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Baptist Health First in Arkansas to Use Innovative Paragonix SherpaPak® Cardiac Transport System for Heart Preservation

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Baptist Health is the first transplant center in Arkansas to utilize the SherpaPak® Cardiac Transport System (CTS) from Paragonix Technologies.  The …

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Join Baptist Health Community Outreach For Three-Session Diabetes Education Program in Stuttgart

STUTTGART, Ark. – Baptist Health Community Outreach invites residents of Stuttgart and surrounding areas to register for a free, three-session diabetes education class in February.  …

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Breastfeeding Support Services - Baptist Health Arkansas

Breastfeeding Education Classes Offered for Mothers at Baptist Health-Fort Smith

FORT SMITH, Ark. – Baptist Health-Fort Smith will once again offer breastfeeding education classes for River Valley mothers this year.  These free lactation classes are …

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Lauren Thomas, APRN, Joins Baptist Health Sleep Clinic-Little Rock

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Baptist Health Sleep Clinic-Little Rock recently added Lauren Thomas, APRN, to its team of sleep medicine providers. Thomas, a native of …

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Baptist Health Specialty Clinic-North Little Rock Adds Two Endocrinologists

  NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Endocrinologists Soumya Thumma, MD, and Bhavana Vemula, MD, recently joined Baptist Health Specialty Clinic-North Little Rock. Dr. Thumma received …

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Baptist Health To Hold Free COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic in Stuttgart on Jan. 17

STUTTGART, Ark. – Baptist Health Community Outreach will hold a free COVID-19 vaccine clinic on Tuesday, Jan. 17, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at the …

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Baptist Health Community Outreach Schedules Cooking Classes

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – This winter, Baptist Health Community Outreach will hold a variety of monthly classes to help central Arkansas residents make easy and …

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Baptist Health Names Kelley Hamby as First System Chief Nursing Officer

  LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Baptist Health has promoted longtime nursing leader Kelley Hamby to a newly created position, system chief nursing officer. Hamby most …

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Hussam Hawamdeh, MD, Joins Baptist Health-Fort Smith

  FORT SMITH, Ark. – Hussam Hawamdeh, MD, recently joined the cardiac services team at Baptist Health-Fort Smith. Dr. Hawamdeh is an interventional and structural cardiologist. …

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