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Buena Vista Regional Medical Center Receives HFMA’s 2020 MAP Award for High Performance in Revenue Cycle

edoebel | July 29th, 2020

Buena Vista Regional Medical Center has been named as a recipient of the 2020 MAP Award for High Performance in Revenue Cycle, sponsored by the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA). As a national award winner, BVRMC has met industry-standard revenue cycle benchmarks, implemented the patient-centered recommendations and best practices embodied in HFMA’s Healthcare Dollars &…read more

BVRMC Receives National Recognition for Excellence in Financial Interactions with Patients

edoebel | June 24th, 2020

Buena Vista Regional Medical Center has achieved recognition as an Adopter of the Healthcare Financial Management Association’s PATIENT FINANCIAL COMMUNICATIONS BEST PRACTICES®. As a Best Practices Adopter, Buena Vista Regional Medical Center demonstrated that it follows nearly 100 best practices covering all aspects of financial interactions that take place in a variety of care settings….read more

BVRMC Medical-Surgical Unit Receives AMSN PRISM Award® for Exemplary Practice

edoebel | June 18th, 2020

The Medical-Surgical department at Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in Storm Lake, Iowa, has received the prestigious AMSN PRISM Award®, an honor recognizing exceptional nursing practice, leadership, and outcomes in hospital medical-surgical units. This is the first Medical-Surgical unit in Iowa to receive the award. The award, which stands for “Premier Recognition In the Specialty…read more

Buena Vista County and Storm Lake Officials Urge Citizens to Continue with Covid-19 Precautions

edoebel | May 29th, 2020

The number of positive Covid-19 cases in Buena Vista County has continued to increase with more testing with Test Iowa, long-term care facilities, local health care providers, and manufacturers. These positive tests confirm Covid-19 is in our community and can spread easily between individuals. It’s especially important now that many of the restrictions have been…read more

Elective Surgeries to Open Slowly and with Restrictions

edoebel | April 29th, 2020

Buena Vista Regional Medical Center will gradually resume elective surgeries over the next few weeks. Procedures are being put in place to keep both patients and staff safe. Surgery patients will be screened prior to procedures, as well as the day of surgery. Any patients that do not pass screening or have COVID-19 symptoms will…read more

Fitness & Health Center to Open with Restrictions

edoebel | April 29th, 2020

Buena Vista Regional Medical Center’s Fitness & Health Center will be opening Friday, May 1 at 5:00 am with restrictions. Every member will be asked screening questions and have temperature taken. No children under the age of 18 and customers may be asked to show ID to prove age. The gym capacity will be limited….read more

maurices Donates to BVRMC to Support Healthcare Workers on the Frontlines in the Fight Against COVID‐19

edoebel | April 28th, 2020

Duluth, MN – maurices, a women’s apparel brand with 900+ stores across the U.S. and Canada, announced today that it is donating $250,000 to multiple rural community hospitals to support healthcare workers on the frontlines of the COVID‐19 pandemic. As part of this donation, BVRMC will receive a donation. “With maurices stores in more than…read more

New Artist on BVRMC Community Art Wall

edoebel | March 17th, 2020

  Leslie Murphy is a young, up and coming photographer. She attends ICCC and will graduate in May with an Agricultural degree. When she is not working on the family farm, helping 4-H kids with their special beef projects, and spending time with her family, Leslie is driving down gravel roads and catching lovely sunsets…read more

BVRMC Taking Precautions for COVID-19

edoebel | March 16th, 2020

Buena Vista Regional Medical Center is working to prepare for any coronavirus (COVID-19) patients that may present themselves to the hospital. On Monday, the Emergency Room Entrance will have an outdoor screening station that will screen any patient prior to entering the building. On Monday at noon, the Fitness & Health Center will be closed…read more

Storm Lake Hy-Vee Chooses BVRMC to support in March

edoebel | February 27th, 2020

Buena Vista Regional Healthcare Foundation has been selected as a beneficiary for the month of March in the Hy-Vee Reusable Bag Program that supports local non-profits. Buena Vista Regional Healthcare Foundation will receive a $1 donation every time a $2.50 red “My Heart” Reusable Bag is purchased at Storm Lake Hy-Vee during March. “We’re eager…read more