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April 19, 2013
Officials at Rice Memorial Hospital have developed a new plan for how the city-owned hospital will respond to the changing health care environment over the next few years. Adoption of the plan has received unanimous support from officials and staff. Tribune photo by Dan Burdett
Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar, Minn., adopts new strategic plan to prepare for future
April 19, 2013 - 11:30pm
Nursing homes say they struggle under Minnesota’s budget plans
April 19, 2013 - 11:09pm
April 18, 2013
Students in teacher Carrie Kronen’s psychology and world geography classes at MACCRAY High School listen as Minnesota National Guard Lt. Col. Mark Weber explains his health conditions and talks to them about facing life’s challenges. Tribune photo by Linda Vanderwerf
Terminally ill speaker offers regional students advice for living
April 18, 2013 - 10:42pm
April 17, 2013
Nearly 60 people attend an event Tuesday in Granite Falls to provide input on a Food Charter to guide food policy in Minnesota. Donna Erickson, left, and Mark Rieland discuss the issues during a small group session. Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny
Food Charter looks to make healthy foods a priority for residents in rural areas of Minnesota
April 17, 2013 - 10:54pm
April 16, 2013
Hospital executive from Michigan new CEO at Redwood Falls, Minn., hospital
April 16, 2013 - 11:23pm
ACMC announces plans for new same-day surgery center in Marshall, Minn.
April 16, 2013 - 12:46pm
A family watches a worker spray disinfectant in Naidong village, where a boy tested positive for the H7N9 virus, in Beijing Monday, April 15, 2013. The new case of bird flu in China's capital, a 4-year-old boy who displayed no symptoms, is adding to the unknowns about the latest outbreak that has caused 63 confirmed cases and 14 deaths, health officials said Monday. (AP Photo)
A new case in China raise bird flu unknown
April 16, 2013 - 7:00am
April 15, 2013
Benefits of digital patient record starting to emerge at Rice Hospital in Willmar, Minn.
April 15, 2013 - 4:28am
Cindy Alvarado, clinical analyst, demonstrates the use of the integrated electronic medical records system in a patient room at Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
One year later, Rice Hospital in Willmar, Minn., looks back at implementation of electronic health records
April 15, 2013 - 4:26am
April 13, 2013
Medicare hike could also hit some in middle class
April 13, 2013 - 8:12am
Obama plan would raise Medicare premiums for upper-income seniors
April 13, 2013 - 12:01am
April 12, 2013
ACMC hosts grand opening for new clinic in Marshall, Minn.
April 12, 2013 - 11:34pm
ACMC hosts grand opening for new clinic in Marshall, Minn.
April 12, 2013 - 10:45am
April 10, 2013
Sanford suspends Fairview merger negotiations
April 10, 2013 - 3:36pm
April 5, 2013
NY judge makes morning-after pill available to all
April 5, 2013 - 2:00pm