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Dawn Fox, a registered respiratory therapist, connects a patient to EKG equipment Friday in the hospital's emergency department. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)

Rapid heart treatment is saving lives

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WILLMAR -- It used to be that if you were a rural Minnesotan and had a severe heart attack, you didn't get the same level of care as someone who lived in the Twin Cities.

Rarely were heart-attack patients immediately transferred to another hospital for higher-level care, said Dr. George Gordon, chief medical officer and emergency physician at Rice Memorial Hospital.

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