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The Texas Department of State Health Services recently designated Baylor Scott & White – Fort Worth as an Advanced (Level III) Trauma Facility in Trauma Service Area-E.
The designation validates Baylor Scott & White – Fort Worth's ability to provide quality care for trauma patients in the area.
The Joint Commission, in conjunction with The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, recently recognized Baylor Scott & White – Fort Worth with Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers. Achievement of Primary Stroke Center Certification signifies an organization’s dedication to fostering better outcomes for patients. The hospital's Primary Stroke Center Certification has demonstrated that their program meets critical elements of performance to achieve long-term success in improving outcomes for stroke patients.
Baylor Scott & White – Fort Worth is the proud winner of the 2013 Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce "Best Workplace for Women" in the large employer category. The award recognizes best practices by local businesses in recruiting and retaining women employees.
Baylor Scott & White – Fort Worth is the first hospital in Fort Worth to receive Cycle 4 Chest Pain Accreditation from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care.
Baylor Scott & White – Fort Worth has received full Heart Failure Accreditation status from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care.
Baylor Scott & White – Fort Worth has received Commission on Cancer (CoC) accreditation from the American College of Surgeons. Our comprehensive, accredited cancer program has been certified through 2013 after undergoing an on-site evaluation to look at various standards to mark commendation-level compliance, including cancer committee leadership, cancer data management, clinical services, research, community outreach and quality improvement.The accreditation program, a part of the CoC, sets quality of care standards for cancer programs and reviews programs to ensure they conform to the standards. To maintain accreditation, facilities undergo on-site reviews everything three years.
The Paul and Judy Andrews Women’s Hospital at Baylor Scott & White – Fort Worth in 2007 was first designated a Texas Ten Step Facility. The Texas Hospital Association and the Texas Department of State Health Services together have developed the Texas Ten Step Facility Program in an effort to improve the health of Texas mothers and infants by promoting breastfeeding.Andrews Women’s Hospital recently received the annual designation again, which is another step toward the eventual goal of becoming a Baby-Friendly hospital, an expansion of the Texas Ten Step Program that is awarded by the World Health Organization. Only 96 hospitals in the United States have Baby-Friendly status, and five of them are located in Texas.
Date Accredited: Effective as of February 11, 2012.
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