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December 1, 2015
Pam Gonnella says Tuesday that patients like her daughter, 33-year-old Sarah, need qualified people to care for them and caregivers need more money. (Don Davis | Forum News Service )
Home, community caregivers seek more state money
December 1, 2015 - 10:09pm
November 24, 2015
A Life Link III takes off from Sky Harbor Airport in Duluth in this August 2012 file photo. From its 24-hour base in Hibbing, (FORUM NEWS SERVICE)
'Flying ICU's' part of rural health care strategy in Willmar, growing number of Minnesota hospital systems
November 24, 2015 - 9:48am
November 18, 2015
MNsure’s interim CEO given permanent position
November 18, 2015 - 11:03pm
November 17, 2015
Sen. Kathy Sheran, DFL-Mankato, said Monday that no one had anticipated how quickly those with chronic illnesses would move from public to private insurance. Lawmakers who attended the town hall meeting on rising insurance costs in Olivia are, from left, Rep. Tim Miller, R-Prinsburg, Sen. Lyle Koenen, DFL-Clara City, Rep. Matt Dean, R-Dellwood and Sheran. (TOM CHERVENY | TRIBUNE)
Citizens in west central Minnesota speak out on rising health insurance costs
November 17, 2015 - 11:33pm
August 18, 2015
SW Minn. health partnership achieves $4 million in savings
August 18, 2015 - 5:41pm
July 23, 2015
Nearly $2 billion in Minnesota spent on care that likely could have been avoided
July 23, 2015 - 10:00am
June 25, 2015
Rozendaal is chair-elect of Medical Group Association
June 25, 2015 - 12:03pm
June 23, 2015
Rice Hospital ICU nurse Rashelle Mead sits at the observation windows of two of the acuity-adaptable rooms that are part of Rice’s new integrated care approach. Starting Wednesday, “intensive care” will be incorporated into the medical and surgical unit. Changes included adding observation windows. (Rand Middleton | TRIBUNE)
Same care, different model: Rice Hospital to begin integrated approach to intensive care
June 23, 2015 - 12:41am
June 4, 2015
Insurance companies seek big premium hikes
June 4, 2015 - 11:17pm
May 6, 2015
Divine Home Care names Aakre marketing manager
May 6, 2015 - 12:46am
Tiadjeri is new OB/GYN with ACMC-Willmar
May 6, 2015 - 12:45am
April 13, 2015
Sara Maher, director of marketing and social media, and Nathan Blad, chief executive officer, with the RC Hospital and Clinics, stand in what will be the front entryway to the Renville County-owned hospital in Olivia. It will feature a tribute wall to the many who have donated to the project. The expansion costs $24 million is scheduled to be unveiled in late September. (TRIBUNE/Tom Cherveny)
Renville County Hospital and Clinics expansion to open Sept. 28
April 13, 2015 - 11:00pm
April 3, 2015
Work is on schedule on the new RC Hospital and Clinics facility on the east side of Olivia along U.S. Highway 212. A capital campaign has received more than $1.3 million in contributions to make it possible to add equipment and improvements that could not be funded as part of the original project.
Capital campaign for RC Hospital project in Olivia allows improvements beyond original scope
April 3, 2015 - 1:11am
March 5, 2015
U.S. Supreme Court split over Obamacare challenge
March 5, 2015 - 7:00am
February 26, 2015
TRIBUNE / Rand Middleton
Claire Taylor-Schiller, a registered nurse with the hemodialysis department at Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar, explains an exercise and fall prevention program developed and introduced for dialysis patients. The project was one of a dozen showcased Thursday at the hospital’s annual quality and safety fair and has begun capturing some national attention.
Safety fair showcases patient care projects at Rice Hospital
February 26, 2015 - 11:24pm