Grief group to meet in Aitkin

2017.08.19    No Comments

For those grieving the death of a loved one, information and help is available at a grief support group to be held in Aitkin this fall. The 6-week grief group series will meet Thursdays from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m., Sept 21 and 28, and Oct 5, 12, 19 and 26, at Riverwood Healthcare Center, conference […]

Gala offers fine dining, entertainment for health care cause

2017.08.18    No Comments

During the fall harvest season, what could be better than a delicious, locally grown meal served up in an attractive venue. Riverwood Healthcare is offering just that at its annual Gala on Sat., Sept. 30, at the 40 Club Banquet Center in Aitkin. SEE INVITATION This festive event, which begins at 5:30 p.m., will feature […]

Aitkin, Crosby cancer programs receive accreditation

2017.08.18    No Comments

The Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACoS) recently granted three-year Accreditation with Contingency to the cancer programs at Cuyuna Regional Medical Center (CRMC) in Crosby and Riverwood Healthcare Center (RHCC) in Aitkin. To earn voluntary CoC accreditation, a cancer program must meet 34 CoC quality care standards, be evaluated every […]

Aitkin hospital achieves Baby-Friendly designation

2017.08.09    No Comments

Riverwood Healthcare Center has received prestigious international recognition as a Baby-Friendly Designated birth facility from Baby-Friendly USA. “We are proud to have achieved the Baby-Friendly designation,” said Kristine Layne, chief nursing officer at Riverwood. “This means that our hospital adheres to the highest standards of breastfeeding promotion and mother/baby bonding. Our outstanding obstetrics nursing staff […]

McGregor clinic opens doors for community event

2017.08.09    No Comments

Riverwood Healthcare Center is partnering with the McGregor Area Chamber of Commerce for a Business After Hours event at the Riverwood McGregor Clinic on Mon., Aug. 21, 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. “This is a great opportunity to visit with McGregor clinic providers and learn more about Riverwood’s clinic expansion project and Growing Together Campaign,” said […]

Riverwood welcomes hometown medical student

2017.08.07    No Comments

Heidi Klingelhofer, a third year medical student at Des Moines University, began a 4-month clinical rotation at Riverwood Healthcare Center the first week in August. She will spend eight weeks seeing family medicine patients with Dr. Erik Bostrom, Dr. Melissa Herbranson and Dr. Don Hughes; then four weeks with OB/GYN specialists Drs. Michael and Rachel […]