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WellFit Helps People Feel Better

Diane Porter | October 30th, 2019

Do you have difficulty carrying out everyday tasks due to an injury or a condition such as high blood pressure, diabetes, chronic pain and/or decreased functional abilities? If you answered yes to any of these, then the Buena Vista Regional Medical Center WellFit program is for you! WellFit is a supervised and guided wellness program…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

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

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

A Routine Mammogram Saved Breast Cancer Survivor

edoebel | October 9th, 2019

Barb Zeigler, a wife, mother and grandma, knew the importance of scheduling a regular mammogram. Little did she know, she would become the poster child of why you should get your annual screening. It all started with a routine mammogram, something she has done for years. Barb went in on a Thursday and was called…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

BVRMC Auxiliary Masquerade Jewelry Fair

Coleen Imming | October 3rd, 2019

The Buena Vista Regional Medical Center Auxiliary held their Fall 2019 Masquerade Jewelry Fair in the Kallmer Education Center October 1. The Jewelry Fair was a huge success making $1,880.00. The Auxiliary uses this money for needed equipment for the hospital. Shown are Auxiliary members that assisted with the fair.

Annual Medicare Open Enrollment Period

Diane Porter | October 3rd, 2019

October 15 – December 7, 2019 Comparing plans can save you money. Make sure you have coverage that meets your drug and health care needs. SHIIP CAN HELP Contact Danielle Schlenger at 712.213.8683 to set you your appointment at BVRMC. SHIIP is a free, confidential, objective service of the State of Iowa Insurance Division.

Help for Headaches

Diane Porter | October 2nd, 2019

Latest Diagnosis and Treatment Options Speakers: Dr. Kyle Glienke & Kim McCleary, PT, MTC Wednesday, October 23, 2019 BVRMC Kallmer Education Center 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. This event is free to the public and sponsored by BVRMC. Light appetizers will be served. Space is limited – RSVP to 712.213.8683.