Caring for our communities: Setting first-time mothers up for success

From television and movies to social media and mommy blogs, we’re often flooded with images of the “perfect” mom that perpetuate this idea of flawless motherhood. But what isn’t highly acknowledged is the support it takes to be a super mom. No woman can do it on her own. No man could either for that … Continue reading Caring for our communities: Setting first-time mothers up for success

Like mother, like daughters: A family of four nurses provide decades of care

Accepting a professional calling sometimes has us navigating through a career on our own. This is not the case in the Walls family. Donna Walls inspired all three of her daughters to follow in her footsteps and become nurses at Baylor University Medical Center, part of Baylor Scott & White Health. Donna Walls, PhD, MSN, … Continue reading Like mother, like daughters: A family of four nurses provide decades of care

National Nurses Week: Recognizing nurses for outstanding compassion

During National Nurses week, we’re recognizing some of the outstanding Baylor Scott & White Health nurses who have greatly impacted their communities and the lives of those they selflessly care for. This year, 22 Baylor Scott & White Health nurses were named honorees on the DFW 100 Great Nurses list. Additionally, the Top 25 Nurses program in Central Texas honored Baylor … Continue reading National Nurses Week: Recognizing nurses for outstanding compassion

Engagement rings carry dangerous bacteria, nurse researchers find

Nurse researchers are encouraging healthcare workers not to wear jeweled rings to work after research from The Heart Hospital Baylor Plano finds that jeweled rings have a high risk of carrying harmful bacteria — from MRSA to VRE. 20 percent of jeweled rings carried a high amount of harmful bacteria. In a recent study on … Continue reading Engagement rings carry dangerous bacteria, nurse researchers find

As a Baylor nurse, I support my Presbyterian hospital peers

This post was written by Rae Hannah, RN, who works in the Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas neurosurgery/trauma intensive care unit. She has worked for Baylor for nearly 11 years.  Earlier this month, my colleagues and I were heartbroken to learn that one of our own was now fighting for her life against the Ebola … Continue reading As a Baylor nurse, I support my Presbyterian hospital peers