Reflux, heartburn solutions seminar

Suffering from chronic heartburn or reflux disease?  Attend a free dinner seminar to learn about advanced testing and treatment from an innovative center offering comprehensive care from a team of nationally recognized reflux specialists. The “Solutions for Reflux and Heartburn” program will be held on Thurs., May 2, 6:00 to 7:00 p.m., at Black Bear […]

Plan ahead for health care decisions

Riverwood Healthcare Center, along with other national, state and community organizations, is leading a massive effort to highlight the importance of advance health care decision-making—an effort that has culminated in the formal designation of April 16 as National Health Care Decisions Day (NHDD).   As a participating organization, Riverwood is providing information and tools for […]

Learn solutions for elbow pain

The body’s elbow enables hugging a family member, swinging a golf club, or lifting all kinds of items for daily living.  Because it’s not a simple joint, elbow injuries or medical conditions may have complex treatment solutions. Riverwood Healthcare Center will host a seminar called “Solutions for Elbow Pain” at the Aitkin hospital in conference […]

Riverwood adds director to senior leadership team

Riverwood Healthcare Center announced an addition to its senior leadership team.  It has named Liz Dean as Director of Strategy and Marketing. As manager for the marketing and public relations department for Riverwood for the past 13 years, Dean has promoted and developed Riverwood’s image and brand, showcasing the organization’s outstanding health care services and […]

Riverwood to host Annual Meeting

The Aitkin Community Hospital, Inc., dba Riverwood Healthcare Center, will host its annual meeting on Tues., April 2, at 5:30 p.m. at Riverwood Healthcare Center, conference room E/F, in Aitkin. Riverwood will present an overview of the finances for the organization and its operations along with highlights for the foundation, auxiliary, medical staff and quality […]

The da Vinci Surgical System comes to Riverwood

The skill of surgeons meets the precision of 21st century technology. Riverwood Healthcare Center has recently added the most advanced robotic surgical system—the da Vinci® Xi System—to its comprehensive list of surgical services. This leading-edge robotic surgical system allows surgeons to perform some complex minimally invasive surgical procedures with a higher degree of precision. Examples […]

Riverwood hires culinary manager

Riverwood Healthcare Center recently welcomed Steven Patterson to a newly created position as culinary manager. He oversees daily operations of Riverwood’s Food Service department and staff. “Steve brings fresh ideas, recipes, cooking techniques and management skills to enhance the department,” said Lou Ann Carlson, food service manager. “With his many years of experience in food […]