Baptist Memorial Health Care Corporation owns and operates hospitals, minor medical centers, and specialty facilities in the Mid-South. It offers services in the areas of audiology and speech, behavioral health and counseling, breast health, cancer, diabetes, emergency, fitness and wellness programs, gynecology, heart care, home care, hospice, infusion pharmacy, intensive care, maternity care and childbirth, neurology, occupational health, orthopedics, outpatient diagnostics, pain management, palliative care, pediatrics, psychiatric and substance abuse, radiology, rehabilitation, restorative care, screening, skilled nursing/extended care, sleep disorders, surgical services, transplant, urgen...
350 North Humphreys Boulevard
Memphis, TN 38120
Founded in 1912
Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp. to Cut 112 Office Jobs
Oct 1 14
Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp. will eliminate 112 jobs in a cost-cutting move set off by the harsher climate faced by hospitals. The Memphis-based medical network, which employs 15,000 workers at 14 hospitals in the Mid-South, announced the layoffs as they will be concentrated in corporate services. Through June, the company losses totaled $124 million. The job cuts come as the company begins a new fiscal year on October 1, 2014 trying to reduce losses even as it budgets millions of dollars to meet the conflicting challenges posed by governments, employers and insurers pushing to slow increases in health care costs while raising the quality of care.
Baptist Memorial Health Care Announces Executive Leadership Changes
Jun 1 14
Baptist Memorial Health Care has announced some significant leadership changes. Paul DePriest has been named executive vice president and chief operating officer, Rev. Keith Norman has been named Baptist's first vice president for government affairs and Dana Dye is the new head of Baptist Memorial Hospital-Memphis. DePriest is the first physician to be named chief operating officer at Baptist. He's been with Baptist since 2012 as senior vice president and chief medical officer. Norman is the pastor of First Baptist Church-Broad and the president of the NAACP's Memphis chapter. He sits on the board of directors of the Memphis-Shelby County Crime Commission, is a Board Trustee at Christian Brothers University and is a Tennessee Bureau of Ethics and Campaign Finance Commissioner. In his new role at Baptist, Norman will maintain relationships with government officials and strengthen Baptist's community outreach partnerships.
Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp. Announces New Round of Memphis Layoffs
Aug 28 13
Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp. announced that it is laying off 61 employees as part of the hospital system's ongoing restructuring plan. Baptist-Memphis Hospital bore the brunt of the layoffs, with 52 employees being cut. The affected employees will receive severance and will be able to apply for open positions throughout the Baptist system.