Applications now being accepted for Medical Explorers program

Applications are now being accepted for the next Medical Explorers program sponsored by Bothwell Regional Health Center and the Learning for Life program of the Boy Scouts of America, Ozark Trail Post #75. Medical Explorers is a health care exploration program open to students who reside in Pettis or Benton counties currently in their junior…

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Bothwell Foundation to kick off annual Pinktober breast cancer awareness efforts

The Bothwell Foundation is continuing support for breast cancer awareness with its annual Pinktober campaign in October by raising funds in a Blue Jeans for Bothwell, Go Casual for Cancer Care effort and providing free mammograms. Blue Jeans for Bothwell, Go Casual for Cancer Care encourages employees at area businesses and community members to wear…

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Bothwell drops mask requirement for patients and visitors

Like many health centers across the nation, Bothwell Regional Health Center has seen an increase in incidents of aggressive behavior in its hospital and clinics and some people avoiding care due in part to mask requirements. Beginning Sept. 22, Bothwell will encourage patients and visitors to wear masks, yet will not require their use in…

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New pediatrician joins Bothwell medical team

Dr. Brieanna Kroger, MD

Dr. Brieanna Kroeger has returned home and joined Bothwell TLC Pediatrics as a general pediatrician. Kroeger will care for children ages birth to 18 treating their routine illnesses and health conditions and providing wellness checkups. She will also care for newborns in the hospital and authorize hospital admissions when necessary. A graduate of Smithton High…

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Nurse Practitioner joins Bothwell Urology Services


Board-certified Adult Nurse Practitioner Elisabeth (Lisa) Zane has joined Bothwell Urology Services. Nurse Practitioners (NPs) provide advanced patient care under the guidance and supervision of a collaborating physician. At the clinic, Zane will diagnose and treat urinary tract disorders, bladder problems, incontinence, prostate disease and male reproductive health issues. A native of Kansas City, Missouri,…

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Shapley receives DAISY Award

Lesley Shapley, RN

Bothwell Regional Health Center recently presented its latest Daisy Award for Extraordinary Nurses to Leslie Shapley. The Daisy Award is for patients and their families to nominate nurses who give outstanding, compassionate and skillful care. Shapley, a registered nurse in the hospital’s 2 North unit, was nominated by the wife of a patient. “My husband…

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Brain and spinal cord specialist joins Bothwell team

Jonathan Beary, DO

On Aug. 1, Jonathan Beary, DO, became Bothwell Regional Health Center’s first full-time neurologist who can diagnose, treat and manage disorders of the brain and nervous system. Beary is a board certified, fellowship trained adult neurologist and treats complex general neurology, including muscle, neuromuscular junction, peripheral nerve, nerve root and spinal cord conditions along with…

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Bothwell Regional Health Center Auxiliary
awards two health care scholarships

BRHC Auxiliary Scholarship winners

Two $2,500 scholarships were recently awarded to area health care students by the Bothwell Regional Health Center (BRHC) Auxiliary. Scholarships were given to Stacey O’Donnell and Lucinda Manolias, both of Sedalia. O’Donnell graduated from Cole Camp High School and earned a Nursing degree at State Fair Community College. She has worked at Bothwell Regional Health…

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