All posts by Amber Chrischilles

BVRMC Foundation and Buena Vista County Community Foundation Help Children Breathe Easier

Amber Chrischilles | January 25th, 2024

A pediatric ventilator was purchased for Buena Vista Regional Medical Center’s respiratory therapy department. This was made possible through the Buena Vista Regional Healthcare Foundation’s Cares for Kids fund and…read more

Community Member Shares Sewing Talents with Patients at BVRMC

Amber Chrischilles | January 15th, 2024

Dozens of locally-made fleece scarves have been donated to the Buena Vista Regional Medical Center’s Oncology & Infusion Center this winter to provide comfort and warmth to patients. The scarf…read more

BVRMC Receives the 2024 Women’s Choice Award® as one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Patient Experience

Amber Chrischilles | January 10th, 2024

Buena Vista Regional Medical Center has been named one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Patient Experience by the Women’s Choice Award® for the second year in a row. The…read more

Dr. Sabrina Martinez Celebrates 100th Delivery in 2023

Amber Chrischilles | November 22nd, 2023

Dr. Sabrina Martinez delivered her 100th baby in the 2023 fiscal year at Buena Vista Regional Medical Center First Embrace Obstetrics. Baby Elijah was born at 6:04 p.m. on November…read more

New Art Featured at BVRMC

Amber Chrischilles | October 23rd, 2023

AJ Dahm Schaller, Iowa Biography AJ Dahm is a professional photographer providing high quality landscape, nature and wildlife photography. A native of Early, Iowa, AJ studied at Buena Vista University…read more

BVRMC Donors Help Curious Toddlers Clean Out Ears

Amber Chrischilles | October 17th, 2023

The Buena Vista Regional Healthcare Foundation recently purchased equipment for Buena Vista Regional Medical Center’s ER Department. This equipment will allow for better assessment of pediatric ear emergencies and aid…read more

BVRMC Donors Helping in Eye Emergencies

Amber Chrischilles | September 11th, 2023

The Buena Vista Regional Healthcare Foundation recently purchased equipment for Buena Vista Regional Medical Center’s ER Department to help doctors easily measure patients’ eye pressure. The iCare IC200 Tonometer is…read more

Buena Vista County High School Interns Gain Experience at BVRMC

Amber Chrischilles | August 15th, 2023

Ten high school students in Buena Vista County learned more about the health care field while gaining hands on experience through a summer internship program at Buena Vista Regional Medical…read more

BVRMC Patient Receives New Knees with Stryker’s Mako SmartRobotics™ System

Amber Chrischilles | July 28th, 2023

Why have one total knee surgery when you can have two? After dealing with pain and discomfort for years, Rex Rimmer from Schaller decided that it was time to have…read more

New Manikins Provide Further Education for Trauma Trainings

Amber Chrischilles | July 18th, 2023

Buena Vista Regional Medical Center recently acquired new resources for training sessions, including moulage manikins, a manikin with realistic-looking wounds. These resources will provide a greater learning opportunity for individuals…read more

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