Aitkin hospital earns Joint Commission, five-star approvals

07.01.2020    No Comments

Riverwood Healthcare Center has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Critical Access Hospital Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The Gold Seal is a symbol of quality that reflects a health care organization’s commitment to providing safe and quality patient care. For the third time since its initial accreditation […]

Riverwood clinics close for July 4th holiday

07.01.2020    No Comments

Riverwood Healthcare Center’s clinics in Aitkin, Garrison and McGregor will be closed for the July 4th holiday on Fri., July 3. The Urgent Care clinic in Aitkin will also be closed on July 3. Urgent Care hours are typically in 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except for major holidays. The Aitkin clinic […]

Riverwood opens Aitkin pharmacy

06.25.2020    No Comments

On June 29, Riverwood Healthcare Center opened a new retail pharmacy co-located with Paulbeck’s County Market in Aitkin. “We are pleased to partner with Paulbeck’s County Market to bring a new retail pharmacy to Aitkin,” said Riverwood CEO Todd Sandberg. “We think local residents and seasonal visitors will enjoy the convenience of shopping for their […]

Surgeon to begin MIMIS fellowship training

06.23.2020    No Comments

Robert Johnson, M.D., of Wilmington, North Carolina, will begin his post-graduate advanced surgical training on Aug. 1 at the Minnesota Institute for Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIMIS) located at Riverwood Healthcare Center in Aitkin and Cuyuna Regional Medical Center in Crosby. Dr. Johnson is the 14th surgeon to be accepted for the one-year Fellowship training program […]

Running exercises webinar

06.19.2020    No Comments

Attend a video webinar called “Exercises to enhance your Running Experience” on Wed., July 1, 12:00 to 12:30 p.m. This program is being sponsored by Riverwood Healthcare Center with presenters Jonas Kyllonen, physical therapist, and Amanda Bostrom, speech language pathologist. Register in advance for this video webinar: https://rwhealth.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_PargOCtnQnSPdg0M439K7A Submit questions in advance on the registration […]

Annual July golf event has new twist

06.17.2020    No Comments

Riverwood Healthcare Center and Foundation is pleased to announce its annual Golf Charity Event, occurring anytime between July 1-31 (excluding July 4-5) at the Minnesota National Golf Course in McGregor, Minnesota. SEE FLYER INVITATION for more details. Proceeds from this year’s event will support funding for GeneXpert equipment that will be implemented in Riverwood’s labs […]


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