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Innovation award honors Riverwood for wellness coaching

  Recently, the George Family Foundation honored Riverwood Healthcare Center with the Healthy Communities Partnership (HCP) award for Achievement in Program Innovation. This award, accepted by Dan Schletty, Riverwood health and wellness coach, honors two organizations that implemented compelling new wellness and prevention services for the communities they serve. Gayle Ober, president of the George […]

UCare honors Riverwood clinics with quality award

UCare honored Riverwood Healthcare Center clinics for delivering high quality care to UCare’s Medicaid members at its seventh annual “A Salute to Excellence!” event the first week in June. UCare recognized 19 clinics and care systems either for earning quality excellence awards in the 2014 Pay for Performance (P4P) programs or for going the extra […]

Riverwood offers smoking cessation support

For anyone who needs a reason to quit smoking, the increased risk of dying at a younger age could be a big motivator. Smokers often die about a decade before nonsmokers, according to the National Cancer Institute. Specifically, the chance that a young person will live to age 80 or older is about 70 percent […]

Belly Fat lunch and learn

A trim tummy is good for many things like fitting into a favorite pair of jeans or feeling more confident in your appearance. But an even more important reason to lose belly fat is to improve your overall health and reduce the risk for heart disease, diabetes and some cancers. Join Riverwood Healthcare for a […]

Riverwood Healthcare receives statewide award

Recognition for innovative wellness strategies and partnerships Riverwood Healthcare Center was among 17 Minnesota hospitals to be honored at the annual Minnesota Hospital Association awards ceremony on April 25. Eighteen awards were given for extraordinary achievement in categories ranging from advocacy on behalf of hospitals and volunteerism to innovation and improvement in patient care and […]