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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…

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…