BMH featured in CHART INSTITUTE Compass Newsletter - Opioid Epidemic/Quick Response Team

Boone Memorial Hospital developed plans to tackle the opioid epidemic in Boone County, and surrounding areas. The hospital, in partnership with Marshall Health, PROACT (Provider Response Organization for Addiction, Care and Treatment) of Huntington and Cabell Huntington Hospital received the AFA State Opioid Response: Community Innovation for Treatment Access and Retention grant. The purpose of the grant is to utilize funding to address the opioid crisis by increasing services in underserved areas, such as Boone County.


Boone Memorial Hospital created programs such as Brighter Futures (Substance & Mental Health Treatment) Program and a Quick Response Team (QRT) Program. 


CHART combines an AHRQ-certified Patient Safety Organization with a 100% member-owned medical malpractice insurance company.

Boone Memorial Hospital donates $2,500 to help softball teams with flood damage

The softball field located in Danville, West Virginia (Lick Creek) was devastated by recent flooding. Both the Scott High School and Madison Middle School ladies softball teams utilize the field. 


"We understand they lost almost everything, including equipment, some uniforms and supplies," said Boone Memorial Hospital Chief Executive Officer, Virgil Underwood. There was also severe damage to their locker room. We wanted to help," he said.


The team also lost three lawn mowers, two refrigerators, helmets and a pitching machine.


Those interested in making a contribution can mail a check to Scott High School, #1 Skyhawk Place, Madison, WV 25130 -  made payable to "Scott High School Softball" 

Boone Memorial Hospital announces Infusion Clinic for COVID-19 antibody treatment
- A key component in fighting the disease -

January 27, 2021 - MADISON, WV - Patients who are diagnosed with COVID-19 have a new treatment option at Boone Memorial Hospital. Monoclonal antibody treatments are available and becoming a key element in the fight against COVID-19. 

Monoclonal antibodies are designed for patients newly diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, who have a high risk of developing complications and becoming seriously ill. Monoclonal antibodies are proteins created in a laboratory to mimic the human immune system. The treatment works by imitating natural defenses, instead of waiting for the body to mount its own response, and makes it harder for the coronavirus to infect human cells.

Boone Memorial Hospital welcomes Richard McNeilly, DO, FCCP (Pulmonary, Critical Care)

January 20, 2021 - MADISON, WV - Boone Memorial Hospital (BMH) is pleased to welcome Richard McNeilly, DO, FCCP. Dr. McNeilly is Board Certified in Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care Medicine and Internal Medicine.

Dr. McNeilly completed his Internal Medicine Residency at Magnolia Regional Health Center in Corinth, Mississippi and a Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship at Doctors Hospital in Columbus, Ohio.


The BMH Pulmonary Department focuses on the care and treatment of patients with lung disease or respiratory conditions such as asthma, pneumonia, bronchitis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, emphysema, tuberculosis, and lung cancer.

Boone Memorial now offers orthopaedics through partnership with Marshall Health

Through a partnership with Marshall Orthopaedics, Boone Memorial Hospital is now offering orthopaedic care at its main campus, located in Madison, West Virginia.

Dana Lycans, M.D., orthopaedic surgeon at Marshall Orthopaedics, is providing comprehensive care for all ages. Lycans specializes in sports medicine and surgical treatment of the elbow, hip, knee and shoulder.

“We are delighted to welcome Dr. Lycans to Boone Memorial Hospital,” said Virgil Underwood, Chief Executive Officer. “His experience and knowledge further strengthens our hospital goals and allows our patients to receive excellent orthopaedic care close to home. We look forward to this partnership with Marshall Orthopaedics.”

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