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Dr. Fred Hund, an inpatient hospitalist at Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar, reviews patient charts. The service has expanded this past year and is targeted in the hospital's newly adopted strategic plan for at least one or two additional hospital medicine specialists. Tribune photo by Anne Polta

Rice optimistic about future goals

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WILLMAR -- Under a new strategic plan, Rice Memorial Hospital will develop a plan to help beef up the number of primary care doctors, orthopedic surgeons, cancer specialists and hospitalists in Willmar.


The city-owned hospital also will begin studying additional specialty services, such as cardiology, that might be feasible to provide locally.

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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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