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Rice Memorial Hospital

January 17, 2016
Dr. Jennifer Lee-Pentz, left, and Dr. Thomas Lange show off the components of Rice Memorial Hospital’s new robotic-assisted surgery instruments. The introduction of the technology last year makes Rice the only hospital between St. Cloud and Sioux Falls to offer this level of minimally invasive surgery.  So far, four local surgeons and specialists at Rice have undergone the training and earned the credentials to perform robotic-assisted surgery. ANNE POLTA | TRIBUNE
Robotic-assisted technology introduced to Rice Hospital
January 17, 2016 - 11:27pm
January 14, 2016
Ilene Jimenez, seated, and Kemberly Guevara, ER registers, work behind the Plexiglass separating patients from the registration representatives of Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
Rice intensifies efforts to keep hospital safe
January 14, 2016 - 9:39am
December 28, 2015
Builders erect the beginnings of a steel frame Monday of will be Rice Memorial Hospital’s rehabilitation building across Trott Avenue Southwest from the hospital. (GARY MILLER | TRIBUNE)
PHOTO: Rehabilitation center frame goes up
December 28, 2015 - 10:41pm
December 24, 2015
Pedestrian struck by car near Spicer Legion
December 24, 2015 - 9:57am
December 23, 2015
Maggie Harp plays the piano and Marie Nelson plays the cello Wednesday at the garden court outside the cafeteria at Rice Memorial Hospital. (GARY MILLER | TRIBUNE)play button
Volunteers bring music to Rice Memorial Hospital
December 23, 2015 - 11:12pm
November 26, 2015
Rice Health Foundation meets donor challenge
November 26, 2015 - 11:15pm
November 17, 2015
Rice gala proceeds put matching gift within reach
November 17, 2015 - 11:07pm
November 16, 2015
Officials at Rice Memorial Hospital expect patient volume to remain flat next year and are calling for another year of staying the course. (TRIBUNE)
Willmar's Rice Hospital expects few changes in 2016 finances
November 16, 2015 - 12:39am
October 28, 2015
A tunnel under Rice Rehabilitation Center, which is being built on Trott Avenue southwest in Willmar, will connect to Rice Memorial Hospital and Family Practice Medical Center. Weather permitting, a temporary basement frame will be installed today. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
Hospital tunnel takes shape
October 28, 2015 - 11:12pm
October 26, 2015
Retiring boomers lead to demographic change in Rice workforce
October 26, 2015 - 12:41am
October 22, 2015
Rice Memorial Hospital OKs new contract for RNs
October 22, 2015 - 11:09pm
October 14, 2015
Toby Lieser operates an excavator Tuesday at the site of the new Rice Rehabilitation Center in Willmar.  (GARY MILLER | TRIBUNE)
Rice Rehabilition Center makes progress
October 14, 2015 - 9:21am
October 5, 2015
Jess Delzer, director of the inpatient behavioral health unit at Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar, demonstrates a newly installed door designed to reduce the risk of patient self-harm. The safety feature is one of several recent upgrades to the unit, along with the addition of four beds to meet community demand. (ANNE POLTA | TRIBUNE)
Expansion of Rice’s mental health unit to meet urgent regional need
October 5, 2015 - 12:32am
September 8, 2015
Hospitals gear up for medical cannabis
September 8, 2015 - 11:51pm
August 28, 2015
Rehabilitation therapists, along with other Rice Memorial Hospital employees, observe demolition of the Jade Center. Water from a fire hose was sprayed on the debris to suppress dust. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)play button
VIDEO: Demolition day at the Jade Center
August 28, 2015 - 12:09am