Riverwood welcomes two new managers

2017.11.02    No Comments

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

2017.11.02    No Comments

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 […]

Riverwood welcomes new RPAP medical student

2017.10.25    No Comments

Riverwood Healthcare Center is pleased to welcome Marlee Novak, 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 clinic […]

Zilverberg Fund supports health care education

2017.10.20    No Comments

In 2017, Riverwood Healthcare Center’s Foundation distributed grants totaling $9,500 from the Michael Zilverberg Heath Education Endowment Fund. Scholarships for $2,500 each were awarded to three Riverwood employees, including Angie Phillips, registered nurse; Kelsie Engholm, licensed practical nurse; and Tia Ronnenberg, surgical technologist. Another award of $2,000 was given to Riverwood’s hospital nursing services for […]

Learn solutions for hip, knee, shoulder pain

2017.10.10    No Comments

Hip, knee or shoulder pain can interfere with enjoyment of life.  Find out how to get back to pain-free living. Learn about proven non-surgical and surgical solutions for shoulder, hip or knee pain caused by osteoarthritis or injuries that may be caused by sports or other strenuous activities. Riverwood Healthcare Center will host a seminar […]

Two new therapists bring pediatric expertise to Riverwood

2017.10.03    No Comments

Riverwood Healthcare Center is pleased to announce the addition to its Rehabilitation staff of two new therapists for occupational therapy and speech therapy. Both bring expertise in pediatric rehabilitation and see patients primarily in Aitkin. Speech therapy for children will be provided in McGregor too. Amanda Genz, occupational therapist, brings eight years of previous experience […]