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News Library - 2014 Archive

BCH Employees Make Christmas Brighter for Those in Need

Each year during the Christmas season, paper angels are hung in the Boone County Hospital (BCH) cafeteria/atrium with a description of an individual or family who is less fortunate, and items they want or are in need of such as clothes, toys, personal items, food, etc. Employees then have the...
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The Success of the Wound and Hyperbaric Center

In its first five months of being open, the Boone County Hospital (BCH) Wound and Hyperbaric Center (W&HC) has proven to be a needed service for BCH and the Boone community. According to the W&HC Director Lesa Maring, the staff are healing patients faster than average Healogic wound centers with...
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BCH Employees Recognized for Years of Service

Boone County Hospital employees with milestone anniversaries in 2014 were recognized for their years of service by CEO Joe Smith (pictured in all of the photos) at a special Milestone Recognition Event in December in the hospital Cafeteria/Atrium. All employees were treated to dessert and those individuals with milestone anniversaries...
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Two Hyperbaric Chambers Named

Congratulations to Joan Mattingly of Boone for winning the "Name the Chamber" contest. In the fall 2014 "To You Health" community newsletter, there was a request from the Boone County Hospital Wound and Hyperbaric Center (W&HC) staff for Boone County residents to submit names for their two new hyperbaric chambers...
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Keeping Boone County Safe from Ebola and Other Infectious Diseases

Boone County Hospital and Boone County Public Health are working closely with the Iowa Department of Public Health in response to the West African illness called Ebola. Ebola can be scary, and with the recent media coverage of this disease, it is understandable there may be concerns that a case...
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Harvest Festival Photos 2014

To view photos from the recent Boone County Hospital Harvest Festival, click on
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Emergency Preparedness for Boone County Topic at Support Group

The BCH Diabetes Support Group will be a little different this month. Instead of targeting just diabetics, the program will target everyone and is something that is very relevant right now. The Diabetes Support Group will be held October 16, 4 p.m., Boone County Hospital (BCH) 4th Floor Conference Room....
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BCH Welcomes Two New Nurse Pracitioners

Boone County Hospital (BCH) is pleased to welcome Melinda Altman, ARNP, to its staff. Melinda has more than 20 years of direct patient care experience. Most recently, she worked at St. Luke’s Hospital, Cedar Rapids, in the Emergency Room. Melinda will be splitting her time between the Wound and Hyperbaric...
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