Riverwood CEO Michael Hagen to retire

  After nearly a dozen years of service as chief executive officer for Riverwood Healthcare Center, Michael Hagen has announced plans to retire in June 2013.  “This was not an easy decision to make because I care so deeply about Riverwood and all its constituents—patients, employees, volunteers, health care practitioners, donors and board members,”Hagenexplains. “My […]

New RPAP medical student at Riverwood

Riverwood Healthcare Center is pleased to welcome Tom “Dutch” Hansen, a third-year medical student at the University of Minnesota Medical School –Duluthwho is participating in the Rural Physician Associate Program (RPAP). Through the RPAP program, a third-year medical student lives in a rural community for nine months and participates in rotations of hospital and clinic […]

Patients treated at Riverwood not at risk for fungal meningitis

An outbreak of fungal meningitis in 23 states, including, Minnesota, is being investigated by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and reported widely in the media, beginning the first week in October. Steroid products produced by a New England Compounding Center in Massachusetts have been linked to 47 cases of fungal meningitis […]