Our story

As the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States, Baylor Scott & White Health was born from the 2013 combination of Baylor Health Care System and Scott & White Healthcare.

Today, Baylor Scott & White includes 51 hospitals, more than 800 patient care sites, more than 7,300 active physicians, over 49,000 employees and the Scott & White Health Plan.

Community involvement

Our commitment to your health extends beyond the walls of our hospitals and clinics.

Meeting community needs

Our strategy

  • Our core

    The visual representation of our System Strategy is called Our Core. At the center of Our Core are the personal Commitments our employees make to advance our work for the benefit of those we serve.

  • Our mission

    Founded as a Christian ministry of healing, Baylor Scott & White Health promotes the well-being of all individuals, families and communities.

  • Our ambition

    To be the trusted leader, educator and innovator in value-based care delivery, customer experience and affordability.

  • Our values
    • We serve faithfully
    • We act honestly
    • We never settle
    • We are in it together
  • Our strategies
    • Health—Provide seamless and exceptional quality care by transforming into one high-performing team
    • Experience—Create customers for life; driving loyalty by empowering consumers and delivering on the brand promise
    • Affordability—Reduce the financial burden on our customers and invest in Our Core by relentlessly driving down the total cost of care
    • Alignment—Ensure consistent results through a streamlined team approach and unified operating and clinical models
    • Growth—Create value for those we serve through the pursuit of sustainable growth initiatives

Our leadership

Behind the strong reputation of Baylor Scott & White and its longstanding commitment to the community are caring leaders. Together, executive leadership and the Board of Trustees (composed of community leaders who volunteer their time) contribute their wisdom, insights and expertise to guide the system.

Our numbers

Baylor Scott & White provides full-range, inpatient, outpatient, rehabilitation and emergency medical services through 51 hospitals and more than 800 patient access points.

  • More than 7.8 million patient encounters annually
  • More than 800 patient access points
  • 51 owned, operated, joint-ventured and affiliated hospitals
  • 249 satellite outpatient facilities
  • 29 ambulatory surgery centers
  • 160 primary care clinics
  • 589 specialty care clinics
  • Four senior health centers
  • Seven urgent care clinics
  • 33 retail pharmacies
  • $17.5 billion in total assets*
  • $11.7 billion in total operating revenue*
  • $768 million in community benefit
  • 208,789 hospital admissions
  • 31,368 babies born
  • More than 900,000 emergency department visits
  • 4.3 million outpatient registrations
  • More than 5,000 licensed beds
  • More than 7,000 active physicians
  • More than 49,000 employees

*Information for hospitals, specialty care clinics, primary care clinics, ambulatory surgery centers, MyBSWHealth and BSWHealth.com is as of 11/1/2021. All other information is as of 6/30/2021. Financial information for revenue and assets is preliminary and unaudited.