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

Shelby Baptist Medical Center’s Wendy Ochs Inducted into Tenet Heroes’ Hall of Fame

Mar 31, 2021

Wendy-400-x-300Shelby Baptist Medical Center today announced Wendy Ochs, RN, cardiac rehab manager, has been honored by Tenet Healthcare as part of its annual recognition program. Ochs has been named a “Tenet Hero” and also inducted into the Tenet Heroes’ Hall of Fame for her incredible contributions in 2020.

The Tenet Heroes program celebrates those individuals who make a meaningful impact within their respective communities that goes above and beyond their daily job responsibilities. Nominated by fellow colleagues, Tenet Heroes exemplify the company’s core values and the key tenets of its Community Built on Care.

Each year, a smaller group of nominees are inducted into the Tenet Heroes’ Hall of Fame, the Company’s most prestigious honor for employees. This year, only 24 individuals were named to The Hall of Fame, including Ochs.

Ochs was recognized as a Tenet Hero and Hall of Fame honoree for her dedication and tireless work in PPE management throughout the pandemic, as well as a number of additional responsibilities she took on, which allowed the Shelby Baptist team to better serve patients and the community.

According to Shelby Baptist Medical Center CEO, Daniel Listi, “Wendy’s dedication to our patients, as well as to her colleagues, has been awe-inspiring throughout the pandemic. She has been an embodiment of selflessness, and we are grateful for her commitment to compassionate care, particularly throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. We are proud and fortunate to have her as part of our Shelby Baptist team.”