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New Doctor Coming to Health Center

By: Boone County

Boone County Health Center is excited to announce they have signed a new doctor to begin in July 2022. Patients may recognize the familiar face of Dr. Hudson McGinnis, who did a rotation at Boone County Health Center as a resident physician last summer. During that time, patients and staff More…

New Counselor at Health Center

By: Boone County

Boone County Health Center is pleased to add yet another mental health provider, Counselor Merridie Kaup, PLMHP to the staff. Kaup will serve patients of all ages Monday through Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. On Wednesdays, she will take appointments an hour later until 6 p.m., and Friday appointments More…

Staff Safety Earns Award at Health Center

By: Boone County

At the Nebraska Hospital Association’s (NHA’s) 92nd Annual Convention hosted earlier this month in La Vista, Boone County Health Center was awarded the Silver Safety Award for staff safety.   Boone County Health Center was the only hospital in the state to receive such an honor.   “Our employees really More…

Boone County Health Center Recognized with 2019 Performance Leadership Award in Quality and Patient Perspective

By: Boone County

As part of National Rural Health Day, Boone County Health Center announced it has been recognized by The Chartis Center of Rural Health and the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH) for overall excellence in Quality and Patient Perspective. Based on the results of the Hospital Strength More…

Dr. Travis to Present at Free Luncheon

By: Boone County

The week of the Boone County Big Give, Boone County Health Center will host a free soup and sandwich luncheon during which Dr. Joel Travis and nurse Katie Laska will explain more about the health center’s 2019-2020 Priority Project “Closer to Home.” This project will raise money to purchase a More…

Applied Connective Supports Local Cancer Patients

By: Boone County

Applied Connective staff got a jump start on the giving season this year with a donation to the Boone County Health Center’s Cancer Care program. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Applied Connective held a company-wide fundraiser this October selling pink t-shirts depicting the breast cancer awareness message “proud More…

Nursing Scholarship Open to Seniors

By: Boone County

For the third year, the Marilyn Nissen Nursing Scholarship is open for application at Boone County Health Center. Marilyn Nissen, R.N. was a long-time oncology nurse at Boone County Health Center. Due to her care and expertise, many local patients are alive and well today. To honor the high value More…

Health Center’s Cardiac Rehab is Program of the Year

By: Boone County

Boone County Health Center’s Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation program received the Nebraska Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Network (NCVPRN) “2019 Program of the Year.” This award is given to an outstanding Cardiac or Pulmonary Rehab program in the state of Nebraska that has demonstrated excellent service to their patients, as well as leadership More…

Health Center Announces Scholarship Winner

By: Boone County

Boone County Health Center is pleased to announce Tina Karmann has received the first annual Babcock/Buckles Advanced Nursing Scholarship. This scholarship was established by Carol A. Buckles to honor her deceased brother Harold Babcock Jr. as well as her sister-in-law Shirley Babcock who worked at Good Samaritan Society – Albion More…

COPIC Grant Funds Vital Training at Health Center

By: Boone County

Boone County Health Center has received a generous grant from the COPIC Medical Foundation for LEAP Leadership Training. The COPIC Medical Foundation’s main focus is improving health care outcomes through advancements in patient safety and quality improvement, which are top priorities at Boone County Health Center. Since its founding, the More…