Standardized patient program helps train future doctors with simulated scenarios

This is the first of two in a two-part series about the things that go on behind the scenes at Scott & White that help to improve patient safety and quality of care. A mother and her 8-month-old little boy sit impatiently in an exam room, waiting for someone to come in and assess the … Continue reading Standardized patient program helps train future doctors with simulated scenarios

Welcome to Scrubbing In®, a Blog by Baylor Scott & White Health

Do you have any friends or family in the medical field? A doctor or nurse that you typically seek advice from outside of your annual check-ups? Many of us often feel we get the “real story” from these acquaintances; casual inside information not everyone else is privy to. We corner them at parties, call them … Continue reading Welcome to Scrubbing In®, a Blog by Baylor Scott & White Health

National Nurse Anesthetist Week celebrates the best kept secret in nursing

If you’ve ever had surgery, an MRI, or a Cesarean section, you’ve probably encountered one of Scott & White’s certified registered nurse anesthetists without even knowing it. Scott & White staff CRNA, Pamela Chambers said nurse anesthetists are the best kept secret in nursing. “Most people don’t know what CRNAs are until they actually have … Continue reading National Nurse Anesthetist Week celebrates the best kept secret in nursing

Find out what a nurse practitioner does and the benefits of choosing a NP for your medical care

If you’ve ever been to your doctor’s office and they ask you if you would like to see the nurse practitioner instead, you may be wondering what a nurse practitioner is. What is the difference between a nurse practitioner and an MD? “A nurse practitioner is a registered nurse (RN) with additional specialized education at … Continue reading Find out what a nurse practitioner does and the benefits of choosing a NP for your medical care

Former Scott & White CEO to chronicle job transition from physician administrator to philanthropy

In just a decade, Alfred Knight, MD, led the transformation of Scott & White Healthcare system from a single hospital in Temple with 16 clinics to the largest multispecialty health system in Texas, comprised of 12 hospital and hospital partner sites, more than 60 clinics, a health plan and multiple subsidiaries. When Dr. Knight stepped … Continue reading Former Scott & White CEO to chronicle job transition from physician administrator to philanthropy