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Rice looks to the future in detailing its new service growth plan


WILLMAR -- Orthopedic surgery, oncology, emergency medicine, hospital medicine and primary care remain among Rice Memorial Hospital's top priorities for strengthening these specialty services and recruiting ph-ysicians to staff them.

But cardiology and ne-phrology also have been fast-tracked onto the short-term priority list, where they'll be studied more closely over the next few months for how they can be enhanced.

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Anne Polta

Anne Polta covers health care, business/economic development and general assignment. Her HealthBeat blog can be found at Follow her on Twitter at @AnnePolta.

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