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CANDLE Partners

The following partners have been crucial in collecting maternal and infant specimens through our CANDLE baby’s births:

The MED (Regional Medical Center at Memphis)The Regional Medical Center at Memphis, commonly known as The MED, is a regional healthcare resource providing accessible, efficient, quality healthcare for individuals throughout a 5-state region within 150 miles of Memphis. The MED is a comprehensive healthcare delivery system anchored by highly respected Centers of Excellence including trauma, burn, neonatal intensive care and high-risk obstetrics. In addition to its notable Centers of Excellence, The MED provides an array of primary care services through its Health Loop and subspecialty clinics.

Baptist Memorial HospitalRegarded as one of the premier health care systems in the nation, Baptist Memorial Hospital is an award-winning network dedicated to providing compassionate, high-quality care for patients. With 14 affiliate hospitals throughout the Mid-South, Baptist combines convenience with excellence of care—two reasons they have been named among the top health care systems in the country for several years.

St. Francis Hospital – MemphisSince 1974, Saint Francis Hospital-Memphis has been a leading medical center for Memphis and the Mid-South. St. Francis Memphis’ 519-bed facility was the first full-service hospital in the rapidly growing East Memphis area.

St. Francis Hospital – BartlettWhen Saint Francis Hospital-Bartlett opened on June 1, 2004, it became the first full-service health care facility in Bartlett, Tennessee.  From new moms to seniors to those in need of emergency and surgical care, the hospital has facilities and staff to address your needs.  The hospital’s commitment is to quality care, patient safety and patient satisfaction.  St. Francis Bartlett strives to be a good neighbor and an active partner in the continued growth of the North/Northeast Shelby County community.

Methodist LeBonheur Germantown HospitalMethodist Le Bonheur Germantown Hospital is a 309-bed hospital that offers a wide array of services including an Emergency Department, renowned obstetrics and maternity program with a Level III neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), complete surgical services and comprehensive cardiac services. The hospital also features an inpatient pediatric unit and emergency services operated under the exact standards of Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital. Methodist Germantown is proud to have received the following awards: U.S. News and World Report Best Hospital for Orthopedics, designated Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission, highest rating for High-Risk Obstetrical Program from the Memphis Business Group on Health, and The Women’s and Children’s Pavilion earned Leadership in Energy Efficient Design Gold Certification by the U.S. Green Building Council.