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Applications for BVRMC Auxiliary Scholarships Now Available

edoebel | October 14th, 2021

Buena Vista Regional Medical Center Auxiliary is offering three $500.00 scholarship opportunities for those looking to pursue education in a health related field. Application deadline is March 31, 2022 and winners will be awarded in April. Three categories are offered. Criteria for applicants are as follows: Category 1 Applicant must be a high school senior,…read more

Dr. Garrett Feddersen & Dr. Kyle Glienke Recognized as Hospital Heroes

edoebel | October 7th, 2021

  On Wednesday, October 6, Dr. Garrett Feddersen, Medical Director of Emergency Services, and Dr. Kyle Glienke, Chief of Medicine/Critical Services, were recognized as 2021 Iowa Hospital Association Hospital Heroes at the Iowa Hospital Association Annual Virtual Meeting. Both doctors have been key leaders of Buena Vista Regional Medical Center during the COVID-19 pandemic. “Before…read more

BVRMC Gift Shop Donates $15,000 to the BVRMC Auxiliary

edoebel | October 5th, 2021

The Buena Vista Regional Medical Center Auxiliary Annual Meeting was held on September 29 at King’s Pointe Resort. The BVRMC Gift Shop presented the Auxiliary a check for $15,000 from the proceeds of the Gift Shop over the past year. The Auxiliary uses this contribution and money from membership dues, fundraisers and donations to buy…read more

Paxtons Jewelry Cake Dig & Balloon Bash

edoebel | September 27th, 2021

Paxtons Jewelry has once again teamed up with BVRMC’s P.i.n.k. for our annual balloon bash and cake dig fundraiser! Every $10 donation gets a chance to bash a balloon and win a gemstone. Each balloon is a winner, with chances to win gemstones like pink tourmaline, blue topaz, peridot, and many more. Winners of the…read more

Sassy Saturdays in Storm Lake

edoebel | September 27th, 2021

Storm Lake United and Buena Vista Regional Medical Center are pleased to announce Sassy Saturdays to be held this October in Storm Lake. You will have the opportunity to save big on 4 Saturdays: October 2, 9, 16, and 23. Take advantage of great deals and specials while supporting a worthy cause. You can participate…read more

BVRMC Receives American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline EMS Silver Plus Recognition Award For Two Consecutive Years

Diane Porter | September 15th, 2021

Buena Vista Regional Medical Center received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline® EMS Silver Plus Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures to treat patients who suffer severe heart attacks for the second consecutive year. Each year, more than 250,000 people experience an ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), the deadliest type of heart attack, caused…read more

BVRMC Celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month

edoebel | September 14th, 2021

The Villegas Sisters at BVRMC share how they celebrate their heritage during National Hispanic Heritage Month.

DES MOINES REGISTER NAMES BVRMC A WINNER OF THE IOWA TOP WORKPLACES 2021 AWARD

edoebel | September 13th, 2021

Buena Vista Regional Medical Center has been awarded a Top Workplaces 2021 honor by The Des Moines Register. The list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by employee engagement technology partner Energage LLC. The anonymous survey uniquely measures 15 culture drivers that are critical to the success of any…read more

BVRMC Hosts Speaker on Dementia Care

edoebel | August 26th, 2021

Teepa Snow MS, OTR/L, FAOTA, one of the nation’s most dynamic and uplifting dementia care experts, and founder of Positive Approach® to Care (PAC), presented Coping with Challenging Situations in Dementia Care on Tuesday, August 17, 2021. Over 200 participants, including nursing home employees and at home caregivers attended this free webinar and learned valuable information on…read more

Dr. Sabrina Martinez Receives IBCLC Certification

edoebel | August 24th, 2021

Dr. Sabrina Martinez recently received her International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) certification. She is one of few Medical Doctors in the state of Iowa to obtain this certification. “Breastfeeding medicine is one of my special areas of interest, so I decided to pursue the gold standards of certifications,” states Dr. Martinez. “This certification will…read more