BMH PHYSICIANS ASSUME NEW LEADERSHIP ROLES IN THE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT

Todd Berry, DO (left) has been named Medical Director of the Boone Memorial Hospital Emergency Department and Michael Bledsoe, DO (right) has been named Trauma Medical Director. "We are pleased to have two of our highly skilled and respected physicians take on these roles, which are vital to our emergency department," said Virgil Underwood, CEO

Boone Memorial Hospital Offers Patients an Alternative to in Person Visits via Telemedicine

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Boone Memorial Hospital is offering telemedicine in an effort to continue keeping its patients safe, while providing health services. Telemedicine is the distribution of health-related services and information via electronic information and telecommunication technologies. Telemedicine enables remote healthcare (telehealth). “Basically it makes it possible for providers to treat patients whenever needed and wherever the patient is, by using a computer or smartphone,” explained Charissa Workman, Boone Memorial Hospital Clinical IT Analyst. “Our patients’ health and safety is our utmost priority,” said Boone Memorial Hospital Chief Executive Officer, Virgil

Changes to the Boone Memorial Pharmacy

∙ Delivery ∙ Extended Hours ∙ Temporarily Drive-Thru or Delivery ONLY ∙ Mobile Pharmacy App In response to COVID-19 and an effort to keep our patients, community and staff safe, we have implemented various exciting changes to the Boone Memorial Outpatient Pharmacy. Changes include a new delivery service, a user-friendly mobile app and extended hours, including Saturday. In addition, the Pharmacy will temporarily be opened by drive through or delivery service only during the COVID-19 pandemic. “We want to keep our patients safe yet ensure they receive their medications in a timely manner,” said David Gresham, BMH Chief Development Officer. “Therefore, we will be open only via our drive-throug

What to expect at Boone Memorial Hospital in relation to COVID-19: Testing and Screening

Boone Memorial Hospital has taken the threat of the Coronavirus and COVID-19 very seriously. “Our approach has been that of aggressive preparedness, not panic,” explains hospital Chief Executive Officer, Virgil Underwood. “While we understand the need for on-going education to our patients, staff and visitors, we realize there is an abundance of information surfacing. Therefore, in order to alleviate some confusion, we at Boone Memorial Hospital want to be transparent in what one can expect when visiting our facility in relation to COVID-19.” WHAT TO EXPECT (SCREENING): Upon arrival to Boone Memorial Hospital or one of its clinics, a soft screening of all staff, visitors and those presenting

BMH responds to COVID-19

Boone Memorial Hospital is responding to a respiratory disease caused by a novel (new) coronavirus that was first detected in Wuhan, China and which has now been detected in more than 100 locations internationally, including the United States. The virus has been named “SARS-CoV-2” and the disease it causes has been named “coronavirus disease 2019” (abbreviated “COVID-19”). ​ Boone Memorial Hospital is watching the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus closely. Hospital staff and administration are taking proactive and preventive measures to protect its patients and employees. Although currently there are no known cases in Boone County or West Virginia, the hospital's approach is that of aggress

Boone Memorial Hospital hosted a Black Lung Outreach Event in Beckley, WV

The Black Lung Center at Boone Memorial Hospital, located in Madison, West Virginia, hosted a Black Lung Outreach Event on Friday, March 6th at the Beckley-Raleigh Convention Center to help coal miners complete their Federal Black Lung claims/paperwork. Over 75 people were in attendance. Wolfe, Williams and Reynolds law firm assisted Boone Memorial with the claims filing process. In addition, Connect Hearing was on-site to assist miners with filing hearing claims. If you missed the outreach event, please contact The Black Lung Center at Boone Memorial at 304-369-8825 or click HERE for more information.

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2020 BMH Events
*Calendar is updated monthly
*Click on the links underlined in blue to learn more about each event

April

23       

CORE Month (Centers for Organ

Recovery and Education) 

(CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19)   

 

May

29th     

Golf Tournament (CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19)

30th     

Reverse Auction Benefit Dinner                (CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19)

July

COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing Clinic

August

Walk-in Clinic temporarily moved to State Street, Madison

*Ongoing

COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing Clinic

           

October

*Ongoing

COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing Clinic

13th, 15th, 17th

Drive Thru Flu Shot Clinic     
Location: BMH Campus: Main Entrance

23rd & 24th

FREE Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing Clinic 

Location: Magic Mart Lot (Danville)

TEST RESULTS INFORMATION

October (throughout the month):

- 1/2 Price Mammograms

- Prize Drawing for mammograms

- BMH Goes Pink

ANNUAL HEALTH FAIR CANCELLED

November

TBD     

BMH co-sponsors In Action 

Thanksgiving Dinner (Scott High 

School Site). Volunteers welcome.

 

December

TBD       

Christmas Spirit Events led by hospital employees (caroling,

angel tree, read aloud & more)

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