Leaders of Baylor Scott & White Health and the Cleveland Clinic are joining in Dallas this morning to formally announce a collaboration that Modern Healthcare recently called “another example of major academic medical centers coming together to expand their reach.” Under the alliance, three Baylor Scott & White hospitals will become the exclusive providers for Texas and Oklahoma cardiac … Continue reading Baylor Scott & White alliance with Cleveland Clinic ‘next phase of American medicine’ [updated]
This is one in a series of blog posts marking the one-year anniversary of the merger of Baylor Health Care System and Scott & White Health. Post-merger integration is hard work. Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) executives acknowledged that and moved quickly to ensure the new organization melded as seamlessly as possible. BSWH formed two … Continue reading Integration after the merger: the hard work begins
This is one in a series of blog posts marking the one-year anniversary of the merger of Baylor Health Care System and Scott & White Health. The former chief executive officers of Baylor Health Care System and Scott & White Health say there was no urgency to merge. It simply made strategic sense for both. Joel … Continue reading CEOs say Baylor Scott & White Health merger made strategic sense
I am often asked why Baylor Health Care System and Scott & White Healthcare merged in 2013. Like many big ideas, it had simple beginnings. Believe it or not, it actually began with a discussion over breakfast that eventually led to the board approving the merger. Dr. Bob Pryor, now the president, chief operating officer … Continue reading Was Baylor Scott & White merger the right thing to do?
It’s a Wonderful Life is one of the most critically acclaimed films ever made. James Stewart, as George Bailey, is shown by his guardian angel what his hometown of Bedford Falls would be like if he had never been born. It is interesting to imagine what it would be like if a hospital system such … Continue reading Allison: Charity care key to Baylor Scott & White mission
Baylor Scott & White Health officials are celebrating this week the ranking of seven system hospitals on this year’s U.S News & World Report Best Hospitals list. But with a seemingly growing list of hospital rankings and accolades every year, it can be difficult to decipher what they all mean or which ones matter most. Officials here … Continue reading What does it mean to make the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings?
Here’s a sampling of health news articles in Texas and beyond: A Mississippi baby thought to have been cured of HIV last year is now showing signs that she is in fact infected with the virus that causes AIDS, federal health officials say. It was a particularly deflating announcement, The New York Times reports, as … Continue reading Health news headlines for Friday, July 11, 2014