Riverwood welcomes two new oncology team members

Riverwood Healthcare Center is pleased to introduce two new members of the oncology care team for cancer patients. They include Nurse Practitioner Jenny Diederich and Oncology Care Coordinator Katie Gunderson. “We are pleased to welcome Jenny and Katie to our oncology team,” said Dan Schletty, director of ambulatory services at Riverwood. “They both bring excellent […]

Riverwood now offers PET-CT scans

Cancer patients, and those with other diseases too, can now benefit from a powerful diagnostic tool now available at Riverwood Healthcare Center. Recently, Riverwood’s radiology department began using Shared Medical Services’ PET-CT scan imaging system. This hybrid technology combines the strengths of two well-established technologies in one imaging session to more accurately diagnose and locate […]

Local cancer programs earn accreditation

The Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACoS) has granted Three-Year Accreditation with silver level commendation to the cancer programs at Riverwood Healthcare Center in Aitkin and Cuyuna Regional Medical Center (CRMC) in Crosby. To earn voluntary CoC accreditation, a cancer program must meet 34 CoC quality care standards, be evaluated […]

Grateful patient gives gift to Riverwood

Riverwood Foundation received a gift of $45,000 from the Katharine Lord Trust in appreciation for the care Katharine received at Riverwood Healthcare Center. To formally recognize this gift, Riverwood CEO Chad Cooper did a presentation to her Riverwood care team to thank them and recognize all that they do to go above and beyond caring for […]