Tag: Essentia Health

Bestselling author Beth Macy sharing message of hope amid overdose crisis  

Journalist and bestselling author Beth Macy, in partnership with Essentia Health, is hosting a virtual presentation to discuss the stigma surrounding substance use disorder.  The presentation will take place from noon to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 16. Titled “Hope and Help: America’s Overdose Crisis,” Macy will present evidence-based pathways for getting people into care;…
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November 10, 2022 0

Essentia Health again recognized as a leader in health care technology 

For the third consecutive year, Essentia Health has been cited as a leader in technology by the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME).   Health care organizations are recognized annually for their information-technology achievements and receive certifications through the CHIME Digital Health Most Wired program. Organizations certified at level 9 or 10 (on a 1-10 scale) are considered leaders.  Essentia’s acute and ambulatory…
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November 8, 2022 0

Essentia Health relaxes visitor restrictions  

Patients at Essentia Health’s hospitals are now being allowed more visitors.  Essentia Health will allow two visitors per patient at a time; the visitors do not have to be the same two people on a given day. This is a slight adjustment from our current policy that requires the same two visitors per patient on…
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November 3, 2022 0

Essentia Health shares Halloween safety tips

For the first time since 2019, COVID-19 isn’t expected to significantly alter trick-or-treating this year. But, medical experts caution, there are still spooky considerations to keep in mind when celebrating Halloween. Stay safe by following these recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics: ·                  Accompany young children on their pursuit of treats. If older children are going…
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October 30, 2022 0

Essentia Health welcomes family medicine specialist Jessica Beste 

Essentia Health is proud to welcome Jessica Beste, an advanced practice registered nurse and certified nurse practitioner specializing in family medicine. She will practice at the Essentia Health St. Joseph’s-Pequot Lakes Clinic and the Essentia Health St. Joseph’s-Crosslake Clinic  “I did some of my training at Essentia and was very drawn to the organization because…
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October 20, 2022 0

Essentia Health St. Joseph’s-Brainerd Clinic welcomes family medicine specialist Dr. Trenton Harder 

The Essentia Health St. Joseph’s-Brainerd Clinic is proud to welcome Dr. Trenton Harder, a doctor of osteopathic medicine specializing in family medicine.   “I chose Essentia because I had a colleague join the practice a few years prior and had nothing but good things to say about the organization,” said Dr. Harder. “I look forward to…
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October 16, 2022 0

Essentia Health holding joint-replacement seminar, highlighting ROSA robot  

Essentia Health is providing patients with the opportunity to get an up-close look at the latest advancements in joint-replacement technology.   A joint-replacement seminar, highlighting available options, will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 13, at Dunmire’s on the Lakes, located at 19090 Hwy. 371. Two physicians will be on hand to discuss Zimmer…
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October 10, 2022 0

Essentia Health-September is National Recovery Month 9-27-22

Jen Grunewald and Charly Niesen from the FOCUS Unit at Essentia Health discussed signs of addiction, tips for family members and how to seek help in recovery through Essentia Health.


September 27, 2022 0

Essentia Health in Ada Hosting Virtual Health Fair

Ada, MN — Essentia Health in Ada won’t be hosting their annual health fair again this fall, however they are providing an opportunity for community members to get the usual health fair lab work and screenings that they normally would get at the event. Angie Skyberg with Essentia Health in Ada says this week, September…
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September 12, 2022 0

Essentia Health-St. Joseph’s Medical Center now offering 24/7 STEMI care  

Grand opening will be celebrated with a ribbon-cutting Sept. 12   Essentia Health is proud to begin offering 24/7 STEMI care at St. Joseph’s Medical Center. The Marilyn Covey Heart and Vascular Center enhances the way heart attack patients are cared for in Brainerd.   An acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) is the most severe type of heart…
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September 8, 2022 0