Cowboys and Baylor Scott White Health Team Up Unveil Plans for Sports Health Centric Facility
Baylor Scott & White Health—the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas—together with the Dallas Cowboys, today broke ground on a game-changing sports medicine, research and performance facility that will be located at The Star in Frisco, home of the new Dallas Cowboys World Corporate Headquarters.
The 300,000 square-foot campus, to be named Baylor Scott & White Sports Therapy & Research at The Star, will focus on injury prevention, research and wellness for athletes of all levels, and is expected to become a nationally recognized model for the holistic treatment of physically active individuals upon its completion in early 2018. It is also a first-of-its kind collaboration between an NFL team, a health system and a school district—Frisco Independent School District.
"With a focus on preventing injuries and keeping people healthy, the goal of Baylor Scott & White Sports Therapy & Research at The Star is to make North Texas the safest place in the country to play sports," said Joel Allison, President and CEO, Baylor Scott & White Health. "This initiative is a perfect complement to Baylor Scott & White's broader strategy of serving communities, with a focus on overall health and wellness."
Services offered will complement and enhance healthy and active lifestyles, and will include diagnostics, treatment and rehabilitation. The campus at The Star in Frisco will include an ambulatory surgery center, diagnostic imaging, a sports performance program, an urgent care center, outpatient rehabilitation, a pharmacy and more, provided by Baylor Scott & White Health and its affiliates:
"The Cowboys are honored to team up with Baylor Scott & White Health to bring together two marquee brands in sports and medicine," Jerry Jones, Jr., Chief Sales and Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President, Dallas Cowboys. "With the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas, we are paving the way for a new age in health and safety for athletes. Baylor Scott & White Sports Therapy and Research at The Star will become the standard-bearer for innovating and improving the future of sports on a global level. "
About Baylor Scott & White Health
Formed from the 2013 merger between Baylor Health Care System and Scott & White Healthcare, the system referred to as Baylor Scott & White Health is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the state of Texas. With total assets of $9 billion* and serving a population larger than the state of Georgia, Baylor Scott & White Health has the vision and resources to provide its patients continued quality care while creating a model system for a dramatically changing health care environment. The system now includes 48 hospitals, more than 900 access points, 6,000 active physicians, and 40,000 employees, plus the Scott & White Health Plan, Baylor Scott & White Research Institute and Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance — a network of clinical providers and facilities focused on improving quality, managing the health of patient populations, and reducing the overall cost of care. For more information visit: BaylorScottandWhite.com
* based on unaudited 2015 fiscal year statements
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