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Oncology & Infusion Center Open House

Katie Schwint | June 6th, 2018

On June 5, BVRMC held an open house for its newly remodeled Oncology & Infusion Center. The new space will provide a more private and soothing environment for patients fighting cancer. The staff also educated the crowd on the number of infusion services they have added over the years for other diseases, such as multiple…read more

Minimally Invasive Hip Surgery has Patient Back to Work Quickly

Katie Schwint | June 6th, 2018

“I don’t have time to be laid up,” was the thought Matt Naberhaus had when he first started thinking about hip surgery. Recovering in the house for 6-8 weeks was not going to work for him. Matt is a busy person. He is a husband, father, farmer, construction worker, raises cattle, part time welder, and…read more

Young at Heart program featured Dr. John Armstrong, Buena Vista General Surgery

Coleen Imming | May 11th, 2018

Buena Vista Regional Medical Center’s Young at Heart May Program featured Dr. John Armstrong with Buena Vista General Surgery. He discussed how the colon worked and the importance of colonoscopies.

BVRMC Now Offering Patients Pre-Service Cost Estimates

Amperage | April 2nd, 2018

Going to the hospital for a procedure can create a lot of anxiety, the fear of the unknown. Buena Vista Regional Medical Center works to reduce a patient’s anxiety and help them feel reassured prior, during and after the procedure. An area that can cause added anxiety is the cost of care. Insurance, deductibles and…read more

Joni Boese Receives 2017 Wound, Ostomy, & Continence Nurse of the Year Award for Iowa Affiliate of the WOCN Society

Amperage | April 2nd, 2018

Buena Vista Regional Medical Center is proud to announce that Joni Boese, BSN, RN, CWON, has received the 2017 Nurse of the Year from the Iowa Affiliate of the Wound, Ostomy, & Continence Nurses Society (WOCN). Joni received the award on Thursday, October 5 in Des Moines at their annual meeting. Joni earned her BSN…read more

Casey Orth Nebitt Recognized with the 2017 Emerging Leader Award

Amperage | April 2nd, 2018

Buena Vista Regional Medical Center is proud to announce Casey Orth Nebitt, Director of OR, has received the Emerging Leader Award from the OR Manager. The OR Manager is a national publication that provides critical information, analysis, and best practices for management of the surgical suite, including patient safety, operating room (OR) efficiency, sterilization and…read more

Dr. Rick Lampe Receives IHA Excellence in Governance Award

Amperage | April 2nd, 2018

Dr. Richard Lampe, Buena Vista Regional Medical Center Board of Trustees Chairman, has been awarded the Iowa Hospital Association Excellence in Governance Award. He received this award at the IHA Annual Meeting in Des Moines on October 11 surrounded by family and BVRMC employees. Dr. Lampe was born and raised in Buena Vista County. He…read more

Deb Carlson Receives Iowa Hospital Association Hospital Hero Award

Amperage | April 2nd, 2018

Deb Carlson, Buena Vista Regional Medical Center Clinical Informatics Specialist, has been named as a 2017 Hospital Hero. She received the award at the Iowa Hospital Annual Meeting in Des Moines on October 11. Starting her nursing career in 1983, Deb held a variety of positions in Public Health, obstetrics and as House Supervisor. With…read more

BVRMC Announces Buena Vista General Surgery

Amperage | April 2nd, 2017

Buena Vista Regional Medical Center will be officially employing Dr. Jason Dierking, Board Certified General Surgeon, as a BVRMC employee starting July 31, 2017. The new clinic will be named Buena Vista General Surgery and continue to stay at the 210 East 5th Street location in Storm Lake just south of the BV County Courthouse….read more

BVRMC Announces New General Surgeon

Amperage | March 31st, 2017

STORM LAKE – Buena Vista Regional Medical Center is announcing Dr. John Armstrong has signed paperwork to be a general surgeon starting sometime around September 2017. Dr. Armstrong will be working with Dr. Jason Dierking at BVRMC covering general surgical patients and sharing on-call responsibilities. More details on his practice and announcement of community open…read more