Healthcare News

Excellence in patient care honored at BaylorMay 17, 2019
Baylor College of Medicine honored its faculty leaders in patient care at the annual Faculty Awards Day, Thursday, May 16.
How bystanders can help trauma victimsMay 16, 2019
May is Trauma Awareness Month. Trauma surgeon said Dr. Millard Andrew Davis explains the different types of traumas and what a bystander can do to help.
Houston Venom Conference focuses on envenomationsApr 9, 2019
The Houston Venom Conference returns Tuesday, April 30, for the seventh consecutive year at Baylor College of Medicine. Founded by Dr. Spencer Greene, the conference teaches healthcare providers how to recognize and treat envenomations.
How to prevent and treat a cold Dec 12, 2018
Stuffy or runny noses and sore throats are common signs of a cold and can make us feel miserable. Isabel Valdez offers tips to treat a cold or even prevent catching one.
Patients’ experiences inform misdiagnosis improvement effortNov 5, 2018
To gain insight into the patient perspective on diagnostic errors, researchers from Baylor College of Medicine conducted a study to identify factors that could contribute to diagnostic error, specifically those related to patient-physician interaction.
Study offers novel approach to geriatric person-centered careOct 3, 2018
In a study published today in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, researchers describe ways to make person-centered care more actionable for older people.
Find the flu vaccine for youSep 10, 2018
School’s back, which means that germs that are carry illnesses such as influenza can start to spread rapidly. The good news is that with a variety of flu vaccination options, almost everyone can find just the right one for their needs.
Study examines predictors of dialysis facility experiencesSep 10, 2018
Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine examined associations between dialysis facility performance with patient experience measures and patient, facility and geographic characteristics.
Preparation key to dealing with hospital mass shootingAug 9, 2018
An alternative strategy for healthcare professionals in an active shooter event has been created by a collaboration of experts including Baylor College of Medicine.
What your body may be telling you about your health Jul 24, 2018
Baylor College of Medicine expert Isabel Valdez discusses some clues your body may giving you about your health.