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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Our Story

As the largest not-for-profit health care 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 1,000 patient care sites, more than 5,500 active physicians, over 44,000 employees and the Scott &​ White Health Plan.

With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, Baylor Scott & Whit​e stands to be one of the nation's exemplary health care organizations.

Our Mission

Baylor Scott & White Health exists to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing.

Our Vision

To be the most trusted name in giving and receiving safe, quality, compassionate health care.

Our Values

Our values define our culture and should guide every conversation, decision and interaction we have with each other and with our patients and their loved ones:

  • Integrity: Living up to high ethical standards and showing respect for others
  • Servanthood: Serving with an attitude of unselfish concern
  • Teamwork: Valuing each other while encouraging individual contribution and accountability
  • Excellence: Delivering high quality while striving for continuous improvement
  • Innovation: Discovering new concepts and opportunities to advance our mission
  • Stewardship: Managing resources entrusted to us in a responsible manner

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 FY15

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 1,000 patient access points.

  • 5.1 million patient encounters annually
  • More than 1,000 patient access points
  • 48 owned, operated, joint-ventured and affiliated hospitals
  • 153 satellite outpatient facilities
  • Eight joint-ventured emergency medical centers
  • 29 ambulatory surgery centers
  • 166 primary care clinics
  • 472 specialty, sub-specialty and multi-specialty clinics
  • Four senior health centers
  • Four urgent care clinics
  • 25 retail pharmacies
  • $10.8 billion in total assets*
  • $8.4 billion in total operating revenue*
  • $743 million in community benefit
  • 208,789 hospital admissions
  • 31,368 babies born
  • More than 900,000 emergency department visits
  • More than 4 million outpatient registrations
  • More than 5,600 licensed beds
  • More than 5,500 active physicians
  • More than 44​,000 employees

*Based on fiscal year 2016 BSWH audited financial statements

Serving all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research.


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