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April 18, 2018

Boone County Hospital (BCH) is pleased to welcome Chelsea Wickman, ARNP, to our provider staff. Chelsea will be working in the Walk-in Clinic at Boone County Family Medicine (BCFM) North, and at BCFM in Madrid and Ogden. Chelsea received her Masters of Science in Nursing from Graceland University. Most recently,...

April 11, 2018

April is National Foot Health Awareness Month and a time when the experts at the Wound and Hyperbaric Center (W&HC) at Boone County Hospital (BCH) suggest people take a moment to stand up for their feet. Right now, 6.7 million Americans are living with a chronic wound, and more than...

March 27, 2018

Enjoy the Health Portal. It will allow you to access complete health information online, versus over the phone or in person, request appointments, request prescription renewals and pay your bills online. Now you can easily access your Portal from a mobile device. Simply download the MHealth App from the Apple...

March 20, 2018

Dr. Josiah Goldammer, Family Practice, is a member of the Boone County Hospital Medical Staff, and is now providing care at Boone County Family Medicine (BCFM) South, 1115 South Marshall Street, Boone, with Dr. Anderson, Dr. Dunker, Dr. Peterson and Dr. Sheffler. Dr. Goldammer received his Doctorate Degree from West...

March 15, 2018

Thank You to Our 2018 Corporate Event Sponsors   Corporate Event Sponsors Invitation At Boone County Hospital, the Foundation provides resources to the hospital for equipment, programs and services that otherwise would not be available. These gifts will go back into the hospital for items that bring increased comfort, quality,...

March 1, 2018

Nurses at Boone County Hospital (BCH) are being honored with The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. The award is part of the DAISY Foundation's program to recognize the super-human efforts nurses perform every day. The award at BCH is co-sponsored by Mercy Medical Center. The not-for-profit DAISY Foundation was established...

March 1, 2018

February 7, 2018

Boone County Hospital (BCH), in conjunction with the American Heart Association (AHA), The Children’s Heart Foundation, and participating hospitals, launched the third year of Iowa’s Little Hats, Big Hearts initiative. The program outfits newborns with knitted red caps during Heart Month in February to raise awareness of heart disease, the...

February 6, 2018

The Iowa Chapter of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians (ACOFP) elected Jason Sheffler, D.O., as President-Elect to the Board at the recent annual conference and scientific seminar held in Des Moines. Dr. Sheffler is a family physician at Boone County Family Medicine South and Boone County Hospital. Dr....

January 25, 2018

Congratulations to Rebecca Turbes, Boone County Hospital (BCH) Home Care Services, who was recently honored as the 2017 Brown Award Winner at the BCH Annual Employee Recognition Party in January. Weldon J. Brown established the Brown Award in honor of his parents, Eunice D. and Everett C. Brown, long-time residents...

January 3, 2018

Hazem El-Arousy, M.D., Ph.D., vascular surgeon from The Iowa Clinic, is providing care one day a month in the BCH Specialty Clinic.   Dr. El-Arousy received his Medical Degree from Cairo University, Egypt, and completed a Vascular Residency at Cleveland Clinic, Ohio, a General Surgery Residency at Geisinger Medical Center,...

December 14, 2017

Boone County Hospital (BCH) was recently notifed by the Hospital Improvement Innovation Network (HIIN) of our achievement of success with our CAUTI (catheter associated urinary tract infection) rate from May through July, 2017. BCH is among the top 10 performing hospitals in Iowa for this particular measure. CAUTI is a...

December 6, 2017

Boone County Hospital has been recognized by The Chartis Center for Rural Health/iVantage Health Analytics and the National Organization of State Office of Rural Health (NOSORH) for overall excellence in quality, reflecting top performance among all rural hospitals in the nation. Joe Smith, BCH CEO, says, “We were excited to...

November 29, 2017

The Diabetes Center recently renewed its status as an accredited diabetes education program by the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE), a National Accredited Organization (NAO), certified by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). This allows anyone with diabetes in and around Boone increased access to high quality...

October 18, 2017

Congratulations to the five Boone County Hospital employees that went through the 2017 Iowa Hospital Association (IHA) Health Care Leadership Series. They were recognized at the IHA Annual Meeting in October. During the past year, they learned about leadership, accountability, management, communication and conflict management, finance, and competency and commitment....

October 17, 2017

The Boone County Hospital Auxiliary held their Annual Fall Banquet the evening of October 16th. The Auxiliary not only gives of their time and talents to the hospital, but they help to raise funds for needed items that the hospital might not otherwise be able to purchase. Thank you to...

October 5, 2017

Dr. Tammy Chance, Boone County Hospital emergency physician and the Emergency Department Medical Director, is one of three hospital leaders that have been nominated to serve as trustees on the Iowa Hospital Association (IHA) Board. Dr. Chance has experience as a family physician, emergency physician, Director of the Walk-in Clinic,...

October 4, 2017

All of the Boone County Family Medicine Clinics (BCFM) in Boone and Ogden, and the Madrid Family Practice Clinic in Madrid, offer flu shots. If you have been seen in one of the clinics as a patient in the past year, you can call to schedule your flu shot; if...

October 3, 2017

Dr. Rienera Sivesind and Dr. Josiah Goldammer have joined the Boone County Hospital Medical Staff. Dr. Sivesind will see patients at Boone County Family Medicine (BCFM) North located at 120 South Story Street, Boone, and Dr. Goldammer will see patients at BCFM South located at 1115 South Marshall Street, Boone....

September 28, 2017

Boone County Hospital is excited to offer Genius™ 3D Mammography™ exams, developed by Hologic, Inc., a worldwide leader in women’s health. Utilizing advanced breast technology, Genius exams are clinically proven to significantly increase the detection of breast cancers, while simultaneously decreasing the number of women asked to return for additional...

September 5, 2017

Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is a condition that develops when the arteries that supply oxygen-rich blood to the internal organs, arms and legs become completely or partially blocked as a result of atherosclerosis (buildup of plaque). PAD can increase the risk of heart attack, stroke, amputation and possibly death. PAD...

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1015 Union Street
Boone, IA, 50036
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F: (515) 433-8926
Email: lschmidt@bchmail.org
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Boone County Hospital is a 25-bed critical access hospital that has been serving the healthcare needs of Boone County and the surrounding communities since the early 1900s. Our mission is to improve and enhance the health and well-being of those we serve.
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