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July 20, 2017

BSA Offers Turndown Service To Patients

The BSA Environmental Services department launched their Turndown Service last year for patients and has received great feedback ever since. The Turndown Service takes place for each patient between 4 p.m. – 9 p.m. and includes restocking of any supplies, sp...

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July 14, 2017

Staying Safe in the Heat

BSA Health System cares about your health and safety. BSA EMS is participating in an effort to reduce heat related emergencies in Palo Duro Canyon State Park. Did you know the temperature difference between the canyon floor and rim can be as much as 30 degrees...

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May 24, 2017

Protect the Skin You’re in: Steps to Preventing Skin Cancer

The temperatures are rising and families are spending more time outdoors. Before you take that summer beach vacation or picnic in the park, don’t forget to pack the sunscreen. Protecting your skin may be more important than you think.According to SkinCancer....

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May 18, 2017

Feeling Tired? Get more ZZZ’s with these Simple Tips

Don’t feel like you’re catching enough ZZZ’s lately? You may be chronically sleep deprived. In honor of May being Better Sleep Month, Katrina Marlow, RRT, RPSTG, RST from the BSA Sleep Disorders Center explains what we can do to get more restful sleep.Wh...

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May 5, 2017

New BSA Pharmacy System Gets Medications to Patients Faster

The BSA Pharmacy Department has welcomed the new spring season with a bit of a makeover. They proudly launched a new inventory management system that improved efficiency by more than 100%. The Pyxis Pharmogistics™ pharmacy carousel is an advanced medication...

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April 20, 2017

A Scholarship for Sydney: Local Nurses Turn Tragedy to Triumph

“Her smile could brighten a room,” reminisced Ashley Knotts, a Nurse Tech in the BSA Emergency Department. It was a fond memory many at BSA have about their friend and co-worker, Sydney Wallace.March 6 is a day many who work in the BSA Emergency Department...

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March 29, 2017

Shooting Hoops for a Good Cause

Dribble. Shoot. Score…Roll? It’s not something you normally see in basketball games, but for the One Chair at a Time organization, it’s how the game is played. Every April, One Chair at a Time brings together 24 teams from the community to participate i...

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March 3, 2017

A Heart for Nursing

BSA cardiology nurse Kelly Hugg, RN, married her passion with her profession. Yet nursing was not her first career. For 10 years, Kelly had a rewarding career in insurance fraud investigation. She lived all over the country – from Florida to Colorado. At the...

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February 27, 2017

All in the Family: Nurse delivers baby of the woman she delivered 26 years ago

When you deliver babies for more than 30 years, you may think you have seen it all. That is, until you help deliver the baby of the baby you delivered in 1991.Janet Hillers, RN is no stranger to BSA’s third floor. She has helped deliver hundreds of babies si...

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January 31, 2017

BSA Leadership Series with Physicians Surgical Hospitals Director of Surgical Services Julie Smith

At a very young age – even before entering kindergarten – Julie Smith, RN, found her passion. “I started playing classical violin when I was four years old,” she recalls. Her love for music and the violin continued as she grew older. “I was a music m...

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