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Awards & Accreditations 

 

U.S. News & World Report's 2016-2017
"Best Hospitals" Rankings

U.S. News has ranked Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas as the No. 1 hospital in the Dallas Metro Area and nationally recognized four medical specialties for the 24th consecutive year.

  • Diabetes & Endocrinology
  • Ear/Nose/Throat
  • Gastroenterology/GI Surgery
  • Neurology/Neurosurgery

Consumer Choice Award

For the 20th consecutive year, Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas has earned the 2016/2017 Consumer Choice Award by the National Research Corporation (NRC) for the Dallas region. The Consumer Choice Award is given to hospitals that consumers have chosen as having:

  • Highest Quality
  • Best Image and Reputation
  • Best Doctors
  • Best Nurses

Excellence in Nursing: Magnet Award

Re-Accredited: 2016
Baylor University Medical Center earned the Magnet Award for "Excellence in Nursing" from the American Nurses Credentialing Center for the third time--an honor held by less than two percent of hospitals nationwide.

The Joint Commission

Full Re-Accreditation: 2016
Accreditation by The Joint Commission recognizes the commitment that Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas has made to quality and patient safety; implementing national guidelines; and constant quality improvement projects.

Primary Stroke Center

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.

Gold Seal of Approval™ from The Joint Commission for our Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) program.

Re-Accredited: 2011
The Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) program at Baylor University Medical Center was the nation's first program recognized for following national standards and guidelines that significantly improve patient outcomes.

2011 Get With The Guidelines Stoke Gold Plus Award

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.

American College of Radiology Accreditation

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.

Dallas Child: Best Place to Have a Baby

In 2016, 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.

Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACS)

Re-Accredited: 2015
The cancer program at Baylor University Medical Center received Approval with Commendation from the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). Approval by the ACS 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.

Sleep Center at Baylor Dallas Recognized as an Accredited Sleep Center

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.

American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma (ASCOT)

Re-Accredited: 2016
Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas' Level 1 trauma center - one of only three 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.