High-Quality Medical Services in Baxter County
The Yellville-Summit Health Center (YSHC) opened in early 2014 and is located
inside the Yellville-Summit High School. The Yellville-Summit School System
was one of seven schools in Arkansas to be awarded a 5 year $500,000 grant
as part of the School Based Health Center Initiative to provide increased
access to high quality healthcare for students. The grant money came from
collected tax revenues from the sale of tobacco products within the state
While originally only available for Yellville-Summit students, staff, faculty
and families, the YSHC is now open to the public!
At YSHC, we offer effective, compassionate, and personalized medical services
to all our patients. We completely understand the medical needs of students
and parents alike. Our medical professionals love helping the community
and we greatly appreciate your support of our services.
While appointments are encouraged, walk-in patients are also accepted.
Parental consent will be required before student can be served at the
health center. Insurance will be billed, co-pay may be required, or sliding
scale will be utilized; however, no student with acute care needs will
Expert Medical Services in North Central Arkansas and South Central Missouri
The Yellville-Summit Health Center (YSHC) offers proficient, compassionate,
and individualized medical services to all our patients. The students,
staff, and faculty at Yellville-Summit schools will have high quality,
comprehensive health services that aim to improve academic achievement
and enhance their wellbeing simultaneously. Our mission is to coordinate
with other school healthcare providers to promote, manage, and fight for
all-encompassing, culturally competent medical services in school.
The ambitious and achievable goals of YSHC include:
- To provide comprehensive medical services to schools
- To provide on-site monitoring and regulation of disabling and chronic medical
- To make sure care is continuous by making our staff and services readily
available at school
- To educate guardians and parents of the need for preventive medical services
- To engage the youth in a positive manner and reduce the risk of risk behaviors
- To provide competent, on-site services that are also cost-effective and
easily accessible to all
- To refer children who have disabilities and special needs to effective
Our Core Values
At YSHC and BRMC, we firmly believe in easy and open access to cost-effective,
high quality medical services in communities and their schools because
being healthy is essential for a student to succeed. Healthcare, much
like public education, should not be a privilege but a right. We strongly
support the advocacy for child and youth healthcare and for the provision
of effective, universally-accessible, all-encompassing, and culturally
sensitive medical services. Finally, we believe that acute and preventive
medical services should be available to all children in schools.
For more information, call the YSHC at (870) 449-YSHC (9742).
The medical staff at YSHC offers effective, compassionate, and individualized
medical services to all our patients. We understand the value of universally-accessible
and proficient healthcare, which is why we worked to establish this health
center here. During our time here, we have grown very close to the community,
the school, and its faculty, staff, and students. We are honored to be
a part of such a supportive and kind community. Every day, because of
people like you, we are able to go into work with smiles wide on our faces.
Thank you, from the bottoms of our hearts.
Shawn D. Bogle, MD practices at Baxter Regional Ahrens Clinic in Yellville
and serves as the Medical Director of Yellville-Summit Health Center.
A native of Harrison, Dr. Bogle attended the University of Arkansas for
Medical Sciences in Little Rock. He completed a family medicine residency
at the University of Tennessee in Jackson. Board certified in family medicine,
Dr. Bogle is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians and
the American Medical Association.
Deborah Stepp, MSN, RN, FNP-C, CURN, is a graduate of Mountain Home High
School. She attended ASU-MH for nursing school and continued her education
to earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Grand Canyon University
and a Master of Science in Nursing from Walden University. She is a Family
Nurse Practitioner, certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.
Deborah has 25 years of nursing experience, including family practice,
cardiovascular, urology, and has worked in a long-term skilled facility
as a supervisor.