Baptist Medical Center
Baptist Medical Center has been providing comprehensive, high quality, compassionate care for more than 115 years in downtown San Antonio. BMC is an Adult Acute Care Hospital. BMC’s primary patient population is between the ages of 30-80 years old, with a high acuity Med/Surg population that can be directly attributed to the high diabetic population we serve. 2015 BMC payer mix is predominantly Medicare 53.03%, Commercial 13.63%, Medicaid 22.32% and self-pay 10.34%. The Primary Service Area (PSA) covers 32 contiguous zip codes with a population of 877,000. Outside of our PSA BMC serves South Texas from Corpus Christi to Del Rio. Our number one service line is cardiac and vascular services, followed by renal disease then acute Med/Surg and geriatric specialized services. It is a large hospital with 623 beds, 18 ORs, 5 Cath Labs, 36 bed ED, 22 bed Renal Dialysis, 23 bed Behavioral Health Unit and 24 beds in an Acute Rehabilitation Unit.
The Baptist Health System
For more than a century, the Baptist Health System has been a recognized leader in healthcare and a top choice for patients in South Texas. The healthcare system is structured around 6 hospitals and an integrated, expanding network of multispecialty clinics, known as the Baptist Health System Physicians Network – the largest multispecialty group in South Texas. The San Antonio facilities are Certified Chest Pain Centers & all participate in the Brain and Stroke Network. BHS is the only healthcare provider in Texas, and one of five in the nation, selected by Medicare as a demonstration site for Acute Care Episode (ACE) Program.
Baptist Health System is made up of six hospitals, five in San Antonio and one in New Braunfels:
- Baptist Medical Center
- North Central Baptist
- Northeast Baptist
- Mission Trail Baptist
- St. Luke’s Baptist
- Resolute Health Hospital - New Braunfels, TX
Our medical providers are committed to a mission of excellence and integrity. The Baptist Health System is home to some of San Antonio’s highly respected and experienced physicians, surgeons and healthcare providers. Baptist shines as a training ground for health care professionals who want to excel in their chosen fields. Our long history of achievement combines with our embrace of medical innovations for a best-of-both-worlds career environment. We believe care is more than technology - our people make the difference by delivering quality, compassionate health care.
The City of San Antonio
SA is a matchless community due to its influential and culturally unique flavors. The rich, historic comes alive with art, architecture and music. Once known for its commitment to tradition, San Antonio has emerged as a revitalized city and is said to be the poster child of what flourishing American cities will become. The regeneration of urban space has created an iconic way of life, with popular areas such as The Pearl and ‘Southtown.’ These are major examples of how the City is revolutionizing its appeal by recreating historic architecture with contemporary modernization. Young professionals, established businesses and innovative movements can all find their niche of endless possibilities in this thriving environment to project their ideas and ambitions
As the 7th largest growing metropolitan city in the nation, San Antonio’s well established, diverse community of healthcare and medical service providers - comprised of hospitals, physicians and other specialty providers - form a strong foundation for the well-known major medical hub. An excellent business climate and an attractive, affordable lifestyle contribute to the cities low cost of living. As a community that truly provides the good life, it’s no wonder why people are attracted to the lifestyle.
- Population has grown by 11.75% from 2010-2016; expecting 1 million to relocate into SA by 2040
- Only US city with a AAA bond rating - financially strong infrastructure and resilient economy
- Multiple school districts awarded and/or nominated for Excellence in Education
- 120,000 jobs were added in 2016 - Military, Biosciences and Financial Services fields
- Popular family friendly activities - Six flags Fiesta Texas, SeaWorld, The Alamo, The River Walk
- Recreational areas include nature parks, rivers, botanical gardens, hiking trails and scenic drives into the hill country
- Home to the NBA champs San Antonio Spurs!