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New Research at Baylor Could Give Alternatives for Children's Eye Exams

01/22/2015 Picture a toddler getting his first eye exam. He's seated in a strange room, with strange instruments and strange bright lights.Read More »

Baylor Scott & White Health and The Star – Home of The Dallas Cowboys – Announce Preparations to Build Center of Excellence in Sports Medicine

01/09/2015 Baylor Scott & White Health is working towards the construction of a 200,000 square-foot center of excellence for sports medicine at The Star – Home of the Dallas Cowboys in Frisco, Texas.Read More »

Heart Teams at Two Baylor Facilities Help Patient Survive Nickel-Sized Hole in Heart

01/02/2015 When Jim Stratman started experiencing persistent chest pain, he knew something was wrong. Tests revealed an unusual and life-threatening heart attack complication: there was a hole in his heart. The condition has a mortality of 90 percent...Read More »

ACOs Moving Ahead

12/22/2014 Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance has been selected as one of 89 new Medicare Shared Savings Program Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), providing approximately 1.6 million additional Medicare beneficiaries with access to high...Read More »

Baylor AT&T Memory Center Forges Unique Relationship with Alzheimer's Association

12/19/2014 IThe Baylor Memory Center, newly re-named the Baylor AT&T Memory Center, is hoping to make a devastating diagnosis of Alzheimer's and other neurodegenerative disorders a little easier to handle for North Texas patients and their families.Read More »

Baylor Scott & White Health Launches Alliance with America's No. 1 Heart Hospital, Cleveland Clinic

12/18/2014 Baylor Scott & White Health today announces an alliance with Cleveland Clinic's Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart & Vascular Institute. First alliance in the Southwest includes three hospitals that will care for patients from Texas and Oklahoma...Read More »

News Conference: Special Announcement from Baylor Scott & White Health and Cleveland Clinic

12/12/2014 Details for the Dec. 18 news conference. Toby Cosgrove, M.D., CEO/president of Cleveland Clinic, America’s #1 heart hospital, will join Baylor Scott & White Health leaders to share news that will impact the care of patients throughout Texas and Oklahoma.Read More »

Baylor Research Could Lead to Development of Novel Vaccines

12/10/2014 Baylor Research Institute investigators recently published results of a new study that could allow researchers to design effective vaccines against microbial infections, including influenza viruses and HIV...Read More »

Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Waxahachie Opens with Expanded Women’s Health Services and Ellis County’s Newest Dedicated Cancer Center

12/06/2014 The new $175-million medical center – the first to be built under the Baylor Scott & White Health name – is a replacement facility for the nearby Baylor Medical Center at Waxahachie, which has served Ellis Country for over 100 years. Read More »

Baylor Research Institute Enters License Agreement for Anakinra in Treating Systemic Onset Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

12/05/2014 Baylor Research Institute (BRI), the research arm of the Baylor Scott & White Health, announced that it has signed an agreement with Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB (Sobi) to non-exclusively license Baylor's patents...Read More »

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 »

HISTORY UNFOLDS: Baylor Irving Celebrates 50 Years

11/25/2014 Fifty years ago the Irving community formally dedicated it's first hospital. Since then, Baylor Irving has continued to grow and serve Irving, Coppell, Grand Prairie and the surrounding communities.Read More »

Baylor Scott & White ACO Lowers Costs in First Two Years

11/25/2014 Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance (BSWQA), the system's accountable care organization, lowered the cost of employee health plan medical costs by nearly $14 million for its members in its first two years, compared to the targeted amount.Read More »

Baylor Scott & White Health Celebrates American Diabetes Month® with First Long-Term Trial Comparing Type 2 Diabetes Treatments

11/24/2014 November is American Diabetes Month®. With type 2 diabetes on the rise nationally – and more than 1.8 million Texans living with it – effective treatment has never been more important.Read More »

Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation Named a Partner in Multiple Sclerosis Care

11/20/2014 Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation has been named a Partner in Rehabilitative MS Care by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, becoming the first such partner in the country's South Central region...Read More »

Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation Opens its 49th Outpatient Clinic in Oak Cliff's Kessler Park Neighborhood

11/14/2014 Oak Cliff residents who need physical therapy now have local access to Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation services with the opening of its Kessler Park outpatient clinic.Read More »

Baylor Scott & White Celebrates American Diabetes Month®

11/10/2014 During American Diabetes Month®, Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) recognizes the importance of improving the lives of the 256,000 people living with diabetes in Dallas-Fort Worth.Read More »

New Use for an Old Drug Could Impact Cirrhosis Patients

11/04/2014 A common drug used to clean a person's bowels before a colonoscopy could become the future standard of care for patients with acute hepatic encephalopathy (HE), a mental disorientation problem that affects up to one in two cirrhosis patients.Read More »

NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Driver Visits Transplant Patients at Baylor All Saints Medical Center at Fort Worth

10/29/2014 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver Tyler Young visited transplant patients at Baylor All Saints Medical Center at Fort Worth on Wednesday, Oct. 29.Read More »

Bedside Caregivers: Research Shows Opening Visitation Access Improves Patient Satisfaction

10/28/2014 Regardless of the circumstances, hospitalization can be a fearful thing. Patients find themselves in a new environment – and often, the only thing that can quell that strange sense of unfamiliarity is having a loved one there to visit.Read More »

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