Bags with Goodies Donated to BVRMC for Oncology Patients

Diane Porter | January 7th, 2020

December 17 is a special day for Carrie Schmidt, it’s her dad’s birthday. Carrie’s dad, Ed Demers, died at the age of 42 from leukemia. Years after his passing she became a Thirty-One bag consultant and found a way to pay tribute to Ed’s memory every year and help patients fighting cancer at Buena Vista…read more

2019 Auxiliary Scholarship Winners

Diane Porter | January 7th, 2020

Congratulations to The 2019 BVRMC Auxiliary Scholarship Winners  A coffee reception for the 2019 Auxiliary scholarship winners was held on Friday, December 22. Those that were able to attend are shown in the photos below. 2020 scholarship applications are now available at  The following are the winners along with the scholarship they received. High…read more

BVRMC Foundation Elects Officers for 2020

Coleen Imming | December 31st, 2019

At its monthly meeting held December 19, 2019, the Buena Vista Regional Healthcare Foundation elected Officers for 2020.  Larry Schultz, Storm Lake, Chair Suzette Radke, Aurelia, Vice-Chair Joshua Newhouse, Storm Lake, Secretary-Treasurer. Other Foundation Board members are Duane Miller, The Reverend Duane Queen, Terry Mason, Jan Worthan, Chad Halder, Tim Smith and Howard Hatlielid, all…read more

Stay Safe on Ice and Snow. When in Doubt, Walk Like a Penguin.

edoebel | December 31st, 2019

Winter is here and you never know when you will find a slippery spot walking outdoors. Reacquaint yourself with how to navigate slick icy surfaces. When in doubt, walk like a penguin. Lean forward just a little and keep your center of gravity over your front leg. Shuffle your feet and take short steps. Keep…read more

BVRMC Receives the 2020 Women’s Choice Award® as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Obstetrics

edoebel | December 30th, 2019

More moms choose BVRMC. Buena Vista Regional Medical Center has been named as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Obstetrics for a second consecutive year. According to the Women’s Choice Award®, BVRMC is in the top 17% of 4,982 U.S. hospitals offering obstetrics. Trish Winger, Director of First Embrace Obstetrics, credits the superior care by…read more

2019 Top Baby Names at BVRMC

edoebel | December 26th, 2019

Buena Vista Regional Medical Center announces the top 2019 baby names. “Everyone did a great job of being creative or original with their baby’s name. We had 25 names that were given to more than one baby and most of those only shared with one other baby,” reported Tracy Terry, First Embrace Obstetrics. “It’s really…read more

Dyvad Blanket for the Future Donation Made

Coleen Imming | December 17th, 2019

Dr. Kyle Glienke of UnityPoint Clinic Family Medicine Buena Vista and his wife, Ashlee, recently donated to the BVRMC “Dyvad Blanket for the Future” in honor of their new baby, Amelia Kristine. They previously donated in honor of their other children, Alivia and Karsten. Donations support the purchase of equipment and services for future babies…read more

New Art Work on BVRMC Community Art Wall

Diane Porter | December 13th, 2019

Boyd Zimmer Storm Lake, Iowa Artist’s Biography Ever since I was old enough to hold a crayon, art has been a passion of mine. Throughout the years, I have used many different artistic mediums to develop my own unique style of artwork. Having a limited education in painting, I began to experiment (about 10 years…read more

BozWellz Donates to BVRMC P.i.n.k.

edoebel | December 11th, 2019

BozWellz recently donated $400.00 to Buena Vista Regional Medical Center’s P.i.n.k. This fund helps provide free mammograms to women with financial barriers. They sold homemade treats every Tuesday in October and 100% of the proceeds were donated. BozWellz team members presented the check to Diane Porter, BVRMC Marketing Specialist and Joan Kurtz, BVRMC Director of…read more

Security Trust & Savings Bank Donates to A.W.A.R.E.

Diane Porter | December 4th, 2019

Security Trust & Savings Bank Donates to Buena Vista Regional Medical Center A.W.A.R.E. Security Trust & Savings Bank of Storm Lake held a No Shave November Event during the month of November. $800 was raised from the event and given to BVRMC A.W.A.R.E., where funds go directly to help with uninsured expenses for patients receiving…read more