$500,000 Pledged by Baptist Foundation for Innovation Projects

In these Leader articles, I often sing the praises of innovations by employees that improve the safety, effectiveness, or efficiency of health care at Baptist….

Achieving the impossible

Early last year, the Baptist Collierville team, which included Cara Beard, a med-surg nurse manager; Melinda Wolfe, a coordinator/performance improvement nurse; Rhonda Davis, a nursing…

Baptist DeSoto KATA Teams Exceed Challenge Goals in Big Ways

Achieving big results with KATA boards starts with thinking small—that is, breaking down a process into small bites and tackling each step until you uncover…

BMS Second Annual TWI Summit Attracts National Attention

Baptist Management System hosted team members, leaders and guests on Oct. 4 at Baptist Memphis for the second annual Training Within Industry (TWI) Summit. During…

Baptist Collierville Using Multiple KATA Boards to Get the “Right” Results

Fifteen KATA boards in a hospital with just 300 employees is impressive, and according to Baptist Collierville Chief Administrative Officer Lindsay Stencel, it’s all about…

KATA Work Helps Baptist North Mississippi Shave Days Off Hiring Process

With today’s fast pace, most people want more time.  But for the team in human resources at Baptist North Mississippi, less time is their goal….

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,…

Patient Feedback Catalyst of KATA Boards at Baptist Union City

“Sure wish it wasn’t such a long walk from registration to radiology…,” “It would be better if patients could register for outpatient tests in the…

Rare Use of KATA in Academic Setting Benefitting Baptist College of Health Sciences

You never know where you’ll find a KATA board—in this case, helping the staff of Baptist College of Health Sciences improve processes related to student…

Baptist Cancer Center Using KATA to Improve Access and Care

From increasing clinical trial access to improving lung cancer surgeries, Baptist Cancer Center’s KATA work within Baptist Management Systems (BMS) drives ongoing success. NCORP (NCI…