Local hospital nurse receives patient safety award

Patient safety is a top priority in Minnesota’s hospitals. A Riverwood Healthcare Center staff member has been named winner of an award that recognizes hospital professionals who demonstrate their commitment to keeping patients safe by “speaking up” to prevent a potential patient safety issue. Dawn Slette, registered nurse who works in surgical services at Riverwood, […]

Aitkin hospital earns surgery safety award

Riverwood Healthcare Center is proud to announce that it is the recipient of a SAFE SITE award from the Minnesota Hospital Association (MHA).  The SAFE SITE campaign has 120 participating hospitals and surgical centers. Launched in December 2007, the campaign aims to prevent wrong-site and wrong-patient procedures.  This campaign is an effort to reduce the […]