Riverwood welcomes new CEO

2018.05.24    No Comments

Riverwood Healthcare Center is pleased to announce the hiring of Todd Sandberg as chief executive officer. He will join Riverwood on June 18, 2018. Sandberg brings more than 20 years of health care leadership experience, including a broad range of responsibilities. He most recently served as the vice president, Regional Operations for Ridgeview Medical Center […]

Riverwood ranks among Top 20 Critical Access Hospitals in U.S.

2018.05.21    No Comments

For the second year in a row, Riverwood Healthcare Center in Aitkin, Minn., has been named one of the Top 20 Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) in the United States. The Top 20 Critical Access Hospitals, including Riverwood, scored best among critical access hospitals nationwide as determined by The Chartis Center for Rural Health. The rankings […]

Learn about common eye problems, treatment

2018.05.11    No Comments

As you age, the risk for eye diseases increases. Learn about some common eye problems, how to recognize symptoms and pursue treatment at a June 7 lunch and learn seminar in McGregor. A seminar called “The Aging Eye and What You Need to Know” will be presented by Dr. Adam Ahlquist, ophthalmologist from Great River […]

Hand, wrist pain solutions seminar

2018.04.20    No Comments

Are you or someone you know suffering from hand or wrist pain? If so, there’s good news about the treatment options available locally. Learn more at a “Solutions for Hand or Wrist Pain” seminar on Mon., May 14, 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Riverwood Healthcare Center in Aitkin. Hear from Dr. Susan Moen, orthopaedic surgeon […]

Local orthopaedic expertise goes national

2018.04.12    No Comments

From 2005 to 2030, total joint replacements are expected to increase dramatically. Total hip replacements are projected to increase by 174 percent, total knee replacements by 678 percent! Revisions of knee replacements will increase by 601 percent. “Knee replacement revisions are going to dramatically increase across the country as many of the knee replacements done […]

Plan ahead for medical decisions, choices

2018.04.12    No Comments

Riverwood Healthcare Center, along with other national, state and community organizations, is leading a community 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. The City of Aitkin will issue a proclamation to recognize April 16 as […]