Riverwood named to top 100 list

11.29.2011    No Comments

Riverwood Healthcare Center in Aitkin, Minnesota, was recently named one of the Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) in the country. The announcement of the top 100 hospitals serving rural communities was made as part of the National Rural Health Association’s (NRHA) 10th annual Critical Access Hospital Conference held in Kansas City in September.  The […]

Podiatry care at Garrison

11.23.2011    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

11.21.2011    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

11.01.2011    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

10.27.2011    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

10.24.2011    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 […]