See reports on skin cancer, breast cancer screenings

In 2014, Riverwood Healthcare Center offered free skin cancer screenings on May 5 at its specialty clinic in Aitkin, working in partnership with Dermatology Professionals, and free breast cancer screenings at its hospital on Oct. 8. View our Public Outcome Report Skin Cancer 2014 on the skin cancer screenings and prevention tips on skin cancer and our […]

Infectious disease precautions at Riverwood now include Ebola

In light of recent cases of Ebola in the United States, Riverwood Healthcare Center’s Safety Program began monitoring Ebola policies and procedures that the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) have recommended for health care facilities in early August. Michelle Farber, Board Certified Infection Preventionist for Riverwood, developed an intranet Ebola Resource center to keep staff […]

Riverwood welcomes new RPAP medical student

Riverwood Healthcare Center is pleased to welcome Dan Dutcher, a third-year medical student at the University of Minnesota Medical School – Duluth who 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 […]

WELLNESS: Early detection is the best protection

Have you had your annual breast cancer screening?  Beginning at age 20, all women should begin monthly breast self-exams and should have a clinical breast exam every three years and then annually at age 40 and older. Some individuals have a higher risk of developing breast cancer. For these women, the ideal screening routine is […]