accomplished this year As Thanksgiving approaches, I like to give thanks for the many blessings in my life. I am particularly thankful for you and the many things we accomplished together. We welcomed Mississippi …

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A hospital for the ages

On Wednesday, we hosted an unveiling event to introduce the new Baptist North Mississippi hospital to the community. About 500 people came to see our newest facility; it truly was a special event. The new hospital is stunning. …

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We help our patients breathe easier

This week begins Lung Cancer Awareness Month. It’s America’s leading cause of cancer death and second most common cancer. Tennessee, Mississippi and Arkansas have among the highest incidence and death rates from lung cancer in the country, so …

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Rising to the toughest challenges

The past few months have brought unimaginable pain to millions of people in our country and abroad. Storms, massacres and wildfires have claimed lives and left many without homes and possessions. As I watched these horrible events unfold, …

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More personal than a thank you note

On Monday, I had the pleasure of attending the Baptist College of Health Sciences’ annual scholarship luncheon. I look forward to this event because it gives the students who received scholarships the opportunity to thank the generous donors …

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A Starkville update

About a week ago, several local media outlets reported that we submitted a bid to purchase OCH Regional Medical Center in Starkville, Mississippi. As I mentioned in my Aug. 18, 2016 letter, A chance to grow, we would …

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Special(ty) Pharmacy

We recently unveiled a new Specialty Pharmacy for dispensing medications used to treat specific diseases and conditions. You can read more about it in the article titled “Learn about Baptist’s new specialty pharmacy” in this week’s Leader, but …

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Badge of pride

Starting next month and throughout next year, we will all be getting new badges. This is a special time for our organization because it will bring us all closer to one another and closer to our mission. Baptist …

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