LeAn Smith had recently been recognized for 40 years of service as a nurse at Boone Hospital Center when one of her teammates on the Postpartum floor of Boone Family Birthplace told her, “There’s a gentleman down the hall who says you delivered him when he was born!”
Wellness programs not only benefit the employee, but they also benefit the organization and community as a whole. That is why Boone Hospital Center works with corporate partners in mid-Missouri to provide wellness programs and initiatives tailored to their needs.
Big health events can be a scary and stressful time for both the patient and the family. For the Evans family, the compassion and kindness shown to them from emergency room to surgery to rehab at Boone Hospital Center made all the difference in their health journey.
As a dietitian, I often encourage people to fill half of their plate with non-starchy veggies. Whenever I make zoodles, that goal is easy to meet, and I end up eating at least an entire zucchini. Spiralizers expand your veggie options and provide a noodle substitute if you need to cut out gluten or eat fewer carbohydrates.
Boone Hospital President Jim Sinek's summer update.
An energetic, fun-loving, and hard-working group of senior citizens has taken over Boone Hospital Center’s WELLAWARE Fitness Center, and staff isn’t complaining one bit.
Even as a health professional, I believe there’s still a place in life for decadently rich and sweet versions of our favorite foods. But there are small ways you can think like a dietitian and bake like a Grandma.
Spring’s arrival means longer days, shorter sleeves, and resuming your favorite outdoor activities. It also means increased contact with things that irritate your skin, from the sun to everything under it.
Boone Hospital Center has been designated a Level 1 STEMI center by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. STEMI stands for ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction and is a potentially fatal form of heart attack. Level 1 STEMI designation is the highest possible honor given to hospitals. The designation is part of the state department’s Time Critical Diagnosis or “TCD” plans and it allows Boone Hospital to act as a heart attack resource in the community it serves.
When nurses rated Boone Hospital Center one of the best places to work in Missouri on Nurse.org, this was good news not just for the hospital, but for patients and families. When you or a loved one needs medical care, nurses make a big difference.
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