More than half a million people each year have their lives touched by a member of the Baylor health care family.
Baylor founded the first health insurance plan – that became Blue Cross – and changed the nation’s health care system; its doctors invented freeze dried blood, which saved thousands of lives worldwide, in disasters and on battlefields.
To understand where Baylor is today, we must take a look at Baylor’s past. This is the story of people who brought major changes to health care by first bringing it to a small city with big ambitions.
Commissioned by Baylor Healthcare System.