2011 Riverwood Annual Report

Riverwood Healthcare Center’s 2011 Riverwood Annual Report gives an update on initiatives to enhance quality of care, including several patient testimonials, and an overview of financials and donor support through Riverwood Foundation. The report’s theme–“Together we will”—represents all the individuals and organizations that come together to bring the best in healthcare to the Northern Minnesota communities […]

New Riverwood Lab Manager

Riverwood Healthcare Center is pleased to welcome Craig Ward as Lab Manager. In this role, he oversees service to patients as well as the medical staff. Ward oversees a staff of 13 and three labs in Aitkin, Garrison and McGregor. “Craig has a wealth of experience in both running labs and in management within healthcare,” […]

New Foundation officers, board members, interim director

Riverwood Foundation has elected a new slate of officers for 2012-2013 that includes Jodie Johnson, chair; Matthew Hill, vice chair; Terry Butenhoff, secretary, and Mike Steffen, treasurer. Melissa Magnuson, Riverwood diabetes educator, has also joined the Foundation board.  Also, Garrison community member Loren Larson joined the board in 2011 and has been appointed to the […]

Breast cancer screening, mammography

When it comes to breast cancer screening, don’t skip a year. If you’re a woman 40 years or older, get a clinical breast exam and mammogram annually. This message was delivered by Carol Bergen, clinical manager of the Piper Breast Center® of the Virginia Piper Cancer Institute®, Abbott Northwestern Hospital, at a January 26 women’s […]