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About Brookwood Baptist Health

We’re a community built on care.

Formerly Brookwood Medical Center and Baptist Health System, Brookwood Baptist Health unifies two of the largest resources for high-quality, affordable healthcare for the citizens of Central Alabama. With roots extending nearly a century, the network’s community of care is comprised of five acute care hospitals with more than 1,700 licensed beds: Brookwood Baptist Medical Center, Princeton Baptist Medical Center, Shelby Baptist Medical Center, Walker Baptist Medical Center and Citizens Baptist Medical Center.

Brookwood Baptist Health also provides patients with the largest primary care network in the state, which includes approximately 60 primary and specialty care clinics; approximately 1,500 affiliated physicians; and nearly 7,300 employees. Through innovative and compassionate patient care, our collective effort will strengthen our mission to empower our communities to live happier, healthier lives.

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We customize treatments and services based on the needs of each patient, backed by a large network of resources, expertise, innovation and locations. When you come through our doors, you become part of our life and our stories. And by getting to know us, you’ll experience the compassion of doctors, nurses, therapists, and volunteers who are here because we love helping people. Your health matters to us. We’re a community built on care.

News & Announcements

Citizens Baptist Medical Center Named a HomeCare Elite Hospital

Nov 30, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

Contact:
 
Kate Darden 
Vice President, Marketing & Communications
205-715-5196
Kate.Darden@bhsala.com

Lindsey Allumbaugh
PR Manager, Tenet Southern Region
678-232-7724
lindsey.allumbaugh@tenethealth.com  


TALLADEGA, Ala. – November 22, 2016 – Citizens Baptist Medical Center has been named to the prestigious 2016 HomeCare Elite® list of the top performing Medicare-certified home health facilities and agencies in the United States. This designation marks 5 years of recognition for Citizens Baptist in providing patients and the community with the utmost care and patient experience in the following counties: Talladega, Coosa, Clay, Shelby, St. Clair and Calhoun.

“This recognition is proof of the hard work, dedication, and care shown by the entire Citizens Baptist Medical Center staff,” said Doug Brewer, Citizens Baptist Medical Center CEO. “We hope that this acknowledgment demonstrates to our patients and the Talladega community our deep commitment to safe and effective care.”

Now in its eleventh year, The HomeCare Elite® annual recognition is the compilation of the most successful home care providers and facilities in the United States. This market-leading recognition program, from ABILITY® Network and DecisionHealth, names the top 25 percent of home care providers in key home health quality and performance measures. This year, the key measures included quality of care, quality improvement, patient experience, process measure implementation, and financial management.

This market-leading review utilizes publically available data from Home Health Compare and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Cost Reports. To be included in the annual calculation a home health facility or agency must be Medicare-certified and have data for at least one outcome measure in Home Health Compare.

About Brookwood Baptist Health
With roots extending more than 90 years, Brookwood Baptist Health includes trusted providers from the former Brookwood Medical Center and Baptist Health System and is operated by Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare Corp.  Representing the largest healthcare network in Central Alabama, the network’s community of care is comprised of five acute care hospitals with more than 1,700 licensed beds: Brookwood Baptist Medical Center, Princeton Baptist Medical Center, Shelby Baptist Medical Center, Walker Baptist Medical Center and Citizens Baptist Medical Center. Brookwood Baptist Health also provides patients with the largest primary care network in the state, along with physician practices, diagnostic and outpatient surgery centers and a freestanding emergency department. Brookwood Baptist Health is united in service and devotion to the people of Central Alabama and dedicated to putting people back at the center of healthcare.  For more information, please visit BrookwoodBaptistHealth.com.

About ABILITY® Network
ABILITY® Network is a leading healthcare information technology company helping providers and payers simplify the administrative and clinical complexities of healthcare through innovative applications and data analytics. ABILITY is headquartered in Minneapolis with principal offices in Boston and Tampa.