Tag: Riverwood Healthcare

Riverwood Healthcare on March 21st Community Connection

Director of Ancillary Services Jill Sadlowsky and Physical Therapist Allie Sibbert joined the show to talk about the therapy services at Riverwood Healthcare in Aitkin, Garrison, and McGregor:

March 21, 2023 0

Riverwood Healthcare makes Top 100 Critical Access Hospital list

Riverwood Healthcare Center has been recognized as a 2023 Top 100 Critical Access Hospital for the sixth time in 12 years. Compiled by The Chartis Center for Rural Health, this annual recognition program honors outstanding performance among the nation’s rural hospitals based on the results of the Chartis Rural Hospital Performance INDEX™. Now in its…
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February 23, 2023 0

Heart Health Virtual Seminar on Thursday with Riverwood Healthcare

(Aitkin, MN) — The month of February is the perfect time to get back in shape with your heart health and Riverwood Healthcare is opening that opportunity with a special virtual seminar on Thursday February 23rd.  Exercise Physiologist Mitch Kline will be leading the “Heart Health: Benefits of Exercise” virtual seminar and recently spoke about…
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February 22, 2023 0

Riverwood Healthcare on February 21st Community Connection

Mitch Kline, Exercise Physiologist from Riverwood Healthcare, informed us on the benefits of diet and exercise during American Heart Health Month in February, what can be done to lower your risk of heart disease, and more information on a virtual seminar coming on February 24th:

February 21, 2023 0

National list of rural health care execs includes Riverwood CEO

A recent issue of Becker’s Hospital Review features Riverwood Healthcare Center CEO Ken Westman on its national list of “80 Rural Hospital CEOs to Know” for 2023. This list highlights 80 top executives from rural hospitals across the United States with one other Minnesota CEO, Jake Redden of Madelia Health, featured. The Becker’s article cites…
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February 19, 2023 0

Riverwood Healthcare hires CIO consultant

Riverwood Healthcare is pleased to announce the hire of Mark Waind, chief information officer consultant. Waind is an accomplished health care executive with 15 years of chief information officer experience. His educational background includes earning a Master of Science degree in Business from the University of St. Mary, Bismarck, N.D. Waind has received a CHCIO…
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January 26, 2023 0

Riverwood introduces new ENT physicians

Riverwood Healthcare Center is pleased to introduce a new team of physicians to provide ear, nose and throat care at its specialty clinic in Aitkin. Dr. Kurtis Waters and Dr. Ethan Kraft of Advanced Specialty Associates, will see patients at Riverwood’s specialty clinic in Aitkin several days a month, beginning in January 2023.   Otolaryngology (also…
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January 24, 2023 0

Riverwood’s Dr. David Taylor says ‘second wind’ of Seasonal Illness still ahead

Riverwood Healthcare Chief Medical Officer Dr. David Taylor shared some insights recently about the increases and impact of RSV and Influenza cases from the end of 2022 into the start of 2023, just as covid cases were beginning to wane. The non-word “tripledemic” may be trite and inaccurate, paraphrasing Dr Taylor, but it is true that three…
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January 23, 2023 0

Riverwood Healthcare ‘Seasonal Illness’ Q&A Seminar on January 25th

Riverwood Healthcare will hold a virtual seminar on January 25th from 12-12:30pm concerning an update on Riverwood’s surgery expansion construction project and seasonal illnesses like RSV, CoVid 19, and influenza. Chief Medical Officer Dr. David Taylor: The seminar will also include a Q&A session and preventive measures. Dr Taylor again: Access to the registration link is available…
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January 20, 2023 0

Riverwood Healthcare’s Dr. David Taylor on January 17th Community Connection

Riverwood Healthcare Chief Medical Officer Dr. David Taylor gave an update on the current Seasonal Illness outlook with RSV, Influenza, and COVID-19, A Seasonal Illness Virtual Seminar on January 25th, and how to best treat and prevent the illnesses:

January 17, 2023 0