Buchanan County Health Center and Lexington Estate respects the right of patients and residents to make decisions regarding their own health care, including the right to accept or reject certain recommended care. BCHC will recognize and honor a person’s right under Iowa Law to execute a Living Will and/or Durable Power of Attorney for Healthcare.
BCHC Pharmacy to Dispense Medication to Outpatient Observation Patients beginning January 1st
Beginning January 1st of 2016, all patients admitted to Outpatient Observation at Buchanan County Health Center (BCHC), will no longer be allowed to use their medications from home in order to ensure the safety of the admitted patient. BCHC staff will continue to encourage patients to bring in their medications bottles so an accurate medication […]Read More
BCHC to Expand Endocrinology Outpatient Clinic Services
The Specialty Clinic at BCHC is pleased to announce the expansion of the Endocrinology outpatient clinic; a specialty of internal medicine, focusing on diabetes and metabolism, thyroid conditions, osteoporosis, and other endocrine disorders.
Beginning January 20th, Dr. Arun Movva, visiting from MercyCare Endocrinologists, will increase his visiting from one half day to one full day, […]Read More
BCHC to Expand Skin Cancer/Facials & Plastics Outpatient Clinic Services
The Specialty Clinic at Buchanan County Health Center is pleased to announce the expansion of the Skin Cancer/Facials & Plastics outpatient clinic. Beginning January 8th, Meg Heatley, PA-C, will offer an additional day of clinic, visiting BCHC twice a week. The expansion of this specialty will provide additional opportunity for patients to be seen more […]Read More
The Flu Season Has Arrived – What You can do to Prevent the Spread of Germs
According to the Center for Disease Control, the winter season is when the flu virus most commonly hits. Although it is common for seasonal outbreaks, most flu activity peaks between the months of December and February.
Carried by germs spread through coughing and sneezing, shaking hands, or simply talking, an individual with the flu can […]Read More