Caring for a baby in the wintertime can be challenging, but knowing and taking a few precautionary measures can protect your child from problems that could arise as cold temperatures set in, both outside and indoors.
Promoting employee health has become more than simply offering benefits. Investing in employees through wellness programs is a growing movement within the business sector. Boone Hospital Center’s corporate wellness program works to partner with businesses within the Columbia area to provide nutritional and fitness training and support for their employees.
After an unexpected amputation, Boone Therapy helps a hunter adjust to life with a prosthetic leg.
After the rush of the holidays come the winter blahs – we’re more tired, less motivated, or fighting a nasty cold. But this slump isn’t inevitable or unpreventable. Boone Hospital Center’s Health Promotions Nurse Brenda Wilson has a short list of simple things you can do to feel well all year round.
“Australians are very social people,” says Environmental Services Lead Tech Nancy Ford-Miller. Whether it’s due to Nancy’s nationality, her personality or both, it’s impossible to miss her outgoing, positive nature and willingness to step up and help wherever needed, which is why several employees in Boone Hospital’s Infusion and Treatment Center nominated Nancy to be our January 2020 Employee of the Month.
This fall, Boone Hospital employees had the opportunity to wear Kansas City Chiefs gear on weekends when the team had a home game. But they likely didn't know they had Senior Financial Analyst Cynthia Clough to thank for these team spirit weekends. Cynthia had suggested the idea to Human Resources, as well as other team spirit days for the Tigers, Cardinals, Royals and St. Louis Blues. But it's not just sports fans at Boone who rely on Cynthia – the whole organization depends on her every month.
Try this hearty recipe approved by Chef Sam, the Boone Hospital Center sous chef on the cover of the latest My Boone Health magazine.
In the early 2000s, when Kim Farris transitioned from a human resources generalist to a recruiter role at Columbia Regional Hospital, she was initially reluctant. She quickly came to enjoy being a recruiter, but she had no idea that someone else would try to recruit her, until Boone Hospital Center called.
The Pritikin ICR program came to Boone earlier this year and is approved by Medicare and many private insurance carriers. The program is based on three pillars that help participants embrace the keys to leading a healthy lifestyle: healthy eating, regular exercise and a healthy mindset.
We believe that there can certainly be a balance of the risk and benefits by having a low-intervention delivery in the hospital. Why not have the best of both worlds, with the assurance of emergency care for mom and baby, but with minimal interventions?
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