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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​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 48 hospitals, more than 800 patient care sites, more than 7,800 active physicians, over 47,000 employees and the Scott &​ White Health Plan.

Our Strategy

Healthcare is changing, and at Baylor Scott & White, we are changing it for the better. To do that, we've created a road map for our future—our System Strategy.

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 Core  

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 – Transform into an integrated network that ambitiously and consistently provides exceptional quality care
  • Experience – Achieve the market-leading brand by empowering our people to design and deliver a customer-for-life experience
  • Affordability – Continuously improve our cost discipline to invest in our Mission and reduce the financial burden on our customers
  • Alignment – Ensure consistent results through a streamlined leadership approach and unified operating model
  • Growth – Pursue sustainable growth initiatives that support our Mission, Ambition, and Strategy

Our People

Members of the Baylor Scott & White family bring hope and smiles to patients and their families every day. We'​ve begun a tradition of collecting their stories of hope, healing and caring to share and inspire others to lead lives of service and compassion. We hope you enjoy them as much as we do.

Read Our Most Recent Baylor Scott & White Stories

At Baylor Scott & White, we celebrate the diversity of people—their backgrounds, ethnicities, traditions and beliefs. Here, you'll find out how we bring our diversity program to life to the patients, families and communities we serve.​

View BSWH Annual Diversity Report FY17

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 (comprised of community leaders who volunteer their time) contribute their wisdom, insights and expertise to guide the system.

View Executive and Facility Leadership

Our Numbers

Baylor Scott & White provides full-range, inpatient, outpatient, rehabilitation and emergency medical services through 48 hospitals and more than 800 patient access points.

  • 6.6 million patient encounters annually
  • More than 800 patient access points
  • 48 owned, operated, joint-ventured and affiliated hospitals
  • 185 satellite outpatient facilities
  • 26 ambulatory surgery centers
  • 164 primary care clinics
  • 503 specialty care clinics
  • Four senior health centers
  • Seven urgent care clinics
  • 30 retail pharmacies
  • $11.1 billion in total assets*
  • $9.1 billion in total operating revenue*
  • $754 million in community benefit
  • 208,789 hospital admissions
  • 31,368 babies born
  • More than 900,000 emergency department visits
  • More than 3.8 million outpatient registrations
  • More than 5,091 licensed beds
  • More than 7,800 active physicians
  • More than 47​​​,000 employees

*Based on fiscal year 2017​ BSWH audited financial statements

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