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., Sept. 19, 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Fireside Inn in McGregor. Hear from Dr. Tim LeMieur, reflux specialist with the […]

Aitkin, Crosby cancer programs receive accreditation

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 […]

Grief group to meet in Aitkin

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 […]

Aitkin hospital achieves Baby-Friendly designation

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

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

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 […]