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Baylor Carrollton Cancer Program Recognized for Quality

04/27/2015 Baylor Medical Center at Carrollton is adding a breast cancer support group to its cancer care offerings just weeks after receiving an important quality accreditation.Read More »

Using Big Data to Help the Tiniest Patients

04/27/2015 An increasing number of babies across the country are born addicted to opioids and require intensive care, according to a study analyzing MEDNAX Clinical Data Warehouse statistics from 299 neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) around the United States.Read More »

30 Years of Innovation: Organ Transplant Program Celebrates Three Decades, Thousands of Lives Saved

04/15/2015 Baylor Annette C. and Harold C. Simmons Transplant Institute, a leader in solid organ transplantation in the US, has successfully transplanted more than 7,300 organs over the last 30 years, and continues to push the boundariesRead More »

Baylor Scott & White Health-affiliated Hope Clinic Moves into New Facility, Receives Top National Recognition

04/14/2015 Hope Clinic in Garland is a 501c3 charitable clinic that exists to meet the medical and spiritual needs of the uninsured and under-insured in the community. The public is invited to a ribbon cutting of the newly renovated location that more than doublesRead More »

Aspiring Chefs Set to Compete in First DHWI Cook Off

04/08/2015 The inaugural Diabetes Health and Wellness Institute (DHWI) Chef Cook Off is serving up healthy ways to prepare food. The FREE event is Thursday April 9 at the Latino Cultural Center, and will bring together executive chefs and culinary students...Read More »

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. The Day Neuro Rehabilitation Program offers comprehensive services to help patients function better in their daily lives.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 & Former Good Morning America Host, Joan Lunden to Speak at 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 »

Lung Transplant Program at Baylor Dallas Reports Increased Patient Volumes, Improved Outcomes in 2014

01/22/2015 In 2014, the Baylor Annette C. and Harold C. Simmons Transplant Institute Lung Transplant Program welcomed a new team of nationally respected transplant specialists.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 »

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