BMH COMMERCIAL: BRINGING MEDICINE HOME
BMH COMMERCIAL: PULMONOLOGY
Boone Memorial Hospital (BMH) employees got their pink on October 22nd in support of breast cancer awareness.
Each year, BMH offers 1/2 price mammograms throughout the month of October. Patients who receive a mammogram in the BMH Mammo Boutique receives a gift and is automatically entered to win a special prize, which will be awarded at the end of the month.
Boone Memorial Hospital partnered with Chick-Fil-A on October 11th. The food truck was available to patients, personnel, and the community. 10% of proceeds benefit the local Julia Price Breast Cancer Foundation.
Each year, the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (WVSOM) presents Outstanding Preceptor Awards to physicians who exhibit professionalism and demonstrate service to students, including a commitment to teaching, mentoring, and giving back to the education process.
Boone Memorial Hospital (BMH) Physician, Chad Adkins, DO has been named the 2021 West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine Primary Care Outstanding Preceptor for the south central region.
On September 29th, the Boone Memorial Hospital Brighter Futures Program (Substance & Mental Health Treatment Program) held a balloon presentation in recognition of National Recovery Month.
Recovery Month is a national observance held every September to promote and support new evidence-based treatment and recovery practices, the emergence of a strong and proud recovery community, and the dedication of service providers and community members across the nation who make recovery in all its forms possible.
Boone Memorial Hospital celebrates National Surgical Technologists week. Held September 19th-25th, the week is dedicated to recognizing surgical techs and the dedication and hard work they give all year.
In 1984, the Association of Surgical Technologists Board of Directors dedicated the third week in September to recognizing the profession and has done so every year since. It has become a national celebration.
"Our operating room and entire team is top notch," said Terri Castle, RN, BMH Chief Nursing Officer. "If you’ve ever wondered how operating rooms seem to run so smoothly, you have a surgical technologist to thank. They’re responsible for properly setting up the room, arranging necessary equipment, and even assisting physicians during surgery."
Boone Memorial Hospital celebrates International Housekeepers & Environmental Services Week. Held every year during the second full week of September (12th-18th in 2021), International Housekeepers and Environmental Services Week is a week dedicated to recognizing the efforts of hard-working custodial staff members.
A clean environment is vital to overall health and wellness. The Environmental Services Department at Boone Memorial Hospital take that responsibility to heart.