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January 14, 2020

December 19, 2019

Beginning January 1, 2020, all prescriptions, including controlled substances, will be electronically prescribed by prescribers and electronically received by pharmacies.  Electronic prescribing is the transmission of a prescription to a pharmacy via a secure electronic portal.  This bill was passed by the Iowa House and Senate and signed into law by Governor...

December 10, 2019

Ensuring a safe delivery for every patient is the top priority for all the providers and staff at the Boone County Hospital (BCH) Family Birth Center. Recently, national and local news outlets have shared stories about the alarming rates of maternal mortality in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC)...

December 5, 2019

Thank you to Keith Kudej for his 25 years of service to the Boone County Hospital (BCH) Board of Trustees.  As a Board member, he has played a vital role in the success of the hospital through the years.  At Thursday's monthly Board meeting, Keith was honored and thanked for...

November 4, 2019

Emily McCarty is a new member of the Boone County Hospital (BCH) Board of Trustees.  She replaces Keith Kudej who stepped down after 25 years of service to the BCH Board.  A big thank you to Keith for his many years of service!    Emily is a life-long resident of...

October 31, 2019

Never underestimate a wound, even a minor one. A simple callus on your foot can be the tip of the iceberg that leads to a non-healing wound if you have diabetes.   “So many things are going on under the wound such as abnormal pressure from bones, impaired circulation, and nerve...

July 23, 2019

The Boone County Hospital (BCH) Auxiliary recently made a $2,000 donation to the BCH Employee Assistance Program (EAP). The program raises funds to assist hospital or clinic employees who are experiencing temporary financial difficulties due to the loss of a spouses job, illness, injury or other life issues that can...

June 24, 2019

Dr. Craig Mahoney, orthopedic surgeon, Iowa Ortho, has performed the first robotics-assisted total knee arthroplasty at Boone County Hospital using the NAVIO Surgical System. The surgical milestone represents one of the first CT-free robotics-assisted total knee arthroplasty procedures using the NAVIO Surgical System in the world. "The NAVIO system provided me...

May 29, 2019

Boone County Hospital is happy to welcome Lance Mueggenborg, FNP-BC, to the Boone County Family Medicine North Walk-In Clinic. Lance received his Master of Science Degree as a Family Nurse Practitioner from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan. He has worked PRN as a nurse in our Emergency Department...

May 29, 2019

Boone County Hospital is happy to welcome Dr. Diana Wright, Endocrinology, to their Medical Staff. Dr. Wright is now providing services the third Monday of each month at Boone County Family Medicine South. She retired from Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines in March. Special interests include general endocrinology, diabetes,...

May 13, 2019

Congratulations to Katie Merriam, RNC-OB, Family Birth Center, Boone County Hospital (BCH), who received the 2019 Daisy Award. Katie was presented the award at the Nurses Day Recognition Breakfast on May 10th. One of Katie’s peers said, “Katie is one of the most compassionate nurses I have ever worked with. She cares...

April 16, 2019

Dr. Craig Mahoney is performing robotics-assisted total and partial knee surgery using the NAVIO® Surgical System at Boone County Hospital. The first surgery using the unit is slated to take place some time this Spring. Unlike other robotics-assisted platforms, the NAVIO system does not require a pre-operative CT scan. Instead, Dr. Mahoney...

April 8, 2019

The Boone County Hospital (BCH) Auxiliary is having a Pansy Sale on April 22nd from 9 a.m. until they are gone in the BCH Atrium. The pansy's are from Salama's Greenhouse in Boone. All proceeds from the event will benefit future projects and equipment for the hospital.

March 14, 2019

Thank You to Our 2019 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...

March 11, 2019

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February 19, 2019

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...

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Boone, IA, 50036
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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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