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DFW Healthcare Brief: Baylor Scott & White’s Four Top 50 Cardio Hospitals and Texas Health Frisco’s $25M Expansion

Plus, the University of Texas at Arlington is adding a health informatics certificate and more.
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Four Baylor Scott & White medical centers have been named to Fortune and IBM Watson Health’s Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospitals 2022. Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Temple, Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Waco Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital – Plano, and Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas were all on the list that identifies impartial and actionable benchmarks for hospital and clinical leaders.


Texas Health Hospital Frisco is growing just two years after opening with a $25 million expansion to build out the hospital’s sixth floor, adding 30 medical/surgical beds and two operating suites. The hospital campus includes UT Southwestern office building, 63 beds, and six operating suites. The seventh floor remains empty for future growth.


The University of Texas at Arlington has launched a new certificate program to prepare undergraduate students to understand the fields of telehealth and health informatics. The skill will help undergraduates better understand how healthcare providers are working to find better outcomes for patients and improve communication.


Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Stephenville has been given the 2021 Guardian of Excellence Award winner by Press Ganey for Patient Experience in the hospital’s outpatient and ambulatory surgery setting.

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