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Additional Urologist Comes to BCHC

By: Boone County

Boone County Health Center is adding yet another urologist to their services. Dr. Patrick Leu with The Urology Center out of Omaha will join Dr. Judson Davies and Dr. Hill in providing urology services to patients at Boone County Health Center in Albion. “We are excited to have Dr. Leu More…

10th Year for Discounted Blood Draws

By: Boone County

Boone County Health Center’s Know Your Numbers event gives area people the chance to get a basic blood test to check for common, yet serious, health problems and future risk for certain health problems. This year’s event, set for October 15th, 16th, and 17th, marks the 10th year Boone County More…

Medicare Informational Meeting Held at BCHC

By: Boone County

Medicare and other types of health insurance can be confusing. So the federal government funds a Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP), which helps older Nebraskans and those with disabilities learn more about Medicare, Medicaid and other health insurance plans. On Tuesday, September 24th Boone County Health Center’s Sterling Connection More…

Erin McKown MPAS, PA-C Recognized by Honor Society

By: Jenni DeWitt

Erin McKown MPAS, PA-C is currently a doctoral candidate furthering her education at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in the Doctorate of Science in Physician Assistant Studies program. McKown has been elected into the membership of the honor society of Phi Kappa Phi. This is the nation’s most More…

Health Center Adds Two New Providers

By: Jenni DeWitt

Boone County Health Center is growing with the addition of two new Primary Care Providers, Laura McPhillips, PA-C and Danielle Krohn, DNP, APRN. McPhillips grew up in Lindsay, Nebraska and earned her Masters of Science in Physician Assistant Studies (PA-C) from the College of St. Mary in Omaha. “I’ve always More…

Health Center Offers A New Way to Grow

By: Jenni DeWitt

Boone County Health Center Foundation has recently expanded donor options for giving with the creation of an endowment. “Creating an endowment offers donors who want to invest in the long term financial wellbeing of Boone County Health Center a way to do that,” said Boone County Health Center Foundation Director More…

Health Center Excellence Noted Across Nation

By: Jenni DeWitt

Boone County Health Center has been recognized nationally by Becker’s Healthcare on a list of 67 Critical Access Hospitals to Know. This is the fifth year Boone County Health Center has been named to this prestigious list. “For a hospital in our small, rural area to be known for its More…

Boone County Health Center is a 5-Star Hospital

5-Star Hospital

By: Jenni DeWitt

Many people have heard of 5-star hotels. Now Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) offers a way to identify 5-star hospitals as well with a national, standardized, publicly reported survey. The survey is called the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS). It asks patients who have been in More…

Christine Zentner

Pharmacist Added at Health Center

By: Jenni DeWitt

The Boone County Health Center Pharmacy is growing with the recent addition of Pharmacist Christine Zentner, PharmD to the staff. Zentner grew up in Cedar Rapids, Nebraska. She completed her prerequisites at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln and earned a Doctor of Pharmacy at the University of Nebraska Medical More…

Albion Clinic Brings on Experienced VP

By: Jenni DeWitt

Boone County Health Center is pleased to announce Kristie Stricklin will be the new Vice President of Clinic Services, overseeing all five of our clinics. Stricklin has a Masters in Healthcare Administration and brings 17 years of health care management experience to Boone County Health Center. “Kristie’s solution-focused attitude and More…