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Baptist Union County Safety Officer receives certification

June 4, 2019 // 0 Comments

NEW ALBANY, MISS., – Don Shaffer, Lead Clinical Engineering Technician and Safety Officer at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County,  recently earned certification as a Certified Healthcare Emergency Professional (CHEP) by the International Board for Certification of Safety Managers. Shaffer attended training at [Continue Reading]

Baptist Union County receives 2019 Leapfrog ‘A’ Safety Rating

May 21, 2019 // 0 Comments

NEW ALBANY, MS – May 17, 2019 – Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County has been awarded an ‘A’ patient safety rating in the spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Score. Leapfrog is a national patient safety watchdog group. The safety score is calculated based on several core measures, including safe [Continue Reading]

Johnson earns obesity medicine certification

May 10, 2019 // 0 Comments

The American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM) this week announced that more than 720 physicians passed its board certification test administered in February 2019. William Johnson, MD, Center for Women’s Health and Center for Weight Loss in New Albany, was one of the 720 physicians who received board certified in [Continue Reading]

NAES Celebrated Heart Health Month With Staff Wellness Event

March 9, 2019 // 0 Comments

Heart Health Month is recognized and celebrated each February as a way to educate people on the signs and symptoms of heart disease and heart events, as well as remind them about the need for healthy living. New Albany Elementary School (NAES) continues to promote the coordinated school health model-Whole School, [Continue Reading]

Baptist Union County to host free luncheon during Heart Month

February 20, 2019 // 0 Comments

NEW ALBANY, MISS.-Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County will host a free luncheon, open to the public, which aims to raise awareness of heart disease, especially how to make lifestyle choices that lead to optimal heart health and how to recognize the symptoms of a heart attack. The luncheon will take place on Feb. 25 [Continue Reading]

IMPC Cares: RSV, a common Fall and Winter illness

December 18, 2018 // 0 Comments

Dr. Michael Shane Scott, IM&PC. RSV is one of only a few acronyms that strike fear in the heart of any parent, whether seasoned ones or first-timers.  Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) is a very common illness that peaks during late Fall and Winter.  Virtually every child has contracted the virus by 2 years old. [Continue Reading]

Baptist Union County earns Leapfrog’s ‘A’ safety rating

November 16, 2018 // 0 Comments

NEW ALBANY, MISS., Nov. 15, 2018 – Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County has been awarded an ‘A’ patient safety rating in the fall 2018 Hospital Safety Score by Leapfrog, a national patient safety watchdog group. The safety score is calculated based on several core measures, including safe practice measures, [Continue Reading]

Breast cancer awareness luncheon draws large audience

October 11, 2018 // 0 Comments

The free breast cancer awareness luncheon, an annual event sponsored by Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County, drew near capacity attendance Wednesday, Oct. 10. Lunch was served to 150 guests in the fellowship hall of Hillcrest Baptist Church. Dr. Justin Lohmeier, Chief Radiologist at Bapist-Union County Hospital, [Continue Reading]
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