All posts by Coleen Imming

Foundation Donors Life Saver 2019-2020

Coleen Imming | July 28th, 2020

Thank you to our Life Saver donors for helping local hearts stay healthy by supporting the purchase of an echocardiology ultrasound. Your donation helps our health care team be the best place for care for future generations. Your contribution – of any size – matters. Thank you to this year’s annual fund donors. Ameriprise Financial…read more

Oncology Chemo Pump Technology Supported by Donations

Coleen Imming | July 24th, 2020

Donations to the Buena Vista Regional Healthcare Foundation recently purchased the latest in oncology chemo pump technology. Care, treatment, and at-home comfort is critical to patient outcomes. The new pump delivers medication trouble-free without any intervention from the patient. BVRMC Oncology sets the end time when the patient returns in two days. “The new chemo…read more

Donation Helps Patients with Leg Pain

Coleen Imming | July 8th, 2020

Have you ever had to cut your day short because of severe leg pain? Pain or discomfort in the legs is a common symptom of a disease called peripheral arterial disease (PAD). Arteries are the blood vessels that carry oxygen and nutrient rich blood from the heart to all areas of the body. Peripheral arterial…read more

BVRMC Foundation Elects Officers for 2020

Coleen Imming | December 31st, 2019

At its monthly meeting held December 19, 2019, the Buena Vista Regional Healthcare Foundation elected Officers for 2020.  Larry Schultz, Storm Lake, Chair Suzette Radke, Aurelia, Vice-Chair Joshua Newhouse, Storm Lake, Secretary-Treasurer. Other Foundation Board members are Duane Miller, The Reverend Duane Queen, Terry Mason, Jan Worthan, Chad Halder, Tim Smith and Howard Hatlielid, all…read more

Dyvad Blanket for the Future Donation Made

Coleen Imming | December 17th, 2019

Dr. Kyle Glienke of UnityPoint Clinic Family Medicine Buena Vista and his wife, Ashlee, recently donated to the BVRMC “Dyvad Blanket for the Future” in honor of their new baby, Amelia Kristine. They previously donated in honor of their other children, Alivia and Karsten. Donations support the purchase of equipment and services for future babies…read more

Donations Purchase Vein Location Device

Coleen Imming | November 26th, 2019

Thanks to the generous donors to the Buena Vista Healthcare Foundation, Buena Vista Regional Medical Center now provides AccuVein. The small, lightweight, hands free digital technology displays a map of your veins on the surface of your skin in real time. This improves access to locations to draw blood while decreasing unsuccessful insertion attempts. Easy,…read more

Beach Street Boutique to BVRMC

Coleen Imming | November 19th, 2019

Beach Street Boutique came to Buena Vista Regional Medical Center on Wednesday, November 6. Paula Radke and her team brought fall fashions with a portion of the proceeds benefiting BVRMC. Paula presented a check in the amount of $1,087.00 to Katie Schwint, Executive Director of Community Development. This donation was given in honor of her…read more

Dyvad Blanket for the Future

Coleen Imming | October 17th, 2019

Matt and Katie Brostad recently donated to the “Dyvad Blanket for the Future” in honor of their new baby Emma Kate at Buena Vista Regional Medical Center. They have previously donated in honor of their other daughters Nora and Clare. Donations support the purchase of equipment and services for future babies born at BVRMC. Donors…read more

Paxtons Jewelry Pink Rocktober Balloon Bash benefits BVRMC P.i.n.k.

Coleen Imming | October 4th, 2019

Paxtons Jewelry held their annual Pink Rocktober Balloon Bash and Cake Dig during the September 28 Sassy Saturday. Proceeds go towards BVRMC P.i.n.k. Presenting a check for $1,010 was Rhonda Ringgenberg and Laurie Phillips. The Buena Vista Regional Medical Center P.i.n.k. is designed to help women with financial barriers have access to mammography services. Left…read more

BVRMC Annual Auxiliary Meeting Held

Coleen Imming | October 3rd, 2019

The Buena Vista Regional Medical Center Auxiliary Annual Meeting was held in September in the Kallmer Education Center. The BVRMC Gift Shop gave the Auxiliary a check for $15,000.00 – proceeds from sales in the Gift Shop over the past year. Patti McKenna, Barb Argotsinger, Gift Shop Buyers along with Jean Bennett, Gift Shop Treasurer…read more