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Call Ahead to Save Time

By: Jenni DeWitt

A new plan at Boone County Health Center (BCHC) helps patients who need to see the “shot nurse” get in and out of the clinic faster. “Things are changing quickly at the clinic as we move toward being a certified Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH),” said Clinic Supervisor Lacy Bottorf. More…

Health Center Now Offers Vest Therapy

By: Boone County

Boone County Health Center’s (BCHC’s) Respiratory Therapy Services has added vest therapy to its range of procedures. With vest therapy, the patient wears an inflatable vest that is attached to a machine called a pulsating therapy unit (PTU). The vest vibrates at a high frequency, which applies rapid but gentle More…

Human Trafficking Event Postponed Again

By: Jenni DeWitt

Boone County Health Center (BCHC) is once again forced to postpone the Human Sex Trafficking talk scheduled for March 6th. “Last Friday afternoon, our speaker was told she would be testifying for the Attorney General on March 6th on a committee hearing. When you have an expert speaker of this More…

New MRI Arrives

By: Jenni DeWitt

Despite blustery weather, the new Hitachi Echelon Oval™ 1.5T magnetic resonance imagining (MRI) system arrived on two semi-trucks at Boone County Health Center this past weekend.     This Echelon Oval is the only one of its kind in Nebraska and offers the industry’s widest opening and patient table. This More…

Caravan Health and Boone County Health Center Team up for Better Care

By: Jenni DeWitt

Boone County Health Center and Caravan Health today announced a new collaboration to strengthen health care for the Boone County Health Center community. In this new arrangement, area health providers will form a Medicare accountable care organization (ACO) with the goals of providing coordinated, high quality health care and achieving More…

Taking Strides to a Healthier Heart

By: Jenni DeWitt

Around Valentine’s Day, images of hearts are everywhere, so it only seems appropriate to consider heart health.  February is American Heart Month and a great time to start thinking about an exercise program to keep your heart healthy. At the Boone County Health Center (BCHC) we offer the Healthy Strides More…

New Date for Human Trafficking Talk

By: Jenni DeWitt

On March 6th Boone County Health Center (BCHC) will host an opportunity to hear about human sex trafficking. “This event was originally scheduled for February 6th but had to be rescheduled due to bad weather in Omaha where the speaker is coming from,” said BCHC Foundation Director Aprill Murphy. “This More…

Gala Announcement

By: Jenni DeWitt

Boone County Health Center (BCHC) announces their gala entitled “Detection, Better to See….Let’s go for 3D.”  The gala will be held Friday, April 12th at 6 p.m. at the Cardinal Inn & Event Center in Albion. Proceeds for this year’s gala will support BCHC’s priority project 3D – A Clearer More…

Yearly Health Exams Aren’t Just for Kids Anymore

By: Jenni DeWitt

Healthy people don’t often think about going to the doctor, but the truth is yearly health exam aren’t just for kids anymore. Research shows that a visit to your Primary Care Provider (PCP) each year can keep you healthier in the long term and even save you money. When you More…

Hospital Board Earns Special Certification

By: Jenni DeWitt

Boone County Health Center’s (BCHC’s) Board of Trustees members Kim Beierman, Don Casper, Jody Choat, Paul Groeteke and Ken Schmitz have achieved the status of Nebraska Hospital Association (NHA) Certified Hospital Trustee by completing the requirements of the NHA Research and Educational Foundation’s Hospital Trustee Community Accountability Education Certification Program. More…