2013 Community Report

This past year was a landmark year for Baptist Memorial Health Care as we wrapped up our centennial celebration. But while we have enjoyed looking back at our history, our mission is always to look forward. We want to remain the leading health care system in the Mid-South for the next 100 years, building on our reputation for innovation and leadership.

In fiscal year 2012, Baptist provided $229 million in community benefit, which includes charity care benefiting the underprivileged and the elderly; patient accounts that weren't paid; free preventive health education and screenings; community contributions; in-kind donations; and other activities.

All the hospitals in the Baptist Memorial Health Care system offer a wealth of support in their respective communities.

As we move forward, we are embracing new challenges, new technology, and new partnerships. We are breaking ground on remarkable new facilities, enhancing our Baptist Women's Hospital with pediatric services, and rolling out a new mobile health clinic to increase our capacity to serve our patients who do not have permanent homes or shelter.

Of course, the core of our mission is to heal our community beyond the hospital walls, and our Community Report is filled with stories of how we're delivering community benefit across Tennessee, Mississippi and Arkansas. None of these activities and achievements would have been possible without our colleagues' service to our organization.

2012-13 Baptist Community Report [PDF, 3 MB]