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Baptist Union County names Dr. H. F. Mason as chief medical officer

September 13, 2018 // 0 Comments

NEW ALBANY, MISS., Sept. 11, 2018 – Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County recently named Dr. H.F. Mason as its chief medical officer. He will have direct responsibility for medical staff relations, and will focus on quality of care, patient satisfaction, and operational efficiency for physician-driven services, [Continue Reading]

More West Nile Virus cases reported by MS Health Department

August 1, 2018 // 0 Comments

On July 30th, the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reported three new human cases of  West Nile Virus (WNV). The reported cases are in Hinds (2) and Itawamba counties. So far this year human cases have been reported in Copiah, Hinds (4), Itawamba, and Pearl River counties. In 2017, Mississippi had 63 WNV [Continue Reading]

Health Department confirms West Nile virus active in MS

July 25, 2018 // 0 Comments

The Mississippi State Department of Health has confirmed the state’s first human case of West Nile virus infection for 2018, in a Hinds County resident. This confirmed case indicates that mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus are now active in the state. West Nile virus (WNV) is transmitted by the bite of an [Continue Reading]

Baptist Union County Hosts Health Care Academy

July 6, 2018 // 0 Comments

NEW ALBANY, Miss., June 29, 2018- Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County hosted a Health Care Career Academy June 11-15 for students completing the tenth, eleventh, or twelfth grade.Baptist Union County Hosts Health Care Academ The Health Care Academy is designed for students who are interested in learning more about [Continue Reading]

IM&PC of New Albany introduces its Specialty Clinic

June 16, 2018 // 0 Comments

The Internal Medicine and Pediatric Clinic of New Albany would like to introduce our IM&PC Specialty Clinic. The IM&PC Specialty Clinic is located inside the Internal Medicine and Pediatric Clinic of New Albany at 118 Fairfield Drive. It has its own parking and entrance that faces Oxford Road. The Specialty [Continue Reading]

Baptist Union County baby fair helps prepare moms-to-be

May 8, 2018 // 0 Comments

For over 20 years, Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County’s Baby Fair has been helping expectant mothers make the best possible choices. By bringing moms together with local experts and helpful information on the topic of babies, Baptist hopes to smooth the way. This year, 130 expectant mothers registered at the [Continue Reading]

Baptist Union County introduces life-saving telehealth medicine

April 24, 2018 // 0 Comments

Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County is part of a growing trend that is changing the basic idea of care delivery through the addition of telehealth services. A new field of medicine, telehealth offers innovative, life-saving practices for intensive care unit patients, stroke patients and patients fighting infectious [Continue Reading]
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