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Causes: General Hospitals, Health

Mission: Baptist memorial hospital-huntingdon provides quality medical healthcare regardless of race, creed, sex, national origin, handicap, or age.

Programs: Baptist memorial hospital-huntingdon provides quality medical healthcare regardless of race, creed, sex, national origin, handicap, or age. Although reimbursement for services rendered is critical to the operation and stability of baptist memorial hospital-huntingdon, it is recognized that not all individuals possess the ability to purchase essential medical services, and further, that the mission of baptist memorial hospital-huntingdon is to serve the community with respect to providing healthcare services and healthcare education. (see continuation at schedule o, pg 52)therefore, in keeping with its commitment to serve all members of its community, baptist memorial hospital-huntingdon, inc. Provides the following:--free care and/or subsidized care, where the need and/or an individual's inability to pay co-exist,--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, and special programs for the elderly, handicapped, medically underserved, and a variety of broad community support services. Baptist memorial hospital-huntingdon, inc. Serviced 695 inpatients, and provided more than 15,756 outpatient services during the fiscal year ending september 30, 2014. During the year, baptist memorial hospital-huntingdon's program services produced the following results:--skilled nursing had 3,395 patient days and performed 8,767 procedures at a cost of $3,430,553. --the pharmacy department dispensed 99,432 unit doses of medication at a cost of $1,203,019. --ambulance services had 2,170 service calls at a cost of $929,353. --the laboratory department performed 34,905 procedures at a cost of $849,407. --the radiology department performed 13,212 procedures at a cost of $830,589. Baptist memorial hospital-huntingdon, inc. Provides care to persons covered by governmental programs at below cost. Recognizing its mission to the community, services are provided to medicare, medicaid and uninsured patients. To the extent reimbursement is below cost, baptist memorial hospital-huntingdon, inc. Recognizes these amounts as charity care in meeting its mission to the entire community. During the year ending, september 30, 2014, the un-reimbursed value of providing care to these patients was $29,113,868. Charity care is also provided through many reduced price services and free programs offered throughout the year based upon activities and services, which baptist memorial hospital-huntingdon, inc. Believes will serve a bona fide community health, need. Baptist memorial hospital-huntingdon, inc. Has provided a number of services in the community, some of which include the following: --development of newspaper articles providing the public with ongoing medical care information. --maintaining a facebook page for providing the public with ongoing medical care information, services, and donations. --provided two free health expos for the public that provided medical care information and free screenings: girls day out and men's health fair. --provided free heart risk screenings during february in recognition of cardiac month. --provided free cardiac wellness info for women (go red for women booth) during february in recognition of cardiac month. --provided food during thanksgiving for families in need. --the hospital and baptist home care/hospice provided free blood pressure/blood sugar/cholesterol screens, health fairs, ink pens, test drips to area communities throughout the year. --the hospital and baptist home care/hospice sponsored numerous health fairs for local communities throughout the year. --participated in the partners in education program with the huntingdon middle school and provided basic health checks for students participating in school conferences and community projects. --the hospital operated a speakers bureau composed of hospital physicians, management and professional personnel available to speak on healthcare related topics during the year to businesses, clubs, groups, organizations and schools. --the hospital provided job shadowing (on-the-job observance program) for prospective medical career students. --the hospital served as a training site for several local colleges and universities for health care careers, i. E. Rn, lpn, ems, pt, pta, radiology, pharmacy. --the hospital, in conjunction with huntingdon high school cross-country team, held a 5k color run/walk with approximately 250 participants. Baptist memorial hospital-huntingdon, inc. Recognizes that its people are its most valuable asset. To share this asset with the community at large, all personnel are encouraged to get involved by volunteering. Below is a partial listing of organizations and activities baptist memorial hospital-huntingdon, inc. Supported through its volunteers' efforts:--american cancer society relay for life --health fairs at local schools--senior day at the carroll county fair - blood pressures --teen summit health council sponsorship --patient advisory council participation --habitat for humanity gala sponsorship --carroll county business expo sponsorship --carroll county chamber of commerce hole sponsorship --baptist home care blood pressures at carroll county office on aging weekly --united way. Baptist memorial hospital-huntingdon, inc. Also contributed to numerous other helpful organizations and activities through direct financial support and donated use of hospital facilities. Some of these are as follows:direct support: --clarksburg health fair--tuition assistance program to community for medical careers --business expo --great american smoke out campaign--volunteer tea--job shadowing with carroll county schools and local colleges and throughout the year. --christmas angel sponsorships of 5 families from carroll county special school districts --hosa (health occupations society of america) --eastern stars--clinical for bethel university, utm/parsons, jscc, and union university, tennessee technology (paris, jackson, lexington) students--preceptor site for jackson state community college--educational grant program (feap)-occupational therapist--grief share program --huntingdon ruritan--partner in education with huntingdon middle school community use of facilities donated for: --women's club--ministerial alliance--hospice volunteers--right to life--diabetic education classes --child fatality review board--junior women's club--carroll county indigent care board--community advisory board--gideon's--gideon's auxiliary--carroll county health council

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