Riverwood receives national recognition for certification of surgery nurses

Riverwood Healthcare Center is pleased to announce it has recently earned the CNOR® Strong designation from the Competency & Credentialing Institute (CCI) This designation is given to facilities having at least 50 percent of perioperative nurses on the surgical nursing staff CNOR certified, and provides programs that reward and recognize its certified nurses. The CNOR® […]

What’s new at Riverwood Healthcare?

The winter issue of our Healthy Living newsletter highlights a permanent solution for acid reflux disease as well as other news on orthopaedics, kidney dialysis coming to Aitkin and more. Here’s a quick summary of all the news items with links to more information: The LINX system, an advanced solution for treating acid reflux, is […]

Riverwood welcomes two new managers

Riverwood Healthcare Center is pleased to welcome Mike Kongsjord as Information Technology director and Spencer Page as Pharmacy manager. As director of Riverwood’s Information Technology department, Mike Kongsjord oversees a staff of six and all IT-related functions for the Aitkin hospital and its clinics in Aitkin, Garrison and McGregor. With nearly 30 years experience working […]

Learn about reflux, heartburn solutions

Are you or someone you know suffering from heartburn or reflux disease? If so, there’s good news about the treatment options available locally. Learn more at a “Solutions for Reflux and Heartburn” program on Tues., Nov. 28, 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. at First Lutheran Church in Aitkin. Hear from Dr. Shawn Roberts, reflux specialist with […]