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Awarded in April 2012
Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas has been named one of the top 100 hospitals in the United States by Thomson Reuters, a leading source of intelligent information for businesses. The Thomson Reuters 100 Top Hospitals® study evaluates the performance of almost 3,000 hospitals in areas including patient satisfaction and dedication to following quality standards of care. We are very grateful to provide excellent health care to our community.
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For the 19th consecutive year, U.S .News has listed Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas (Baylor Dallas) in its America’s Best Hospitals issue, this year receiving top 50 rankings for four medical specialties.
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For the 16th consecutive year, Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas has earned the 2011/2012 Consumer Choice Award by the National Research Corporation (NRC) for the Dallas region. The Consumer Choice Award is given to the hospitals that consumers have chosen as having the highest quality and image in over 300 markets throughout the U.S. This is the 16th year NRC has recognized and honored Consumer Choice Award winners.
Recognized: May 25, 2007
Re-recognized: May 3, 2012
Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas received a Silver Texas Health Care Quality Improvement Award of Excellence from TMF Health Quality Institute (TMF), the Medicare quality improvement organization for Texas. The award recognizes hospitals that have improved their initial baseline performance on specific national quality measures related to acute myocardial infarction (or heart attack), heart failure, pneumonia and surgical care.
Awarded in April 2012
The 100 Great Nurses award focuses on nurses’ qualities as role models in leadership, service to the community, compassion as a caregiver, and significant contributions to nursing. Selected by the Texas Nursing Association and D/FW Hospital Council, 27 nurses received this award across the Baylor Health Care System. Congratulations to Aimee Goodwin, BSN, RNC-MNN for receiving this distinction at Baylor Dallas.
The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association recognized Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas for achieving 85% or higher adherence to all Get With The Guidelines Stroke Performance Achievement indicators for consecutive 12 month intervals and 75% or higher compliance with 6 of 10 Get With The Guidelines Stroke Quality Measures to improve quality of patient care and outcomes.
In 2012, all scanners at Baylor Diagnostic Imaging Centers and Radiology Department at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas received accreditation from the American College of Radiology. Across four modalities, including ultrasound, magnetic resonance imaging, computed tomography and nuclear medicine, Baylor Dallas has met the highest standards of personnel qualifications, image quality, equipment performance, safety standards, quality assurance and quality control.
Re-Accredited: February 2009
Baylor University Medical Center earned the Magnet Award for "Excellence in Nursing" from the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
Full Re-Accreditation: 2010-2013
Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas was recertified in 2011 as a Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. Achievement of certification signifies that Baylor Dallas follows national protocols for stroke care that can significantly improve outcomes for patients and help them achieve long-term success.
Date Re-Accredited: 2011
This certification means that the Baylor Dallas Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) program follows national standards and guidelines that can significantly improve outcomes for patients.
In 2011, and for the fourth consecutive year, readers of Dallas Child magazine have selected Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas as the 'Best Place to Have a Baby'. Whether it is preparing, having or caring for your babies, says Dallas Child, Baylor Dallas “takes the cake” according to readership votes.
Date Accredited: 2008 - 2011
The cancer program at Baylor University Medical Center received Approval with Commendation from the Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). Approval by the ACS' CoC is given only to those facilities that have voluntarily committed to providing quality cancer care and that undergo a rigorous evaluation process and review of their performance.
The Sleep Center at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas is accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. The center at Baylor Dallas is one of only two dozen accredited centers in North Texas.
Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas is proud to announce that Press Ganey Associates, Inc. has named its Emergency Department a 2009 Top Improver Award Winner.
Date Awarded: October 29, 2007
The Ruth Collins Diabetes Center at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas, The Ruth Collins Diabetes Center at Mesquite and the Baylor Senior Health Center at Mesquite have been Recognized by the American Diabetes Association for Quality Self-Management Education*.
Date Awarded: April 9, 2007
Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas received a 2007 VHA Leadership Award for Clinical Excellence in acute myocardial infarction (heart attack) treatment and surgical infection prevention. The award honors organizations that have differentiated themselves around national performance standards by achieving exceptionally high levels of performance.
Date Awarded: April 23, 2007
Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas is a Blue Distinction Center for Cardiac Care as named by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas.
Date Awarded: April 23, 2007
Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas is recognized as a Blue Distinction Center for Bariatric Surgery as named by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas.
Date Awarded: July 25, 2007
The American Hospital Association (AHA) has awarded the palliative care program at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas a Citation of Honor through the AHA's Circle of Life Awards program. Award recipients are considered to be national leaders in providing quality, compassionate palliative and end-of-life care.
Date Awarded: 2007- 2008
In recognition of America's most customer friendly hospitals, The American Alliance of Healthcare Providers designed the Hospital of Choice Awards to recognize those hospitals that go beyond their walls in pursuit of excellence and quality care -- hospitals that have developed a collaborative relationship with physicians and healthcare organizations in the community, as well as managed care organizations and other payors.
Date Accredited: November 2008 - November 2011
Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas' Level 1 trauma center - one of only two adult Level 1 centers in Dallas/Fort Worth is verified by the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma (ASCOT) with high marks and the highest possible level designation. During that review, ASCOT commended Baylor Dallas trauma services for demonstrating a continued commitment to provide superior trauma care.
Date Accredited: July 2008
The Blood and Marrow Transplantation program at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas as one of the first programs in the U.S. to receive FACT accreditation in 1998. This year the program was reaccredited after a rigorous survey of the program. The accreditation applies to all services and facilities inspected by FACT: adult autologous and allergenic cell transplantation, bone marrow and peripheral blood cellular therapy product collection; and cellular therapy processing.
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