Paris affiliates with Baylor Scott & WhiteParis affiliates with Baylor Scott & Whitehttps://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=53502014-01-07T09:02:00Z2014-01-07T00:00:00Z

PARIS, LAMAR COUNTY - Effective immediately, Paris Regional Medical Center has signed an affiliation agreement with Baylor Health Care System. Baylor Health Care System is part of the new Baylor Scott & White Health, the largest not-for-profit health system in Texas.

Under the five-year affiliation, the 368-bed Paris hospital will receive advisory expertise, continuing medical education opportunities and enhanced emergency preparedness capabilities, Joel Allison, CEO of Baylor Scott & White, said.

Paris Regional Medical Center serves Lamar County and the Northeast Texas/Southwest Oklahoma area. Services include a 23-bed inpatient rehabilitation center, 16-bed intensive care unit, a 12-bed geriatric psychiatry unit, and a cardiac center — The Heart Hospital at Paris Regional.

The hospital has more than 100 physicians representing 35 medical specialties.

Baylor has similar clinical services affiliations with hospitals in Sulphur Springs, Greenville, Decatur and Glenrose, Allison said.

Paris Regional Medical Center will continue to be part of Regional Care Hospital Partners, an eight-hospital multistate system.

Official headquarters for Baylor Scott & White Health is located in Dallas. Official headquarters of Baylor Scott & White Health Service is in Temple. For more information on our 43 hospitals and more than 500 patient care sites, please visit BaylorScottandWhite Health.

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