New Nursing Scholarship to Honor Marilyn Nissen

Our Oncologist Dr. Cary Peterson and his wife Lisa donated $5,000 to the Boone County Health Center Foundation in memory of long-time oncology nurse Marilyn Nissen. The money has been used to start the Marilyn Nissen Nursing Scholarship for students from the area who are interested in pursuing a career in nursing. “Marilyn performed an … More New Nursing Scholarship to Honor Marilyn Nissen

Let’s Talk Cost

By Brenda Machmueller, RHIT, CPC Boone County Health Center understands quality healthcare goes beyond the cost. In today’s world, however, patients shop around to make sure they are getting not only the best care but the best price. But comparing quotes from different healthcare facilities can be confusing. Some hospitals include costs and charges in … More Let’s Talk Cost

We have great news! The State Offices of Rural Health (SORH) has recognized us as a 2017 National Rural Health Day “Community Star.” “Rural health care is vital, because it gives patients access to the care they need close to home,” our Chief Executive Officer Tanya Sharp said. “Our dedicated staff works hard each day … More