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Keeping On Keeping It Off

Tracy and Don Frevert of Columbia both had weight loss surgeries in 2012 and 2014, respectively, losing nearly 300 pounds combined. We wanted to find out what it was like for them to have the surgery, how they’ve been able to keep their weight off and what life is like after having bariatric surgery.


In 2008, Boone Hospital Center added a new technology to its repertoire, da Vinci, a robotic system that allows surgeons to perform surgeries with minute precision. These systems are operated through hand and foot controls that surgeons use to guide the slim robotic arms during procedures. 

Determination of a SEAL

Retired United States Navy SEAL Curtis “Curt” Barrett says he gained his perseverance and determination during his extensive military training, and it was those skills that helped him recover from a life-changing stroke. 

Emilee’s Road to Recovery from AFE

In October 2017, Emilee Lenz and her son Brock survived an Amniotic Fluid Embolism (AFE), an unpreventable, unpredictable and often-fatal complication of pregnancy during childbirth. 

Black Bean and Quinoa Salad

This recipe is from The Pritikin Kitchen™ which follows the heart-healthy guidelines connected to Boone Hospital Center’s upcoming Pritikin Intensive Cardiac Rehabilitation Program.

Finding the Words

After treatment with a Boone Therapy speech therapist, Tim Salisbury is cracking jokes again.

Celebrating our Administrative Professionals

Boone Hospital Center's administrative professionals are experts in customer service, communications, tech support, project management, conflict resolution,  event planning and more! Each employee possesses a unique set of soft and technical skills and brings their individual experiences and passions to their job to support their teams. Meet three of our outstanding administrative professionals!

From Stress Test to Life-Saving Stents

One patient’s journey with coronary artery disease.

Oatmeal Raisin Blueberry Cookies

Dietitian Kelsie Knerr shares a Pritikin Kitchen™ healthy oatmeal cookie recipe! 

Rocky Rhythms

Electrophysiology specialist Dr. John Verbsky performed a procedure that helped get John Weston back on the golf course.


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