Healthcare News

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.
HIV testing, are you #DoingIt?Dec 1, 2016
On World AIDS Day, Baylor health experts suggest everyone gets tested for HIV.
Baylor College of Medicine launches new residency program in internal medicine and geneticsNov 22, 2016
The creation of an internal medicine-genetics residency program will enable Baylor to stay at the cutting edge of patient care and help attract top talent in the field.
Expert offers tips on how to manage diabetes during the holidaysNov 22, 2016
Dr. Ashok Balasubramanyam says managing diabetes requires consistency, which can be tough during the holidays.