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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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Mississippi Hospitals Welcome Leap Year Babies

A few families in North Mississippi grew by leaps and bounds during this Leap Year. Babies arriving on Leap Day, Feb. 29, at Baptist Memorial hospitals in Mississippi received special gifts to commemorate their birth. At Baptist North …

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