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Baylor Scott & White Hospital Medicine

Baylor Scott & White Hospital Medicine Dallas

Welcome to the Baylor Scott & White Hospital Medicine

 
 

Baylor Scott & White Hospital Medicine serves patients in Carrollton, Dallas, Frisco, Grapevine, Irving, McKinney, Plano, Rowlett and Waxahachie. We are medical specialists that focus on the treatment of hospitalized patients. Your safe, efficient, quality hospital care requires teamwork, and we will work together to provide you with the best possible care.

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Pay Your Bill

We offer an easy, secure way to pay your HTPN bill online through MyBSWHealth.

Frequently asked questions
What is a hospitalist?
We are medical specialists that focus on the treatment of hospitalized patients. Your safe, efficient, quality hospital care requires teamwork, and we will work together to provide you with quality care.
Why is a hospitalist caring for me?
By handing your care over to a hospitalist, your primary care physician is able to be more available to you in the office rather than trying to go back and forth between seeing patients in the office and in the hospital. One of our qualified hospitalists will be in charge of your care during your hospital stay. This way you have the benefit of being seen by a doctor who is entirely focused on the care of hospitalized patients. If you are in the hospital for many days, you may see more than one hospitalist.
How does hospitalist care work?

The hospitalist team will be in charge of your care and will see you every day to direct your treatment while you are in the hospital. Available to you and your family to answer questions and discuss your care, the hospitalist works at the hospital full-time to provide for your care and attend to any emergencies that may arise.

Depending on your specific needs, the hospitalist may consult other doctors to participate in your care. Patients will also have access to a multidisciplinary team of nurse practitioners and physician assistants on our allied health professional staff. In addition, nutritionists, nurses, and social workers are available to address all aspects of your care, including helping with insurance matters and social service needs.

The hospitalist will coordinate arrangements for any prescriptions or care that you may need after you are discharged, such as physical therapy or home health visits. You will be asked to make an appointment with your primary care doctor, or other doctors, soon after discharge.

The hospitalist will partner and communicate with your primary care physician who will continue to provide care after your discharge. You may contact the hospitalist after discharge if you have any questions about your hospital stay.

What is the relationship between the hospitalist and my primary care physician?
The hospitalist and primary care physician are true partners in your care. Your primary care physician will provide information about your past health history to the hospitalist, and the two physicians will discuss any significant findings or events. At the time of your admission and discharge, the hospitalist prepares a detailed report of findings and treatment plans that is sent to your primary care physician. When you are discharged, you will return to the care of your primary care doctor.
What if I need another specialist while in the hospital?
The hospitalist will arrange for any of your specialty care needs if necessary. If you have already been seeing other doctors elsewhere, be sure to let us know so that we can keep them informed about your hospital stay.
What if I don’t have a regular primary care physician?
The hospitalist or other hospital staff can assist in finding a physician for you. Records from your hospital stay can be made available to your new physician. If you would like to speak with one of the hospitalists while you or a member of your family is in the hospital, it is best to ask the nurse caring for you to page the doctor.

Tools & Resources

Our services are designed with you in mind so managing your healthcare needs is as simple as possible. Our services are designed with you in mind.

  • Patient Forms
  • MyBSWHealth
  • Pay Your Bill
  • Financial Assistance
  • Accepted Insurance

Patient Forms

To ensure that your visit to our office is as convenient and efficient as possible, we are pleased to offer our registration forms online. The patient registration form may be completed electronically and printed for better legibility or completed manually.

New Patient Registration Forms

Authorization Forms

We do not release your medical information without your authorization.

MyBSWHealth

MyBSWHealth is an online tool where you can communicate with your providers, schedule an appointment, access and manage your family’s health.

Pay Your Bill

We offer an easy, secure way to pay your HTPN bill online through MyBSWHealth.

Financial Assistance

At Baylor Scott & White Health, we want to be a resource for you and your family. Our team of financial counselors is here to help. We encourage you to speak to a member of our team at any time – before, during or after care is received.

Accepted Insurance

Baylor Scott & White has established agreements with several types of insurances in an effort to make sure your health needs are covered.

Medical Services

Baylor Scott & White Hospital Medicine offers expertise and treatment options conveniently located near you.

  • Inpatient care
  • Preoperative care clinic (MedProvider only)

Inpatient care

Baylor Scott & White Hospital Medicine is designed to benefit the patient by managing transitions of care and meeting the general medical needs of patients during the course of their stay in the hospital.

Benefits include:

  • Prompt admission and treatment
  • Individualized patient-centered care
  • Increased communication between the patient, their primary care physician and their family members
  • Improved quality of care
  • Timely recovery

When a patient enters a hospital, a Baylor Scott & White Hospital Medicine hospitalist may be appointed by the patient’s primary care physician to assume the role of attending physician for the length of their hospital stay. Aspects of care might include:

  • Coordinating hospital admission
  • Arranging diagnostic testing and specialty consultations
  • Explaining findings and discussing recommendations with patients
  • Orchestrating all inpatient care
  • Securing post-hospitalization services
  • Providing medical care for patients who need surgical treatment
  • Managing urgent situations that may arise during the hospitalization

Our hospitalists are available to care for patients 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.

 

Preoperative care clinic (MedProvider only)

The MedProvider Preoperative Care Clinic assists surgeons to provide patients with high-quality, evidence-based, perioperative management services in anticipation of a surgical procedure. Peri-operative management services focus on addressing the surgical needs of patients diagnosed with chronic and/or complex medical illnesses so that surgical complications can be avoided.

Specific services include:

  • Medication reconciliations
  • Pre-surgery testing: EKG, radiologic studies, laboratory testing
  • Risk assessment for myocardial infarctions, urinary retention, delirium, obstructive sleep apnea, blood clots, and excessive bleeding

Upon completion of the perioperative evaluation, the attending physician will communicate the patient’s risk stratification for surgery or need for additional testing. In addition, patients admitted to surgery at Baylor University Medical Center, part of Baylor Scott & White Health or Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Uptown are monitored upon their arrival to the respective facilities Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU).

MedProvider Preoperative Care Clinic physicians are available for outpatient consultations Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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