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Day Neuro Rehabilitation Program Opens at Baylor Rehab Las Colinas

03/27/2015 A new program for patients with acquired brain injuries opened at the Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation – Las Colinas last month.Read More »

Two Baylor Scott & White Health Hospitals Among Top 100 for Quality

03/26/2015 Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas and Baylor All Saints Medical Center at Fort Worth were among the top 100 large U.S. hospitals based on 40 measures of quality sought by the Affordable Care Act (ACA)...Read More »

Breast Cancer Survivor and Former Good Morning America Host, Joan Lunden to Speak at Baylor Health Care System Foundation's 16th Annual Celebrating Women Luncheon

03/25/2015 Breast cancer survivor and former host of Good Morning America, Joan Lunden, will be the featured speaker at the 16th annual Baylor Health Care System Foundation Celebrating Women luncheon on Thursday, October 15...Read More »

Largest Transplant Society in The United States Honors Baylor Researcher

03/25/2015 The American Society of Transplantation (AST) has awarded Dr. Jacqueline O'Leary with its Clinical Science Investigator Award. Dr. O'Leary is a principal investigator for Baylor Research Institute.Read More »

Baylor Researcher's Hollow Fiber System TB Model Approved by European FDA Equivalent

03/23/2015 The European Medicines Agency (EMA), the equivalent of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, has approved the use of the hollow fiber system for the development of drugs to treat and prevent tuberculosis (TB).Read More »

Baylor Scott & White Health and Tenet to Partner on Five North Texas Hospitals

03/23/2015 Baylor Scott & White Health and Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) today announced a definitive agreement to partner on providing care through five North Texas hospitals.Read More »

Eat Your Veggies to Lower Colon Cancer Risk

03/17/2015 A recent Journal of American Medical Association (JAMA) Internal Medicine study found that eating a vegetarian diet was associated with a lower risk of colorectal cancer.Read More »

Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance Awarded National Committee on Quality Assurance Level 2 ACO Accreditation Status

03/10/2015 Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance (BSWQA) has been awarded Level 2 National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) ACO (accountable care organization) accreditation. The accreditation is for a period of three years.Read More »

The Guide to Achieving STEEEP Health Care

02/27/2015 Achieving health care that is safe, timely, effective, efficient, equitable, and patient-centered care (STEEEP®) is not an endpoint, but a journey. A new book highlights Baylor Scott & White's quality improvement journey and features practical strategi…Read More »

Baylor Researcher Develops Biomarker for High-Risk Colon Cancer Metastases

01/30/2015 A new study developed at the Center for Gastrointestinal Cancer Research and the Center for Epigenetics, Cancer Prevention and Cancer Genomics at Baylor Research Institute has discovered unique metastasis-specific microRNA signatures...Read More »

Experts Address Heart Disease and Other Women's Health Issues

01/29/2015 Heart disease is the leading cause of death for U.S. women, killing 292,188 women in 2009—that's 1 in every 4 female deaths, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).Read More »

Baylor Research Findings Could Eliminate Need for 12 Injections in Preemies

01/28/2015 A premature baby's outcome has more to do with the birth site than a pharmacologic supplement, according to new research from Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas.Read More »

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

01/22/2015 New research, from the Baylor Visual Function Center, explores a new non-invasive technology similar to a handheld CT scanner for the eye. 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 »

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