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Baptist North Mississippi First in Region to Use New Heart Pump Implant

Physicians at Baptist North Mississippi recently performed the region’s first Impella RP heart pump implant for right heart support. “The need for right-sided heart support…

Baptist’s Southern Heritage Classic raises awareness about heart disease

For the fourth year, Baptist sponsored the Southern Heritage Classic event with the “Who Has the Most Heart?” campaign in September. Designed to raise awareness…

American Heart Association recognizes four Baptist hospitals for heart and stroke care

The American Heart Association recently recognized hospitals across the country that successfully participate in its health care quality programs. Baptist Memphis, Baptist DeSoto, Baptist North…

Supporters come out swinging for heart patients

l-r Dr. John Stanford and Joseph Weller watch Weller’s putt as it approaches a hole during the Baptist Memorial Health Care Foundation’s annual Cardiac Classic…

Two Baptist hospitals offer new procedure to reduce stroke risk

Baptist Memphis and Baptist DeSoto recently began using the LARIAT™ device to perform a procedure called atrial appendage closure, which reduces stroke risk in patients…

Hundreds attend second Healthy Heart Fair at Baptist DeSoto

For the second consecutive year, Baptist DeSoto held the Healthy Heart Fair with free heart risk assessments, heart healthy recipes, cooking demonstrations and exercise techniques….