Learn life-saving skills in a day; next CPR/AED class March 16

Bothwell Regional Health Center will offer Community CPR/AED and First Aid courses on Saturday, March 16 in the Bothwell Education Center at 600 E. 14th St. The CPR/AED class is from 8 am to 12:30 pm. The course teaches participants how to provide CPR to an adult, child or infant and how to use an…

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Talk with a Doc session set for March 5 at Baby Café

Dr. Jennifer Dickinson, a physical therapist and pelvic health specialist at Mid-Missouri Pelvic Health, will speak at Pettis County Baby Café on March 5 for a “Talk with the Doc” session. Dickinson will speak and answer questions from 4 to 6 pm on pelvic floor health and physical therapy, highlighting how therapy can help improve…

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Experienced nurse practitioner joins Bothwell Eldenburg Family Practice

Peggy Van Dyke

Peggy Van Dyke, a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner, has joined Bothwell Eldenburg Family Practice. She will provide care for women’s health patients on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. As a nurse practitioner, Van Dyke will perform wellness checks, provide family planning and sexual health education, menopause counseling and hormone therapy, osteoporosis screening and treatment, diet counseling and…

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Nurse practitioner joins Bothwell Employee Wellness Clinic

Mindy Vesperman NP

Mindy Vesperman, a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner, has joined Bothwell Regional Health Center’s Employee Wellness Clinic. The clinic assists Bothwell’s business partner employees with pre-employment screenings and treats those who have disease or injury that has been caused or aggravated by workplace factors. As a nurse practitioner, Vesperman can see patients and evaluate and treat…

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Stretching Your Health Care Dollars seminar March 7

The Bothwell Foundation’s Community Relations committee will host a free Stretching Your Health Care Dollars seminar for Medicare recipients at 11:30 am March 7 at Bothwell Education Center. Medicare is the federal health insurance program for people 65 and older as well as disabled enrollees who meet specific criteria. The seminar is for those receiving…

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Talk with a Doc session set for Feb. 6 at Baby Café

Dr. Misty Todd, women’s health and family medicine physician at Bothwell Cole Camp Clinic, will speak at Pettis County Baby Café on Feb. 6 for a “Talk with the Doc” session. Baby Café is a free breastfeeding support group that meets each Tuesday from 4-6 pm inside Women’s Health and Newborn Care on the first…

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Cordes receives DAISY Award

Bothwell Regional Health Center recently presented its latest DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses to Sarah Cordes. The DAISY Award is for patients and their families to nominate nurses who give outstanding, compassionate and skillful care. Cordes, a Registered Nurse and Lactation Consultant in Women’s Health and Newborn Care, was nominated by Haley Veale. “In the…

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Bothwell Regional Health Center selected for state’s ToRCH pilot program

Program aims to provide coordinated resources for Pettis County’s Medicaid population After months of work, a new program led by Bothwell Regional Health Center and designed to connect people with health and well-being resources has launched in the community. In July, Bothwell was named one of six rural hospital community hubs to participate in the…

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Bothwell clinics to delay opening Jan. 22

Due to treacherous road conditions, all Bothwell Regional Health Center clinics will delay opening today until 10 am. Patients with early-morning appointments are being notified and rescheduled. We will reevaluate conditions at 9 am and determine any further decisions about opening. The delayed start is to help keep our patients, staff, and providers safe and…

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John H. Bothwell Hospital Trust makes donation to Bothwell

Representatives for the John H. Bothwell Trust recently presented a check for $38,030.50 to Bothwell Regional Health Center. John Homer Bothwell lived from 1848 to 1929 and established the charitable trust in 1926 with an initial investment of $150,000, which is about $2.6 million in today’s dollars. Bothwell created the trust to establish a cooperative…

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