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CCHD Screening

Congenital heart disease (CHD) is a problem in the structure of the heart or its main blood vessels, and is most common with a birth defect. Some forms of CHD are serious and can cause the baby to become sick soon after birth. In September 2011, the U.S. Health and...
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Employees Recognized at Dinner

Boone County Hospital (BCH) held their Annual Employee Recognition Dinner at the Boone County Fairgrounds on January 12th. Employees with milestone anniversaries in increments of five years were recognized for their dedication and service, as well as the Brown Award and Wow! Award winners. Honorees were: 5 years: Karlene Millang,...
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Influenza Guidelines Q&A

To protect our high-risk patients from the flu (elderly, infants, children and pregnant women), in conjunction with Des Moines hospitals (Iowa Methodist, Iowa Lutheran, Blank Children’s and Methodist West and Mercy) have implemented enhanced visitor guidelines this flu season. What are our new visitor guidelines? Our new guidelines, which are...
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Festival Trees Thank You

Thank you to everyone that decorated a tree, wreath or an item for the Boone County Hospital Auxiliary’s Annual Festival of Trees. The silent auction brought in over $3,000 which will be utilized for various projects and needed items for the hospital. Also, thank you to the employees and visitors...
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OB Certification

Congratulations to seven nurses from the Family Birth Center for receiving National Certification Corporation (NCC) certification as an inpatient obstetric nurse (INP). The credential is earned by meeting educational and/or practice requirements and taking a rigorous examination that covers the specified specialty areas. Sarah Droste, Autumn Grossnickle, Shannon Hill, Katie...
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Tracy Koenig Memorial

Long-time Boone County Hospital employee Tracy Koenig passed away on December 21, 2012, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Tracy was born and raised in Boone. Since 2000, she worked at Boone County Hospital and was the director of Patient Registration. In addition, she volunteered at the Boone Free...
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What is the RSVP?

RSVP is a federal grant program administered by a local sponsoring agency that is responsible for the program and its activities. Since January 2009, RSVP of Boone and Greene Counties has been sponsored by Boone County Hospital (BCH). RSVP operates from its own generated budget of federal, state, city, counties...
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