Awards and Accolades

Awards by facility/type:

Recent Highlights

Recognized Among America’s Top Health Care Providers

  • Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas, the System’s flagship hospital, named as one of America’s Best Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report for 20 years and ranked No.1 hospital in Dallas/Fort Worth
  • Three medical centers listed among U.S. News & World Report America's Best Hospitals Metro Area for Dallas/Fort Worth
  • Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas and Baylor Medical Center at Waxahachie both named the 2012 Thomson Reuters 100 Top Hospitals® list
  • Baylor University Medical Center given the National Research Corporation Consumer Choice Award for Best Overall Quality and Best Image/Reputation among all hospitals in North Texas
  • Baylor Health Care System given the Leapfrog Patient-Centered Care Award for the board that has most successfully created a true partnership between caregivers and patients

An Employer of Choice

  • One of the Best Places to Work in Dallas-Fort Worth according to Dallas Business Journal
  • One of the Best Places to Work in Healthcare according Modern Healthcare magazine
  • Named the Healthiest Employer in North Texas for a commitment to creating a healthy workplace by Dallas Business Journal.
  • Listed in Becker’s Hospital Review's "100 Great Places to Work in Healthcare"

Committed to Technologically Advanced Care

  • An InformationWeek 500 organization for implementing the most innovative business technology among companies across all industries in America
  • Named one of the nation’s Most Wired health care providers by Hospitals & Health Networks, the journal of the American Hospital Association
  • Recognized as one of the nation’s “Top 100 Integrated Healthcare Networks” by IMS health

A National Leader of Health Care Reform

  • National Quality Forum National Quality Healthcare Award for being a role model in achieving meaningful, sustainable quality improvement in health care
  • Three Texas Award for Performance Excellence winning medical centers for being models for quality, patient satisfaction and performance excellence
  • Franklin Covey’s Greatness Award in Leadership for leadership that translates into measurable results
  • Eight medical centers awarded the Texas Health Care Quality Improvement Achievement Award for efforts to improve patient outcomes
  • American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Professional Nursing Practice Model Best Practice for developing a nursing practice model for providers across the nation to follow

Creating Centers of Excellence

  • Six hospitals with Magnet® designation by the ANCC for nursing (achieved by less than 7% of hospitals nationwide)
  • Seven medical centers with Commission on Cancer Accreditation from the American College of Surgeons
  • Six accredited Chest Pain Centers from the Society of Chest Pain Centers
  • Twelve facilities that have won VHA Leadership Awards for Clinical Excellence
  • Recognition from the U.S. Surgeon General at the World Congress for creating a diabetes center that represents a forward-thinking approach to managing disease
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