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Increase in Flu Causes Visitor Restrictions at BVRMC

edoebel | January 27th, 2020

Due to the severity of the cold and flu season, Buena Vista Regional Medical Center has placed immediate restrictions on visitations for the health and safety of everyone. There will be a limit of two visitors per patient at any given time and no visitors under the age of 18 will be allowed in patient…read more

BVRMC Welcomes Jeremy Jensen, CRNA

edoebel | January 20th, 2020

  Buena Vista Regional Medical Center and Buena Vista Anesthesia Associates welcomes Jeremy Jensen, who recently moved to Storm Lake as a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA). CRNAs work in BVRMC’s Surgical Services Department providing anesthesia services to surgical patients. “I love being a nurse anesthetist,” says Jeremy, “I am provided the privilege of meeting…read more

Ask The Cardiologist Lunch & Learn Event

edoebel | January 16th, 2020

Come and ask the cardiologist your heart questions. Buena Vista Regional Medical Center hosts Jon A. Peacock, FACC, MD and the BVRMC EMS Team during a free luncheon on Monday, February 17, 2020 in the Kallmer Education Center from 12:00-1:00 p.m. Seating is limited, please RSVP to 712.213.8683 by February 13, 2020. This event is…read more

Ask the Cardiologist- Free Lunch & Learn Event

edoebel | January 8th, 2020

Come and ask the cardiologist your heart questions. Buena Vista Regional Medical Center hosts Jon A. Peacock, FACC, MD and the BVRMC EMS Team during a free luncheon on Monday, February 17, 2020 in the Kallmer Education Center from 12:00-1:00 p.m. Seating is limited, please RSVP to 712.213.8683 by February 13, 2020. This event is…read more

Stay Safe on Ice and Snow. When in Doubt, Walk Like a Penguin.

edoebel | December 31st, 2019

Winter is here and you never know when you will find a slippery spot walking outdoors. Reacquaint yourself with how to navigate slick icy surfaces. When in doubt, walk like a penguin. Lean forward just a little and keep your center of gravity over your front leg. Shuffle your feet and take short steps. Keep…read more

BVRMC Receives the 2020 Women’s Choice Award® as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Obstetrics

edoebel | December 30th, 2019

More moms choose BVRMC. Buena Vista Regional Medical Center has been named as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Obstetrics for a second consecutive year. According to the Women’s Choice Award®, BVRMC is in the top 17% of 4,982 U.S. hospitals offering obstetrics. Trish Winger, Director of First Embrace Obstetrics, credits the superior care by…read more

2019 Top Baby Names at BVRMC

edoebel | December 26th, 2019

Buena Vista Regional Medical Center announces the top 2019 baby names. “Everyone did a great job of being creative or original with their baby’s name. We had 25 names that were given to more than one baby and most of those only shared with one other baby,” reported Tracy Terry, First Embrace Obstetrics. “It’s really…read more

BozWellz Donates to BVRMC P.i.n.k.

edoebel | December 11th, 2019

BozWellz recently donated $400.00 to Buena Vista Regional Medical Center’s P.i.n.k. This fund helps provide free mammograms to women with financial barriers. They sold homemade treats every Tuesday in October and 100% of the proceeds were donated. BozWellz team members presented the check to Diane Porter, BVRMC Marketing Specialist and Joan Kurtz, BVRMC Director of…read more

BVRMC Offers Patients Pre-Service Cost Estimates

edoebel | October 29th, 2019

Going to the hospital can create a lot of anxiety, the fear of the unknown. Buena Vista Regional Medical Center strives to reduce a patient’s concern and help them feel reassured prior, during and after the procedure. An area that causes added worry is the cost of care. Insurance, deductibles and out-of-pocket maximum are all…read more

Lifesaving Coordinated Care

edoebel | October 15th, 2019

  It was easy for Dawn Bach to explain away the pain in her left shoulder as she prepared to gather with her coworkers at Buena Vista Regional Medical Center (BVRMC) for a leadership summit on the morning of January 30, 2019. She had tweaked the shoulder over the holidays, and that was likely causing…read more