New CEO Begins at BCHC
Danielle Gearhart, FACHE, recently started her new role as CEO of Buchanan County Health Center. Gearhart comes from Sidney, Nebraska where she has been working as the CEO of Memorial Health Center since 2006. She replaces Bob Richard who retired after 34 years of service.
TWC Nov-Dec Class Schedule Now Available On-Line
The TWC fitness class schedule for November and December is now online.
Officials from Independence Light, Power & Telecommunications and the United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development recently presented a loan check for $360,000 to the Buchanan County Health Center. Funds will be used to help offset the cost for lighting in the new Emergency Department. Pictured are Norman Brus, USDA area specialist, Julie Sproull, BCHC associate administrator, Brian Meyers, ILP&T Board President, Ron Timpe, BCHC associate administrator, Anne McMillan, BCHC Board Chairman, Darrel Wetzel, ILP&T general manager, Bob Richard, BCHC administrator, and Douglas Moss, USDA area director. Read press release here.
Clinic Additions and ChangesCedar Rapids Neurosurgeon, Dr. Mary Hlavin, has started a new clinic this month. She will be seeing pre-operative and post operative patients at BCHC. Appointments for Dr. Hlavin are made by calling 319-369-7085.
15 Tips for Lowering Cholesterol (Courtesy www.webmd.com)
Has your doctor said you have high cholesterol (called hypercholesterolemia)? Then you know you need to change your diet and lifestyle to lower cholesterol and your risk of heart disease. Even if your doctor prescribed a cholesterol drug to bring levels down, you'll still need to change your diet and become more active for cardiovascular health. These simple tips can help you keep cholesterol levels in check.http://www.webmd.com/cholesterol-management/slideshow-lowering-cholesterol