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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 9, 2017

  

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...

September 5, 2017

Boone County Hospital (BCH) is happy to announce its approval of accreditation status by the Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) for the Accelerated Sleep Program. Achieving accreditation is a process where healthcare organizations demonstrate compliance with national standards. Accreditation by ACHC reflects an organizations’ dedication and commitment to meeting...

August 28, 2017

August 2, 2017

Todd Harbach, M.D., orthopedic surgeon from Iowa Ortho, Des Moines, is now providing medical care at the Boone County Hospital Specialty Clinic one day a month. Dr. Harbach received his Medical Degree from the University of Nevada School of Medicine, Reno, NV, and completed a Residency and Internship at the...

July 27, 2017

Wow to the BCH Auxiliary. The volunteers are employees of the hospital and go through the same background and health checks, and are held to the same standards as paid employees, with one exception...the volunteers donate their time. Every year, the volunteers donate approximately 12,000 hours to the hospital. All...

July 18, 2017

Boone County Hospital now has a new innovative ultrasound system from GE Healthcare. This advanced ultrasound system will help shorten patient exam times while giving doctors detailed information to help make informed diagnoses and treatment decisions for patients. “The new ultrasound expands our diagnostic ultrasound capabilities beyond what we’ve previously...

July 10, 2017

 The city council meeting scheduled for tonight, July 10th, to discuss the ambulance services in Boone has been postponed. At this time, another date has not been set. Please "share" this post.

June 28, 2017

Congratulations to Joshua Dodd, an employee of Boone County Hospital, who is studying nursing at the Des Moines Area Community College, for being awarded a $3,500 scholarship from the Iowa Hospital Education and Research Foundation (IHERF), which is supported by the Iowa Hospital Association (IHA). He is among 34 outstanding...

June 12, 2017

The BCH Foundation has been busy distributing scholarships to local students pursuing careers in healthcare and business/technical programs. The following individuals received 2017 scholarships:   Brant Phillips, Cid Metcalf Scholarship, $500; Sarah Schrupp, BCH Scholarship, $1,000; Anna Morgan, Lila Carpenter Scholarship, $1,000; Josie McCombs, Lila Carpenter Scholarship, $1,000; Madison Loecker,...

June 6, 2017

Boone County Hospital now utilizes an innovative sensor-assisted technology called VERASENSE in total knee replacement (TKR). This disposable orthopaedic device used for primary and revision TKR is the latest innovation in sensor and wireless communications. Dr. Craig Mahoney, orthopaedic surgeon, Iowa Ortho and the Boone County Hospital (BCH) Specialty Clinic,...

June 1, 2017

The Wound and Hyperbaric Center at Boone County Hospital (BCH), a member of the Healogics network, is helping raise awareness of chronic wounds. The Fourth Annual Wound Care Awareness Week is being held from June 5 to 9. One of nearly 800 Healogics-managed Centers, the BCH Wound and Hyperbaric Center...

May 17, 2017

Congratulations to Joshua Dodd and Allysan Bushore for each receiving $1,000 scholarship from the Boone County Hospital (BCH) Auxiliary to pursue their education in healthcare. Joshua is a BCH employee pursuing an RN degree at DMACC, and Allysan is a recent high school graduate who will attend Drake in the...

May 15, 2017

Tacy Hyberger is the new Assistant Administrator for Clinic and Physician Services for Boone County Hospital (BCH). Tacy worked at BCH from 1998 to 2008 as House Supervisor and as the Emergency Department Director. Since 2008, she has worked for UnityPoint overseeing family practices, the Center for Liver Diseases, and...

May 10, 2017

Congratulations to Molly Klatt, RN, who received the Daisy Award. Molly was nominated by one of her peers in the Family Birth Center and was presented the award at the Nurses Day Recognition Breakfast in May. "Molly was destined to be a nurse. She takes such good care of her...

April 27, 2017

Boone County Hospital (BCH) has been named one of the Top 100 Rural and Community Hospitals in the United States by iVantage Health Analytics and The Chartis Center for Rural Health. “This achievement is very gratifying and validates our daily commitment to providing the best health care possible to our...

April 5, 2017

Healthcare Heroes from 2016 were recognized at a special Healthcare Heroes Reception on March 23rd in the BCH Atrium. Congratulations to: Emily Adams, Melinda Altman, Dr. Josh Anderson, Dr. Kim Bina, Cindy Bishop, Mikel Brandhorst, Jody Brincks, Bonni Brock, Christie Busch, Connie Buss, Genev Calek, Cristin Calvert, Allyse Caquelin, Jason...

April 3, 2017

The Boone County Hospital (BCH) Wound and Hyperbaric Center (W&HC) has been recognized for continued excellence in wound healing. The Center has been awarded the Robert A. Warriner III Center of Excellence Award. The award is given to Wound Care Centers in the Healogics network that has met the highest...

Boone County Hospital
1015 Union Street
Boone, IA, 50036
T: (515) 432-3140
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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