Awards & Recognition

Through the years, BSA has received many awards. Each honor is a reflection of the excellent work performed by BSA employees every day as they work to fulfill the mission - to provide quality healthcare in Christian love, service and dignity.

BSA is recognized as one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals® by IBM Watson Health. The annual study spotlights the best-performing hospitals in the U.S. based on a balanced scorecard of publicly available clinical, operational and patient satisfaction metrics and data. 

Awarded in 2012, 2013, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019.

 


The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) rated BSA with four stars for patient experience in 2019. BSA is one of only 84 hospitals in Texas to receive four stars. The overall rating summarizes up to 57 quality measures on Hospital Compare reflecting common conditions that hospitals treat, such as heart attacks or pneumonia.

Also awarded four stars in 2017. 


BSA Emergency Department has been named Amarillo's "Best Emergency Room" eight years in a row. More than 8,000 votes are cast each year in over 200 categories by local residents.

Awarded in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020.


Amarillo Globe News Readers' Choice Award are the results of an annual survey distributed by Amarillo Magazine, asking readers to vote for their favorite local products, services and attractions geared toward kids and their families. 

  • 2015 Awards
    • Best Birthing Suite
    • Best Lactation Specialist
    • Best Allergist
    • Best Ear, Nose & Throat Specialist
  • 2016 Awards
    • Best Birthing Suite
    • Best Lactation Specialist
    • Best Allergist
    • Best Ear, Nose & Throat Specialist
    • Best Audiologist
  • 2017 Awards
    • Best Birthing Suite
    • Best Lactation Specialist
    • Best Allergist
    • Best Ear, Nose & Throat Specialist
    • Best Audiologist
    • Best Ultrasound
  • 2018 Awards
    • Best Birthing Suite
    • Best Lactation Specialist
    • Best Allergist
    • Best Ear, Nose & Throat Specialist
    • Best Audiologist
    • Best Ultrasound
    • Best Pediatric Diagnostic Imaging
  • 2019 Awards
    • Best Birthing Suite
    • Best Lactation Specialist
    • Best Ear, Nose and Throat Specialist
    • Best Audiologist
    • Best Pediatric Diagnostic Imaging
  • 2020 Awards
    • Best Birthing Suite
    • Best Lactation Specialist
    • Best Ear, Nose and Throat Specialist
    • Best Pediatric Diagnostic Imaging
    • Best Ultrasound

BSA received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award for 2020. Facilities that receive this prestigious recognition are top-performers in stroke care and prevention. To qualify for this award, BSA met specific guidelines including the use of proper medications and treatment plans, providing patients with materials to promote health management after discharge and scheduling follow-up visits or any needed transitional care interventions.


BSA Hospital was named a Hospital Quality Improvement Bronze Award winner by TMF Health Quality Institute. The Hospital Quality Improvement Award is given to hospitals in Arkansas, Missouri, Oklahoma and Texas that use quality initiatives to enhance outcomes in patient care and improve overall performance on specified quality health measures. BSA is one of only 51 hospitals to be given the bronze award in 2019.   


Twelve BSA physicians were named as Amarillo's Top Docs in 2020 and fourteen BSA physicians were named Amarillo's Top Docs in 2019. All Top Docs were chosen based on peer votes by local licensed physicians.

2020 BSA Top Docs:
Anita Ravipati, MD - Oncology
Brian Pruitt, MD - Oncology
Daniel Arsenault, MD - Radiation Oncology
Daniel Beggs, MD – Gastroenterology
David Langley, MD – General Surgery
James Lusby, MD – Gastroenterology
Joanna Wilson, DO - Internal Medicine
Milan Patel, MD - Oncology
Sam Kirkendall, MD – General Surgery
Shane Holloway, MD - Surgical Oncology
Taylor Carlisle, MD - Infectious Disease
Thomas Johnson, MD – Gastroenterology

2019 BSA Top Docs:
Amber Price, MD – Pediatric Otolaryngology (ENT)
Chance Irwin, MD – Vascular Surgery
Cuatro Holland, DO – Internal Medicine
Daniel Beggs, MD – Gastroenterology
David Langley, MD – Vascular Surgery
Holly Mitchell, MD – Internal Medicine
James Lusby, MD – Gastroenterology
John McKinley, MD – General Surgery
Mark Sigler, MD - Pulmonology
Michael Lary, MD – Surgical Oncology
Sam Kirkendall, MD – General Surgery
Shane Holloway, MD – Surgical Oncology
Thomas Johnson, MD – Gastroenterology
Timothy Mooring, MD – Pulmonology


BSA Hospital was named as one of Modern Healthcare's Best Places to Work in 2017. Physicians Surgical Hospitals also won the award in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019.

This award recognizes healthcare organizations with high-performing cultures that allow physicians, nurses and staff to work at their best, which, in turn, assures patients receive outstanding care.


NewsChannel 10 Viewers Choice Awards are based on the results from the NewsChannel 10 annual survey which asks viewers to vote for their favorite local services.

  • 2020 Awards
  • Best Hospital
  • Best Urgent Care
  • 2019 Awards
  • Best Hospital
  • Best Urgent Care
  • Best Outpatient Surgery Center
  • 2018 Awards
  • Best Hospital

 

Accreditations

BSA Health System currently holds the following accreditations:

Dr. Chance Irwin and Dr. David Langley are the only physicians in the region designated as 2020 TransCarotid Artery Revascularization (TCAR) Clinical Operators of Experience by Silk Road Medical, Inc. TCAR, a minimally-invasive carotid artery repair surgery, reduces the risk of stroke in high-risk surgical patients with carotid artery disease.


BSA is an accredited Chest Pain Center by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care for the ability to assess, diagnose and treat patients who may be experiencing a heart attack.


BSA is a Certified Primary Stroke Center by the Det Norske Veritas Healthcare Group (DNV GL). This certification affirms BSA's readiness to provide for stroke-related medical problems with a high level of expertise and a full spectrum of care including diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation and education. BSA is regularly inspected to assure that we provide quality services in a safe environment. DNV Healthcare is a Medicare-approved hospital accreditation program which evaluates patient care throughout the entire healthcare system. The DNV program is consistent with BSA's commitment to patient safety and total quality. The DNV program is very thorough, and it helps us find opportunities to improve throughout the organization. 


The BSA Laboratory is accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP). The CAP Laboratory Accreditation Program helps laboratories achieve the highest standards of excellence to positively impact patient care.


BSA is accredited as a Comprehensive Bariatric Center under the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP), a joint program of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS).


BSA Harrington Cancer Center is a QOPI® Certified Practice. Certification by the QOPI Certification Program is an acknowledgement that Harrington's hematology and oncology practices meet the highest standards for quality and safety.


BSA Harrington Cancer Center is accredited by the Commission on Cancer. This accreditation represents the commitment by BSA Harrington Cancer Center to provide the highest quality cancer care possible.


The Radiation Oncology Services of BSA Harrington Cancer Center have been surveyed and accredited by the American College of Radiology and the American Society for Radiation Oncology.


BSA Harrington Breast Center is accredited by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a program administered by the American College of Surgeons.

 


The BSA Post Graduate Year One (PGY-1) Pharmacy Residency Program is accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP).