ADA recertification for diabetes program

09.14.2011    No Comments

Diagnosed with diabetes 23 years ago, Joan Jewett says she is managing this chronic disease much better today thanks to the support offered from Riverwood Healthcare Center’s diabetes education program led by Melissa Magnuson, RN and Certified Diabetes Educator.  “With my previous healthcare provider, there was no diabetes education offered,” Jewett says. “I got involved […]

2012 CPR class schedule

09.13.2011    No Comments

Riverwood Healthcare Center offers CPR classes on the fourth Tuesday of designated months throughout the year. These classes are geared toward healthcare professionals who provide direct patient care. The 2012 schedule of CPR classes is now available. For information or registration, contact Jeanine LeBlanc, Riverwood Hospital Nursing, at (218) 927-5314 or email jleblanc@riverwoodhealthcare.org

Aitkin hospital earns surgery safety award

09.06.2011    No Comments

Riverwood Healthcare Center is proud to announce that it is the recipient of a SAFE SITE award from the Minnesota Hospital Association (MHA).  The SAFE SITE campaign has 120 participating hospitals and surgical centers. Launched in December 2007, the campaign aims to prevent wrong-site and wrong-patient procedures.  This campaign is an effort to reduce the […]

New podiatrist begins serving Aitkin, Crosby communities

08.25.2011    No Comments

Cuyuna Regional Medical Center (CRMC) and Riverwood Healthcare Center (RHCC) are pleased to announce new podiatry services with the addition of Dr. Brad McCusker, podiatrist. Dr. McCusker will begin seeing patients in Aitkin and Crosby in early September.  “Dr. McCusker brings a high level of skill and knowledge to this specialty area of healthcare,” adds […]

Riverwood Healthcare trustee earns certification

08.17.2011    No Comments

Robert Lewis, a trustee of Riverwood Healthcare Center in Aitkin, Minn., was honored July 8 for completing the Minnesota Hospital Association (MHA) board member certification program.  Certifications were awarded at the association’s 2011 summer trustee conference.  Under the voluntary training program, hospital board members earn at least 35 education unit credits for studying in topics […]

Reduced Rate Sports Physical Exams

07.11.2011    No Comments

Students in need of sports physicals have an opportunity to get them at a reduced cost. Riverwood Healthcare Center is offering sports physical exams at a special reduced rate of $50 on a limited cash basis at its Aitkin, Garrison and McGregor clinics for a 4-week period from July 18 through August 12.  No insurance […]

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