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Baptist Memorial Hospital - Union 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-Union County, Mississippi located in New Albany, Mississippi, was founded in 1966 and became part of the Baptist system in 1987. The hospital has 153 licensed beds and approximately 518 full-time equivalent employees. In fiscal year 2012, the hospital reported 22,837 emergency room visits, 1,099 births, 4,076 surgeries, and 3,964 discharges. The average daily census for 2012 was 36.

The recently renovated Women’s Center contains advanced birthing facilities, including 10 labor/delivery/recovery rooms, 28 private postpartum rooms, and two surgical suites for Caesarean sections.

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 Union County was valued at more than $58 million; total salaries, wages, and benefits valued more than $22 million; state and local taxes generated by the hospital was more than$1.4 million; and more than 500 full and part time jobs were created.