Podiatry care at Garrison

2011.11.23    No Comments

Riverwood Healthcare Center is pleased to announce the addition of podiatry care at its clinic in Garrison. Riverwood introduced podiatry services to its wide range of specialty care services with the addition of Dr. Bradley McCusker, podiatrist, to its medical staff in September. In addition to seeing patients in Aitkin, McGregor and Crosby, he now […]

Riverwood recognizes employees for years of service

2011.11.21    No Comments

On Nov. 15, Riverwood Healthcare Center honored 17 employees who have celebrated milestone anniversaries of 10, 15, 25 or 30 years at a celebration dinner at Ruttger’s. Their combined years of service totals 235!  The program focused on celebrating the honored employees individually and included sharing of valued contributions the respective employees have made to […]

New RPAP medical student

2011.11.01    No Comments

Riverwood Healthcare Center is pleased to welcome Cory Buschmann, a third-year medical student at the University of Minnesota Medical School who is participating in the Rural Physician Associate Program (RPAP). Through the RPAP program, a third-year medical student lives in a rural community for nine months and participates in rotations of hospital and clinic care […]

5-star rating for joint replacements for fourth year

2011.10.27    No Comments

Hospitals with 5-star ratings have 63% fewer complications than 1-star rated hospitals A report released in mid-October by HealthGrades, the nation’s most trusted, independent source of physician information and hospital quality ratings, named Riverwood Healthcare Center among the “top five hospitals in Minnesota for Joint Replacement” for the fourth year in a row. According to […]

Respiratory Care Week

2011.10.24    No Comments

You breathe all day long, every day, without even thinking about it.  But, when it is difficult for you to breathe, it is all you can think about.  National Respiratory Therapy Week 2011 is October 23-29. This is a great time to take a moment out of your day and learn about respiratory care and […]

Style show raises funds for hospital

2011.10.17    No Comments

On September 17, the Riverwood Healthcare Auxiliary presented its first style show and luncheon in Aitkin.  The event took place at the Westside Church where 150 guests were served a delicious luncheon catered by Kathy Larson.  Emcee Bryan Johnson helped make the show’s musical arrangements. Vocal entertainment was provided by Paul and Becky Zenke.   Profits […]