Baptist North Mississippi receives grant for disaster response by yaosaigeng


									              March 14, 2008 • Volume 72 • Number 6
                                                                                                                                          Reynolds named
                                                                                                                                    co-chair of NAACP gala

                                                                                                                                       Mid-South Baby Expo

                                                                                                                              Debbie Hayslett gets a Daisy:
                                                                                                                                  News around the system

 Baptist North Mississippi                        patients.

                                                     In as quick as four hours, the teams can
                                                                                                             “We’re excited about our role,” said John
                                                                                                          Robinson, director of safety, security and

            receives grant                        convert an area the size of a football field into
                                                  a 50-bed hospital, with clean water, elec-
                                                                                                          emergency preparedness for Baptist North
                                                                                                          Mississippi and area coordinator for SMAT-

    for disaster response                         tricity, records, lab services and many other
                                                  services a small hospital or clinic would have.
                                                                                                          North Mississippi. “We’ll be working with the
                                                                                                          city, county and other hospitals throughout
                                                                                                          the region to establish volunteer teams to
   The Mississippi State Department of
                                                     “This is a real honor for us,” said Peyton           fully staff a response no matter where in the
Health recently selected Baptist Memorial
                                                  Warrington, assistant administrator at Baptist          region the response is needed.”
Hospital-North Mississippi as a host site for
                                                  North Mississippi. “In addition to our
one of three state wide medical assistance                                                                   Thirty-eight people are needed for a
                                                  strategic location in the North Mississippi
teams that will deploy in the event of a local,                                                           complete team, including physicians, nurses,
                                                  area, I think our willingness to help and the
state or national disaster                                                                                EMTs, lab and respiratory technicians, secu-
                                                  quality of our staff also played a part in the
                                                                                                          rity staff and others proficient in
  The teams are being established for             state’s decision.”
                                                                                                          administrative duties, logistics, maintenance
medical response to any disaster or public
                                                     Baptist North Mississippi will be seeking            and medical records.
health crisis when events may overload
                                                  clinicians and many other health care-related
nearby hospitals and health care systems with                                                                                             (Continued on page 4)
                                                  colleagues to join the SMAT.

                                                                                                                   N E A    B A P T I S T

                                                                                                                         physician groups
                                                                                                                        create responsive
                                                                                                                        work environment
                                                                                                                      Eliminating duplication. Forms that
                                                                                                                   are easier to fill out. Enhanced and
                                                                                                                   more efficient delivery of care.
                                                                                                                   Support for professional improvement
                                                                                                                   and continuing education.
                                                                                                                   Comprehensive preceptorship so
                                                                                                                   every new clinician gets a full spec-
                                                                                                                   trum of training.

                                                                                                                      All of these are initiatives created by
                                                                                                                   colleagues and physicians at NEA
                                                                                                                   Baptist Memorial Hospital. In 2004,
                                                                                                                   hospital staff created the nursing
                                                                                                                   leadership group, comprising of
                                                        Hand hygiene is a Baptist focus during National
                                                                                                                   members of every nursing department
                                                        Patient Safety Week. As part of events commemo-
                                                        rating the week, Lynne Lancaster, RN, manager of           in the hospital.
                         The Glo Germ                   infection control at Baptist Memorial Hospital-
                                                        Collierville, shows White Station Elementary School           “Our front line staff knows the how

                    tells its own story                 students how quickly germs can be spread by
                                                        using Glo Germ a lotion-like substance that illumi-
                                                        nates under black light.
                                                                                                                   to deliver quality care,” said Maria

                                                                                                                                          (Continued on page 3)

                            CALENDAR                                                              NEWS AND EVENTS
Easter Services at Baptist’s metro hospitals
  I Baptist Memorial Hospital-Memphis: 11:30 a.m. March 19
  I Baptist Memorial Hospital-DeSoto: 11:30 a.m. March 19
  I Baptist Memorial Hospital for Women: Noon March 19
  I Baptist Trinity Home Care & Hospice: Noon March 19 in Board
  I Baptist Memorial Hospital-Collierville: 2:15 p.m. March 19
  I Baptist Rehabilitation-Germantown: Noon March 20 in Patient
  Dining Room

Kids’ Opening Day at AutoZone Park
   The Memphis Redbirds’ Kids Opening Day is Sunday, April 13. Gates
open at 1 p.m., and colleague discount Redbirds tickets are available by
clicking the link on the Baptist intranet. The ceremonial first pitch will
be with kids and their parents or guardians prior to the game, and
participants can line up outside the Monroe Gate at 12:45 p.m. Be sure
to bring your baseball gloves. There are also 14 openings for Junior
Redhots for a day, limited to girls ages 6 to 12. Redhots are the
                                                                                                                             Lynne Lancaster, RN, manager of infection control at
Redbirds’ cheerleading squad. Interested parents can send their infor-                                                       Baptist Memorial Hospital-Collierville, shows students
                                                                                               Glo Germ shows                at White Station Elementary School how germs stay
mation, including child’s name and dress size to Jennifer Roberson,
                                                                                               importance                    on your hands by using Glo Germ and a black light.
Baptist marketing, at In addition, there
                                                                                               of hand hygiene               Lancaster visited the school for its March science pro-
are three opportunities to be an announcer for an inning. Participants                                                       gram and as part of events commemorating National
will not be broadcasted, but they will be given a CD of their segment.                                                       Patient Safety Week.

Each opportunity will be for 2-3 people. If interested, please contact
Roberson by e-mail.                                                                              ‘Grow Baby Grow’ seminar discusses infant feeding
                                                                                                 Baptist Memorial Hospital for Women is hosting a one-day seminar in
 March Health Care Observances                                                                 Conference Rooms A-C May 15 and May 16 on infant and preterm infant
                                                                                               feeding and feeding cues. Suzanne M. Thoyre, MS, PhD, associate
 Monthlong Observances
 National Brain Injury Awareness Month                                                         professor of the nursing school at the University of North Carolina at
 Child Life Month                                                                              Chapel Hill, will lead the seminar . There is no charge for Baptist
 National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
 National Eye Donor Month                                                                      colleagues. CME, CEU and TNA credit available. Registration by May 8 is
 Hemophilia Awareness Month                                                                    required. For information or to register, please contact the Center for
 National Kidney Month
 National Nutrition Month                                                                      Education and Organizational Development at 901-227-2544.
 National Professional Social Work Month
 National Save Your Vision Month                                                               Diabetes: Don’t sugarcoat the facts
 Workplace Eye Health and Safety Month

                                                                                                  Baptist Memorial Hospital for Women and the Baptist Memorial Health
 Weeklong Observances                                                                          Care Foundation are hosting a seminar on diabetes designed for clinicians
 March 16-22: National Inhalants and Poisons Awareness Week
                                                                                               in internal medicine, family practice, endocrinologists, pharmacists,
 March 16-22: National Poison Prevention Week
 March 16-22: National Pulmonary Rehabilitation Week                                           diabetes educators, dieticians, physical therapists and nurses from 7:30
 March 30-April 5: Root Canal Awareness Week                                                   a.m. to 3:30 p.m. April 11. Deadline to register is April 4. A variety of
                                                                                               continuing education credits will be offered. To register, phone the Center
 Recognition Days
 March 25: Diabetes Alert Day
                                                                                               for Education and Organizational Development at 901-227-2544.
 March 27: Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen’s Birthday (German scientist who won the Nobel Prize in
    1901 for discovery and work with X-rays)
 March 30: National Doctors’ Day

                                                                                                                     BMHCC Helpline/Hotline
Hospice volunteers needed                                                                                               877-BMH-TIPS
   Baptist Home Care & Hospice in Batesville, Miss., seeks volunteers for its 11-
county service area. Duties include reading or relieving caregivers of hospice
                                                                                               If you have a question about legal or regulatory require-
patients. Anyone interested must complete a six-hour training session on their               ments, suspect any violation of BMHCC Standards of
time and submit to a TB skin test and background check. In addition, those who
                                                                                             Conduct, legal or regulatory requirements or suspect that
do not wish to volunteer in the home can donate other items if they quilt, sew or
bake. For information, phone LaDonna Murphree at 800-345-6928 or 662-587-8402.               anyone is committing acts of patient abuse in any form, call
                                                                                             877-BMH-TIPS. Reports to the hotline may be made anony-
                                                                                             mously. Calls are handled confidentially to the extent
For God did not send His Son into the world to                                               allowed by law. Baptist does not tolerate retaliation for
                                                                                             reports made in good faith. It is the policy of Baptist
condemn the world, but that the world through                                                Memorial Health Care to admit and provide services to
Him might be saved.                                                                          patients and guests without distinction due to race, color,
                                                                                             age, religion, sex, national origin, handicap or disability.
John 3:17                                                                                    Marilyn Dunavant is Baptist’s corporate compliance officer.
    Baptist Union City plans                be given away as the grand prize.
    for new mammography                     Admission to the event is $7 per
    suite                                   person, and children 12 and
                                            younger are admitted free. This
       Construction is on schedule at
                                            year, $2 of each ticket sold bene-
    Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union
                                            fits the Shelby County Infant
    City to open a new mammography
                                            Mortality Initiative. For informa-
    suite for women. Beginning this
                                            tion, phone 901-227-9873 or visit
    spring, Baptist Union City will
    offer comprehensive breast health
    services in one location on the
    first floor of the hospital in the      Reynolds named co-chair
    outpatient services department.         of NAACP event
       The new mammography suite               Stephen C. Reynolds, president
    provides convenient scheduling,         and CEO of
    advanced technology and dedi-           Baptist
    cated expert care all in one            Memorial                                Allen Gibson, RN, pre and post op coordinator, and Ginny Presgrove, RN, risk
                                                                                    management, listen during a nursing leadership group meeting at NEA Baptist
    location. Patients will benefit         Health Care,
                                                                                    Memorial Hospital. The group functions as an employee advocacy group and also
    from new, premier equipment to          was named                               takes employee suggestions to enhance patient care and efficiency and imple-
    increase detection and reduce           co-chair of                             ments them throughout the hospital.

    anxiety. The equipment includes         the annual
    digital mammography to increase
    the accuracy of diagnosis. The
                                            Freedom          Stephen Reynolds
                                                                                    Nursing leadership group                              (Continued from page 1)

    center also provides stereotactic       Fund Gala
    biopsy, a non-surgical method of        beginning at 6 p.m. March 27 at         Daniel, RN, chairwoman of the             The NLG also offers a scholar-
    removing tissue from a suspected        the Cook Convention Center.             NLG. “Listening to their ideas has      ship to students pursuing
    abnormality in the breast,              Baptist is a sponsor of this            resulted in an enhanced work            education for a clinical career.
    computer-aided detection, and           fundraiser for the local chapter of     environment, and the patients
                                            the NAACP. Tickets are available                                                   The physician counterpart to the
    ultrasound. Another feature of the                                              ultimately benefit.”
                                            to colleagues, limit two, on a first-                                           NLG is the physician leadership
    suite is an area that is dedicated to
                                            come, first-served basis. Please          NLG members are nominated             group, which addresses physician
    educating women about breast
                                            e-mail community.involve-               and serve two-year terms. Every         issues with the hospital and clini-
    health and providing access to
                                   to request               department is represented, and the      cians through regular meetings.
    resources for additional support.
                                            tickets.                                group tries to have different shifts    Much of its focus is on enhancing
                                                                                    represented as well, including          care and complementing the clin-
    Mid-South Baby Expo                                                             night shifts and weekends.              ical efforts of the nursing staff.
                                            National college fair
      Baptist is sponsoring the fifth
                                            at Cook Convention Center                  “The best ideas don’t always            “To get better, you have to have a
    annual Mid-South Baby Expo,                                                     happen between 9 and 5,” said           group engaged, passionate and
    which will be 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.             Baptist College of Health            Stephanie Taylor, RN, clinical          motivated to do their jobs better,”
    March 29 at the Agricenter              Sciences will be an exhibitor at the    educator and NLG member. “I also        said Paula Grimes, chief nursing
    International.                          Memphis National College Fair           think having a diverse group            officer. “Our staff knows this group
                                            from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, March 16,       means no department or individual       will respond to their ideas or
       The event will feature preg-
                                            at the Memphis Cook Convention          is isolated.”                           concerns, and there will be
    nancy, childbirth and baby
                                            Center.                                                                         results.”
    experts, products, services and                                                    In addition to work improve-
    community resources. Mini-                 Hosted by the Southern               ments, the NLG is also involved in        In fact, suggestions for work-
    presentations on a variety of           Association for College Admission       the community through volun-            place improvements have been
    pregnancy, childbirth and infant        Counseling, potential college           teering to help the needy, hosting      replaced by colleague requests to
    care topics will be offered             students and their parents can get      free CPR classes or hosting holiday     be a member of the group.
    throughout the day. In addition,        information about colleges and          events such as breakfast with Santa
                                            universities and help in navigating                                                “If you address and resolve small
    car seat and home safety demon-                                                 or Santa and a movie, where
                                            the application process. In addi-                                               things immediately, they can’t
    strations will be provided in the                                               employees bring their children and
                                            tion, students and parents can                                                  escalate into a large issue,” Taylor
    Infant Safety Corner. The expo will                                             grandchildren to visit. Through the
                                            discuss their individual needs with                                             said. “This group and our hospital
    also offer fun family activities,                                               Union University disaster fund set
                                            college experts. There is no charge                                             employees do a great job of
    including a daddy diaper derby,                                                 up by the Baptist Memorial Health
                                            to attend the fair.                                                             responding and addressing smaller
    grandparents’ stroller relay and                                                Care Foundation, the NLG
                                                                                                                            problems so they don’t get blown
    maternity and children’s fashion                                                contributed $250 to help Union
                                              For information, visit                                                        out of proportion.”
    shows. A gift certificate to go                                                 rebuild after a tornado destroyed
    toward decorating a nursery will                                                part of its campus.
Medical assistance team                               (Continued from page 1)                                                              Mississippi emer-
                                                                                                                                           gency personnel and
                                                                                                                                           state representatives
  “Ideally, we’d like to have a few     seeing the effectiveness of those                                                                  pose for a photo dur-
                                                                                                                                           ing a training session
teams throughout the region,”           teams, the state of Mississippi,                                                                   for Mississippi state
Robinson said. “That way, one           through federal funding, began                                                                     medical assistance
team can respond if another             planning for its own disaster                                                                      teams. One of three
                                                                                                                                           teams will be head-
cannot. Someone in Columbus,            response units.                                                                                    quartered at Baptist
Tupelo, or Oxford can respond to                                                                                                           Memorial Hospital-
                                          As a result, grant monies were                                                                   North Mississippi.
DeSoto, Marshall, Tate or Tunica
                                        awarded to use toward coordi-
                                        nating SMATs. Each hospital base
  After Hurricane Katrina hit the       for the teams decides policies
                                                                                 bones acute and emergency care           ness, and this is something our
Mississippi Gulf Coast in late          and staffing, but the State Health
                                                                                 hospital on wheels,” Robinson            entire community should be
August of 2005, part of the emer-       Department dictates deployment.
                                                                                 said. “It’s an honor to be               proud of – it’s a real asset for this
gency response was from SMATs
                                          “When everything’s staffed and         selected. I’ve spent most of my          hospital and the community.”
based in North Carolina. After
                                        operational, this will be a bare-        career in emergency prepared-

                                        pre-existing or chronic medical          patients. If passed, President Bush’s    have to pay for their care before they
                                        conditions, including cancer             2009 budget would continue that          go to the hospital. Using charge esti-
                                        survivors and those living with heart    trend, cutting an unprecedented          mators, patients can make better
                                        disease, diabetes or other ailments.     $182 billion from Medicare during        decisions and prepare for the out-
                                                                                 the next five years. For Baptist, that   of-pocket portion of their hospital
                                           Government-sponsored manda-
                                                                                 would mean losing another $215           visits.
                                        tory health insurance has
                                                                                 million in reimbursement between
                                        drawbacks, as well. Some say these                                                   Hospitals and physicians have
                                                                                 2009 and 2013.
                                        plans are very expensive. From                                                    always cared for patients who cannot
                                        studying other countries with               The losses from Medicare and          afford to pay for their care, and they
                                        national health insurance, we know       Medicaid — which historically have       will continue to do so. But the health
Stephen C. Reynolds, President & CEO,   there is a rationing of services that    shifted to the few who have insur-       care system that has evolved in our
Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp.
                                        is counter to the expectations of our    ance — would grow more rapidly,          country is shifting the unpaid cost of
  Editor’s note: This column was        society and would not be readily         meaning more companies would not         caring for patients onto the weary
published as a guest editorial in the   accepted by Americans.                   be able to absorb their employees’       shoulders of a diminishing few.
Feb. 29 issue of The Commercial                                                  health care cost increases. If the
                                          It’s easy to see why the health care                                                What we have today is not
Appeal.                                                                          trend continues, some who currently
                                        funding debate is so complicated.                                                 sustainable into the future. It will
                                                                                 support the shortfalls from
  As presidential candidates                                                                                              take courage and leadership to forge
                                           Today, health care providers are      Medicare, Medicaid and others
campaign for our votes, they will                                                                                         a new affordable and responsible
                                        facing tough decisions. While politi-    would move from being part of the
increasingly address our nation’s                                                                                         direction. As a nation, we will need
                                        cians decide how to provide care for     solution to adding to the problem by
concerns about health care. Each                                                                                          to work with our elected leaders to
                                        the nation’s 47 million uninsured        leaving even fewer insured to pay for
will unveil proposals aimed at                                                                                            find solutions that spend our
                                        people, hospitals and doctors            the growing uncompensated cost of
repairing a system many consider                                                                                          resources wisely and appropriately.
                                        continue to attend to their medical      caring for others.
broken.                                                                                                                   It is obvious this is very complex, so
                                        needs. This uncompensated care is
                                                                                    Health care organizations are         if people tell you there is a simple
   Their approaches run the gamut       part of the community benefit
                                                                                 doing many things to try to reduce       solution, they don’t fully understand
from giving citizens tax breaks so      hospitals provide every day. For
                                                                                 their costs, and some initiatives        the issues.
they can purchase insurance on          example, last year Baptist Memorial
                                                                                 have been very successful. For
their own to government-sponsored       Health Care provided $428 million                                                    Voters should remain engaged in
                                                                                 example, with physician input
national health insurance. This         in community benefit, including                                                   the assessment of the presidential
                                                                                 hospitals are negotiating more
issue is complex, making it difficult   more than $200 million in uncom-                                                  candidates, as this signals a new day
                                                                                 favorable purchasing agreements
for voters to decide which approach     pensated care.                                                                    in the political debate that will
                                                                                 with fewer medical device compa-
is best.                                                                                                                  transform the health care delivery
                                           Organizations that do pay for         nies to reduce the cost of their
                                                                                                                          system. Consider carefully who you
   Making health insurance more         health care, such as Medicare,           products. This practice has saved
                                                                                                                          think will set the best agenda for
affordable for individuals may cost     Medicaid, insurance companies and        health care organizations, including
                                                                                                                          responsible health care change for
less than other alternatives and        private businesses, are reimbursing      Baptist, millions of dollars a year.
                                                                                                                          our country. We all have a vested
should require minimal additional       hospitals less money than in the         But these efforts only minimally
                                                                                                                          interest in making sure our health
federal regulation, but it still may    past. In fact, for the past decade,      slow the growing problem.
                                                                                                                          care system is healthy, strong and
exclude some people. Insurance          Medicare has reimbursed hospitals
                                                                                    Hospitals are also giving patients    able to care for us, our children and
companies often deny coverage or        at rates far below the actual cost
                                                                                 a better idea of how much they will      future generations.
charge higher rates to those with       hospitals incur to treat Medicare
   At Baptist Memorial Hospital-           Baptist Memorial
Memphis, Debbie Hayslett, RN,           Hospital-Union
surgery, was recently given the         City hospitalist
Daisy Award. If you don’t               Gerald Stipanuk,                                                                        Got news about a
remember, Dana Dye, chief nursing       MD, recently was                                                                        Baptist colleague?
officer at the hospital, implemented    recognized for excel-
the program which recognizes            lence in hospitalist
                                                                                                                                    Send it to
exceptional nurses who are nomi-        medicine by EmCare                                                           
nated by their peers. Hayslett was      Inc., a leading
surprised to receive the award. Dye,    provider of emer-
other managers, colleagues and          gency medicine management and hospitalist staffing. Stipanuk was
Jason Little, administrator and         recognized for achieving extraordinarily high core measure compliance in             After a random drawing named him
CEO, were on hand to present her        the area of pneumonia.                                                               one of 10 finalists for free tickets to
the award.                                                                                                                   the annual music awards show,
                                          Recently Stipanuk was the guest speaker at an EmCare conference in Ft.
                                                                                                                             Sanders’ online research and study
                                        Worth, Texas, at which he discussed the importance of teamwork in
   Tonya Bunk, head nurse in                                                                                                 paid off, beating out the other
                                        complying with pneumonia core measures.
skilled nursing at Baptist                                                                                                   contestants during a Grammy
Memphis, was named Service First           “It is a pleasure working with the case managers, nursing staff and ancil-        Awards quiz show. Sanders said the
champion for the first quarter of       lary departments at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union City because they are a          highlight of winning his all-
2008. Bunk, with Baptist since          highly effective team when providing quality patient care,” Stipanuk said.           expenses paid trip was the Grammy
2003, drove a patient’s son and his                                                                                          Awards show itself. He remem-
                                           Stipanuk has been the hospitalist program director at Baptist Union City
wife home from the hospital so they                                                                                          bered jazz artist Herbie Hancock
                                        since the program began in 2006. Hospitalists are specialists dedicated
would be at home when the ambu-                                                                                              saying “The impossible is possible.
                                        solely to the care of hospitalized patients. They work with primary care
lance arrived with the patient. In                                                                                           It has been 30-40 years since a jazz
                                        physicians to manage the care of patients from the moment they enter the
addition to transporting the son                                                                                             artist has won this particular award.
                                        hospital until they are discharged.
and wife whose car wouldn’t start,                                                                                           The impossible is possible,” after
she also packed their and the                                                                                                winning album of the year. Vince
patient’s belongings in her car.        their future careers.” said James        students to participate. Fifteen 11th       Gill, winner of best country album,
Bunk was one of 11 colleagues           Caldwell, Baptist Union City’s chief     grade students will participate June        said “Music is the only thing with
nominated this quarter.                 nursing officer.                         2 – 6; ninth and 10th grade students        true democracy…every note is
                                                                                 will participate June 9 -13 and 16 –        equal.” Sanders said he plans to
                                                             Started through
                                                                                 20. There are no fees.                      attend next year.
                                                          funding by the
                                                          Baptist Memorial         For more information, call
                                                          Health Care            Caldwell at 731-884-8621.                      Baptist’s nurse recruiting Web
                                                          Foundation, the                                                    site,, attracted
                                                          camp teaches                                                       2,231 visits and 9,852 page views in
                                                                                    Jeffery Sanders, physical therapy        February. The
                                                          students about the
                                                                                 technician at Baptist Memorial              Web site generated 408,407 page
                                                                                 Hospital-Golden Triangle, knows             views and 128,381 visitors last
                                                                                 a lot about the Grammy Awards.              month.
                                                          skills, typical job
                                                          duties and personal
                                                          qualities of nurses.
                                                          Students will
                                                                                 Service First
   Partnering with the University of    participate in interactive, hands-on
                                                                                 council at
Tennessee at Martin, Baptist            activities that highlight the skills,
Memorial Hospital-Union City is         equipment, technology and
again offering its CRASH course         resources used by nurses and other
nurse camp to ninth, 10th and 11th      health professionals.
grade students in Obion and                                                      recently
                                           The application process includes
Weakley counties. CRASH course is                                                hosted a chili
                                        a student application, short essay,
a summer day camp that exposes                                                   and soup         In the picture from left to right, Barry Yearber, Baptist Booneville
                                        counselor recommendation and
students to the health care industry,                                            cooking          Service First coordinator; Doris Box, winner, best in soup; Nelda
                                        teacher recommendation. Students
primarily nursing.                                                                                Lamb, winner, best in chili; and Jean Pannell, Baptist
                                        interested in completing an appli-       contest for      Booneville Relay for Life team captain.
  “The goal of the nurse camp is to     cation should contact their              colleagues.
promote the nursing profession to       guidance counselors. By April 10, a      Doris Box of infection control won best in soup. Nelda Lamb in the busi-
young people so that they select        committee of guidance counselors,        ness office won for her chili. Community members judged the contest,
appropriate high school course          UT-Martin faculty and staff from         which raised more than $300 for the American Cancer Society, which will
work and can begin setting goals for    Baptist Union City will select 45        be added to the hospital’s contribution following the ACS Relay for Life.
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  attics and yard waste, will haul anything.
                                                                  Ads for services and goods must be
I Tree service, cut and trim, free estimates. Call 901-                                                                         sale, about two miles north of Shelby County, Dove
                                                               offered or wanted by Baptist col-
  949-5114.                                                                                                                     Heights subdivision, $60,000. For information, call
                                                               leagues, individuals or independent
I Custom kitchen and bathroom remodels, fire                   contractors. Franchises, other non-                              901-873-1013.
  restoration, exotic custom tile, sheetrock and paint,        independent services, medical, dental
  free estimates. Call 901-503-3429.                           and other clinical services are not eligi-
I Carpet and upholstery cleaning, five rooms and               ble for classified ads.
  hallway for $105. Call 901-351-7932.
                                                                  To submit an ad, e-mail
                                                                                                                                    Cancer in the brain and spine
I Screen printing and embroidery, call 901-315-5880   or fax to 901-227-
                                                                                                                                  Jason Weaver, MD, of the Semmes-
  for price quote.                                             3516.
I Flower beds maintained, gutters cleaned, leaves
                                                                                                                                Murphey Neurologic and Spine Institute will
  raked, grass cut, estimates on-site, references avail-                                                                        present a seminar on the latest developments
  able. Call Derrick at 901-390-2604.                        with tilt and trim, trolling motor, $900. Call 901-755-            and treatment options for spine and brain
                                                                                                                                cancers from 6-7 p.m. April 2 at the
                                                           I 2003 Volkswagen Beetle GLS convertible, blue with
MISCELLANEOUS                                                                                                                   Semmes-Murphey Clinic at 6325 Humphreys
                                                             black top, 68,000 miles, ac, alloy wheels, stereo
I Exercise bike with fan and timer, like new, $100.                                                                             Blvd. There is no charge to attend the
                                                             with CD changer, cruise, front & side airbags, heat-
  Call 901-337-1487.
                                                             ed leather, 5 spd, garage kept, $12,995. Call 901-                 program, and a question-and-answer session
I Inflatable bouncer and waterslide rentals. Call 901-       409-8995.
                                                                                                                                will follow the presentation. Reserve a seat by
                                                           I 1975 Plymouth Duster, all original body, engine and

I Silver fox medium length fur coat, long black
                                                                                                                                phoning 901-522-2619 or visit Semmes-
                                                             interior, runs good, $2,500 OBO. Call 901-503-3429.

                                                           I Honda Big Red 3-wheeler, 2000 Ford F350 Super
  leather coat, both like new, $250 each; prom dress-                                                                           Murphey online and register at
  es, sizes 4-8, $175-200. Call 901-827-9367.                                                                         
                                                             Duty diesel; 1988 Chevrolet Cheyenne 1500; Baja
I Hasbro Playskool T.J. Bearytales animated plush            runabout 16-foot ski boat with outboard. Call 901-
  bear special value package, includes two book and          835-2991 for details.

                                                           I Fox II 2-seater go-cart, like new, roll bar, comes with
  recording cartridge, new in box, $40. Call 901-873-
                                                                                                                                                 Useful Numbers
                                                             manual and DVD, $350; 1992 Celebrity 190 project
I Barbecue grill, smoker and deep fry; burner on trail-      boat, good for parts, new Mercruise outdrive with
  er; assorted metal working tools; solid oak bed-           trailer, $2,000. Call 901-230-3813.
                                                                                                                                 Center for Education and
  room suite. Call 901-835-2991 for details.
                                                           I 2005 Yukon XL, 4wd, air ride, DVD, XM radio,
                                                                                                                                 Organizational Development
                                                                                                                                 I To register for classes and seminars hosted by CEOD,
                                                             52,000 miles, well-maintained, new tires, $23,000.                      call (901) 227-0660.
                                                             Call 901-355-6410.
I 2007 Ford Mustang GT, 7,800 miles, red with black
  leather, heated seats, Shaker 500 stereo/CD chang-
                                                                                                                                 Information Systems Customer
                                                           REAL ESTATE
  er, $23,500. Call 870-219-9595.
                                                           I Land for sale in Paris Landing area, more than
                                                                                                                                 Support Center
                                                                                                                                 I Open seven days a week, 24 hours a day. Colleagues
I 2006 Acura TL, under warranty, black with tan              seven acres, half wooded, close to public boat                          needing computer technical assistance can call (901)
  leather, 37,000 miles, sunroof, XM radio, fully            ramp, public water at street, corner port and Lake                      227-7777, (888) 838-3777 or e-mail
  loaded, $35,000. Call 662-832-7548.                        Hill Beach off East Antioch, $55,000. Call Chuck at           

I 15-foot Trophy bass boat, 60hp Mercury outboard            901-466-7727 and leave a message.

                                                                  Baptist Leader is published by Corporate Communications, Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp., 350 N. Humphreys Blvd.,
Baptist Leader, Vol. 72, No. 6, March 14, 2008
                                                                  Memphis, Tenn. 38120. It is distributed bi-weekly to all BMHCC entities in the Mid-South. Deadline for article submissions
Editor: Chris Pennington                                          and classified ads is 2 p.m. Monday prior to publication. Send article ideas and submissions as well as classified ads to
phone (901) 227-3504;
                                                         or fax to (901) 227-3516. Baptist Leader is printed on recycled paper.
Photographer: Greg Campbell
phone (901) 227-3510;

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