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September 10, 2018

Health Screenings at BSA Care Fair

The BSA Care Fair will take place on Saturday, September 21 from 7-10 a.m. in the BSA Auditorium. The fair will include a free blood pressure measurement and blood draw to test triglycerides, cholesterol and glucose. For accurate results, all participants are ...

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July 12, 2018

Wedding Bells at BSA

  Twelve years ago, Kerry and Rebecca Lucero met in the BSA Emergency Department.   Four years later, the two were married at the BSA Chapel by BSA Spiritual Care Chaplain, Chris Caldwell.   When it was time to plan the we...

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June 29, 2018

BSA Celebrates Mother Heading into C-Section

After spending eight weeks in the BSA Labor and Delivery Department, Tracy May was more than ready to give birth to her twin girls. The mother of two (now four) had spent eight weeks in the BSA Labor and Delivery Department, due to her monoamniotic pregnanc...

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January 22, 2018

BSA and Cook Children's Partner to Bring Texas Panhandle First Telemedicine Platform

BSA Hospital has partnered with Cook Children’s Medical Center in Fort Worth to offer telemedicine in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and Pediatrics Department. The BSA NICU and Pediatrics are the first in the region and third in the nation to use te...

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January 10, 2018

BSA Nurse Celebrates 50 Years of Service

BSA recognizes Mary Holcomb, RN, MSN, CPAN, who has dedicated 50 years of service in the Post Anesthesia Care Unit at BSA. Mary’s career began in 1967 as a part-time nurse in the recovery room at St. Anthony’s. Mary began her full-time career in 1969. Mary...

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November 10, 2017

A Heart for Helping Victims of Hurricane Harvey

Two years ago, Michelle Hutton, Reimbursement Coordinator in the BSA Pharmacy and Lori Lineman, a Certified Pharmacy Technician began training for the Emergency Medical Task Force (EMTF). The EMTF is an organization of state medical teams who are rapidly mobil...

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October 6, 2017

Amarillo Mother Fights Breast Cancer After Early Detection

When Donna Morton heard from BSA Harrington Cancer Center Nurse Navigator Bobbie that she had been diagnosed with ductal carcinoma (DCIS) last July, Donna was in disbelief. “You don’t believe it at first,” she shares. “Then it starts to sink in. I had ...

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September 22, 2017

BSA Nurses Recognized as Panhandle Great 25 Nurses

“It is humbling and rewarding to lead a division of nurses here at BSA recognized among hundreds of nurses in this way,” shares BSA Hospital Chief Nursing Officer Belinda Gibson, RN, BSN, MAM. She is one of eight BSA nurses recognized in the second annual ...

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August 31, 2017

Labor Day Food Safety

Labor Day weekend is the perfect time to be outdoors. While you’re enjoying a family cookout and relaxing in the sun, remember to be safe when grilling and preparing food. One in six Americans will become sick each year due to contaminated food.Follow these ...

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August 17, 2017

Man’s Best Mend: Furry Friends Provide Therapy for BSA Patients

BSA’s Rehabilitation department is full of talented, experienced physical and occupational therapists. But Wednesday seems to be a special day in the unit. It’s when they bring in the big dogs…literally. Meet Cactus Jack and Bubbles La Belle, or Jack an...

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