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Patients can expect to be asked for their insurance card at every single visit to Boone County Health Center and Medical Clinics.

BCHC Asks for Insurance Card Every Time

By: Boone County

When you go to the store, you have to present cash, check or credit card in exchange for goods or services. When you go to the doctor, there’s a different type of requirement – your insurance card. In the past, Boone County Health Center patients have not been consistently asked More…

Boone County Health Center achieved the gold standard for accreditation from the American College of Radiology (ACR).

Boone County Health Center Earns ACR Accreditation in 3D Mammography

By: Boone County

Patients can rest assured they are getting top-quality breast exam images with 3D mammography at Boone County Health Center, as the hospital has achieved the gold standard of accreditation from the American College of Radiology (ACR). “Thanks to public support and donations, we are happy to offer such excellent image More…

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…