About US




Our mission is to improve the health of the people and communities we serve.  We will accomplish that mission by making Boone Hospital Center an excellent place to work and receive health care.

Boone Hospital Center is a 397-bed full service hospital located in Columbia, Mo. It is a regional referral center located in the center of the state. The hospital provides progressive healthcare programs, services, and technology to people in 25 mid-Missouri counties.

Although the hospital is full service, areas in which Boone Hospital Center excels are cardiology, neurology, oncology, surgical, obstetrical services, and numerous other specialties. The hospital maintains a 24-hour emergency center with hospital-based ambulance service and a helipad for incoming emergency air transportation. The hospital employs over 2000 on its staff and 350 physicians on the medical staff.

Boone Hospital Center is a leader in providing the latest technology, including an innovative surgery center offering progressive endoscopic and laser surgery procedures. The hospital provides numerous community educational lectures and events, centering on disease prevention and wellness.

To help community members make healthy lifestyle choices, Boone Hospital Center created WELLAWARE - a collection of resources and programs that encourage wellness and prevention. Working with mid-Missouri employers to promote good health on the job (such as becoming a tobacco-free workplace), WELLAWARE offers resources in occupational medicine, behavioral health, and BHC's various prevention and fitness programs to the community at large in Columbia, MO.

Boone Hospital Center is affiliated with BJC HealthCare, one of the nation's largest health-care systems. The BJC system includes hospitals, nursing homes and numerous health-related services and programs throughout Missouri and southern Illinois. Boone Hospital Center is licensed by the state of Missouri and accredited by The Joint Commission (TJC).

Boone Hospital is currently a Magnet Hospital for its nursing excellence and has also been named a Top 100 Hospital by Thomson Reuters

You may contact us by phone at 573.815.8000. Boone Hospital Center is committed to the coordinated care of patients and their support system in order to improve the health of the people and communities we serve. We strive to deliver exceptional care. Any concerns you may have should be communicated to Boone’s management and if concerns are not resolved with our management, you are encouraged to contact The Joint Commission.