Program areas at Mississippi Baptist Medical Center
Mississippi Baptist Medical Center, Inc. Provides quality Medical health care regardless of race, creed, sex, national origin, handicap, or age. Although reimbursement for services rendered is critical to the operation and stability of Mississippi Baptist Medical Center, Inc., it is recognized that not all individuals possess the ability to purchase essential Medical services, and further, that our mission is to serve the community with respect to providing health care services and health care education. Therefore, in keeping with its commitment to serve all members of its community, Mississippi Baptist Medical Center, Inc. Provides the following:- free care and/or subsidized care where the need and/or an individual's inability to pay coexist,- care provided to persons covered by governmental programs at below cost, and- health activities and programs to support the community.these activities include wellness programs, community education programs, special programs for the elderly, handicapped, medically underserved, and a variety of broad community support activities.mississippi Baptist Medical Center, Inc. Operates a 638-bed facility in jackson, Mississippi. Mississippi Baptist Medical Center, Inc. Focuses on the quality of health care including clinical quality of care, credentials, and patient satisfaction. Mississippi Baptist Medical Center, Inc. is among the top 2 percent in the nation for joint replacement surgery and prostate surgery, according to a comprehensive annual study released by healthgrades. Mississippi Baptist Medical Center, Inc. Recorded 386,894 patient visits during its 2021 fiscal year. This consisted of 18,371 inpatient discharges, 319,189 outpatient visits, and 49,334 emergency room visits. In addition, 5,088 inpatient surgeries and 7,785 outpatient surgeries were performed. The principal Medical services available are medical/surgical acute care, pediatric acute care, obstetrics, neonatal intensive care, well baby nursery, cardiac intensive care, medical/surgical intensive care, inpatient and outpatient surgery, inpatient and outpatient oncology services, emergency services, physical medicine and rehabilitation services, ct scanning, diagnostic x-ray, mr imaging, pet scanning, ultrasound, radiation therapy, cardiac catheterization, cardiovascular surgery, hemodialysis, wound care, geriatric services and occupational health. Mississippi Baptist Medical Center, Inc. is accredited by the joint commission on accreditation of health care organizations. Mississippi Baptist Medical Center, Inc. Provides quality Medical care regardless of race, creed, sex, national origin, handicap, or age.although equitable payment for services is essential to the organization's financial viability, Mississippi Baptist Medical Center, Inc. Recognizes that not all individuals possess the resources required to reimburse Mississippi Baptist Medical Center, Inc. for all services provided. Keeping its commitment to the community, Mississippi Baptist Medical Center, Inc. Provides free care and subsidized care within existing resources where the need for such care exists. During the fiscal year ended september 30, 2021, Mississippi Baptist Medical Center, Inc. Provided $71,149,546 in charity care. All of the foregone charges mentioned above are netted against patient service revenue to arrive at net patient service revenue, reflected as program service revenue on part viii of the form 990 in order to be consistent with financial statement reporting, and are not reported as functional expenses on the tax return.mississippi Baptist Medical Center, Inc. Provides benefits to the broader community in the areas of education, charitable donations, volunteer hours, and pastoral care.