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February 14, 2019

Dr. Craig Mahoney will soon be performing robotics-assisted total and partial knee surgery using the NAVIO® Surgical System. 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 will collect...

February 14, 2019

Dr. Josh Anderson, Boone County Family Medicine South, is now offering BOTOX cosmetic treatments at the South Clinic.  Dr. Anderson has received training and will be performing cosmetic procedures to correct Crow's feet, forehead lines and frown lines.  Because insurance does not cover cosmetic procedures, payment is due at the...

February 5, 2019

Congratulations to BCH Board of Trustees member Lisa Kobernusz who recently completed  the Iowa Hospital Association (IHA) Board Certification Program.  Lisa, along with other Iowa hospital trustees, will be recognized at a Forum in late April in Des Moines.  IHA has designed the Hospital Board Certification program to help hospitals...

January 31, 2019

The Iowa Chapter of the American College of Osteopathic Family Medicine (Iowa Chapter of ACOFP) elected Jason Sheffler, D.O., as President to the Board at their recent annual conference and scientific seminar held in Des Moines. Dr. Sheffler is a physician in the Emergency Department at Boone County Hospital.  ...

January 24, 2019

Boone County Hospital had a visit from Senator Joni Ernst yesterday. The visit included a tour of select hospital departments that demonstrate the importance of the 340B Program, a brief meeting with key hospital leaders, and a press conference with the media. Pictured: Joe Smith, BCH CEO, Carrie Galvan, Pharmacy,...

January 22, 2019

Congratulations to Jill Higgins, Boone County Hospital (BCH) Home Care Services, who was honored as the 2018 Brown Award Winner at a Recognition Ceremony in the BCH Atrium on January 21st. Weldon J. Brown established the Brown Award in honor of his parents, Eunice D. and Everett C. Brown, long-time...

October 16, 2018

Congratulations to our Auxiliary members who were honored for their years of service Monday night at the Auxiliary Fall Recognition Dinner. Recognized for their years of service were: 500 hours-Vicki Andrew Pietz, Linda Bucheit, Carolyn Durham, Rhonda Getschman, Larry Olofson; 1,000 hours-Judy Russell; 2,000 hours-Jan Putnam; 3,000 hours-Jan Johnson; 4,000...

October 15, 2018

October 11, 2018

Congratulations to Boone County Hospital CEO Joe Smith who was presented the 2018 Iowa Hospital Association (IHA) Excellence in Leadership Award at the IHA Annual Conference in Des Moines on October 10th. This award is presented annually to an outstanding Iowa hospital or health system executive who shows achievement in local,...

October 4, 2018

Congratulations o Mel Hilsabeck, ARNP, and Josh Chrisopulos, PA-C, Madrid Family Practice Clinic, for recently receiving DOT certification. They are both now on the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners and can provide DOT physical exams for individuals that need one.  If you would like to schedule a physical with...

September 20, 2018

September 22nd is Fall Prevention Day! Falls are a significant concern for Iowans, especially with Iowa’s aging population. For all age groups, falls are the second leading cause of injury deaths in Iowa, and the leading cause of injury hospitalizations and emergency visits in Iowa. For more information:…/fall…/falls-prevention-awareness-day/

August 7, 2018

The Free Blood Pressure Checks that have been offered in the past on Fridays in the Specialty Clinic at Boone County Hospital have been switched to Tuesdays from 8 a.m. to noon.  Stop by on Tuesday mornings to have your blood pressure checked.

July 31, 2018

Boone County Hospital Board of Trustees President Troy Thompson is impressed with the culture of the hospital. “Before I got involved at the hospital, I just had no idea of what the culture of Iowa as a state relative to hospitals and health care would be,” said Troy Thompson, a...

July 24, 2018

Our follow-up phone call system has been turned back on.   Sometimes patients have questions after receiving care, and that's why we will contact you after you leave one of our clinics.  We want to make sure your experience with us met your expectations. Within three days of leaving the...

July 24, 2018

Theresa Latoja-Lovan, ARNP, has joined Boone County Hospital and is working in the Walk-in Clinic at Boone County Family Medicine (BCFM) North. Maria received her Masters of Science in Nursing from Kaplan University, Davenport, Iowa. Most recently, she worked at Mercy Medical Center, Des Moines.

June 28, 2018

WELL CHILD CLINIC July 21st 9 a.m. to 12 noon  Boone County Family Medicine South 1115 South Marshall, Boone    Dr. Devi Dunker will be the provider. The clinic will target preschool and kindergarten ages, as well as those needing sports physicals. Insurance will be filed. To schedule an appointment,...

June 27, 2018

The Importance Keeping your Med List Updated If you have ever been admitted to the hospital you may have been given a medication pocket card at discharge and been told to write your medications on it and to keep it with you at all times. You may think this is...

June 27, 2018

June 6, 2018

The Outpatient Infusion Center at Boone County Hospital has relocated to the 2nd Floor of the hospital, previously the Specialty Care Unit. The Center will be open 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Specialty Clinics doctors will remain in the current location on the 1st floor. If you...

May 23, 2018

Congratulations to Michelle Swan for receiving a $1,000 scholarship from the Boone County Hospital (BCH) Auxiliary to help with her education expenses. Michelle works as the lead nurse in the Walk-in Clinic at Boone County Family Medicine North and is pursuing an online Master’s Degree in Nursing at Simmons in...

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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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