AMARILLO, TX (June 2, 2023)— BSA Health System is proud to announce that its trauma services department earned a Level III designation, providing patients, local EMS providers and surrounding hospitals an additional option for trauma care.
“Access to board certified trauma surgeons 24/7/365 significantly improves our capability to provide high quality care for patients in emergency situations as a result of trauma,” said BSA Chief Medical Officer Michael Lamanteer, M.D. “This designation represents our ongoing commitment to ensuring the community receives necessary trauma evaluation and treatment as quickly as possible.”
As a Level III trauma hospital, BSA provides access to trauma surgery, vascular surgery, interventional radiology and other emergency services, as well as support for smaller, regional trauma centers.
“We are dedicated to providing high level care to members of our community across the region,” says Chief Nursing Officer Katrina Tokar. “The Level III designation gives patients and their families a greater opportunity to stay local for the treatment of traumatic injuries.”
For more information about services at BSA Health System, visit the bsahs.org.