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Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital – Denton

No Heart Like Yours. No Care Like Ours™

Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital – Denton is a cardiovascular specialty hospital located in Denton, Texas. Modeled after Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital – Plano, our mission is to provide safe, quality, compassionate care and five-star service to our guests.

The facility offers comprehensive surgical and interventional, noninvasive, diagnostic cardiac and vascular services and cardiovascular rehabilitation services to Denton County and the fast-growing North Texas region.

A Comprehensive Wound and Vascular Center with hyperbaric oxygen therapy offers wound care management to help improve each patient's quality of life.​

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Awards, Accolades and Achievements​

 

Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital – Denton has been recognized as a "stand-out" in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex and statewide, along with national ranking for its quality outcomes and guest satisfaction. Below is a summary of the awards, accolades and achievements that the hospital has earned:

2019

  • Rated as "High Performing" by U.S. News & World Report in three adult procedures/conditions: aortic valve surgery, heart bypass surgery and congestive heart failure.

2017

  • Received five stars, the highest possible rating, in the latest Medicare Overall Hospital Star Rating Program report released in December 2017, for Overall Hospital Quality. By earning five stars, the hospital is rated in the top 8% nationally for overall quality.
  • Earned national recognition from Press Ganey®, the leading provider of patient experience measurement, for outstanding performance in patient experience. THHBD has received the Guardian of Excellence Award, which places the hospital in the top 5% in the nation for patient experience, based on one year of data. The hospital's Emergency Department received the Pinnacle of Excellence Award for patient experience, based on a full three years of data.
  • One of 28 physician-owned hospitals receiving 92% or more of their patients reporting on HCAHPS surveys that they would definitely recommend the hospital as reported by Becker's Hospital Review. The national average is 72%.
  • Made Becker's Hospital Review and ranked in the 96 percentile for the top 44 hospitals patients would definitely recommend.
  • Received a Five Star Rating, the highest possible, for survey of patients' experiences (HCAHPS), according to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' (CMS) latest Hospital Compare star ratings. This rating is based on information from the CMS website for the time period between July 1, 2015, through June 30, 2016.
  • Named by Healthgrades as one of the top hospitals for patient experience in 2017.
  • Listed as one of the 63 top hospitals for which 92% or more HCAHPS respondents reported their physician "always" communicated well. Information was pulled from Hospital Compare's most recent data from April 2015 through March 2016 according to Becker's Hospital Review. The national average rate for patients reporting their physician "always" communicated is 82%.
  • Quality Team won the People's Choice Award at the National Cardiovascular Data Registry (NCDR) Conference. The team submitted an abstract and poster focusing on "Improving Discharge Medication Compliance and Documentation Across Multiple Registries."
  • Received recognition on Becker's Hospital Review for being in the "Top 57 Overall Patient Rated Hospitals".

2016

  • Made Becker's Hospital Review for being in the "Top 55 Hospitals Patients Would Definitely Recommend".
  • Opened the Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Center as an outpatient department of the hospital.
  • Received the Pathway to Excellence® designation from the American Nurse Credentialing Center (ANCC). This designation recognizes that nurses are key to quality healthcare.
  • Received Chest Pain Center with Primary PCI Accreditation from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC).
  • Received three-star quality rating, the highest possible, from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) for isolated coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG).
  • Voted "Best Health Organization" by Denton County residents in the "Best of Denton County" annual poll.
  • Recognized as CNOR Strong by the Competency & Credentialing Institute.

2015

  • 2015 Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award™ winner.
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