Important Accreditation News: Advanced Heart Failure Certification
Earlier this year, THE HEART HOSPITAL Baylor Plano earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of ApprovalTM for its Advanced Heart Failure program by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission's national standards for health care quality and safety in disease-specific care.Click here to read the full article »
2011 VHA Leadership Award for Clinical Excellence
VHA Inc., a national health care network, has selected THE HEART HOSPITAL Baylor Plano and Baylor Jack and Jane Hamilton Heart and Vascular Hospital (BHVH) as recipients of the 2011 VHA Leadership Award for Clinical Excellence.Click here to read the full article »
Allen, Texas Resident Becomes First in United States to Receive New Heart Technology
Fifty-eight-year-old Stephanie Freeman became the first in the country to receive the latest in implantable cardiac rhythm device technology on March 30th.Click here to read the full article »
THE HEART HOSPITAL Baylor Plano Has Received Magnet® Recognition!
Achieving Magnet® Recognition is one of the highest honors that any hospital can earn. With this credential, THE HEART HOSPITAL Baylor Plano joins the Magnet® community -- a select group of 382 healthcare organizations out of nearly 6,000 U.S. healthcare organizations.Click here to read the full article »
2nd Year in a Row: THE HEART HOSPITAL Baylor Plano Wins 2010 Press Ganey® Summit Award
This prestigious award recognizes health care organizations in the top 5% of the Press Ganey® database for a dedication to service excellence and exceptional customer satisfaction.Click here to read the full article »
Ch. 5 DFW: Grieving Student's Mom On Mission To Save OthersClick here to see the full article and video »
Ch. 4 FOX: Student's Death Prompts Talk of TestsClick here to see the video »
Ch. 8 WFAA: Teen athletes can be tested for potentially deadly problemsClick here to see the full article and video »
THE HEART HOSPITAL Baylor Plano Wins the "Tech Adopter" AwardClick here to read the full article »
Dallas Business Journal: Oz talks diet, diabetes in DallasClick here to read the full article »
Living for Zachary video wins Bronze Telly Award.Click here to read the full article »
NCDR: THE HEART HOSPITAL Receives Gold Performance Award for Quality Performance
THE HEART HOSPITAL Baylor Plano is a recipient of the Get With The Guidelines - Gold Performance Achievement Award. This award, presented by the National Cardiovascular Data Registry, recognizes participating hospitals that have maintained a rate of performance of 85 percent or better for more than two years. The Gold Performance Achievement Award demonstrates Baylor's commitment to quality improvement.
Get a leg up: Hospital walking group logs 6,000 milesClick here to see the full article and video »
D Magazine: The Baylor Heart Hospital in Dallas Mends Women's Broken Hearts
Younger women who have heart attacks are twice as likely to die than their male counterparts. A new study aims to change that statistic, and two Baylor hospitals in Dallas are participating.Click here to read the full article »
Youth cardiac screenings may be "life saving."Click here to read the full article »
Star Local News
The Heart Hospital walking club promotes heart health one step at a time.Click here to read the full article »
Star-Telegram: Would you like some music with your mammogram?Click here to read the full article »
Texas Health Care Quality Improvement Award ReceivedClick here to read the full article »
Sarah Samaan, M.D., F.A.C.C. recently featured on WFAA
Sarah Samaan, M.D., F.A.C.C., appeared on a local television morning show recently to explain the possible correlation between hysterectomies and heart disease in women.
Collin County Business Press: Managing Implanted Cardiac DevicesClick here to read the full article »
Mature Texan: What You Need to Know About Implanted Cardiac DevicesClick here to read the full article »
Mature Texan: Top Doctors in 2009 - Dr. J. Brian DeVilleClick here to read the full article »
Bruce Bowers, M.D., FACC recently featured on "Good Morning Texas"
Bruce Bowers, M.D., FACC was recently featured on "Good Morning Texas" (ABC affiliate WFAA, Channel 8) educating viewers about heart disease, controllable risk factors, heart attack symptoms in women versus men, and other important information.
Mature Texan: Laser Gets to the Heart of the ProblemClick here to read the full article »