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An Extra Layer of Protection added at BVRMC First Embrace Obstetrics

Coleen Imming | March 19th, 2019

Buena Vista Regional Healthcare Foundation’s annual ‘Life Saver’ fundraiser always takes a top priority to the safety and security of our patients. To deliver that important protection to a precious newborn is critical. Through this generous support, the Cuddles Infant Protection System™ can ease a mother’s mind. One of BVRMC’s greatest pleasures is watching a…read more

BVRMC’s Julie Anderson Named as One of 100 Great Iowa Nurses

Diane Porter | March 14th, 2019

Buena Vista Regional Medical Center is proud to announce Julie Anderson, Director of Same Day Surgery/Endo, has been named a 100 Great Iowa Nurses for 2019. Each year the 100 Great Iowa Nurses program asks for patients and co-workers to nominate a nurse that goes above and beyond in their profession. After a review process,…read more

Quilts to Comfort Cancer Patients

Katie Schwint | March 8th, 2019

The Lakeside Presbyterian Quilting Circle donated quilts to the Buena Vista Regional Medical Center’s Oncology & Infusion Center for patients fighting cancer. The group makes quilts throughout the year for various causes. Kay MacDonald from the Lakeside Presbyterian Quilting Circle, center, delivered the quilts to BVRMC’s Robin Koster, Emily Wright, Marcy Glienke, and Linda Hinkeldey.

Kiwanis Club of Alta Donates to BVRMC Cares for Kids

Coleen Imming | March 8th, 2019

The Kiwanis Club of Alta has donated $200 to the Cares for Kids fund at Buena Vista Regional Medical Center.  Pictured is Kiwanis Club member and former BVRMC Trustee Glen Huntington (center) presenting the check to Brad Strader, Executive Director of the Buena Vista Regional Healthcare Foundation and member of the Cares for Kids committee,…read more

Helping Others Understand the Importance of Colonoscopies

Katie Schwint | March 8th, 2019

When you hear the phrase “people person” many Storm Lakers would say Bud Hott would make the top ten list. For over 45 years he has helped people while shopping at Hy-Vee. Helping people is what Bud is all about and if his story can help just one of you he wants to share. “When…read more

Ask the Cardiologist Lunch & Learn

Coleen Imming | February 6th, 2019

  Buena Vista Regional Medical Center and Cardiovascular Associates sponsored, “Ask the Cardiologist Your Heart Questions” presentation at BVRMC. Herbert Hartmann lll, MD, F.A.C.C. was the featured speaker. The well attended Free Lunch & Learn gave the attendees to ask their concerning questions.

Central Bank Donates to BVRMC Oncology & Infusion Center

Diane Porter | January 22nd, 2019

Employees at Central Bank recently donated $110.00 to BVRMC Oncology & Infusion Center. The employees can wear jeans one Friday a month but are asked to pay to wear them. Each month they pick a non-profit to donate to. The December proceeds were donated to BVRMC Oncology. Accepting the check from Central Bank employees are…read more

Bomgaars Donates to BVRMC Oncology

Diane Porter | January 22nd, 2019

Bomgaars held a Ladies’ Shopping Night in December to benefit community oncology services in Siouxland Bomgaars stores. Buena Vista Regional Medical Center received $647.14 from the Storm Lake Bomgaars store. The money was donated to the BVRMC Oncology & Infusion Center. Zena Olerich, Patient Advocate and Robin Koster, Director of Oncology & Infusion accepted the…read more

BVRMC Auxiliary Nursing Scholarships Now Available

Diane Porter | January 4th, 2019

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, 2019, and winners will be awarded in April of 2019. Applicants are only permitted to be awarded the scholarship twice in their lifetime and must pursue a…read more

BVRMC Foundation Nursing Scholarships Now Available

Diane Porter | January 4th, 2019

All applicants must meet criteria (A, B, C & D) to be eligible to apply (BVRMC employees note E for special exception): A) Any student with a permanent residence in the following Iowa counties: Buena Vista, Sac, Ida, Pocahontas,Clay or Cherokee. B) Any student who has completed at least one year of pre-nursing education at…read more