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With your support , Baylor Scott & White is once again the most awarded not-for-profit health system in Texas !

A Lot to Celebrate

With your support , Baylor Scott & White is once again the most awarded not-for-profit health system in Texas !

hile 2020 has been a difficult and unusual year in many ways , it has also been a year of innovation and achievement . Thanks to your support , our legacy of providing quality , safe care , has propelled us forward once again — even during one of the most challenging times in our more than 100-year history .
Most Award-Winning in Texas For the third consecutive year , Baylor Scott & White is the most awardwinning not-for-profit health system in Texas , according to the US News & World Report 2020-2021 Best Hospitals list . Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Temple ranked as the # 6 hospital in Texas , and was in the top 10 % in the nation for gastroeneterology and GI surgery , orthopedics , and nephrology .
“ This recognition is an extraordinary achievement , reflective of our team ’ s unwavering commitment , faithful service , compassion and relentless focus on safely caring for those who need us now more than ever ,” said Jim Hinton , chief executive officer , Baylor Scott & White .
IBM Watson Health — a data , analytics , and technology organization for the health industry — also named Baylor Scott & White Health to its annual Top 15 Health Systems List , and recognized us as one of the top five large health systems in the nation . Additionally , the organization recognized Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Temple among the 100 Top Hospitals ® and the 15 Top major teaching hospitals in the country .
Stroke Care
Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death and a leading cause of adult disability in the United States . On average , someone in the US suffers a stroke every 40 seconds and nearly 795,000 people suffer a new or recurrent stroke each year . In 2020 , multiple Baylor Scott Achievement Award from the American & White facilities across Central Texas College of Cardiology . The facility also received recognition for demonstrating earned designations from US News sustained , top-level performance
& World Reports and the American in quality of care and adherence to
Association of Cardiovascular and research-based guidelines , resulting in Pulmonary Rehabilitation . superior patient outcomes .
Medical centers in both Round Rock
Medical centers in College Station , and Lakeway also received awards from Lakeway , Marble Falls , Round Rock , and the American Heart Association ’ s Mission : Waco are among the elite group of Lifeline ® program for the treatment of hospitals recognized by the American patients suffering heart attacks . Heart Association / American Stroke Association ’ s 2020 Get With The
Mother-Friendly Worksite Guidelines ® program . In addition , Round Texas Department of State Health Rock and Lakeway earned The Joint Services designated Baylor Scott Commission ’ s Gold Seal of Approval ® & White medical centers in Round for primary stroke care , and Baylor Scott Rock and Austin as “ Texas Mother- & White Medical Center – Brenham Friendly Worksites .” This distinction earned a designation as “ Support ( Level recognizes our commitment to support III ) Stroke Facility in Trauma Service breastfeeding employees by providing a Area-N ” from Texas EMS Trauma and private location and time to pump breast Acute Care Foundation . milk , as well as a place for safe , hygienic storage of milk .
Cardiovascular Care
Statistics show that breastfeeding
For the second year in a row , Baylor benefits both infants and mothers . Infants Scott & White Medical Center – Round receive all the nutrients they need for Rock was recognized as a Top 50 healthy development as well as immune
Cardiology Hospital by IBM Watson system support . Mothers who breastfeed Health . It is also one of only 140 hospitals reduce their risk of breast and ovarian nationwide to receive the NCDR Chest cancer , cardiovascular disease , type 2 Pain - MI Registry Platinum Performance diabetes , and other chronic conditions .
Celebrating Five Years
In August , we celebrated the fifth anniversary of Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Marble Falls . We are sincerely thankful to all our patients who trusted us with your care , and to our staff and supporters who have worked so hard to help

5 years ! make healthcare Better for the Hill Country community .