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2014-04-02 08:34:12

DALLAS, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As integration between Baylor Health Care System and Scott & White Healthcare continues, the new Baylor Scott & White Health has announced eleven members of its senior leadership team. "One of the greatest strengths of our new organization is its team of leaders, all of which were integral in accomplishing the merger and are now working diligently to build the new Baylor Scott & White Health," says CEO Joel Allison. "These leaders,...

2011-05-02 14:45:00

New Achieve(TM) Mapping Catheter Adds Diagnostic Capability to the Arctic Front® Cardiac CryoAblation Catheter System in Treating Atrial Fibrillation DALLAS, May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Baylor Jack and Jane Hamilton Heart and Vascular Hospital today announced the first patient procedure in the U.S. using the Achieve(TM) Mapping Catheter, an intra-cardiac electrophysiology diagnostic catheter that can be used to assess pulmonary vein isolation when treating...

2011-04-26 10:14:00

DALLAS, April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Baylor Research Institute (BRI), the research arm of Baylor Health Care System (BHCS), has appointed Yong-Jun Liu, M.D., Ph.D., vice president and chief scientific officer (CSO) for BRI and director of the Baylor Institute for Immunology Research (BIIR). Dr. Liu is known worldwide as an expert in immunology, particularly the function of immune cells that are central to fighting cancer. He comes to Baylor from The University of Texas M.D....

2011-03-08 11:21:00

DALLAS, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Like many smaller towns, Glen Rose has long had a limited number of specialized physicians. However, that's changing thanks to the combined efforts of Glen Rose Medical Center (GRMC) and Baylor Health Care System. Certain specialists from Baylor's HealthTexas Provider Network will regularly rotate to GRMC to see patients from Glen Rose and surrounding communities. "This is part of our ongoing collaboration with Glen Rose Medical Center,"...

2010-11-29 04:30:00

DALLAS, Nov. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Baylor Health Care System Foundation announces that Annette C. and Harold C. Simmons have pledged $20 million to benefit transplantation initiatives within Baylor Health Care System. In recognition of this transformational gift, Baylor will rename the institute the Annette C. and Harold C. Simmons Transplant Institute. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101129/DA07628) "Because of our personal experience with transplantation, we knew we...

2010-11-03 16:36:00

DALLAS, Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the fifteenth consecutive year Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas (Baylor Dallas) has earned the Consumer Choice Award by the National Research Corporation (NRC) for the Dallas region in the categories of Best Overall Quality and Best Image/Reputation. The Consumer Choice Award is given to the hospitals that consumers have chosen as having the highest quality and image in 250 markets throughout the U.S. This is the fifteenth year...

2010-09-03 05:00:00

DALLAS, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scott Peek has been named president of Baylor Medical Center at McKinney. The facility, which is currently under construction, will open in July 2012. Peek will serve double-duty, continuing his role as chief operating officer for Baylor Regional Medical Center at Grapevine while also assuming the Baylor Medical Center at McKinney mantle until July 2011, at which point he'll dedicate 100 percent of his time to his role as president of Baylor...


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