CEOs say Baylor Scott & White Health merger made strategic sense

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

BSW Quality Alliance a game changer for Texas health care

This is the first in a three-part series about Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance, a clinically integrated accountable care organization.  Part I: CLINICAL INTEGRATION There has been much written about the radical ways in which American health care is changing or will change, especially with health care reform and the introduction of accountable care organizations (ACOs) … Continue reading BSW Quality Alliance a game changer for Texas health care

Pertussis Outbreak: Why Children and Adults Should Get the Vaccine

If you have paid attention to the news here in North Texas, you may have seen reports about an outbreak of pertussis, or whooping cough (as it’s more commonly known) in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. What’s behind this outbreak? Experts suggest it may be attributed to the recent trend of parents not vaccinating their children. … Continue reading Pertussis Outbreak: Why Children and Adults Should Get the Vaccine