Healthcare News

What you need to know about mitral valve diseaseFeb 8, 2017
Dr. Joseph Lamelas gives some insight into mitral valve disease and its treatment.
New treatment options will bring tears to your eyesFeb 2, 2017
New specialized treatments available at the Alkek Eye Center in the Cullen Eye Institute at Baylor College of Medicine are helping patients with dry eyes see clearly again.
How to stop the spread of germs for a winning Super BowlJan 24, 2017
Dr. Irvin Sulapas explains how the Super Bowl can impact the spread of germs, and he offers his tips on how to stay healthy so you can enjoy the big game.
ER becomes only option for Medicaid and uninsuredJan 13, 2017
A recent study led by Dr. Laura Medford-Davis aimed to demonstrate the barriers in access to follow-up care for uninsured and Medicaid patients.
Pionero en cirugía de corazón mínimamente invasiva se une a Baylor College of Medicine y Baylor St. Luke’s Medical CenterJan 9, 2017
El Dr. Joseph Lamelas se ha incorporado como jefe asociado de cirugía cardíaca en la división de cirugía cardiotorácica y llevará a cabo cirugías en Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center.
Pioneer in minimally invasive heart surgery joins Baylor College of Medicine and Baylor St. Luke’s Medical CenterJan 9, 2017
Dr. Joseph Lamelas has joined as associate chief of cardiac surgery in the division of cardiothoracic surgery and will conduct surgeries at Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center.
Baylor physician proposes value-based incentive structure for emergency care Jan 6, 2017
Dr. Laura Medford-Davis examines the varying incentives for physicians and how these need to change in order to advance emergency department care.
Start off New Year with physical examJan 5, 2017
Dr. Carmen Robinson recommends getting a physical as a great place to start for those looking to improve their health in the new year.
Quick test helps identify frailty in bedbound elderlyDec 15, 2016
For older adults who are hospitalized for ground-level falls, their level of frailty can be an important indicator of adverse health outcomes upon discharge. 
Adult children should pay closer attention to elderly parents during holiday visits Dec 14, 2016
The holidays are a practical time to check on mom and dad’s health and perhaps schedule much needed doctor appointments, according to Dr. Robert Roush, professor of medicine-geriatrics.