New Albany, MS- The opening Tuesday afternoon, August 16th, of the new Cancer Center at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County (BMH-UC) means cancer patients here and in nearby counties will find state-of-the-art treatment much closer to home.
Well-known and respected oncologists C. Michael Jones, M.D., Brent Mullins, M.D., Shailesh Satpute, M.D., and oncology certified family nurse practitioner Kim Hardin will staff the new Cancer Center at BMH-UC.
The Baptist Cancer Center includes five exam rooms, a large treatment room with eight recliners, and comprehensive oncology services such as chemotherapy and infusion services, to name a few. Patients also will have access to research trials, financial assistance and convenience features, such as easy access, nearby parking.
“Baptist Union County continues to raise the bar on health care services offered in our community,” said Walter Grace, CEO and administrator of the hospital. “Now, area cancer patients will not have to leave home to have access to leading-edge treatment, research trials and an experienced team of physicians and other clinicians guiding their care.”
Features of the Baptist Cancer Center include:
- Five exam rooms
- Large treatment area with 8 recliners
- Comprehensive cancer services
- Designated parking area
- Financial assistance programs
- Cancer research programs
- Clinical trial programs
- Personalized treatment options
The Baptist Cancer Center team consists of oncology-certified nurses, medical technicians, and financial counselors led by the following oncology medical providers:
- Michael Jones, MD , FACP
- Brent A. Mullins, MD
- Shailesh Satpute, MD
- Kim Hardin, CFNP
See previous article on Cancer Center grand opening.
Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County, the recipient of many awards and accolades, was most recently recognized by Premier as one of only three hospitals in the nation that achieved top performance in all seven of the areas measured in Premier’s Quest collaborative. The hospital was awarded the Outstanding Patient Experience Award by Healthgrades and was named a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America, in 2012 and 2013. Baptist Union County offers a variety of health care services, including adult and pediatric inpatient services, labor and delivery, outpatient and laser surgery and a 24-hour, renovated emergency room. The hospital also offers telemedicine and imaging and laboratory services, including an American College of Radiology-accredited MRI machine.