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Health Center Adds Another Urologist

By: Boone County

Dr. Judson Davies from The Urology Center, PC out of Omaha is now seeing patients at the Boone County Health Center Specialty Clinic in Albion. “With an extra doctor now we can offer another Urology Clinic each month,” said Surgery & Specialty Clinic Receptionist Melissia Nissen. “Dr. Hill will see More…

Don’t Hang Up! Satellite Clinic Calls Roll Over

By: Boone County

Boone County Health Center patients now have access to a receptionist Monday through Saturday during business hours, even when satellite clinics are closed. “We want it to be as easy as possible for patients to set up a visit or get their questions answered. So now, when our patients call More…

Kurtenbach Replaces Choat on Hospital Board

By: Boone County

Boone County Health Center is excited to announce Tony Kurtenbach will be the new Board member replacing Jody Stodola-Choat upon completion of her term at the end of June. Stodola-Choat has been on the Hospital Board for 12 years. “It has been a privilege to serve on the Boone County More…

Health Center Has New Respiratory Therapist

By: Boone County

Boone County Health Center is pleased to announce Courtney Schindler, RRT is the new Respiratory Therapist taking over for Jeff Hopkins. Schindler grew up in Petersburg and attended Southeast Community College in Lincoln where she earned a degree in Respiratory Care. Schindler has worked in the Respiratory Therapy Department at More…

Caring Kind and Department of the Year Announced at Health Center

By: Boone County

Boone County Health Center is pleased to announce Gina Baker has received this year’s Caring Kind award. Each year Boone County Health Center recognizes one staff member who has gone above and beyond to be caring and kind to fellow staff and patients. To receive this award, a staff member More…

UNMC’s Simulation in Motion Nebraska Program Provide Free Training at Health Center

By: Boone County

Boone County Health Center (BCHC) staff worked with the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC), Simulation in Motion Nebraska program (SIM-NE) last week.   The free training was conducted in a 44-foot-long, customized truck that provides a mobile, real-life experience designed to enhance life-saving skills for those in rural areas. More…

Stroke Signs

By: Boone County

We’ve all heard of a heart attack. The easiest way to understand a stroke is to think of it as a “brain attack.” A stroke happens when vital blood flow and oxygen are cut off in the brain. The signs of a stroke come on fast and can include numbness More…

Health Center Safe Injection Champion

By: Boone County

All across Nebraska, in facilities where shots or IV medicine is given, The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has been working to recruit and train injection safety champions.   These “Safe Injection Champions” make sure the best safety practices are used each and every time a shot More…

MRI Safety Zones

By: Boone County

Boone County Health Center’s (BCHC’s) new MRI unit is up and scanning. In accordance with the American College of Radiology, MRI Safety Zone signs have been hung in the hallways and entrances at BCHC. “Patient safety is our first priority. With stronger magnets come stronger restrictions to make sure all More…

Medication Disposal Moved to Health Center

By: Boone County

Due to remodeling at the Boone County Sheriff’s Office, the medication disposal box that has been housed there since 2012 has now been permanently moved to Boone County Health Center (BCHC). Prescription medication should never be shared, thrown in the trash where others can find it, or flushed where it More…