Latest Baptist Health System Stories

2013-08-21 23:22:14

North Central Baptist Hospital has expanded to meet the needs of the community for additional women and children services. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 To meet the increased need of the community in the Stone Oak area for additional women and children services, North Central Baptist Hospital welcome patients to its new neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). The new NICU represents a sizeable investment by Baptist Health System in the San Antonio community and is a part of a...

2013-05-15 23:02:01

As the need for talented medical professionals continues to rise, Baptist Health Systems in San Antonio, TX has expanded their openings for healthcare professionals and nursing staff. With a streamlined application process, Baptist Health Systems offers opportunity and career direction for the future. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 The healthcare industry is one of the only industries that are projected to grow by leaps and bounds in the coming decade. To prepare for this growth,...

2013-01-23 23:01:37

North Side Baby Boom Means Expansion for North Central Baptist Hospital San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) January 23, 2013 North Central Baptist Hospital (NCBH) is bursting at the seams with babies, leading to a major expansion project at the hospital. “We are single-handedly populating the earth” said NCBH president Bill Waechter at recent “sky breaking” ceremony. “Stone Oak continues to see double digit growth of women of child bearing age. “We´ve outgrown...

2010-05-18 07:15:00

SAN ANTONIO, May 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Baptist Health System completes final steps to become the first in South Central Texas to implement an eICU® program designed to improve critical care delivery and save lives. "eGuardian" utilizes the eICU® Program from Philips VISICU, that combines early warning software and remote monitoring to connect off-site critical care physicians and nurses to ICU patients around the clock. Baptist's eGuardian program...

2008-10-27 09:00:41

ANDOVER, Mass., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Baptist Health System, one of the largest healthcare systems in Alabama, has gone live with Sentillion's clinical workstation solution, Vergence(R). To date, all the intensive care units of its largest hospital are up and running with single sign-on (SSO) and context management, and deployment to more than 3,000 clinicians system-wide is expected to be completed by the end of 2008. Baptist Health System selected Sentillion to help eliminate multiple...

2008-08-25 15:01:00

Health Management Associates, Inc. (NYSE:HMA) announced today that Vicki Romero Briggs, FACHE, has joined HMA as Senior Vice President and Division CEO, responsible for leading HMA's North and South Carolina hospitals and further enhancing the partnership in those hospitals between HMA and Winston Salem-based Novant Health. Ms. Briggs has 27 years of hospital administration experience. She served most recently as the CEO of Birmingham, Alabama-based Affinity Health System, LLC, a joint...

2008-08-19 09:01:12

Valley Baptist Health System (VBHS), one of the largest health systems in South Texas, has selected The Breakaway Group to lead learning and adoption for more than 3,000 users during an ambitious healthcare technology initiative. The initiative, which includes four simultaneous technology installations and updates, is intended to provide Valley Baptist patients with higher quality care and improved safety and convenience, and provide clinicians with better access to healthcare information....

2008-06-30 18:03:00

Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE: CYH) today announced that a subsidiary has acquired from Baptist Health Systems, Inc. of Birmingham, Alabama, that entity's 35% interest in Affinity Health Systems, LLC, which indirectly owns and operates Trinity Medical Center of Birmingham. The 560-bed hospital has been operated in a joint venture between a Community Health Systems, Inc. affiliate, as the 65% owner, and Baptist Health System, Inc. since the fall of 2005. This transaction closed...

2007-12-18 09:00:58

IPC The Hospitalist Company, Inc. (IPC) announced today that it has acquired Accomplished Diagnostic Medical Inpatient Team, P.A. (ADMIT), a hospitalist group in San Antonio, Texas. ADMIT is comprised of 11 physicians operating as two practice groups; one group is located in North Central Baptist Hospital and the other in Northeast Baptist Hospital. Both hospitals are acute care suburban facilities and part of the Baptist Health System owned by Vanguard Health Systems. Between the two...

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