Riverwood welcomes cardiac specialist

Riverwood Healthcare Center is pleased to announce that James Furda, MD, a board-certified internist specializing in heart-related concerns with the Minneapolis Heart Institute, will begin seeing patients at its specialty clinic in Aitkin the first week in April. Practicing with the Minneapolis Heart Institute since 2007, Dr. Furda specializes in cardiovascular diseases, echocardiography, women’s heart […]

Study shows good news for rural heart attack patients

Heart attack patients who are transferred from rural hospitals do as well as patients who go directly to Abbott Northwestern Hospital for treatment, according to a study published in the November issue of European Heart Journal. The study’s objective was to see how well blood clot-busting drug therapy worked for patients who could not receive […]