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Baylor All Saints Medical Center at Fort Worth, located near downtown Fort Worth, is a full-service hospital dedicated to providing for the health care needs of the community.
Baylor Fort Worth is among Tarrant County's oldest not-for-profit hospitals and celebrated 100 years of service in 2006. The medical center has 525 licensed beds and offers a broad range of medical services including programs of excellence in cardiology, transplantation, neurosciences, oncology and women's services. Baylor Fort Worth is accredited by the Joint Commission of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO).
Baylor Fort Worth cardiology services are staffed and equipped to accept cardiac patients from the first signs of heart and vascular trouble. The center's services include a cardiac catheterization lab; the Ryan Center for Electrophysiology, non-invasive cardiology, cardiovascular surgery, cardiopulmonary rehabilitation, specialized intensive care units, and a progressive care unit.
The daVinci® S HD Surgical System, a robotic platform, allows surgeons to perform complex laparoscopic surgical procedures through 1-2 cm incisions, or openings smaller than the size of a dime. The daVinci integrates three-dimension high definition endoscopy and advanced robotic technology to virtually extend the surgeon's eyes and hands into the surgical field.
Some of the benefits experienced by surgeons using the new technology over traditional approaches are greater surgical precision, increased range of motion, improved agility, enhanced visualization and improved access to the surgical site.
The Laura Leonard Hallum Neuroscience Center offers advanced technology including a framed stereotactic surgery system for complex brain and spinal cord surgery, and a Movement Disorders Clinic for addressing a host of neurological conditions including essential tremors, Parkinson's Disease, dystonia, Huntington's Disease, ataxia, and Tourette's Syndrome.
The Skull Base Center at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas and Baylor Fort Worth is one of the few places in Texas offering comprehensive treatment for conditions and tumors in and around the skull base. The Skull Base Center offers specialized services for cancer patients, contributing to our comprehensive cancer program.
Baylor Fort Worth is nationally-accredited by the Commission on Cancer (CoC) as a "Community Hospital Comprehensive Care Program," which was established by the American College of Surgeons. Baylor Fort Worth provides patients with a Breast Health Nurse Navigator through the Joan Katz Breast Center.
The Center offers coordinated breast cancer services to better serve men and women newly diagnosed, in the midst of treatments or living as a breast cancer survivor. The Navigator is a registered nurse, trained in breast cancer care that guides and supports patients through the many challenges of breast cancer.
Baylor Fort Worth also offers 26 private inpatient rooms designed with the latest amenities such as a large and well-appointed family room and a 13-station outpatient infusion area for the comfort and convenience of patients and caregivers.
Baylor Fort Worth's oncology program consists of site specific cancer clinics and a general tumor board, lymphedema services, clinical research, inpatient hospice care, stroboscopy and speech therapy, palliative care, chronic pain management and stereotactic radiosurgery for treatment of brain tumors.
Baylor Fort Worth provides comprehensive liver, kidney, and pancreas transplant services with highly experienced, full-time transplant physicians on its medical staff, as well as skilled transplant nurses and other qualified multidisciplinary team members. Baylor Fort Worth has a 27-bed transplant unit for patients waiting for or recovering from transplant surgery.
The Paul and Judy Andrews Women's Hospital at Baylor All Saints Medical Center at Fort Worth opened in March 2008. In 2009, the Paul and Judy Andrews Women's Hospital at Baylor All Saints Medical Center at Fort Worth was selected to receive the Innovation in Women's Health Award sponsored by The Snowmass Institute and Key Nurse Leaders.
The four-level hospital is dedicated solely to the health care needs of Tarrant County's growing female population. The $95 million hospital began with a $10 million donation from Tarrant County benefactors, Paul and Judy Andrews, Jr., to the All Saints Health Foundation.
Attached to Baylor Fort Worth, the Andrews Women's Hospital offers advanced, interdisciplinary care for every phase of a woman's life – from childbearing age through menopause and beyond. Conveniences and comforts have been designed for women, their children and families, and support attending physicians and staff in an efficient and patient-centered fashion.
The Andrews Women's Hospital facility will initially offer traditional maternity services, including a level III neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), gynecologic care, an antenatal testing center, and will expand to include a wide range of specialty services including a comprehensive breast center and reproductive medicine.
Baylor Fort Worth promotes the health and well-being of Tarrant County residents through a variety of programs including the Hispanic Wellness Fair, American Heart Walk, Susan G. Komen Tarrant County Race for the Cure®, African American Health Expo, National Cancer Survivors Day, Mother's Milk Bank, American Cancer Society, Senior Health & Wellness Fair and Life Gift Organ Donation Center.
For fiscal year 2009, Baylor Health Care System will report $468 million** in community benefit, which includes providing care for charity patients and patients enrolled in government programs such as Medicare and Medicaid, as well as the unreimbursed costs of medical education, research and community programs.
*FY2009 represents preliminary information that has not yet been reported to the Texas Department of State Health Services. This figure includes providing care for charity patients and patients enrolled in government programs such as Medicare and Medicaid, as well as the unreimbursed costs of medical education, research and community programs. Total community benefit was calculated in accordance with Texas Health and Safety Code Chapter 311.
Physicians are members of the medical staff at one of Baylor Health Care System's subsidiary, community or affiliated medical centers and are neither employees nor agents of those medical centers, Baylor All Saints Medical Center at Fort Worth, Baylor Medical Center at Southwest Fort Worth or Baylor Health Care System.
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