Baptist Memorial Hospital-Memphis
The Baptist Memorial Hospital-Memphis campus includes the flagship hospital of the Baptist Memorial Health Care system. Opened in 1979, the hospital is located adjacent to the I-240 loop. Also located on the Baptist Memphis campus is a separately licensed 30-bed skilled nursing facility and the 30-bed Restorative Care Hospital. With -almost 27,000 discharges, 55,000 emergency department visits and 14,000 surgeries in 2010, Baptist Memphis is one of Tennessee's highest volume hospitals.
The emergency department has 31 treatment suites staffed by 24-hour-a-day emergency physicians for the treatment of adults. It also has a separate, dedicated five-room pediatric treatment area staffed around the clock with in-house pediatric emergency physicians.
The Baptist Heart Institute, located within Baptist Memphis, is dedicated to providing leading-edge cardiovascular research and treatment for heart patients. The Heart Institute, which measures 165,000 square feet, includes areas for cardiovascular procedures, cardiovascular surgical suites, heart catheterization labs, cardiovascular intensive care beds, a cardiac intervention unit, cardiac medicine units, a pre/post cath lab unit, electrophysiology labs, a heart transplant unit and a cardiovascular step-down unit. The Ford-Goltman Clinical Research Center, also located in the Heart Institute, is a specialized unit dedicated to providing care for clinical research patients.
Baptist Memphis also operates the Plaza Diagnostic Pavilion, an outpatient facility that handles approximately 6,000 outpatient visits a month and centralizes many of the hospital's outpatient services. In addition, the Pediatric Outpataient Center (P.D.'s Perch) sees more than 800 patients a month.
According to HealthGrades1, Baptist Memphis has ranked in the top 10% nationally for cardiac surgery 7 years in a row. The cardiac surgery program was ranked best in Tennessee in 2011. Baptist Memphis is the only hospital in West Tennessee with HealthGrades distinctions in cardiac or neurosciences.. The health care ratings organization also ranked Baptist Memphis in the top 5 percent in the nation in these same areas.
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Baptist Memorial Hospital's are accredited by The Joint Commission and are committed to providing high quality care and patient safety at all times.
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