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Scott & White Health Plan (SWHP) today announced the appointment of two former Blue Cross Blue Shield executives to its leadership team. Linza Jones will be the plan's chief sales officer and Kenneth Phenow, MD, will be chief medical officer.  Jones will lead the company’s statewide sales organization for group, individual and Medicare health insurance. […] Read More

Community Donors Honored At Blood Donor Appreciation Banquet

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Central Texans helping save lives through blood donations Baylor Scott & White Health officials honored more than 400 individual blood donors and several community blood drives at its Annual Blood Donor Appreciation Banquet on January 29 at the Frank W. Mayborn Civic and Convention Center. “Community blood drives account for half of our blood supply,” […] Read More

- Check presentation ceremony Friday, January 30 - The December 2014 Baylor Scott & White BCS Marathon raised $150,000 for charity, including the hosting organization Mercy Project, along with local charities Scotty’s House and Brazos Valley Food Bank’s Backpack Program. “This annual event symbolizes our commitment to improving the overall health of the people in […] Read More

Scott & White Hospital – Round Rock, a hospital within Baylor Scott & White Health, is the first hospital in the Central Texas region to perform a same-day joint replacement discharge on a patient who underwent a direct anterior total hip replacement surgery. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than […] Read More

Test offers improved diagnosis and treatment of reflux disease Scott & White Hospital - Round Rock, a hospital within Baylor Scott & White Health, is offering a diagnostic test to detect acid reflux in the throat. The near epidemic increase in the U.S. incidence of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and laryngopharyngeal reflux disease (LPRD) has […] Read More

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The Autologous Stem Cell Transplant program at Scott & White Memorial Hospital - Temple, which has transplanted stem cells in 118 patients, has received an internationally recognized accreditation by the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT) at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. The program is the only one with this accreditation between […] Read More

Scott & White Memorial Hospital – Temple, part of Baylor Scott & White Health, was honored this past December in the 2014 edition of Becker’s Hospital Review’s 100 hospitals with great women’s health programs. According to Becker’s, hospitals who made the list offered outstanding health services geared toward women, such as gynecology, obstetrics, women-focused heart […] Read More

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Scott & White Memorial Hospital – Temple, a part of Baylor Scott & White Health, has announced its New Year’s baby yesterday morning at 2:15 a.m. on January 1, 2015. A baby girl was the first arrival for the hospital as the bundle of joy weighed in at 6 pounds, 10.3 ounces and measured 18 […] Read More