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Laser and Surgical Robot Combine to Stop Patient's Chest Pain

11/28/2014 Using a medical laser and a robotic surgical system, a cardiothoracic surgeon on the medical staff at The Heart Hospital Baylor Plano (THHBP) created 30 new holes, or channels, in the heart of a 58-year-old Dallas area man.Read More »

New Interventional Radiology Suite Opens at Baylor Plano

08/28/2014 When a stroke strikes, time matters. Restoring normal blood flow quickly saves brain cells and brain function. New technology at Baylor Plano provides patients with faster access to a range of treatment options. Read More »

Family’s Research of Hospital Quality Yields ‘Best Surgical Option’

07/29/2014 At 38, Josh Miller didn't think heart disease could be an issue. Yet he experienced chest pain and tightness while installing garage shelves and drove himself to the nearest emergency department.Read More »

Three-Star Rating Earned in Cardiovascular Care

01/20/2014 The Heart Hospital Baylor Plano begins 2014 with another three-star quality rating, the highest rating possible from The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS), for aortic valve replacement surgery (AVR) and coronary bypass surgery (CABG).Read More »

Two Baylor Health Care System Hospitals and a Physician Practice Earn National Award for Excellence

11/21/2013 Two Baylor Health Care System hospitals and a HealthTexas Provider Network group are Press Ganey 2013 Beacon of Excellence Award winners. Baylor Jack and Jane Hamilton Heart and Vascular Hospital and The Heart Hospital Baylor Plan...Read More »

Baylor Researcher Included In First Public Outcomes Report From Transcatheter Valve (TVT) Registry In JAMA Medical Journal

11/18/2013 The first of its kind transcatheter heart valve therapy for the treatment of severe aortic stenosis showed positive results related to in-hospital mortality rate and stroke, according to research published in the Nov. 20 edition of the J...Read More »

Ten Baylor Health Care System Hospitals Named ‘Top Performers’

11/18/2013 Ten Baylor Health Care System hospitals have been recognized as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in the United States. Read More »

New Hope Offered To Patients With Severe Aortic Stenosis

11/14/2013 The Heart Hospital Baylor Plano became the first in the nation to treat a patient with the catheter-based SAPIEN 3 heart valve using the transapical approach (through the ribs). This new phase of a clinical trial, also known as Partner I...Read More »

Abbott's First-In-Class MitraClip® Device Now Available For U.S. Patients

10/29/2013 Abbott announced  this week that its first-in-class, catheter-based MitraClip® therapy has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval and will launch immediately in the United States, providing physicians with a breakthr...Read More »

Baylor Expands Low-dose CT Scan Program for Those at High Risk of Developing Lung Cancer

06/14/2013 For people at high risk of developing lung cancer, the most effective screening may be a low-dose CT scan, according to the latest research published from the National Lung Screening Trial in The New England Journal of Medicine. People...Read More »

Baylor Plano Earns Two Certifications from Joint Commission

03/15/2013 The month of January was busy for the staff at Baylor Regional Medical Center at Plano. Not only did the hospital earn The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for its hip and knee replacement program, it was also awarded Advance...Read More »

Baylor Plano Achieves Heart Failure Accreditation

02/25/2013 Baylor Plano announces it has received Heart Failure Accreditation from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC), an international not-for-profit organization that focuses on transforming cardiovascular care by assisting facilit...Read More »

Baylor Plano And THE HEART HOSPITAL Baylor Plano Present For Women For Life™

01/24/2013 For Women For Life™ is a free event hosted by Baylor Regional Medical Center at Plano and THE HEART HOSPITAL Baylor Plano where women can take a morning to focus on their health, wellness, beauty and lifestyle. The event will be held o...Read More »

THE HEART HOSPITAL Baylor Plano Hosts Grand Opening Events for Its New Center for Advanced Cardiovascular Care™ in McKinney

01/16/2013 THE HEART HOSPITAL Baylor Plano is pleased to announce the official opening of its second comprehensive outpatient facility – the Center for Advanced Cardiovascular Care (CACC) at McKinney. To mark the occasion, the hospital will host ...Read More »

Baylor Plano Names Medical Director of Orthopedic Oncology

12/07/2012 Baylor Regional Medical Center at Plano is proud to announce Gerhard Maale, M.D., as medical director of orthopedic oncology. Dr. Maale received his medical degree from University of Florida College of Medicine and went on to complete t...Read More »

Introducing the Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center Network

11/26/2012 When someone receives a diagnosis of cancer, a world of difficult choices lies ahead. One of the first and most important decisions for the new patient is deciding where to go to get quality care. For people living in North Texas, that d...Read More »

Press Ganey Honors Nation’s Leading Health Care Organizations

11/19/2012 Five Baylor Health Care System hospitals are Press Ganey 2012 Summit Award ® winners.Read More »

THE HEART HOSPITAL Baylor Plano Receives American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines® – Heart Failure Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award

11/14/2012 THE HEART HOSPITAL Baylor Plano has received the Get With The Guidelines®-Heart Failure Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association. The recognition signifies that THE HEART HOSPITAL has reached an exceptiona...Read More »

Changing the Way Surgeons View Revision Hinged Knee Replacement

10/12/2012 Earlier this summer, Smith & Nephew (NYSE:SNN;LSE:SN), the global medical technology business, launched its new LEGION™ HK Hinge Knee system to surgeons in the US and Canada. As the first hinged knee to be designed using normal kne...Read More »

A Dozen Baylor Health Care System Facilities Named  ‘Top Performers On Key Quality Measures™’

09/20/2012 Twelve Baylor Health Care System facilities stretching from Denton to Tarrant to Ellis County earned Top Performer status from The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America.  “Making the Top Pe...Read More »

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