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Baptist Memorial Health Care is an award-winning network dedicated to providing compassionate, high-quality care for patients.

Baptist Memorial Hospital - Tipton County

Baptist Memorial Health Care operates 14 hospitals in West Tennessee, North Mississippi, and Northeast Arkansas. With more than 12,000 full-time equivalent employees, Baptist serves the medical needs of its communities, while also playing a significant role in area economies.

Baptist Memorial Hospital–Tipton located in Covington, Tennessee, was founded in 1963 and became affiliated with the Baptist system in 1981. The hospital has approximately 210 full-time equivalent employees and 100 licensed beds. In fiscal year 2012, the hospital recorded 21,693 emergency room visits, 448 births, 1,171 surgeries, and 1,434 discharges.

A study conducted by the Sparks Bureau of Business and Economic Research at the University of Memphis showed the economic impact of Baptist on the surrounding local economies. The total production of goods and services created by Baptist Tipton was valued at more than $144 million; total salaries, wages, and benefits valued $62.7 million; state and local taxes generated by the hospital was almost $5 million; and more than 1,100 full and part time jobs were created.