A Matter Of The Heart

By Hannah Robertson One day in March 2021, Rickey Harvey was attending a Heart Health Check his wife, Susie, had signed him up for. He had no symptoms but was…

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A New Path

By Hannah Robertson There are moments in life when two paths stand clearly in front of us and we know, instinctually, that the path we take will change everything. For…

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In A Heartbeat

In A Heartbeat

TAVR has given doctors at Boone a minimally invasive alternative to open heart surgery.

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Boone Hospital Center Named Level 1 STEMI Center by Missouri State Department of Health and Senior Services

Boone Hospital Center Named Level 1 STEMI Center by Missouri State Department of Health and Senior Services

Boone Hospital Center has been designated a Level 1 STEMI center by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. STEMI stands for ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction and is a potentially fatal form of heart attack. Level 1 STEMI designation is the highest possible honor given to hospitals. The designation is part of the state department’s Time Critical Diagnosis or “TCD” plans and it allows Boone Hospital to act as a heart attack resource in the community it serves.  

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The Bionic Woman

The Bionic Woman

81‐year‐old Norma Long is the epitome of class. She is always dressed to the nines and never has a hair out of place. She is not one to complain, and she is always thinking of others before herself. All of this stayed true even in the midst of her health crisis.

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One Day At A Time

One Day At A Time

Dan Wright sat back one spring evening and got out his phone to call one of his longtime friends. But this call was not to reconnect or to set up a time to visit, this call was to ask for support. Dan was going to ask for help on his journey to quit smoking.

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Lessons of the Heart

Lessons of the Heart

When Amy Begemann was promoted to service line director for Boone Hospital Center’s cardiology and cardiovascular and thoracic surgery department in February 2016, she knew she would work with an amazing team of health care professionals, nurses and physicians. What Amy didn’t know is how closely she’d get to see them care for a patient.

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