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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

BVRMC Event to Help Dementia Care Givers

Diane Porter | January 13th, 2020

Teepa Snow MS, OTR/L, FAOTA, one of the nation’s most dynamic and uplifting dementia care experts, and founder of Positive Approach® to Care (PAC), will present Coping with Challenging Situations in Dementia Care on Thursday, April 9 at King’s Pointe Waterpark Resort in Storm Lake. Nurses, Nursing Home Staff and at home caregivers, and anyone…read more

Ask the Cardiologist- Free Lunch & Learn Event

edoebel | January 8th, 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

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 www.bvrmc.org  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