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Baptist DeSoto has the ‘Right’ mindset

Getting everyone to speak the same language can sometimes be a challenge.  But for the team at Baptist DeSoto, it’s what drives them every day, in every department—and has resulted in a hospital-wide Baptist Management System (BMS) mindset. Making …

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Baptist DeSoto officially breaks ground for new ED

On March 27, Baptist DeSoto hosted an official groundbreaking ceremony for its new emergency department (ED) expansion project. Baptist DeSoto Administrator/CEO James Huffman opened the event, followed by remarks from Baptist CEO/President Jason Little; Dr. David Hooker, emergency department …

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Baptist Earns Silver and Gold for Heart Services

With recent American Heart Association (AHA) awards, Baptist finds itself colored in silver and gold, specifically for patients experiencing a STEMI (ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction). Baptist North Mississippi, Baptist Golden Triangle and Baptist DeSoto all received awards, either …

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Baptist DeSoto Reports Low CAUTI and VAP Incidence

Baptist DeSoto has gone 393 days without a Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infection (CAUTI) and 280 days without Ventilator Associated Pneumonia (VAP). “This is a record for our ICU without a CAUTI. It could not have happened without …

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