News4/12/2013 - Oncology Clinical Trials at Baptist Health Lexington
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2/12/2013 - Gates Nissan Donates Car to Baptist Health Richmond
Gates Nissan of Richmond, recently presented Baptist Health Richmond President Todd Jones with the keys to a 2012 Nissan Versa automobile. This gift will help fund the expansion of the laboratory courier service at Baptist Health Richmond.
Steve Gates, President of Gates Nissan stated, “Baptist Health Richmond is very important to the well-being of Madison County and we are proud to play a role in delivering quality healthcare for the people in this community. Improvement happens when concerned people and organizations are willing to help bring needed change.”
Baptist Health Richmond was awarded accreditation from the Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP), an independent, recognized accreditation authority. It earned this distinction after HFAP conducted an extensive and objective review of the hospital’s quality and safety standards.
“Baptist Health clearly demonstrates a commitment to quality patient care,” said Michael Zarski, CEO of HFAP. “We base our decision on federal standards, patient safety and treatment, quality improvement, and environmental safety. Baptist Health in Richmond met or exceeded ...
1/30/2013 - Baptist Health Richmond Expands Services to include Medical Stabilization
Baptist Health Richmond is pleased to announce it has expanded its services to offer medical stabilization beginning January 30. NewVision™ is a service operated through a partnership with Baptist Health Richmond and SpecialCare Hospital Management Corporate of St. Louis, Mo.
The partnership will expand Baptist Health Richmond’s current inpatient medical services to offer inpatient medical stabilization.
“Alcohol and drug abuse is a growing problem throughout the country, and it was identified as a major need during our Community Health Needs ...
1/25/2013 - Baptist Health Names Hanson as President and Chief Executive Officer
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Baptist Health (formerly Baptist Healthcare System) has named Stephen C. Hanson president and chief executive officer, effective March 8. Hanson succeeds President and Chief Executive Officer Tommy J. Smith, who announced his retirement last year.
Hanson, 61, has served in various senior leadership positions for Texas Health Resources since 2005, most recently as executive vice president and operations leader for the region covering Dallas-Fort Worth. Texas Health Resources is one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health systems in the United States ...
12/10/2012 - Baptist Health Richmond receives new 64-Slice CT Scanner
Baptist Health Richmond has expanded its medical imaging capacity and capability with the recent addition of a 64-slice Computed Tomography (CT) Scanner.
A new Siemens 64-slice CT scanner at Baptist Health Richmond provides patients and physicians higher quality images that can be delivered faster and safer than ever before. The new scanner not only creates faster, clear images, but it reduces the radiation dose per image, making it much safer. The higher quality images mean that radiologists can spot things that would not have shown up in images from older systems.