State approves certificate of need for Baptist comprehensive cancer by wangnianwu


									                 August 26, 2011 • Volume 75 • Number 17
                                                                                                                               Baptist signs final agreement for North
                                                                                                                                                    Mississippi hospital

                                                                                                                                                        Ask the Expert

                                                                                                                                 Baptist DeSoto nurses recognized for
                                                                                                                                             going ‘above and beyond’

Football player learns to walk again at Baptist Rehab-Germantown after hit and run
   With a smile on his face as he             According to police, he was
glides through the hallways of             struck by two cars drag racing
Baptist Rehabilitation-                    with their lights off.
Germantown, 17-year-old
                                              The first car hit him and
Darreontae Martin greets fellow
                                           knocked him up into the air.
patients, high fives nurses and
                                           Martin landed on the ground and
jokes with techs about the
                                           was run over by a second car. The
previous night’s game of
                                           drivers kept going.
                                              Martin spent 21 days in the
   Without the wheelchair and the
                                           intensive care unit at the
casts on his legs, you would have
                                           Regional Medical Center at
no clue his life almost ended
                                           Memphis where doctors
about three months ago.
                                           performed five surgeries on his
   The Sheffield High School               leg, arm and shoulder.
football star was the victim of a
                                              He also suffered a broken back
drag racing incident his first
                                           and pelvis. He has been recov-
week of summer vacation at the
                                           ering at Baptist Rehab for two
intersection of Deluth Road and
Knight Way in southeast
Memphis.                                                       Continued on page 4

Debbie Lock (left) works with Darreontae Martin during his physical therapy session
at Baptist Rehabilitation-Germantown. Martin is recovering after he was hit by drag
racers. He is learning to walk again and is expected to make a full recovery.

State approves certificate of need for                                                       Garrett named Society for Vascular
Baptist comprehensive cancer center                                                                Surgery Distinguished Fellow
   The state of Tennessee approved         care and provide many cancer serv-            H. Edward Garrett, Jr., M.D.,          three categories – research,
a $65 million certificate of need for      ices in one place, which is the wave       thoracic surgeon and medical              service or education. The applica-
Baptist Memorial Health Care to            of the future and is in keeping with       director of the heart                                tion process requires three
build a comprehensive cancer               Baptist’s commitment to putting            and lung transplant                                  letters of support from
center.                                    patients first.”                           program for Baptist                                  SVS Distinguished
                                                                                      Memorial Hospital-                                   Fellows. 
   The center, which will be the              Sean Henneberger, associate
                                                                                      Memphis, was recently
first of its kind in the area, will be     executive director of the American                                                                 Through the
                                                                                      elected as a Society for
located in Germantown and will             Cancer Society, Memphis office,                                                                 Cardiovascular Surgery
                                                                                      Vascular Surgery®
allow Baptist to consolidate existing      said, “Our research shows 34,750                                                                Clinic in Memphis,
                                                                                      Distinguished Fellow
cancer services under one roof.            new cancer cases will be diagnosed                                                               Garrett maintains a
                                                                                      during its annual         Dr. H. Edward Garrett, Jr.
                                           in Tennessee in 2011, and that                                                                   professional medical
   “We are very pleased with the                                                      meeting in Chicago.
                                           number is expected to grow during                                                                practice. He is the
state of Tennessee’s decision,” said
                                           the next several years. In addition,          The Distinguished Fellow               medical director for the Northwest
Jason Little, executive vice presi-
                                           more people are surviving cancer,          designation is bestowed upon an           Mississippi School of Respiratory
dent and chief operating officer for
                                           and they need convenient access to         active, international, or senior          Therapy in Senatobia, Miss.
Baptist Memorial Health Care.
                                           outpatient services.                       member of the Society for Vascular Garrett is board certified in
“Building a comprehensive cancer
                                                                                      Surgery who has made substantial,         general surgery, thoracic surgery
center will allow us to streamline                             Continued on page 5
                                                                                      sustained contributions in two of         and vascular surgery.
                                                                                                                                                     Continued on page 2
                            GuideStone Representative Schedule                                                                                   NEWS AND EVENTS
  Dates and times are subject to change. Please contact your facility’s human
resources office for information. Baptist colleagues can contact April
Mollerberg at 901-226-3516 or e-mail
Additional information is also available at
                                                                                                                                                Baptist DeSoto recognizes nurses for
Sept. 1.............................Baptist North Mississippi
Sept. 6............................Baptist Women’s Hospital
Sept. 7..........................................Baptist Corporate
                                                                         Sept 20.............................................Baptist DeSoto
                                                                         Sept. 21.............................................Baptist Tipton
                                                                         Sept. 22...............................Baptist Union County
                                                                                                                                                            going ‘above and beyond’
Sept. 7....................................................NEA Baptist   Sept. 22.......................Baptist Women’s Hospital                  Baptist Memorial Hospital-               wouldn’t have to walk.”
Sept. 8.........................................Baptist Collierville     Sept. 27.....................................Baptist Union City
                                                                                                                                               DeSoto recently recognized Pamela
Sept. 8.............................................Baptist DeSoto       Sept. 27...........................Baptist Golden Triangle                                                           The son-in-law of one of Parks’
Sept. 13...............................................Baptist Trinity   Sept. 28...........................Baptist Golden Triangle            Pittman and Nikki
Sept. 14.......................................Baptist Booneville        Sept. 28...................................Baptist Huntingdon
                                                                                                                                                                                                    patients nominated her
                                                                                                                                               Parks, both registered
Sept. 19.......................................Baptist Memphis           Sept. 29.......................................Baptist Memphis                                                             because he said she worked
                                                                                                                                               nurses in the outpa-
                                                                                                                                                                                                    to take care of his father-
Baptist Women’s Health Center will host a health fair with Healthy                                                                             tient services
                                                                                                                                                                                                    in-law, both physically and
Memphis Common Table on Thursday, Sept. 8, at the South Memphis                                                                                department, with the
                                                                                                                                                                                                    spiritually. When the
Farmers Market on the corner of South Parkway East and Mississippi                                                                             DAISY Award for
                                                                                                                                                                                                    patient was in pain, she
Boulevard, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Partnering for Better Health event is                                                                     Extraordinary Nurses,
                                                                                                                                                                                                    worked to make his bed
a part of the 2011 Baptist Women’s Hospital mobile mammography series.                                                                         which is given in
                                                                                                                                                                                                    more comfortable; admin-
Health screenings provided include blood glucose, cholesterol, body mass                                                                       appreciation of the
                                                                                                                                                                             Pamela Pittman         istered the medications;
index, and screening mammograms.                                                                                                               work nurses do.
                                                                                                                                                                                                    and held his hand, got
The Baptist Women's Health Center is proud to offer mammography serv-                                                                             Pittman was nominated by one             down on her knees and prayed that
ices, including digital mammography, both at the Baptist Memorial                                                                              of her co-workers, Angela Scott,            God would release the pain he was
Hospital for Women and through a mobile mammography unit that travels                                                                          who heard about how                                 feeling.
throughout the Memphis Metropolitan area.                                                                                                      she went out of her
                                                                                                                                                                                                      “Nikki must have known
                                                                                                                                               way to help a patient in
Please call Connie Binkowitz at 901-246-4845 or Karen Thornton at                                                                                                                                  that he needed something
901-474-5633 for more information, screening qualifications and                                                                                                                                    more than the physical
appointments.                                                                                                                                     “Pamela was driving                              comforting she had been
The Memphis Brooks Museum of Art invites all Baptist Memorial Health                                                                           home when she saw                                   giving,” the nominator said.
Care employees and their families to explore the Brooks on Thursday,                                                                           one of her patients                                 “She was doing her job as a
Sept. 8, for Baptist Memorial Hospital Night.                                                                                                  who had been                                        healing nurse, but she was
                                                                                                                                               discharged that day,            Nikki Parks         also taking care of the
Employees can show their badge and receive:                                                                                                    and he was walking on                               patient in a better way, and
Half off general museum admission, ($3.50 per adult, students pay $1.50,                                                                       the side of the road,” Scott said.          that was taking care of a person for
children 6 and younger receive free admission)                                                                                                 “She stopped to check on him and            eternity. Now, that is what I call a
                                                                                                                                               realized he had no ride home. She           ‘care giver’ – a real nurse.”
A 10 percent discount at the Brushmark restaurant and museum store (for                                                                        then drove him home, so he
dinner reservations, call 901.544.6225 or go to

A 7 p.m. viewing of the film “Breathless” for $6, (call 901-544-6208 to
                                                                                                                                               Garrett         Continued from page 1
                                                                                                                                                                                           Educated at Vanderbilt
                                                                                                                                                                                        University School of Medicine,
                                                                                                                                                  Since 1991, Garrett has been          Garrett completed his medical
purchase tickets by phone.)                                                                                                                                                             internship, residency, and
                                                                                                                                               involved in 48 research projects.
A guided tour of the Impressionist Revolution exhibit (reservations required.                                                                  He is a reviewer for two medical         fellowship at Washington
Please call 901-544-6214 or e-mail by                                                                         journals and has authored or co-         University School of Medicine in
Tuesday, Sept. 6.)                                                                                                                             authored 32 peer-reviewed                St. Louis.
                                                                                                                                               journal articles. He maintains             His peripheral vascular fellow-
For more information, contact Scott Patterson at 901-544-6214 or
                                                                                                                                               memberships in 11 professional           ship occurred at the University of
                                                                                                                                               societies. He has had 66 invited         Tennessee Medical Center,
The Women’s Health Center, a part of Baptist Women’s Hospital, cele-                                                                           lectures or visiting professor-          Memphis.
brated its 25th anniversary on Thursday, Aug. 25.                                                                                              ships.
The Baptist Women’s Health Center is a full-service mammography and
osteoporosis testing center dedicated to women’s health. Everything from                                                                                                 BMHCC Helpline/Hotline
screening mammograms to diagnostic mammograms is offered, as well as                                                                                                        877-BMH-TIPS
lymphedema treatment, education on breast health, and a breast cancer                                                                            If you have a question about legal or regulatory requirements,
support group.                                                                                                                                 suspect any violation of BMHCC Standards of Conduct, legal or
                                                                                                                                               regulatory requirements or suspect that anyone is committing
The center was among the first seven facilities in the nation to have a full-                                                                  acts of patient abuse in any form, call 877-BMH-TIPS. Reports to
field digital mammography machine, and continues to lead the way in                                                                            the hotline may be made anonymously. Calls are handled confi-
innovative care.                                                                                                                               dentially to the extent allowed by law. Baptist does not tolerate
                                                                                                                                               retaliation for reports made in good faith. It is the policy of
Cast your cares on the Lord and he will sustain you; he will never                                                                             Baptist Memorial Health Care to admit and provide services to
let the righteous fall.                                                                                                                        patients and guests without distinction due to race, color, age,
                                                                                                                                               religion, sex, national origin, handicap or disability. Kim
Psalm 55:22                                                                                                                                    Danehower is Baptist’s corporate compliance officer.
Smart Medicine wins national Clarion award
   For the fifth year, the Association      Started in 1972, the Clarions
for Women in Communications              honor excellence in more than 100
awarded Baptist Memorial Health          categories across all communica-
Care a national Clarion award in the     tions disciplines. This year’s
local or regional informational tele-    competition drew nearly 400 entries
vision show category for Smart           from 30 states and three countries.
                                           Baptist is the underwriting
  Highly sought after by both            sponsor of the monthly health news-
women and men, the Clarions,             magazine show which is broadcast
named for the medieval trumpet           on WKNO-TV Channel 10. Hosted
known for its clarity, symbolize         by news anchor Joe Birch, the news
excellence in clear, concise commu-      program features various Mid-South
nications. Clarion winners               medical and health experts
represent media companies large          discussing the latest health news and
                                                                                  Reynolds recognized for 40 years with Baptist
                                                                                  Stephen Reynolds, (right), president and CEO of Baptist Memorial Health Care, was
and small, leading corporations,         services available in the area.          presented a special proclamation in recognition of his 40 years of service to Baptist.
small businesses, and nonprofit                                                   The presentation was made during the system Board of Trustees meeting on Tuesday,
                                           Smart Medicine airs on WKNO on         July 12. Presenting is Al Puckett, chairman of the Baptist Board of Trustees.
associations and institutions.
                                         the last Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  "We are honored to receive this        and Sunday of every month.
award again," said Ayoka Pond,
                                            The next episodes of the show will
director of public relations and
                                         air on the following days and times:
internal communications for
Baptist. "It's been our pleasure to      Saturday, Aug. 27 at 2:30 p.m. on
work on this show for the past six       Memphis station WKNO2 and at
years. It's a great way to show the      9:30 p.m. on WKNO Sunday, Aug.
Memphis community all that Baptist       28 at noon.
has to offer."

NEA Baptist program encourages healthy lifestyle for kids
   The Center for Healthy Children is    Children will learn how to have fun
one of five programs offered through     while they exercise through activities
the NEA Baptist Charitable               such as martial arts, dance and team
Foundation. The program's purpose        sports. Parents will learn tips and      Baptist celebrates retiring colleague for service
                                                                                  Flenoid "Bubba" Mitchell, (left), is congratulated on his retirement from Baptist
is to teach, motivate and guide over-    tricks for cooking light with food       Memorial Hospital-Memphis by Betsy Brooks, (rear), and Patricia Davidson, both from
weight children and their families to    demonstrations and will also hear        surgical oncology, Friday, July 29. Bubba has worked at Baptist for more than 43 years.
build a solid foundation of proper       from various speakers within the
nutrition and regular exercise for a     community on how to keep their
healthy lifestyle.                       children healthy.

   The Center for Healthy Children         In addition to the structured
offers a 16-week session that focuses    program, the Center for Healthy
on helping children and their fami-      Children has a fitness room that the
lies learn to live a fit way of life     children are able to explore during
through nutrition and physical           free play. The specially designed
activity. The program is free of         fitness room includes a rock-
charge for children ages 8-12 with a     climbing wall, hydraulic resistance
body mass index of 25 or greater.        machines, Dance-Dance Revolution
The fall program begins Monday,          Groove Pads, Wii games and
Aug. 29. Parental involvement is         stationary bicycles.
                                           For more information about NEA
   Sessions include discussions on       Baptist Charitable Foundation            Baptist DeSoto installs TrueBeam Linear Accelerator
nutrition, self-esteem and other         Center for Healthy Children or to        Shelia Collins, director of radiation oncology at Baptist Memorial Hospital-DeSoto,
subjects for the entire family. Life     download an application, log on to       observes the installation of the hospital’s new TrueBeam Linear Accelerator on
                                                                                  Friday, Aug. 12. The $4 million investment is an advanced radiotherapy technologies
skills on how to choose foods wisely or contact
                                                                                  in the world for treating cancer. TrueBeam delivers more flexible cancer treatments
through label reading, portion           Jennifer Martinez at 870-336-1760.       with pinpoint accuracy, precision, ease and speed, reducing treatments from up to
control and eating on the go will be                                              an hour down to a few minutes.

taught in the nutrition classes.
Martin           Continued from page 1
                                         through the pain at times, but I
                                         think about my mom, grandma,
  “I was trapped on one side of my       family and friends, and that moti-
body at the MED and all I could feel     vates me,” he said. “Thinking about
was my right side,” said Martin.         my mom being here as much as she
                                         was (when the accident first
   Although he has made major            happened) makes me want to cry.”
improvements, simple things like
sitting up on a mat and walking are        He has lost 50 pounds since the
hard for the 6'6” linebacker. His        accident but still weighs 125 pounds.
daily progress includes taking things    He towers over his 4'11” physical
step by step with a team of profes-      therapist, who he says kicks him into
sionals by his side.                     gear everyday.
                                                                                  On Thursday, Aug. 18, Jason Little, (left) executive vice president and chief
   “The nurses, physical therapists      “It's painful, there is no way
                                                                                  operating officer for Baptist Memorial Health Care, and Pat Patterson, mayor of
and techs here are great,” Martin        around it, but I push him to do it       Oxford, Miss. (right) signed the closing documents for the purchase of Baptist
                                         even though it hurts,” said Debbie       North Mississippi from the city of Oxford and Lafayette County, Miss.
said. “They have really helped me
with my legs, back and shoulders. I      Lock, Martin’s physical therapist
couldn’t feel any of that when I first   who teared up as she watched him
                                         take his first steps.
                                                                                               Baptist signs final agreement for
got here.”

  Martin’s typical day includes             Martin says his biggest accom-                            North Mississippi hospital
waking up before 5 a.m., physical        plishment has been walking, and
                                                                                    The Oxford Miss., Board of             seeking certificate of need approval
therapy sessions on a bike machine       he couldn’t settle for life in a
                                                                                  Aldermen, the Lafayette County Board     from the state.
with arms, help with walking,            wheelchair. Therapist Billy Meyers
                                                                                  of Supervisors and Baptist Memorial
                                         guides him down the hallway,                                                        “We are pleased that Baptist is
weights, school tutoring and                                                      Hospital-North Mississippi have
                                         teaching him how to walk, even                                                    making this investment in our
computer time.                                                                    signed the final contract agreement on
                                         through the pain.                                                                 community,” said Oxford Mayor
                                                                                  the sale of the existing hospital.
   His family and friends have been                                                                                        George "Pat" Patterson. “We look
by his side throughout his recovery,      “Yesterday he took about 150
                                                                                    The next steps for Baptist involve     forward to having an outstanding
flooding him with get well wishes,       steps, and that’s the most he has
                                                                                  selecting a location for the hospital    facility that will provide quality health
visits and Facebook messages.            done here,” Meyers said.
                                                                                  that is within Oxford city limits. A     care to the citizens of our community
                                                            Continued on page 5   hospital site must be selected before    for years to come.”
  “It feels like it is hard to get

                                         advice from a BMMG physician on a        until it is time for use. Hand sani-     responsive to you, take your child to
                                         current health topic.                    tizer is also available.                 the doctor for a checkup.

                                           This month, Dr. Ann-Payne              How can I tell if my child has a cold      Keep your child at home for rest
                                         Johnson discusses back-to-school         or the flu?                              and to try to isolate the illness so it
                                         health practices for children.                                                    doesn't continue to spread.
                                                                                     Usually with a cold, there is a
                                         How do illnesses spread among            sore throat that lasts around one           Individual school districts have
                                         school children?                         day, then runny nose. With the flu       different rules about when your
                                                                                  there is almost always fever, with       child can go back to school.
                                           Most of the infections we are
                                                                                  varying other symptoms to include
                                         seeing are spread by respiratory                                                  What should my child's school be
                                                                                  feeling tired, body aches, sore
                                         droplets, direct contact with                                                     doing to protect kids from germs?
Dr. Ann Payne-Johnson, family medicine
                                                                                  throat and tummy ache.
                                         desks/chairs/pens/books, and
physician at BMMG-Arlington Family                                                                                            Handwashing stations.
                                         skin-to-skin contact.                    How should I treat my child who
                                                                                  has a cold or flu?                       What are the best ways to keep
                                         What is the best way to help chil-
                                                                                                                           bacteria out of frequently used
   Baptist Memorial Medical Group        dren prevent picking up an illness         Lots of fluids. You can ask your
                                                                                                                           items such as back packs, lunch
is a multi-specialty physician group     at school?                               doctor about the correct dosing for
                                                                                                                           boxes and lockers?
with a variety of practices in the                                                Tylenol and Motrin.
                                            Make sure they are aware of
Mid-South and surrounding areas.                                                                                             Sanitize as often as possible by
                                         adequate handwashing technique.            If your child looks really sick, has
                                                                                                                           washing with antibacterial wipes or
  Each month, Leader will feature        Instruct them not to share personal      really high temperatures (usually
an “Ask the Expert” column with          items and keep their own stored          higher than 102 degrees), or isn't
                                                                                   Colleague’s Corner: The Eyes of Hope
                                                                                     How do you know that there is          defeat and disappointment, you are
                                                                                   oxygen in the air? You know because      without hope and limit your faith.
                                                                                   you are still breathing.
                                                                                                                               To truly believe that good things
                                                                                      How do you know that time             are going to happen, you must come
                                                                                   exists? You know because you are         to expect them.
                                                                                   still living. How do you know that
                                                                                                                              Remember that God is naturally
                                                                                   gravity exists? You know because you
                                                                                                                            supernatural. Not seeing is believing
                                                                                   are still standing.
                                                                                                                            and to believe is to live in faith
                                                                                     Think about how many times you         through an attitude of hope.
                                                                                   doubt the possibility of happiness,
Baptist Memorial Hospital-Huntingdon recently purchased a new advanced life sup-                                              All of life exists because of things
                                                                                   the possibility of success, the possi-
port ambulance. Pictured with the ambulance (from left to right) are paramedics                                             unseen. Hebrews 11:3 (King James)
Johnny Wilson, Jeremy Cary, Ricky Stafford, Vicky Matthews and Barry Mathis.       bility of fulfillment because of the
                                                                                                                            says through faith, we understand

Baptist Huntingdon EMS treats patients                                             things you can’t see.

                                                                                      We have become so dependent on
                                                                                                                            that “the worlds were framed by the
                                                                                                                            word of God, so that things which

faster with advanced-care ambulance                                                proof by tangibility. But there are so
                                                                                   many things about living that have to
                                                                                                                            are seen were not made of things
                                                                                                                            which do appear.”
  Baptist Memorial Hospital-              a Zoll E Series cardiac
                                                                                   do with things unseen or unheard,
Huntingdon’s emergency medical            monitor/defibrillator, 12-lead                                                      Can you see God? No, but He is
                                                                                   things that you can’t touch or feel.
service purchased a new 2011              EKG, carbon dioxide capnog-                                                       here, just like the elements that He
Dodge 4500 Type I ambulance.              raphy, pulse oximetry and                   God doesn’t let us know every-        created for you to live.
                                          automatic blood pressure moni-           thing because if He did there would
  The unit is equipped to provide                                                                                             Can you see love? Just believe and
                                          toring.                                  be no room for faith. Hebrews 11:1
advanced emergency care for both                                                                                            you will see love in forms that you
                                                                                   (King James) says, “Now faith is the
pediatric and adult patients.                This one piece of equipment                                                    never knew existed. Become blind to
                                                                                   substance of things hoped for, and
                                          can do the job that required five                                                 the world and start seeing life
  Some of the features include a                                                   the evidence of things not seen.”
                                          pieces of equipment years ago.                                                    through a different set of eyes. The
Cummins 6.7 liter diesel engine
                                                                                     What is hope? Hope is evidence of      Eyes of Hope.
rated at 305 horse power, six-               The continuous 12-lead EKG
                                                                                   faith, a confident expectation of
speed automatic transmission,             component is very important in                                                     Colleague’s Corner is a feature submitted by
                                                                                   things to come.
and a large patient compartment           finding electrical changes in                                                       Kim Ridley, a registered nurse and a nurse
measuring 96 inches by 108                different areas of the heart               If you speak with a negative tone                              recruiter for Baptist.
inches with seven feet of head-           muscle, which helps to confirm a         and go through life with thought of
room.                                     heart attack.

   There is an air-ride suspension           The capnography and pulse
                                                                                   Martin          Continued from page 4
                                                                                                                            but now he sets his sights on other
                                                                                                                            goals such as walking across the
under the patient compartment             oximetry helps to monitor                   “I didn’t know I would be able        stage for his high school gradua-
for a more comfortable ride.              pulmonary function or how well           to walk because everything was           tion and going to the prom.
                                          your lungs are utilizing the air you     swollen, but my therapists pushed           That’s a goal that won’t be hard
   The unit also has a Stryker
                                          breathe and how well your heart is       me through the pain,” Martin said.       to reach given his progress, his
Power Pro Stretcher with a weight
                                          pumping the blood through your           “I learned to man up more often          faith, the outpouring of support
limit of 700 pounds, a Stryker
                                          lungs and body.                          during this experience. Some             from the community, and his
Stair Chair used to bring an adult
                                                                                   things you have to work your way         promise to those who stood by
patient down stairs, and a built-in          By having this advanced equip-
                                                                                   through. Try to motivate yourself        him.
pediatric car seat.                       ment in ambulances, the
                                                                                   to walk even if the doctors tell you
                                          receiving emergency department                                                      "I made a promise to push
  “This new unit increased our                                                     that you can’t.”
                                          physician can be updated with this                                                myself to keep striving and to keep
ambulance fleet from three to
                                          vital patient information while the         The high school senior was            going."
four advanced life support units.
                                          ambulance is en route to the             planning to play college football,
Also, the Baptist Huntingdon
paramedics and EMTs helped
design the floor plan of the
patient care module and are very
                                             This will allow the ED to
                                          contact other diagnostic depart-
                                                                                   Cancer          Continued from page 1
                                                                                                                               The center will include a large
                                                                                                                            diagnostic area and radiation
                                                                                     Having a comprehensive center          oncology space, chemotherapy and
excited to have this new unit,”           ments to be ready to conduct their                                                infusion services, a stem cell trans-
                                                                                   for cancer services will help make
says Johnny Wilson, director of           tests when the patient arrives at                                                 plant area, tumor registry, an
                                                                                   care more efficient and convenient
emergency medical service.                the hospital and helps decrease                                                   interdisciplinary clinic, as well as
                                                                                   for patients, as well as facilitating
                                          wait times for interventional                                                     physicians’ and administrative
  In addition to the above                                                         optimal outcomes.”
                                          therapies.                                                                        offices.
features, the unit is equipped with
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                                                          or 901-606-9832.
                                                                                                                              be legitimate and legal, and Leader
                                                                                                                              cannot be responsible for misprints,
                                                        I 2003 Ford Thunderbird convertible, hard and soft
I Stackable washer and dryer, white. Call Lisa at                                                                             omissions or false advertising. All
  901-864-3826.                                           top, black and chrome, 82,000 miles, Kelley blue
                                                                                                                              ads may be rejected at the discre-
                                                          book value $24,000, asking $19,500. Please call
                                                                                                                              tion of Baptist Memorial Health
                                                          Frank at 901-674-6940.
                                                                                                                              Care administration or the editor.
I New Snap-On collectors series 24 karat gold
                                                                                                                                Ads for services and goods must
                                                        SERVICES                                                              be offered or wanted by Baptist col-
  engraved wrench set, $400. For more details,
  please call 901-604-8035.                             I Interior painting, trim installation, most home                     leagues, individuals or independent
                                                          repairs, decorative textures and finishes, free                     contractors. Franchises, other non-
I Cardiology III Stethoscope by 3M; new in box,
                                                          estimates. Call Charles at 901-246-7129.                            independent services, medical,
  $165. Please call 901-489-5157.
                                                        I Affordable home repairs, painting, fences, decks,                   dental and other clinical services
I Computer monitor $5, trombone $100. Please                                                                                  are not eligible for classified ads.
                                                          sheetrock, lawn care, free estimates. Call Rob at
  call 901-262-3411 or 901-266-3361.
                                                          901-292-6288.                                                         To submit an ad, e-mail
I Pro-form 3001 stx electric stairmaster, $125.
                                                        I Lawn maintenance, leaf removal, pressure wash-             or fax to
  Please call 901-854-9979 or 901-828-8550.
                                                          ing, edging, mowing and trimming, dependable                        901-227-3516.
I Carpenter’s bench and measuring tool, great             and quality work, free estimates. Call Shane at
  condition, $25. Please call 901-354-4213.               901-692-4500 or Jeff at 901-848-2200.
I Sony video camcorder HDR-SR8, Carl Zeiss lens,        I Inflatables for rent: bounce houses, water
  full HD 1080, high speed USB 2.0, memory stick          slides, dry slides and obstacle course. Please
  pro duo slot, HDMI slot, 100 GB HDD, touch              call 901-496-4327 or 901-496-5247.                              WANTED
  screen control on LCD, 6.1 megapixel still cam-                                                                         I Used hot tub in good working condition. Please
                                                        I Safe and affordable in-home child care avail-
  era, extra battery, manual, $300. Please call                                                                             call 662-316-7959.
                                                          able in the Bartlett, Tenn., area, Monday
  731-884-0023.                                                                                                           I Good used golf cart with fold down seat in
                                                          through Friday from 7 a.m. until 6 p.m., break
I Plus size ladies clothing and shoes for sale in         fast, lunch and two snacks provided, $25 per                      the back. Please call 901-574-2152.
  Union County, sizes from 18-24, shoe size 10,           day, five days for $80. For more information,
  dress and casual, special price for the entire          please call Becca at 901-859-9194.
  wardrobe. Please call 662-316-7959 or e-mail
  Margaret at

                                                        Baptist Memphis sponsors stroke camp for survivors and caregivers
                                                           Baptist Memorial Hospital-Memphis,                               Additional topics such as speech and
I Six room home for rent, washer and dryer con-
  nection, $550 a month. Please call 901-458-7196.
                                                        along with the Baptist Memorial Health Care                      language resources, handicapped recreational
I Three bedroom, two bathroom home in
                                                        Foundation, is sponsoring a weekend Retreat                      equipment, diabetes, physical therapy,
  Southaven for rent, eat in kitchen, family room,      and Refresh Stroke Camp in Natchez Trace                         depression and nutrition will be covered.
  two-car garage, fenced backyard with deck,            State Park in Wildersville, Tenn. Sept. 30-Oct.
  Southaven school district, $1,250 a month with a                                                                         The American Heart Association Heart
  deposit of $1,250. Please contact 662-772-2291.
                                                                                                                         Saver class will also be offered during the
I Three bedroom, 1.5 bath house for rent, corner           Retreat and Refresh Stroke Camp provides                      weekend to give survivors and caregivers the
  lot off Whitney Rd., eat in kitchen, washer and
  dryer connection, hardwood floors in the living
                                                        stroke survivors and caregivers an informal                      opportunity to learn CPR.
  and dining rooms, fenced yard, no pets allowed,       and comfortable weekend for education,
  $750 a month with a $500 deposit. Available in
                                                                                                                            For more information about attending or
                                                        relaxation, socialization and support.
  Sept. Call 901-626-1435 or 901-345-3167 or                                                                             volunteering for Retreat and Refresh Stroke
  901-762-0545 for more information.                      During the education sessions, stroke                          Camp, you can call Carlene McAllister at
                                                        survivors and their caregivers will learn about                  901-226-5919.
REAL ESTATE                                             new technologies, services and supportive
I Three bedroom, two bath home for sale in              equipment.
  Bartlett, updated interior, new roof, outside

                                                               Baptist Leader is published by Corporate Communications, Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp., 350 N. Humphreys Blvd.,
Baptist Leader, Vol. 75, No. 17, August 26, 2011
                                                               Memphis, Tenn. 38120. It is distributed bi-weekly to all BMHCC entities in the Mid-South. Deadline for article submissions
Editor: Rhonda Kelley                                          and classified ads is 2 p.m. Monday prior to publication. Send article ideas and submissions as well as classified ads to
phone (901) 227-3509;
                                                      or fax to (901) 227-3516. Baptist Leader is printed on recycled paper.
Photographer: Greg Campbell
phone (901) 227-3510;

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