Prepare for medical decisions, choices now

Advance Care Planning is a process that helps a person think about, talk about, and write down his or her choices for future health care decisions. It is important for all adults to have a health care directive—a written plan for loved ones and health care providers to follow—so that their wishes are known if […]

Riverwood welcomes new cancer patient navigator

Nurse Practitioner Jan Hegman at Riverwood Healthcare Center has moved into a new role as oncology care coordinator, working closely with Dr. Antonio Fontelonga, oncologist, who sees patients weekly at Riverwood’s specialty clinic in Aitkin. In this role, Hegman will serve as an advocate and patient educator, offering one-to-one support from the time of diagnosis […]

Riverwood welcomes two nurse practitioners

Riverwood Healthcare Center is pleased to welcome two new family nurse practitioners to its medical staff. They include Jan Hegman and Lisa Heikkila. “Jan and Lisa all have many years of hospital nursing experience at Riverwood,” Dr. Mark Heggem, chief medical officer at Riverwood. “So they will be familiar faces to many of our patients […]