Baylor Scott & White Medical Center-Centennial earns designation for cardiac care

Baylor Scott & White Medical Center-Centennial in Frisco has received a national accolade for cardiac care. (Courtesy Baylor Scott & White Medical Center-Centennial)
Baylor Scott & White Medical Center-Centennial in Frisco has received a national accolade for cardiac care. (Courtesy Baylor Scott & White Medical Center-Centennial)

Baylor Scott & White Medical Center-Centennial in Frisco has received a national accolade for cardiac care. (Courtesy Baylor Scott & White Medical Center-Centennial)

Baylor Scott & White Medical Center-Centennial in Frisco has received a national accolade for cardiac care.

The facility earned the advanced Primary Heart Attack Designation from The Joint Commission and the American Heart Association, according to a news release. The designation serves as a mark of excellence for “exceptional cardiac care to the communities,” BSW-Centennial said.

“Our team’s commitment to quality outcomes, EMS collaboration, and cardiovascular program development has led the hospital in being able to offer advanced cardiac care services,” said Ryan Gebhart, SVP, president of BSW-Centennial, in the release.

BSW-Centennial said it offers expanded cardiovascular services in coordination with Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital-Plano.

The Joint Commission accredits and certifies more than 22,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States, the release said. The commission evaluates health care organizations according to safe and effective care practices, according to BSW-Centennial.


Learn more about the commission at www.jointcommission.org
By Matt Payne
Matt Payne reports on Frisco City Hall and its committees, Collin County Commissioners and McKinney business. His experience includes serving as online content editor at Fort Worth Magazine and city editor at the Killeen Daily Herald. He is a 2017 graduate of the Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism at the University of North Texas in Denton.


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