Boone Memorial Hospital in Madison, West Virginia opened its new Black Lung Center last week. “We are already getting an exuberant amount of calls,” said Willie Carte, Director of Respiratory Therapy and the Black Lung Center. “We are excited to provide this much needed service to our coal miners.” The Black Lung Center will help miners file federal black lung claims and offer federal black lung testing. “The process is often difficult,” explained Carte. “We don’t want our mi
Community members packed the Boone Memorial Hospital dining hall yesterday to learn more about the hospital's new weight loss and diabetes prevention program. "I knew the need was great but I was amazed at the turnout," said Nurse Practitioner Kathy Hill, who will teach the upcoming classes in the program. "We originally planned to hold one informational seminar in the evening but we received so many inquiries I decided to add on 3 additional sessions. We had 81 total in the
Boone Memorial Hospital staff, Auxiliary and members of the Boone County Ambulance Authority gather outside the hospital ambulance bay and helipad landing in recognition of their continued efforts to remain a Level IV Trauma Designated facility. BMH will participate in the WV Trauma Symposium at Stonewall Jackson next week.
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