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Another rural community loses its ER

Earlier this week, residents of Tate County in north Mississippi learned their community hospital’s ER will close next month. Unfortunately, this is becoming a reality in many small communities, particularly in the Southeast. According to the University of …

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Wedding planners

The Baptist Restorative Care Hospital team became wedding planners this week to honor the wishes of one of their patients, Sammie Hopson, and his fiancée. They decorated his room with balloons and flowers; our food and nutrition team …

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Amazon in health care?

Last week, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, Warren Buffett of Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase’s Jamie Dimon announced they were forming a company to give their employees another health insurance option. Experts expect the new company to focus on …

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Stopping opioid addiction before it starts

A year ago, I wrote about opioid use policies some of our emergency departments adopted to protect patients from potentially addictive medications. Some people who get their first exposure to opioids through the ED have inadvertently become addicted …

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Acute TeleNeurology

Last month, five of our hospitals – Baptist Union City, Baptist Tipton, Baptist Collierville, Baptist Women’s Hospital and Baptist Booneville – began offering Acute TeleNeurology, giving these facilities the power to save even more lives. They join Baptist …

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Huddle together

Once a quarter, all our managers, directors, hospital CEOs, vice presidents and executive team come to the Landers Center in Southaven, Mississippi, for the Baptist Leadership Development Intensive (BLDI). I value this time with our management team, but …

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Topping out number 22

Last Wednesday, construction crews placed the final steel beam on top of the new Baptist Memorial Hospital-Crittenden. This wasn’t just any beam. This beam bore the signatures of more than 250 Crittenden County residents who wanted to be …

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Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

A message of thanks from the Little family to my Baptist family Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to you and your loved ones! I hope this time of year brings you the joy and kindness you give to …

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‘Connect’ing with our doctors

New software strengthens collaboration with our physicians On Dec. 6, we introduced Baptist OneCare Connect. This tool gives our non-employed physician partners access to many Baptist OneCare programs, including MyChart and Epicare Ambulatory, our electronic health record (EHR). …

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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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