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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 - Union City

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.

Founded in 1950 and affiliated with the Baptist system in 1982, Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union City, Tennessee was the first cancer treatment center in the Northwest Tennessee area. The hospital contains 173 licensed beds and has approximately 330 full-time equivalent employees. In fiscal year 2012, the hospital recorded 18,490 emergency room visits, 291 births, 2,147 surgeries, and 2,750 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 Union City was valued at more than $52 million; total salaries, wages, and benefits valued $24.8 million; state and local taxes generated by the hospital was $1.46 million; and 400 full and part time jobs were created.