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Foundation Partners with Imagination Library

By: Aprill Murphy

Children Ages 0-5 get book per month, at no cost to families ALBION, Nebraska (October 12, 2022) – Boone County Health Center (BCHC) Foundation announces the Dolly Parton Imagination Library (DPIL) launch. Each month, the Imagination Library will provide an age-appropriate book for each registered child in the Health Center’s More…

Bomgaars Ladies Night

By: Aprill Murphy

October 17th, 2022 It’s once again time to start planning Bomgaars Ladies Night for the Albion Bomgaars Store! A night of Festive Fun & Fall Shopping! For the past six years, Bomgaars has held a Ladies Night in the Fall / Winter. During this one evening, 5% of the total More…

Aging Healthy

By: Boone County

by Lynette Kramer, MD September is Healthy Aging(R) Month. A time to focus on your health and take precautions to help face the challenges that come with aging. You may be asking yourself what exactly is “healthy aging”? Simply stated, it is making lifestyle improvements to keep yourself physically and More…

New ENT Specialist at BCHC

By: Aprill Murphy

ALBION, Nebraska (September 2, 2022) – Boone County Health Center (BCHC) welcomes Dr. Lauren Jazwick, Otolaryngologist, as our specialty clinic’s new Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) doctor. Dr. Jazwick comes from Columbus Community Hospital and will replace our current ENT, Dr. Nila Novotny as she retires. Dr. Jazwick received her More…

New Surgical Table for Hip Replacement Patients

By: Aprill Murphy

ALBION, Nebraska (August 29, 2022) – Boone County Health Center (BCHC) in Albion recently purchased the Hana® Orthopedic Surgery Table –a state-of-the-art specialized surgical table designed for hip arthroplasty and arthroscopy. This table allows for an anterior approach to hip surgery replacement. This technique minimizes the pain and time from surgery More…

Boone County Health Center in Albion, Nebraska earned an elite 5-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

BCHC Receives Double National Honor

By: Aprill Murphy

ALBION, Nebraska (August 3, 2022) –For the second time in three years, Boone County Health Center, Albion, has received an elite five-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). BCHC was one of only seven Nebraska hospitals to receive this honor. In addition, BCHC was notified it More…

Bittner Contributes Additional $50K to Ambulance Garage

By: Aprill Murphy

ALBION, Nebraska (July 27, 2022) – Keith and the late Mary Bittner family are making good on the challenge commitments for the new Boone County ambulance garage. Accepting the second $50,000 check from Keith Bittner are hospital employees Geoff McGill, Dr. Tony Kusek, Sarah Grape and Tanya Sharp. Little did More…

New Orthopedic Surgeon Health Center

By: Aprill Murphy

ALBION, Nebraska (May 18, 2022) – Boone County Health Center (BCHC) is pleased to announce Orthopedic Surgeon Jordan Ochs, M.D., has joined their Specialty Clinic. He works with a team of highly-skilled orthopedic specialists at Faith Regional Physician Services Orthopedics in Norfolk, NE. As an orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Ochs specializes More…

Grape Lead for Health Center Foundation

By: Aprill Murphy

ALBION, Nebraska (May 25, 2022) – Long-time Albion resident, Sarah Grape, is the new director of the Boone County Health Center Foundation. Grape comes from a large family and values her upbringing. She understands rural living as she was born in Iowa and moved to Albion in the third grade. More…

Baum is Health Center’s Caring Kind Employee of Year

By: Aprill Murphy

ALBION, Nebraska (May 11, 2022) – Boone County Health Center (BCHC) is pleased to announce Bonnie Baum as their 2022 Caring Kind award recipient. Recipients of this prestigious award have gone above and beyond the call of duty to demonstrate compassion for patients, cooperation with co-workers, and dedication to excellence More…