Riverwood, CRMC report on colon cancer awareness

2017.12.29    No Comments

Colorectal cancer is the second leading cancer killer in the U.S. among men and women combined. More than 140,000 women and men are diagnosed with colorectal cancer each year, but it is a disease that is preventable and curable when detected and treated early. Unfortunately, colorectal cancer often is a silent disease, beginning with no […]

Riverwood clinics to close for holidays

2017.12.15    No Comments

Riverwood Healthcare Center’s clinics in Aitkin, Garrison and McGregor will be closed for the Christmas and New Year’s Day holidays on Mon., Dec. 25, and Mon., Jan. 1. The Urgent Care clinic in Aitkin will follow the same holiday closing schedule. Riverwood’s support services wing offices, including patient billing, human resources, and other administrative services, […]

Learn how to prevent diabetes

2017.12.13    No Comments

Did you know that family history, sedentary lifestyle or questionable meal planning can all put you at risk for diabetes? If your healthcare provider has expressed concern about weight gain or an increase in your blood glucose (sugar) level, that’s another sign that you may be heading toward a diagnosis of Type 2 Diabetes. The […]

Riverwood celebrates staff milestone anniversaries

2017.12.01    No Comments

On Nov. 9, Riverwood Healthcare Center honored 45 employees and retirees who have celebrated milestone anniversaries or retirement in the past year at a special dinner at Ruttger’s. Their collective years of service, ranging from 4 to 40, totals 776! The program focused on celebrating the honored employees individually and included sharing of valued contributions […]

Riverwood receives national recognition for certification of surgery nurses

2017.11.22    No Comments

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?

2017.11.14    No Comments

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 […]