TEMPLE (October 11, 2012)--Scott & White Hospital in Temple is one of six hospitals across the nation to be inducted into Wal-Mart’s Center of Excellence program which offers Wal-Mart associates heart, spine and transplant surgeries at facilities across the country.
Wal-Mart associates and their caregivers will receive logistical assistance for travel and housing in Temple for the recovery period.
Scott & White Hospital will receive patients from Memorial Hospital beginning in January.
Other hospitals inducted into the program include: Cleveland Clinic, Geisinger Medical Center, Mayo Clinic, Mercy Hospital in Missouri and Virginia Mason Medical Center.
Scott and White Memorial Hospital is the only Texas health care provider designated by Wal-Mart as a Center of Excellence.