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You couldn’t have asked for a better summer day. It was July 12, and the high was forecast to be in the 80s. There wasn’t a cloud in the sky. Days like this are a gift in the midst of the sweltering Missouri summer, and Jeff Troyer of Jacksonville knew exactly how he wanted to spend it — fishing with his grandson Tyler at Rothwell Park in Moberly. 
July Employee of the Month helps heart surgery patients in ICU
“The doctors I work with are some of the best surgeons I have worked with,” she says. “I’ve learned a lot from them. If ever needed, I would choose to be in their care.”
September Employee of the Month loves teaching and learning on the ICU

When Sharon Acra and her family moved to Columbia, she interviewed for a staff nurse position at three hospitals in the area. “Boone was the one that impressed me the most,” she says.

“Amazing attitudes and compassion”: A father’s gratitude

Our son Cooper was born at Boone Family Birthplace at 37 weeks on April 22, 2014 by emergency C-section and was in the ICN until the following Saturday, April 26.

“Skill, flexibility, compassion and a smile at every turn”

My name is Darren Gabbert and I have an advanced form of muscular dystrophy.

Because of the medical expertise and outstanding patient care I received at Boone, I survived three pneumonias in 1993, 1995 and 1997. I had been blessed to be pneumonia free for over 15 years, until January of this year.

From the heartland — Quadruple bypass frees farmer from years of pain

When you’re running a farm, you can’t let a little pain get in the way of a day’s work.

That’s what Lowell Woods thought five years ago as he was moving cattle from one pasture to another on the 1,300-acre farm he operates with his wife and son in Baring, Mo.

Following aneurysm repair: “I will be forever grateful”

I had surgery on January 15, 2013 for an open abdominal aortic aneurysm repair. During my six day stay, I was assigned to the second, third and fifth floors on the new south tower.

Crafty fifth graders raise more than $1,100 for Intensive Care Nursery

The students spent dozens of hours making crafts and selling them to their peers before school this week. The hand-made items ranged in price from $1 bookmarks to $4 extra-large hair bows.

Employee of the Month treats patients like they are her family

In her service as a nurse, Jeannie Grant goes above and beyond to care for each of her patients like they are members of her own family.

She often thinks back to the experience of taking care of her grandma before she passed away. “Now, I just try to take care of every patient as if they’re my grandma,” she said.

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