Grand Opening of Baylor Research Institute Clinical Trials Office - North

In order to promote medical research opportunities in Collin County, Baylor Research Institute is establishing research space at Baylor Regional Medical Center at Plano within the Medical Office Building to support the researchers/investigators at Baylor Plano and THE HEART HOSPITAL Baylor Plano. 

Baylor Plano invites you to join us at the Grand Opening of the Baylor Research Institute Clinical Trials Office -- North on Saturday, October 4, from 9 to 11 a.m. at Baylor Regional Medical Center at Plano, Medical Pavilion I, Suite 800.  Free scoliosis screenings for children and adults, physician consults with orthopaedic and cardiac physicians, and blood pressure screenings will be provided.  Additionally, free brunch and gifts for all ages will be given away while supplies last.  Please call 1.800.4BAYLOR to register. 

"Baylor Plano is excited to have the opportunity to conduct innovative research on our own campus.  We hope that the new research center will lead to new findings that will help us better meet the health needs of the North Texas population," says Jerri Garison, president, Baylor Plano. 

As part of Baylor Health Care System, Baylor Plano offers patients access to innovative treatments and clinical trials performed through Baylor Research Institute in such areas as oncology and cardiovascular services.

The Baylor Plano campus is the home of THE HEART HOSPITAL Baylor Plano, the first dedicated heart hospital in Collin County. For fiscal year 2007, Baylor Health Care System will report $390 million* in community benefit, which includes providing care for charity patients and patients enrolled in government programs such as Medicare and Medicaid, as well as the unreimbursed costs of medical education, research and community programs.

For a physician referral, call toll free 1-800-4-BAYLOR.

*Represents preliminary information that will be reported to the Texas Department of State Health Services.

Physicians are members of the medical staff at one of Baylor Health Care System¹s subsidiary, community or affiliated medical centers and are neither employees nor agents of those medical centers, Baylor Regional Medical Center at Plano, THE HEART HOSPITAL Baylor Plano, Baylor Research Institute or Baylor Health Care System.

Janeen Browning
469.814.2107
janeenbr@baylorhealth.edu

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