Riverwood introduces new services for mothers-to-be

This summer Riverwood Healthcare Center has introduced two new services to enhance a woman’s obstetric are experience. A registered nurse now fills the role of obstetrics coordinator, and a new online education tool called Babyscripts is available to mothers-to-be. As Obstetrics Coordinator, Brooke Mickelson, RN, is the go-to nurse for Riverwood obstetrics patients. She sees […]

Riverwood clinics close for July 4th holiday

Riverwood Healthcare Center’s clinics in Aitkin, Garrison and McGregor will be closed for the holiday on Thurs., July 4. The Urgent Care clinic in Aitkin will also be closed on July 4, and will be open Fri., July 5. Urgent Care hours are typically in 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except for […]

Riverwood Diabetes Education program merits national recognition

The Riverwood Healthcare Center diabetes self-management education program has been awarded continued Recognition status from the American Diabetes Association. The ADA Education Recognition assures that approved education services have met the National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education Services.   Riverwood’s program was originally recognized in 2005. Programs that achieve Recognition status have a staff of knowledgeable […]

Riverwood Healing Garden memorial ceremony

Riverwood Foundation will host its annual Healing Garden memorial ceremony on the grounds of Riverwood Healthcare Center in Aitkin on Thurs., June 13, at 5:00 p.m. There will be a short program to commemorate those who have been memorialized or honored at Riverwood Healthcare Center during the past two years. Each name will be read […]

Aitkin hospital shares emergency care news

Riverwood Healthcare Center is pleased to welcome Registered Nurse Tina Hughley as Emergency Department Manager. In addition to emergency services, she oversees nurses for the hospital’s infusion center and radiology department. Since 2010, Hughley has worked as a nurse at Riverwood, working in many areas of hospital nursing with emergency care being her primary area […]

Golf event to support kidney and dialysis care

Riverwood Healthcare Center and Foundation are hosting the annual Golf Charity Event on Fri., July 12, at Cuyuna Rolling Hills in Deerwood.  Access the golf event invitation flyer. Proceeds from this year’s event will support Riverwood’s new Kidney Care & Dialysis Center, which is now under construction, at its hospital in Aitkin. CentraCare Health will […]

Riverwood announces new director of nursing

Riverwood Healthcare Center has selected Jeanine LeBlanc as Director of Nursing  for inpatient care.In this role, LeBlanc’s key duties include advocating for hospital patients and nursing staff members, assuring optimal patient care and superior outcomes, collaborating closely with providers to provide care to patients, and assuring compliance with Joint Commission standards and governmental regulations. “Jeanine […]

Aitkin hospital to host Red Cross blood drive

Every 2 seconds someone in the United States needs blood. Your blood donation can help ensure trauma patients have blood during emergencies when every second counts. Riverwood Healthcare Center will host a community blood drive with the American Red Cross on Thurs., May 23, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Fri., May 24, 8 a.m. […]

Learn about hernias, free screening

Is a bulge in the abdominal area a hernia? Hernias are relatively common and more often afflict men, but both men and women may develop this ailment. How do you know if you have a hernia and what your treatment options are? Find out at Riverwood Healthcare Center’s free Hernia Screening event on Sat., May […]

Riverwood adds director to senior leadership team

Riverwood Healthcare Center announced an addition to its senior leadership team.  It has named Liz Dean as Director of Strategy and Marketing. As manager for the marketing and public relations department for Riverwood for the past 13 years, Dean has promoted and developed Riverwood’s image and brand, showcasing the organization’s outstanding health care services and […]