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February 14, 2019

Meet BSA’s New Cardiothoracic Surgeon

BSA Cardiothoracic Surgery would like to officially welcome Dr. Donald J. Robertson to BSA Health System. Dr. Robertson completed his medical training at Texas Tech University School of Medicine and his Thoracic Surgery residency at the Baylor College of Me...

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January 31, 2019

Amarillo Mother Reflects on a 9-1-1 Call That Saved her Son’s Life

  In late summer of 2018, Lindsey Kinard was asleep when she was woken up by her five-year-old son, Laken whose nose was bleeding profusely. Laken’s nosebleeds are usually nothing out of the ordinary for the Kinard family, but this time it was differ...

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January 28, 2019

Urgent Care Center vs. Emergency Room: What's the Difference?

You’re cutting fruit and you accidentally slice your finger. The pain isn’t terrible, but the cut looks deep and is bleeding badly. Do you visit the ER at BSA Hospital or head to BSA’s Urgent Care Center? When urgent medical care is needed, knowing wh...

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December 31, 2018

Amarillo Mother Donates Hope Boxes to Families Experiencing Great Loss

  Paul and Lizette Weinheimer were over-the-moon excited about their second pregnancy. Their five-year-old son, Carson, would officially become a big brother and their family would welcome a new baby boy with open arms.   Just 20 weeks into ...

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December 12, 2018

BSA Health System Offering Free Transportation to Voting Locations for Mobility-­‐Disabled Voters

AMARILLO, TX (October 26, 2018) -­‐ BSA Health System is offering free BSA MED+VAN transportation services to voting locations for mobility-­‐disabled citizens in Potter and Randall counties. Transportation services to polling locations are avail...

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December 12, 2018

BSA Hospital and Amarillo Surgical Group Surgeons Perform the First TCAR Procedure in the Region

AMARILLO, TX (October 15, 2018)- BSA Hospital has teamed up with Amarillo Surgical Group surgeons to offer the first TransCarotid Artery Revascularization (TCAR) procedure in the region. Dr. Chance Irwin and Dr. David Langley with Amarillo Surgical Group are t...

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December 7, 2018

BSA and Apollo MedFlight are Providing Neonatal Transportation in the Region

AMARILLO, TEXAS (October 8, 2018) – BSA Hospital is proud to announce the launch of neonatal transportation through Apollo MedFlight, a critical care air ambulance service provided for babies born prematurely who need highly-­‐specialized treatment. BSA b...

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December 6, 2018

63-Year-Old Amarillo Man Survives Four Heart Attacks Over 17 Years

Sixty-three-year-old Mark Hazel has had four heart attacks in 17 years, the latest one due to a 100 percent blockage of a coronary artery. To help prevent future heart attacks, Hazel had 13 stent placements; 12 of which were done at BSA Health System. Stent pl...

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November 26, 2018

‘We Don’t Suit Up to Lose’: A Panhandle Man’s Story of Survival

Rob Lackey, 60, had plans to meet his wife and their youngest daughter for lunch on Aug. 12, 2017 in Amarillo when he suddenly felt tired and not himself. Contemplating whether or not he should head back to their home in Panhandle, Lackey decided to go to t...

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November 6, 2018

102-Year-Old Cancer Survivor Crochets Hats for Cancer Patients

Wenonah Martin, a 102-year-old volunteer at BSA Harrington Cancer Center, doesn't let her age slow her down. Each year, she donates hand-made hats for cancer patients to keep their heads warm. Wenonah first became familiar with BSA Harrington Cancer Ce...

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