Baptist Union County Hosts Baby Fair

Baptist Union County held its annual baby fair on Tuesday, April 25 in the hospital’s café. More than 130 mothers attended, along with their support…


Baptist Union County Wins Hand Hygiene Contest With “Everybody Wash Your Hands!”

Infection Prevention’s new systemwide hand hygiene initiative, Baptist Touchpoint, featured a competition for a phrase or slogan to cue staff and providers to remember hand…


Baptist Union County Recognizes Joann Burks as Service First Champion

Baptist Union County recently honored Joann Burks, RN, as a Service First Champion for the first quarter. Joann is a nurse in the Emergency Department….


Recent DAISY Award Winners Demonstrate Empathy and Compassion with All They Encounter

Stacey Johnson-Black, RN at Baptist Collierville, works in the oncology unit. Her nominator had been in and out of the hospital for years, when a…


Baptist Hospitals Receive QUEST Award Trophies

Baptist Booneville, Baptist Union City and Baptist Union County recently received their 2019 QUEST Award trophies, which they earned for winning a Top Performance Threshold…


Baptist Union County Pharmacist Honored for Outstanding Contributions

Dillon Clark, a lead pharmacist at Baptist Union County, recently was named Outstanding Young Pharmacist at the Mississippi Society of Health System Pharmacists’ annual meeting….

DAISY winners demonstrate kindheartedness

Baptist Memphis Dakota Doss, RN Dakota’s nominator – the wife of a stroke patient – said she took the time to explain the details about…

New Year, New Babies at Several Baptist Memorial Hospitals

Baptist Memorial hospitals across the system celebrated their first 2019 babies with fanfare, gifts and well wishes. Viewers beware: Cuteness overload below! Baptist DeSoto Baby’s…

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Holiday traditions continue throughout Baptist system

Baptist entities continued cherished traditions during the holiday season, hosting celebrations, decking the halls and helping to make the season a little brighter for those…

A mother's compassion earns nurse DAISY Award

A mother’s compassion earns nurse DAISY Award

DAISY award winner Melonie Rakestraw, a surgery department nurse at Baptist Union County, was nominated by a patient’s family member for her kindness and compassion….