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Patient and Visitor Restrictions at BVRMC

Diane Porter | March 13th, 2020

Buena Vista Regional Medical Center has placed immediate restrictions on visitations for the health and safety of everyone due to the severity of flu and concerns of the 2019 novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). While no Coronavirus cases have been reported in Buena Vista County, BVRMC would like to take proactive measures to keep both patients and…read more

Colon Cancer Patient Encourages Early Screening

Diane Porter | March 11th, 2020

Life is a journey that often times can throw you a curveball. As Jeff sits in a chair and looks out the window at Buena Vista Regional Medical Center, he reflects on his life, when things started to go down an expected path. 55 year old Jeff Schleisman, a pastor who lives in rural Lake…read more

Storm Lake Hy-Vee Chooses BVRMC to support in March

edoebel | February 27th, 2020

Buena Vista Regional Healthcare Foundation has been selected as a beneficiary for the month of March in the Hy-Vee Reusable Bag Program that supports local non-profits. Buena Vista Regional Healthcare Foundation will receive a $1 donation every time a $2.50 red “My Heart” Reusable Bag is purchased at Storm Lake Hy-Vee during March. “We’re eager…read more

BVRMC Hosts “Be Heart Healthy” Spanish Speaking Event

edoebel | February 21st, 2020

Buena Vista Regional Medical Center’s Dr. John Pymm educated members of the Spanish speaking community about heart healthy habits. In addition, guests were able to learn the basics of how to help someone having a heart attack during a recent presentation titled “Be Heart Healthy!”

Cardiologist, Dr. Jon A. Peacock Presents at a BVRMC Lunch & Learn

Diane Porter | February 21st, 2020

Buena Vista Regional Medical Center and Cardiovascular Associates sponsored, “Ask the Cardiologist Your Heart Questions” presentation at BVRMC February 13. Jon A. Peacock, MD, F.A.C.C. was the featured speaker. The well attended Free Lunch & Learn gave the attendees an opportunity to ask their questions regarding heart health.

Increase in Flu Causes Visitor Restrictions at BVRMC

edoebel | January 27th, 2020

Due to the severity of the cold and flu season, Buena Vista Regional Medical Center has placed immediate restrictions on visitations for the health and safety of everyone. There will be a limit of two visitors per patient at any given time and no visitors under the age of 18 will be allowed in patient…read more

Three BVRMC Fitness Specialists Now Certified in Cancer Exercise

Diane Porter | January 21st, 2020

Buena Vista Regional Medical Center Fitness & Health Center Fitness Specialists Nancy Marshall and Melissa Iehl, along with Evan Franzmeier, Fitness Center Manager, recently became certified Cancer Exercise Specialists. The Cancer Exercise Specialist Advanced Qualification was developed for health and fitness professionals to teach them hands-on skills needed to guide patients through treatment into recovery and…read more

BVRMC Welcomes Jeremy Jensen, CRNA

edoebel | January 20th, 2020

  Buena Vista Regional Medical Center and Buena Vista Anesthesia Associates welcomes Jeremy Jensen, who recently moved to Storm Lake as a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA). CRNAs work in BVRMC’s Surgical Services Department providing anesthesia services to surgical patients. “I love being a nurse anesthetist,” says Jeremy, “I am provided the privilege of meeting…read more

Ask The Cardiologist Lunch & Learn Event

edoebel | January 16th, 2020

Come and ask the cardiologist your heart questions. Buena Vista Regional Medical Center hosts Jon A. Peacock, FACC, MD and the BVRMC EMS Team during a free luncheon on Monday, February 17, 2020 in the Kallmer Education Center from 12:00-1:00 p.m. Seating is limited, please RSVP to 712.213.8683 by February 13, 2020. This event is…read more

Message Your Doctor Securely

Diane Porter | January 13th, 2020

With secure patient messaging from MyUnityPoint, your care team is always just a click away. Buena Vista Regional Medical Center and UnityPoint Clinic uses secure patient messaging to provide a confidential and convenient way for us to communicate with you about your health care. Confidentiality is our primary concern. Secure messaging is private and secure…read more