Aitkin’s hospital is ‘stroke ready’

Recently, Riverwood Healthcare Center’s hospital achieved designation as an Acute Stroke Ready Hospital from the Minnesota Department of Health. In 2013, the Minnesota Legislature authorized the Minnesota Department of Health to designate hospitals in Minnesota as “stroke hospitals.” The designations from lowest to highest level of stroke care are Acute Stroke Ready Hospitals, Primary Stroke […]

Physical therapist achieves advanced certification

Brian Gehling, licensed physical therapist at Riverwood Healthcare Center, has achieved a certification in integrated manual therapy (CIMT). Gehling provides outpatient therapy at Riverwood’s Aitkin campus and has specialized training in connecting the dots to find the source of a patient’s problem and treating the source through the use of manual therapy interventions. “I treat […]

Donation to support breast health

Riverwood Healthcare Center accepts a generous donation from Bann’s Restaurant and Bar in McGregor.  The $600 donation will support Breast Health for Riverwood patients and the community. Pictured from left are Casey Pierce and Chrissy Pierce of Bann’s (co-owner), and from Riverwood Kayla LeBlanc, Jeanie LeBlanc, Stephanie Troup and Mary Belz.

Urgent Care moves from ER to Aitkin clinic

Riverwood is excited to announce the transition of its Urgent Care service from the emergency department to its clinic in Aitkin. Effective April 13, patients who come in for urgent care will check in at the same location in our main lobby but will be examined in the clinic instead of the emergency room area. […]

Put your health care wishes in writing

Riverwood Healthcare Center, along with other national, state and community organizations, are leading a massive effort to highlight the importance of advance health care decision-making – an effort that has culminated in the formal designation of April 16 as National Healthcare Decisions Day. As a participating organization, Riverwood is providing information and tools for individuals […]