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DES MOINES REGISTER NAMES BVRMC A WINNER OF THE IOWA 2018 TOP WORKPLACES AWARD

Katie Schwint | September 17th, 2018

Buena Vista Regional Medical Center has been awarded a 2018 Top Workplaces honor by The Des Moines Register. The list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by research partner Energage, LLC (formerly WorkplaceDynamics), a leading provider of technology-based employee engagement tools. The anonymous survey measures several aspects of workplace…read more

Cancer Survivor Kim Walsh Participates in BVRMC A.W.A.R.E.

Diane Porter | August 27th, 2018

Fun, and a good attitude, describes Kim Walsh a breast cancer survivor from Alta, Iowa. Kim has been cancer free for 9+ years. This December it will be 10 years. Kim recalls the day she had her annual mammogram and was called in to discuss something that was seen on the scan back in December…read more

Emily Bodholdt Named IHA Hospital Hero

Katie Schwint | August 9th, 2018

Buena Vista Regional Medical Center is proud to announce that Emily Bodholdt has been selected as a 2018 Hospital Hero by the Iowa Hospital Association (IHA). Every year the IHA awards those committed health care professionals that go above and beyond. Hospitals are asked to submit applications and provide examples of how the individual could…read more

Brown’s Shoe Fit Co. FIT NIGHT

Coleen Imming | July 27th, 2018

FREE Community event Thursday, August 16 starting at 5:30 p.m. at Brown’s Shoe Fit in Storm Lake. BVRMC Fitness & Health Center Specialist, Savanah Rittgers will be providing stretch band exercises.    So bring your friends and enjoy a walk, jog, or laid back run. Return to the store for refreshments and sign up for…read more

BVRMC Whitecaps Game Night

Coleen Imming | July 25th, 2018

Buena Vista Regional Medical Center hosted the Whitecaps Baseball game on Wednesday, July 25, 2018 at Memorial Field. Give-a-ways were handed out to community members that attended the free game. BVRMC’s Fitness & Health Center sponsored activities with $100 gift cards to Brown’s Shoe Fit given to winners; Brody Bodholdt, and Angel Michel.

BVRMC Welcomes Austin Langel

Katie Schwint | July 18th, 2018

  Buena Vista Regional Medical Center and Buena Vista Anesthesia Associates welcomes Austin Langel who will be a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) in Storm Lake starting this August.   CRNAs work in BVRMC’s Surgical Services Department providing anesthesia services to surgical patients.   “I chose to be a CRNA because I have always been…read more

4th of July Breastfeeding and Diaper Changing Station

Katie Schwint | July 2nd, 2018

BVRMC will provide a breastfeeding and diaper station during the Star Spangled Spectacular Celebration on July 4. Located between Sunset and Chautauqua Parks, from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. moms can take a break to feed their babies. Diaper changing stations will also be available – which is not just for moms. Amanda Thompson, BVRMC…read more

Storm Lake Kenpo Karate Donates to Cares for Kids

Katie Schwint | June 29th, 2018

The Storm Lake Kenpo Karate held a free will donation car wash on June 16 with proceeds going to BVRMC’s Cares for Kids. The class presented a check for $560 to go towards this fund which helps purchase items to help kids feel more comfortable while they or loved ones receive hospital services.

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