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Awards & Accreditations 

The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations

Baylor Carrollton is accredited by The Joint Commission which is the nation's largest accrediting agency in health care.

2012 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®

Baylor Carrollton is recognized again by The Joint Commission as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® for heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical care measure sets based on 2012 data.

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Texas Health Care Quality Improvement Silver Award from TMF® Health Quality Institute

Baylor Medical Center at Carrollton has received the Texas Health Care Quality Improvement Silver Award from TMF® Health Quality Institute, the Medicare Quality Improvement Organization for Texas.

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Accredited Chest Pain Center

If you have chest pain, choose the Emergency Department at Baylor Carrollton, an accredited Chest Pain Center.

2011 Metrocrest Chamber of Commerce Business of the Year

Baylor Carrollton was named the 2011 Business of the Year by the Metrocrest Chamber of Commerce. This award is a testament to the hard work and dedication from every Baylor Carrollton employee. Metrocrest Chamber of Commerce represents the cities of Addison, Farmers Branch, and Carrollton.

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ASMBS Center of Excellence in Bariatric Surgery

Baylor Carrollton's Weight Loss Surgery Program is certified as a Center of Excellence in Bariatric Surgery by the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS).

Blue Distinction Center for Bariatric Surgery®

Baylor Carrollton has been designated as a Blue Distinction Center for Bariatric Surgery® by the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas.

Note: Designation as Blue Distinction Centers® means these facilities' overall experience and aggregate data met objective criteria established in collaboration with expert clinicians' and leading professional organizations' recommendations. Individual outcomes may vary. To find out which services are covered under your policy at any facilities, please call your local Blue Cross and/or Blue Shield Plan.

Aetna Institute of Quality for Bariatric Surgery

Baylor Carrollton has been designated as an Aetna Institute of Quality for Bariatric Surgery. Aetna designates hospitals and facilities in the Aetna network as “Institutes of Quality” based on an evaluation of the clinical performance and overall value of the designated service.

Cigna Certified Hospital for Bariatric Surgery

Baylor Carrollton is a Cigna Certified Hospital for Bariatric Surgery.

Computed Tomography (CT) Services Accredited by the American College of Radiology (ACR)

Baylor Carrollton holds the ACR gold seal of accreditation for both CT machines, which represents the highest level of image quality and patient safety. It is awarded only to facilities that meet ACR Practice Guidelines and Technical Standards after a peer-review evaluation by board certified physicians and medical physicists who are experts in the field.

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Texas Ten Step Hospital

Baylor Medical Center at Carrollton is recognized by the Texas Hospital Association and the Texas Department of State Health Services for promoting and supporting breastfeeding for mothers and babies. The Texas Ten Step Program requires breastfeeding training for all facility staff and outlines specific steps to ensure breastfeeding support.

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Quality Respiratory Care Recognition by the American Association for Respiratory Care

Baylor Carrollton has earned the Quality Respiratory Care Recognition (QRCR) two years in a row under a national program aimed at helping patients and families make informed decisions about the quality of the respiratory care services available in hospitals.

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United Health Care OptumHealth Clinical Sciences Institute Bariatric Centers of Excellence network (COE)

Baylor Carrollton is certified as a United Health Care OptumHealth Clinical Sciences Institute Bariatric Centers of Excellence network (COE).

Clinical Laboratory Services Accredited by the College of American Pathologists

The Clinical Laboratory at Baylor Carrollton is accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP).