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Baylor Scott & White Heart and Vascular Hospital

Enhanced visitor precautions, effective March 24


Baylor Scott & White Health has asked for family and visitors to understand that we have transitioned to a “no visitor” restriction upon the guidance from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and federal, state and local authorities to protect the health and safety risk of patients and staff during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The exceptions for Baylor Scott & White Heart and Vascular Hospital include: one visitor allowed with a patient undergoing a procedure, test or a surgery on the day of the procedure. Additional details may be provided by scheduling or registration personnel. Upon arrival, patients and visitors will be screened using CDC guidelines.

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Baylor Scott & White Heart and Vascular Hospital

Baylor Scott & White Heart and Vascular Hospital is the first North Texas heart hospital solely devoted to the treatment

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Precision Medicine Initiative | The White House


Precision Medicine is already saving lives. Read the stories of some of the people that have benefited from this new approach:


William Elder Jr.


William Elder Jr.

William Elder, Jr. was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis (CF) at the age of eight, when the life expectancy for CF patients was very low. Now at 27, Bill is alive thanks to Kalydeco, a treatment of a particular form for his cystic fibrosis and a remarkable drug that treats the underlying cause of his CF, rather than the symptoms.

At a congressional briefing in 2013, Bill told members of the U.S. Senate that just knowing that there were individuals who were researching his condition gave him hope and the strength to continue his treatments and work to be healthier every day. Bill described waking up in the middle of the night after taking his new treatment for the first time. “I sat on the

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