Buchanan County Health Center will be offering the Freedom From Smoking® program, an 8-week smoking cessation class for adults. Meetings will be held on eight consecutive Tuesday afternoons from September 23rd to October 28th from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in meeting […]Read More
New Surgeon to Begin in BCHC Specialty Clinic
General Surgery services are expanding at the Buchanan County Health Center Specialty Clinic. Dr. Scott Houghton of Cedar Valley Medical Specialists, Waterloo, will offer general surgery services at the clinic on the first and third Tuesday afternoon each month, beginning Sept. 2. For more information, call the Outpatient Clinic 319-332-0950.
Dr. Houghton is certified by […]Read More
BCHC Recaps 2013-2014 Fiscal Year
The Buchanan County Health Center’s bottom line at the end of the 2013-2014 fiscal year, was $611,000. Total patient revenue was $36.95 million. Between contractual adjustments to Medicare, Medicaid and other insurance of $14.6 million, $1.4 million in bad debt and $131,564 in charity care, BCHC’s net patient revenue was $20.7 million.
On the other […]Read More
Pre-Diabetes Support Group set for 9/18
Buchanan County Health Center will offer a Pre-Diabetes Information and Support Group on Thursday, September 18th, beginning at 5 p.m. in the meeting room B at the hospital.
If your fasting blood glucose is from 100 to 125 or your A1c is 5.7 to 6.4% you have Pre-Diabetes.
Diabetes has become an epidemic in the […]Read More
Walk to End Alzheimer’s Vendor Fair
The Buchanan County Health Center will hold a Walk to End Alzheimer’s Vendor’s Fair on Wednesday, September 10th from 3-6 p.m. in Meeting Room A. A portion of proceeds will benefit the BCHC Walk to End Alzheimer’s Team!
Those vendors participating include:
Anne McMillan , BCHC board member, – Pampered Chef Raychal Koob, BCHC Nursing […]Read More
Buchanan County Health Center to Offer Pulmonology Services
The Buchanan County Health Center is pleased to announce that its Specialty Clinic is now offering Pulmonology services. Dr. Muhammad Anwer and Dr. Hamad Azam from Unity Point Clinic Multi‐ Specialty, Cedar Rapids, are offering hours in the clinic the second and the fourth Tuesday afternoon each month, beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Pulmonary medicine focuses […]Read More
BCHC to Cease Massage Therapy
August 13, 2014 – Effective immediately, the Buchanan County Health Center will no longer offer Massage Therapy services. Anyone who has a Massage Therapy gift certificate with a valid expiration date can use the value of that certificate toward any other Wellness service such as memberships, personal training, exercise punch cards, etc.
BCHC to Offer Wound Care in Specialty Clinic
The Buchanan County Health Center is pleased to announce that its Specialty Clinic will offer Wound Care, beginning Thursday, Aug. 21. Konnie Rindle, RN, from Unity Point Allen Hospital Wound and Hyperbaric Center will offer clinic hours from 8 a.m. to noon every Thursday. Some of the issues addressed in a wound […]Read More