Baptist Union County selects Service First Champion for the quarter



NEW ALBANY, Miss., April 28, 2023 – Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County recently announced that Anna Rasberry, RN, has been named Service First Champion for the quarter. Rasberry, a nurse in the emergency department, was nominated by a colleague for going above and beyond to help a patient that had been discharged home.

Service First Champions are individuals who consistently exceed all expectations for the purpose of serving others and are nominated by colleagues, physicians, patients and their family/support persons for outstanding service.

In the nomination, the colleague shared that after finishing a shift at 7 p.m. on a Saturday night, Anna went to the patient’s house to help with an IV access and provide care instructions. The colleague stated, “Anna consistently provides compassionate care for her patients. She helps others without being asked and is always watching out for her coworkers.”

“Anna’s concern and empathy for others exemplifies what a Service First Champion should be,” said Ann Bishop, CEO and Administrator. “It is outstanding team members like Anna who make a real difference at Baptist Union County and in the lives of our patients and families.”


Baptist Union County offers a variety of services, including adult and pediatric inpatient care, sleep lab, maternity, surgery, a 24-hour emergency department and diagnostics. The hospital also has PET/CT, 3D mammography, TeleHealth services and an eICU. Baptist Union County has an excellent reputation for providing quality care and recently earned an “A” Safety Grade from the Leapfrog Group and Outstanding Patient Experience and Patient Safety Excellence awards from Healthgrades.

For more information about Baptist Union County, please call 662-538-7631 or visit


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