Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Irving is the premier medical facility providing care to Irving, Las Colinas, Coppell, Grand Prairie and the surrounding communities. The not-for-profit, full-service, fully-accredited hospital offers advanced health care services in heart and vascular care, diagnostic imaging, digestive disorders, physical medicine and rehabilitation, cancer care prevention, diagnosis and treatment, orthopedic surgery, and emergency medicine. The 296-bed hospital is centrally located in the heart of the Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex on State Highway 183. Baylor Scott & White – Irving is accredited by The Joint Commission. The medical center celebrated 50 years of service in November 2014.
The Baylor Scott & White – Irving Difference
Over the past 50 years, Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Irving, formerly Baylor Medical Center at Irving, has evolved from a 113-bed general medical and emergency care facility, to a multi-facility medical complex known for exemplary health care and community service.
Our 296 bed-full service hospital is fully accredited, demonstrating our ongoing commitment to provide quality health care to you and your family. From emergencies and critical care, to minor procedures, continue to trust Baylor Scott & White – Irving.
Your Full-Service Hospital - From orthopedic surgeries to heart procedures, we’re ready for you.
A Quality Network of Health Care Resources - Backed by the comprehensive, specialized medical capabilities of Baylor Scott & White Health.
A True Community Partner - In a commitment to fulfill our mission, Baylor Scott & White – Irving’s benefit to the community, conservatively estimated, was $58,001,224 for Fiscal Year 2012.
Fully Accredited Facility - Baylor Scott & White Health has consistently earned accreditations for quality, evidence-based care.
- We welcome patients over 62 years of age and gladly accept Medicare insurance.
A Rich History with a Promising Future
2014 marks 50 years of caring for Irving, Coppell, Grand Prairie and the surrounding communities. Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Irving has a rich history which began with its founding as Irving Community Hospital in 1964. Baylor Scott & White – Irving continues to abide by its mission to provide exemplary health care, education, research and community service for the citizens it serves.
“The job of ‘building’ a dream into reality was completed by the Irving Hospital Board on a brilliantly sunny, Sunday afternoon. The $3 million hospital was formally dedicated before a crowd of 1,200.”
Baylor Scott & White – Irving Timeline
Led by President Clint Howard, the Irving Hospital Authority is established by the City of Irving and develops a plan to construct and finance a local hospital in Irving.
Business leaders, Mr. and Mrs. Ben Carpenter and Mr. and Mrs. Dan Williams donate 10 acres of land in Irving to build the hospital.
Irving Community Hospital breaks ground on Oct. 15 in front of an audience of 700 community residents.
Irving Community Hospital welcomed their first patient on November 8.
The hospital expands from a 100-bed hospital to 200 beds, including new mom and baby unit, nursery and surgical unit.
Irving Community Hospital Foundation, now known as Irving Healthcare Foundation (IHF) was established by community leaders with the primary recipient being Irving Community Hospital.
The hospital expands and enhances hospital services including, surgery, pathology, physical medicine, radiology, laboratory, critical care units, outpatient center and a medical/surgical unit.
Irving Heart Institute and Irving Women’s Imaging Center opens on the hospital campus.
Irving Community Hospital becomes Irving Healthcare System.
The Irving Hospital becomes “Dallas Memorial Hospital” for a day as CBS Television show “DALLAS” films on the hospital campus.
Expansion began for the Irving Cancer Center, Medical Office Building I and Outpatient Surgery Center.
Irving Healthcare System joins Baylor Health Care System to become Baylor Medical Center at Irving.
Surgical hospital Baylor Health Center at Irving-Coppell, located in North Irving, joins the Baylor Irving family.
IHF raises a record $4.3 million for the renovation of the Women’s Pavillion of Health, addition of a Coronary Care Unit and an expanded heart monitoring unit.
Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Irving earns the coveted Magnet® Designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Baylor Scott & White – Irving nursing staff ranks in the top 7 percent in the country.
Baylor Scott & White – Irving completed a $25 million expansion and renovation of the emergency department and surrounding hospital departments
Baylor Scott & White – Irving has grown to a 293-bed, full-service, fully accredited and nationally recognized hospital serving the communities of Irving, Coppell and Grand Prairie. Advanced services include:
- Heart and Vascular Services
- Cancer Care
- Emergency Services
- Digestive Health
- Neuroscience Services
- Radiology and Imaging Services
Facts and Statistics
- 11,277 admissions
- 1,592 babies born
- 71, 147 emergency department visits
- 31,783 outpatient visits (excludes emergency department and home care)
- 71% occupancy rate
- 4.67 days, average length of stay
- 293 licensed beds
- 627 physicians, total medical staff
- 911 full-time employees
- Joined Baylor Health Care System (now Baylor Scott & White Health) in 1995
- Free parking
- Complimentary valet service
- Smoke-free campus
President: Cindy Schamp, FACHE
Chief Operating Officer: Becky Hunter, DNP, RN, NEA-BC
Chief Nursing Officer: Becky Hunter, DNP, RN, NEA-BC
Hospital Financial Officer: Steve Roussel, MBA
Chief Medical Officer: Jeff Embrey, MD
Awards and Accreditations
U.S. News & World Report
U.S. News & World Report 2017-2018 ranked Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Irving as a leading hospital in the Dallas Metro Area: ranked No. 9 in DFW and No. 23 in the state of Texas. Baylor Scott & White – Irving is recognized as high performing in three common procedures or conditions—congestive heart failure, COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) and knee replacement. For you, these recognitions simply confirm our commitment to providing safe, quality, compassionate health care each day. It's one more way we are Changing Health Care. For Life.®
Magnet Designation for Nursing Excellence
Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Irving has received Magnet® designation for excellence in nursing services by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program®. Magnet status is one of the highest levels of recognition a hospital can achieve. For patients, this designation means that their care is provided by a nursing staff that ranks in the top seven percent of hospitals in the country.
Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers
Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Irving earned Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers from The Joint Commission. Its accreditation is a nationwide seal of approval that indicates a hospital meets high performance standards.
Commission on Cancer Accreditation
Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center at Irving is an accredited comprehensive cancer program by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer.
National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers
Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center at Irving's breast center has earned the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers.
Cycle 4 Chest Pain Center Accreditation
Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Irving earned Cycle 4 Chest Pain Center Accreditation by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care.
Texas Health Care Quality Improvement Award of Excellence
Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Irving received a Texas Health Care Quality Improvement Award of Excellence from TMF Health Quality Institute (TMF), the Medicare quality improvement organization for Texas. The award recognizes hospitals that have improved their initial baseline performance on specific national quality measures related to acute myocardial infarction, heart failure, and pneumonia.
Heart Failure Accreditation
Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Irving recently earned Heart Failure Accreditation from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care.