Bothwell announces clinic Thanksgiving clinic hours

All Bothwell Regional Health Center clinics, except the Walk In Clinic, will be closed Thursday, Nov. 24 for Thanksgiving. The Walk In Clinic, located on the first floor of the Healing Arts Center at 3700 W. 10th Street, will be open 10 am to 4 pm on Thanksgiving Day, have shortened hours of 7 am…

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New nurse practitioner joins Bothwell’s Warsaw clinic

Karen Walters, MSN-FNPBC, BSN, RN

Karen Walters, a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner, has joined Bothwell Health Center-Truman Lake in Warsaw and will care for patients of all ages. As a nurse practitioner, Walters will provide patient care under the guidance and supervision of a collaborating physician. She can evaluate and treat illnesses and injuries, order and interpret labs and tests,…

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Bothwell CEO elected to Missouri Hospital Association board

Lori Wightman headshot

Bothwell Chief Executive Officer Lori Wightman has been elected to the Missouri Hospital Association (MHA) Board of Trustees for a three-year term that begins Jan. 1, 2023. MHA President and CEO Jon Doolittle said Wightman currently serves on the MHA Board of Trustees as an appointment to complete a vacated position that ends Dec. 31,…

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Bothwell Foundation presents AED to SFCC for Thompson Conference Center

The Bothwell Foundation recently presented an automated external defibrillator (AED) to State Fair Community College for its Thompson Conference Center that is used by the college and the public. An AED is a small, lightweight device that allows individuals and first responders to treat sudden cardiac arrest by delivering a shock to the victim’s chest,…

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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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