Riverwood to host 65th Annual Meeting

The Aitkin Community Hospital, Inc., dba Riverwood Healthcare Center, will host its Annual Meeting on Thurs., March 7, at 7:00 p.m. at the 40 Club Convention Center in Aitkin. Riverwood will present an overview of the finances for the organization and its operations along with highlights for the Foundation, Auxiliary, medical staff and quality management. […]

More BINGO wellness winners

Riverwood Healthcare has awarded prizes to five local residents who registered for the BINGO – Win with Wellness quarterly drawing last fall at local businesses in Aitkin and McGregor. Darla Croatt of Aitkin and Rita Koelman of McGregor each won a $100 wellness gift certificate. This prize also came with a free consultation on relaxation […]

Foundation grant supports caregiver program

In January, Riverwood Foundation awarded a $10,000 grant to Aitkin County CARE to be used for a caregiver program for hospice or end-of-life patients needing respite care. CARE will use these funds to expand caregiving services to serve more residents in Aitkin and Crow Wing counties. Pictured (from left) are Jodie Johnson, Riverwood Foundation director; […]

Second phase of clinic/hospital lobby renovations to begin

The first phase of renovations for the main lobby of Riverwood Healthcare Center in Aitkin, which have been under way since October, will reach completion in mid-February.  On Feb. 19, five new check-in stations for both clinic appointments and hospital admissions will open to the left of the front desk reception area. With partial walls […]

Zero adverse health events at Riverwood in 2012

The Minnesota Department of Health released its annual report on adverse health events on Jan. 31 and Riverwood Healthcare’s hospital had zero incidents for the period covered in the report from October 2011 to October 2012. “At Riverwood, we’ve taken very intentional steps to protect and promote patient safety,” said Mike Hagen, Riverwood CEO.  “A […]