While an inpatient at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Frisco you can expect to receive care from a healthcare team that works collaboratively to provide you with the highest quality of care. Your health team may include the following:
Physicians oversee your care and will visit you daily, explain test results and procedures, and talk to other specialized physicians about your care as needed.
Hospitalists are physicians who practice hospital medicine and are often attending physicians while you are with us.
Registered nurses (RN) will update you on your care plan, teach you about your condition and treatment, and give you medicine and other care as needed.
A Patient Care Technician (PCT) helps you with walking, bathing, getting dressed and other tasks you are unable to do alone.
A Respiratory Therapist (RT) may be called to give you a treatment that will help you breathe better and/or monitor your oxygen level.
Physical/Occupational/Speech Therapists (PT/OT/ST) focus on your rehabilitation, teaching you skills to help you live as normally as possible once you are back home.
Care Coordination/Social Work team members work with your insurance company as well as help identify what your needs will be when you leave the hospital through a process called discharge planning.
A Chaplain is available 24 hours a day to provide you and your family with emotional and spiritual care.
Our Supportive and Palliative Care Team is specially trained to meet the physical, mental, social and spiritual needs of patients with life-limiting conditions.
Dietitians can help you and your family plan the special diet that you need due to your medical condition or treatment.
Laboratory (Lab) technicians may visit your room to draw your blood for testing.
Radiology Department staff performs X-rays and scans to help diagnose or track your medical condition.