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New Vascular Surgeon at the BCH Specialty Clinic

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, Pennsylvania,...
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BCH Recognized for Achievement

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...
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BCH Receives Quality Award

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...
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Congratulations to Three BCH Departments

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...
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IHA Leadership Group from BCH Recognized

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....
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BCH Auxiliary Recognized at Banquet

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...
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Dr. Chance Nominated to Serve on IHA Trustees Board

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,...
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Flu Shots Available at All BCH Clinics

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...
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