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Health Care Reform

New Book Highlights Baylor Health Care System’s Quality Journey

10/07/2013 Reaching America’s true potential to deliver and receive exceptional health care will require not only an immense and concerted effort, but a fundamental change of perspective from medical providers, government officials, industry lea...Read More »

KERA’S “CEO” Features Joel Allison of Baylor Health Care System

08/28/2013 On the September episode of KERA’s CEO, host Lee Cullum talks with Joel Allison, President and CEO of Baylor Health Care System, about merging with Scott & White Healthcare. Allison also discusses how Baylor is preparing for sweepi...Read More »

Humana Expands Agreement with Baylor Health Care System and Newly-Formed Baylor Quality Alliance

12/04/2012 Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM), one of Texas’s leading health benefits companies, announced today that the company’s Medicare Advantage health plan members will have in-network access to the inpatient, outpatient and emergency services prov...Read More »

Baylor Signs on to Aetna Medicare Advantage Network

11/08/2012 Baylor Health Care System has joined Aetna’s network of participating hospitals for Medicare Advantage members. Read More »

Baylor To Share $26 Million Grant To Engage Patients, Reduce Costs

06/29/2012 Baylor Health Care System and the 14 other members of the High Value Healthcare Collaborative (HVHC) will share a $26 million grant from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation. The three-year grant will fund a program to engage ...Read More »

Texas Governor Perry Appoints Baylor's Joel Allison to New Health Care Quality Group

03/08/2012 Texas Governor Rick Perry appointed Baylor President and CEO Joel Allison and 12 other members to the new Texas Institute of Health Care Quality and Efficiency Board of Directors this week. The Institute is designed to improve health ca...Read More »

Partnership For Patients Initiative To Improve Hospital Care Affordable Care Act Funding Will Help Health Providers

12/14/2011 Hospitals across the country will have new resources and support to make health care safer and less costly by targeting and reducing the millions of preventable injuries and complications from healthcare acquired conditions, the U.S. Dep...Read More »

Baylor Joins National Collaborative To Improve Health Care, Reduce Costs

08/18/2011 Baylor Health Care System has joined Mayo Clinic, Cleveland Clinic and several other top health care organizations across the country as a member of the High Value Healthcare Collaborative (HVHC). The cooperative is a relatively new team...Read More »

Baylor Health Care System Registers Its Commitment To Achieve Meaningful Use Of The Electronic Health Record

01/13/2011 Baylor Health Care System is today announcing its intent to continue to improve the quality of patient care in North Texas through the implementation of the electronic health record (EHR) across the health care system. It is one of thous...Read More »

Execs Say Be Heard, Seek Help On Options

08/27/2010 Read more: Execs say be heard, seek help on options - Dallas Business Journal "You don't have all the answers, but you've got a focus," said Beth Acton, the chief financial officer at Comerica Inc. "You've got a governance process, and ...Read More »

Baylor Health Care System's Position

08/04/2010 In recent years, the State legislature has increasingly under-funded Medicaid inpatient hospital rates in order to balance the budget. As of November 2010, the State will fall short by 39% in paying inpatient hospital cost (includes 38% ...Read More »

Joel Allison Discusses Health Care Reform with Local Business Leaders

04/16/2010 Joel Allison, president and CEO of Baylor Health Care System, was invited to speak Friday, April 16, to local business leaders regarding health care reform. Allison discussed “The Good, The Bad and the Ugly” of Health Care Reform. In...Read More »

Statement: Passage of Health Care Reform Bill

04/06/2010 It will take some time to carefully review all aspects of the bill signed into law today in order to analyze exactly how it will affect Americans and specifically, Baylor Health Care System and its patients. It is one thing to pass legis...Read More »

Baylor Health Care System Turns to South Dallas Residents for Ideas on Reforming Health Care

12/22/2008 Residents of South Dallas' Frazier neighborhood enjoyed food, fun and fellowship at a holiday party hosted by Baylor Health Care System on Dec. 18. But amid the holiday cheer, they also got a chance to voice their opinions on how to chan...Read More »

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