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Baptist Health Wound & Hyperbaric Center-Fort Smith Names New Director

FORT SMITH, Ark. – Amy Bridges recently joined Baptist Health Wound & Hyperbaric Center-Fort Smith as program director. Bridges now oversees daily operations of the clinic and supports providers Dr. Quyen Ha, MD, CWSP, and nurse practitioner Jaimie Neal, who conduct more than 900 patient visits a month.

Bridges, a Fort Smith native, most recently served as the clinical quality manager for Baptist Health-affiliated clinics in western Arkansas. She and her husband have two children.
Baptist Health Wound and Hyperbaric Center-Fort Smith offers highly specialized wound care to patients suffering from diabetic foot ulcers, pressure ulcers, infections and other chronic wounds which have not healed in a reasonable amount of time.

Advanced wound care modalities provided by Dr. Ha and his team include negative pressure wound therapy, total contact casting, compression therapy, debridement and non-invasive vascular assessment.  The center also offers hyperbaric oxygen therapy, which works by surrounding the patient with 100 percent oxygen to help progress the healing of the wound.
If you are suffering from hard to heal wounds, your provider can refer you to a wound care specialist, if needed. For more information, call (479) 441-5078 or visit Baptist-Health.com.

About Baptist Health
For more than 100 years, Baptist Health has delivered All Our Best in health care through Christian compassion and innovative services. Baptist Health is Arkansas’ most comprehensive health care organization with more than 250 points of access that include 11 hospitals; urgent care centers; a senior living community; over 100 primary and specialty care clinics; a college with studies in nursing and allied health; a graduate residency program; and access to virtual care anytime, anywhere. It is also the largest private not-for-profit health care organization based in Arkansas, providing care through the support of approximately 11,000 employees, groundbreaking treatments, renowned physicians and community outreach programs. For more information about Baptist Health, visit baptist-health.com, call Baptist Health HealthLine at 1-888-BAPTIST or download the myBaptistHealth app. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.