Published on June 12, 2012

Modern Healthcare survey names Baptist Memorial Health Care one of 10 Largest Non-Catholic Religious Health Care Systems

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Baptist Memorial Health Care was named one of the 10 Largest Non-Catholic Religious Health Care Systems in Modern Healthcare's 36th Annual Hospital Systems Survey.

Baptist placed sixth in the 2012 systems survey—sent to hospitals to complete and return to Modern Healthcare. Baptist placed fifth in last year's survey. The rankings are based on several factors including total number of hospitals.

We are proud to have ranked in the 2012 Modern Healthcare Survey," said Stephen C. Reynolds, president and CEO of Baptist. "Because we have 14 affiliate hospitals, we can care for people close to home and provide high-quality care in large and small communities."

One of the largest not-for-profit health care systems in the United States, Baptist Memorial Health Care offers a full continuum of care to communities throughout the Mid-South. The Baptist system, which consistently ranks among the top integrated health care networks in the nation, comprises 14 affiliate hospitals in West Tennessee, North Mississippi and East Arkansas; more than 4,000 affiliated physicians; a physician management group; home, hospice and psychiatric care; minor medical centers and clinics; a network of surgery, rehabilitation and other outpatient centers; and an education system highlighted by the Baptist College of Health Sciences. Baptist has more than 2,300 licensed beds systemwide, employs more than 12,000 people and has approximately 85,000 admissions annually.

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