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New appliances help Bluffton Hospital rehabilitation patients

Rehabilitation patients at the Bluffton Hospital swing bed unit will get a better chance to practice their household living skills with the arrival of several new appliances. This is expected not only to help their caregivers in discharge planning, but also to help patients themselves gain confidence.

BVHS livestream event focused on Breast Cancer

Blanchard Valley Health System and the Mayo Clinic will host a “Live & Learn” educational presentation on Thursday, November 30, 2023, focusing on the science behind the prevention and treatment of breast cancer. 

BVHS encourages traveling nurses to take permanent roles

Blanchard Valley Health System is successfully encouraging traveling nurses to sign on as associates for the long term.

The ranks of traveling nurses nationwide increased after the COVID-19 pandemic, with more nurses wanting to take these temporary roles for financial and scheduling reasons.

BVHS receives Level 7 achievement in ‘Most Wired’ survey

Blanchard Valley Health System has received Level 7 achievement for the 2023 Acute survey selection in Digital Health Most Wired Survey results from the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME). Awards are rated from levels 7-10.

New CT scanner improves Bluffton Hospital care for stroke patients

Bluffton Hospital, a division of Blanchard Valley Health System, has acquired a new Siemens Go Top 128-slice computerized tomography (CT) scanner.

The scanner is significantly faster than the one it replaces and offers enhanced technology. The unit also improves the care of stroke patients. Bluffton Hospital is an accredited stroke center.

Blanchard Valley Hospital earns Newsweek award

Blanchard Valley Hospital, a division of Blanchard Valley Health System, has been awarded on Newsweek’s list of America’s Best-In-State Hospitals 2024. This prestigious award is presented by Newsweek and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider. The awards list was announced on October 25, 2023, and can currently be viewed on Newsweek’s website.