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Donations Used to Purchase Latest Patient Warming System

Coleen Imming | May 17th, 2019

Donations to the Buena Vista Regional Healthcare Foundation have recently been used to purchase the latest patient warming system. “This warming system will allow us to take better care of all trauma patients.  Low body temperatures affect severely injured patients very negatively and can contribute to severe complications with the trauma itself.  By keeping patients…read more

Proud Celebration at BVRMC

Coleen Imming | May 15th, 2019

Buena Vista Regional Medical Center employees over 400 individuals from over 50 different communities. BVRMC celebrates employees children with valedictorian honors among their graduation class. Congratulations to these outstanding honorees for 2019. Shown are honorary student with their parent in the following order. Hannah Colshan, River Valley High School, major in nursing at St. Luke’s…read more

BVRMC Auxiliary History

Diane Porter | May 14th, 2019

Check out this new BVRMC Auxiliary video that shows the history of how it all begin.

Pharmacy Topics of Concern Answered

Coleen Imming | May 3rd, 2019

Shown is Jeff Jorgensen, Buena Vista Regional Medical Center Retail Pharmacist, at the May Young at Heart meeting. Jeff educated members on the most common questions of the pharmacy. He shared various topics of concern and answered in detail to those in attendance.

BVRMC Honors Life Saver Donors

Coleen Imming | April 25th, 2019

 The 15th annual Life Saver donor appreciation dinner program was held April 24th at Buena Vista Regional Medical Center.  The Buena Vista Regional Healthcare Foundation holds this event to honor and thank those who contributed to the annual Life Saver fund drive.  This was an exceptionally successful year with the goal having been surpassed by…read more

Annual Volunteer Luncheon

Coleen Imming | April 18th, 2019

Rob Colerick, Buena Vista Regional Medical Center CEO, welcomed past and present BVRMC Volunteer’s at their annual Luncheon held on April 16, 2019. Shown is Rob thanking them for their personal connection with patient experience by our greeting them at the door, walking them to their destinations, and answering questions to help people better understand…read more

Donations To BVRMC Foundation Provide Latest Blood Bank Analyzer

Diane Porter | April 17th, 2019

  Through the support from many generous donors who have contributed to the Buena Vista Regional Healthcare Foundation, the purchase of the latest technology for Buena Vista Regional Medical Center’s Laboratory Department has been made possible.  An Ortho VISION Blood Bank Analyzer has been purchased at a cost of $91,500.  It is a fully automated…read more

BVRMC Purchases New Patient Lifts

Diane Porter | April 17th, 2019

  Donations to the Buena Vista Regional Healthcare Foundation totaling $13,000 have been used to purchase two Maxi Move patient lifts.  These new lifts will provide greater safety and comfort for the patient and help reduce the possibility of injury to the care giver.  The lifts can be used to lift and transfer patients ranging…read more

Franzmeier’s Celebrate National Donate Life Month

Katie Schwint | April 12th, 2019

  April is National Donate Life Month to increase awareness about the importance of organ donations.   Buena Vista Regional Medical Center encourages everyone to consider organ donation. This year Donate Life Month is just a little more personal due to a family with strong ties to the hospital.   On June 27, 2018 Evan…read more

St. Mary’s Schools Make Two Donations to BVRMC Oncology

Diane Porter | April 3rd, 2019

Storm Lake St. Mary’s Schools made two donations to Buena Vista Regional Medical Center’s Oncology & Infusion Center. During Catholic Schools Week the kindergarten – 5th graders made about 40 blankets for patients. In February, the girls and boys basketball teams raised $5,572.51 in a Pink Out Night. St. Mary’s students presented the blankets and…read more