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  • September 9, 2019

    BSA Nurses Comfort Mother during Son’s NICU Stay

    What began as a trip to the emergency room for stomach pains ended up with Desirae Himes leaving to find out she was eight weeks pregnant.

    “I was shocked because I was told I couldn’t have any more children after having my daughter,” Himes shared.

    At 37 weeks pregnant, Himes gave birth to her son, Ezekial at BSA.

    After birth, one of her nurses encouraged Himes to try breastfeeding.

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  • March 14, 2019

    BSA Named One of the Nation’s Top 100 Hospitals®

    AMARILLO, TEXAS (March 13, 2019) – BSA is the only hospital in the Texas Panhandle named as one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals® by IBM Watson Health. This is the sixth time BSA has been recognized with this award since 2012. The annual study spotlights the best­performing hospitals in the U.S. based on a balanced scorecard of publicly available clinical, operational, and patient satisfaction metrics and data. The study has been conducted annually since 1993.
     
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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 available Monday through Saturday, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. now to November 2. To qualify for transportation, voters must be able to sit unassisted in a wheelchair, be registered to vote and have a photo I.D. for voting.

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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 the region’s first surgeons to perform TCAR surgeries, offering patients a safer way to reduce their risk of stroke. Both Dr. Irwin and Dr. Langley specialize in general, peripheral and vascular surgeries. 

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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 began offering neonatal transportation through Apollo MedFlight on September 21.

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