Baylor Scott & White Health uses TVU technology to connect broadcast journalists with medical experts. We are the only healthcare system in the United States that has the capability to provide experts for live or taped interviews and distribute medical content through this technology. If your media company, affiliate station, or distribution network has a TVU product, we can broadcast an HD-quality signal directly to your station or your entire group. To subscribe to our network, contact Deke Jones at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 254-724-8859.
Baylor Scott & White Health, the largest not-for-profit health system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States, has selected TVU Networks, the global technology leader in live IP video solutions, to provide live HD video solutions for the health system.
A TVUPack wireless cellular mobile uplink backpack has now been deployed at Baylor Scott & White, giving the health system a wider distribution for compelling health and wellness content.
"With more than 750 research investigators participating in more than 2000 clinical trials, and more than 6,000 physicians providing care at 900 access points throughout Texas, Baylor Scott & White is building the future of health care," said Jennifer Coleman, senior vice president for marketing and public relations at Baylor Scott & White Health. "Sharing our news real-time and connecting our medical professionals for live interviews with interested outlets helps advance our vision: to be the most trusted name in giving and receiving safe, quality, compassionate health care."
Below is a look at our latest news shared via TVU:
Baylor Scott & White Health first used TVU during the grand opening our premier service animal training center in North Texas, a collaboration with Canine Companions for Independence, the largest assistance dog organization in the world. Through this new facility, we are helping to provide assistance dogs for people with a broad range of disabilities. TVU helped us distribute content to local stations who were unable to attend the event and allowed our footage to be subsequently featured other stations as well.
Baylor Scott & White Health used TVU during the first media availability with Shetamia Taylor, a civilian who was struck during the attack on Dallas law enforcement officers on July 7, 2016. TVU helped Baylor Scott & White distribute content to local stations who were unable to attend the event and allowed our footage to be subsequently featured other stations as well.
In January 2016, NBC Nightly News featured an interview with Whitney Prince, MD, pulmonologist on the medical staff at Scott & White Memorial Hospital – Temple and Baylor Scott & White Hillcrest Medical Center, who experienced the Zika virus as a patient on her honeymoon in Bora Bora when she contracted it through a mosquito bite.
We featured Dr. Prince’s story and her work with the Centers for Disease Control to document the case for the healthcare community on Scrubbing In, which caught the attention of NBC Nightly News.
Thanks to the TVUPack, a flexible, versatile and lightweight uplink backpack that allows us to quickly and easily transmit high quality video footage, the interview of Dr. Prince and footage of Scott & White Memorial Hospital – Temple could be captured and sent to NBC Nightly News for their broadcast.
Five days later, The Today Show featured Karen Brust, MD, an infectious disease specialist at Scott & White Memorial Hospital – Temple, in a story about the Zika virus thanks to the same advanced technology.
Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas recently announced our participation in a new clinical trial to explore the possibility of uterus transplantation. As one of the few facilities in the United States to participate in this trial, Baylor Scott & White Health’s announcement brought national attention to this facility. Through TVU, we were able broadcast the entire press conference online.
Child Life Manager at McLane Children's Hospital Ruthie Davis gave viewers of KWTX-TX, a CBS affiliate and Gray Station, an inside look our Teddy Bear Clinic, giving children a chance to understand medical experiences that they may face during hospitalization and educating the community.