August 29, 2016

Boone Memorial Hospital opened its new facility on June 25th. One of the many new features in the 77,000 square foot facility is its new and improved Emergency Room. The ER now has 12 patient beds, all private, compared to 6 at the former Boone Memorial.

“We also have new technologically advanced equipment and the ER has more than doubled in size,” said Chief Nursing Officer, Terri Castle, RN, BSN. “In addition, our Emergency Room has received permanent designa...

August 15, 2016

(Pictured left to right): 1st Place Wellness Team members with Hospital CEO: (Carolyn Halstead, Rose Isenberg, Pam Smith, Katie Tadlock (Team Leader), Virgil Underwood (Hospital CEO), Denise Williamson, Vicki Tadlock, Drema Huffman, Mary Doss and Maddy Farris)

Not Pictured: Bonnie Scott

Employees at Boone Memorial Hospital recently participated in a friendly competition with one goal in mind…to improve their overall health.

“We continually try to create ways to b...

July 20, 2016

Boone County Resident, Sandra Harvey shares her experience

Sandra Harvey of Madison, WV didn’t expect to need cataract surgery at age 62, let alone two surgeries.

“I was shocked to hear that I needed cataract surgery but was relieved to find out I could have the procedure done so close to home. That made me feel more at ease,” said Sandra. “Plus I trust Dr. Cassis completely. He is just wonderful. I couldn’t have asked for a better surgeon.”

Sandra’s first surger...

May 18, 2016

Boone Memorial Hospital Chief Executive Officer Virgil Underwood was a guest speaker at the Brookview Elementary School National Honor Society Induction held on May 17, 2016 in Foster, WV.


A few of the student inductees are children of hospital staff, including Mallory Jett, daughter of Toni Mullins, Director of Radiology.


"Mr. Underwood gave a great speech about service and character. At the end of the ceremony, the students presented him with...

May 3, 2016

Madison native and Insurance Agent Ross Johnson and his wife Dee made a $15,000 gift to the new Boone Memorial Hospital in Madison. The Johnsons are naming a patient-visitor waiting room located just inside the main hospital entrance in honor of his parents, Reed Marvin Johnson (deceased) and Julia Ann Loud (Judy) Johnson. In addition, they are naming a physician and staff break-room located in the Emergency Department in tribute to former Boone Memorial Hospi...

April 21, 2016

Childhood sweethearts, Doug and Barbara Bell have been together since high school and the many pages of their fairy-tale love story continue to fill.


“It was love at first sight,” said Barbara. “And it’s just as strong today as it was back then.”


The couple has been married 58 years. They currently reside in Madison, WV.


“We married just after Barbara graduated high school,” explained Doug.


“We were married in Beverly, West Virginia in 1958.”


Doug, now 79 joki...

March 17, 2016

On Monday March 14 the National Rural Health Resource Center (NRHRC) Flex Monitoring Team conducted a site visit at BMH. Those in attendance included Sarah Brinkman from the National office and Shawn Balleydier, Assistant Director of the West Virginia State Office of Rural Health Division of Rural Health and Recruitment, DHHR/BPH/OCHSHP.

Brinkman is funded through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to assist th...

March 16, 2016

Becker's Hospital Review features up-to-date business and legal news and analysis relating to hospitals and health systems. Content is geared toward high-level hospital leaders (CEOs, CFOs, COOs, CMOs, CIOs, etc.), and they work to provide valuable content, including hospital and health system news, best practices and legal guidance specifically for these decision-makers. Each of the 12 annual issues of Becker's Hospital Review reaches a qualified audience of...

March 16, 2016

Students and Professors from the University of Charleston School of Pharmacy held a community health event at Boone Memorial Hospital on March 9, 2016. The event was part of the students Alternative Spring Break. Instead of taking a traditional spring break the Pharmacy students volunteered their time to provide health services to community members in the Madison area as well as hospital employees.


Services offered included medication reviews, blood...

March 15, 2016

On Saturday March 12th the Birthday for Kel fundraising event was held at the Madison Civic Center. The event is one of two held in memory of Kelly Elizabeth Canterbury who passed away unexpectedly last year due to complications with diabetes. All proceeds from both events benefit the new Boone Memorial Hospital, scheduled to open this year. The family is naming a patient room in her memory.


The first fundraiser held on November 14th, Christmas for Kel, raised...

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


3rd       Blood Drive

6th       Brighter Futures, Substance and                 Mental Health Treatment                             Program OPENS - LEARN MORE!

14th     Healthy Lifestyle Program                            Begins - LEARN MORE!

             HEALTHY LIFESTYLE                                     PROGRAM CLASSES ARE                             CANCELLED UNTIL                                       FURTHER NOTICE


 27th    Go Red Lunch & Learn (Women's               Cardiovascular Health). Speaker,                 Casey Hager (Cardiologist)

             VIEW ALBUM


6          Black Lung Claims Filing Event                    (Beckley, WV)

31st    Colon Cancer Awareness Lunch &              Learn. Speaker, Dr. Bassam                        Haffer (Gastroenterologist) -                        CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER                    NOTICE



23       CORE Month (Centers for                             Organ Recovery and Education)               


29th     Golf Tournament (CANCELLED)

30th     Reverse Auction Benefit Dinner                 (CANCELLED)


TBD       5K Run/Walk



2nd        Health Fair (Location: Madison                     Civic Center)

- 1/2 Price Mammograms

- Goody bags for mammograms


TBD         BMH co-sponsors In Action                           Thanksgiving Dinner (Scott                           High School Site). Volunteers                       welcome



TBD        Christmas Spirit Events led by                      hospital employees (caroling,                      angel tree, read aloud & more)

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