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BRMC Notifies Patients of Data Security Incident

Black River Medical Center has become aware of a potential data security incident that may have resulted in the inadvertent exposure of some patients’ personal information.  Although at this time t


Cataracts? Surgery Is Easy!

Staff of Black River Medical Center’s Surgery Department performing Cataract Surgery  [Video Above] Cataract surgery facts Early symptoms of cataracts include blurred vision, glare, and dif


More than X-rays!

You have a quality choice for imaging in Poplar Bluff. The Imaging Center at Black River Medical offers a wide variety of imaging procedures. Winner of multiple awards for quality, our seasoned tech


“Get Your Butt to the Doctor!”

By Dr. Matthew Riffle  Watch Jeff Shawan (video above) get a colonoscopy for you!….. Colorectal cancer is the 2nd most common cause of cancer death in the United States.  The lifetime risk f


Glaucoma: The Sneaky Thief

By Brad J. Stuckenschneider, MD, FACS   Since January is Glaucoma Awareness Month, it is important to understand the facts about glaucoma. Glaucoma is a group of diseases that can damage the optic ne


Tick Bites! More than you need to know.

There are many different types of ticks in the United States, some of which are capable of transmitting infections.   Three species of ticks are commonly encountered in Missouri.   Most common are


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Your Doctors of Choice

At Black River Medical Center, we are focused on you. Many of our physicians, nurses, technicians and staff were raised in Poplar Bluff and the surrounding area. They are trusted friends and neighbors


A Guide to Understanding Your Bill

1. What is the best way for me to pay my hospital bills? Unpaid balances, including all applicable co-payments, co-insurance, deductibles and any non-covered services are the responsibility of the pat