13 Ridgeview and Ridgeview-associated physicians earn ‘Rising Stars’ recognition

Thirteen Ridgeview and Ridgeview-associated physicians were recently named in Mpls.St.Paul magazine’s third annual listing of Top Doctors Rising Stars. Rising Stars have been fully licensed to practice for approximately 10 years or less and included 383 doctors in 43 specialties who are recognized for providing outstanding care and have the high regard of their peers. According to Mpls.St.Paul … [Read more...]

Free advance care planning sessions hosted by Ridgeview Sibley Medical Center

In health care settings, families may feel conflicted as they struggle to make difficult health care decisions for a loved one. When a patient is incapable of making their own choices, family members are called upon to make decisions which can cause stress, uncertainty and guilt if conversations do not happen in advance. Along with other Minnesota hospitals, Ridgeview Medical Center and … [Read more...]

Ridgeview Sibley Medical Foundation to Host Spring Fundraising Event

Ridgeview Sibley Medical Foundation will host its annual fundraising event on Sat., April 28 at the Arlington Community Center. This year, the featured entertainment is dueling guitars by SongBlast. The complete itinerary for the evening is listed below: Schedule of Events Doors Open: 6 pm Social Hour: 6 – 7 pm Dinner: 7 – 7:45 pm Live Auction: 7:45 – 8:15 pm Entertainment: 8:15 – 9:30 … [Read more...]

Ridgeview will offer online care for minor illnesses and symptoms starting Feb. 13

Ridgeview will offer virtual care – online diagnosis and treatment – for 12 common health conditions. The new RidgevieweCare visit is available for a cost of $35, payable by credit card or Health Savings Account (HSA) card, and provides quick, convenient, online care for minor illnesses and symptoms – without making an appointment or visit to a clinic. The new Ridgeview eCare service is … [Read more...]

Ridgeview Announces Partnership with Twin Cities-Based OneOme, Provider of RightMed™ Test

Driven to continually improve patient care, Ridgeview Medical Center today announced a partnership with Twin Cities-based pharmacogenomics company OneOme, developer of the RightMed™ test. Through this partnership, Ridgeview patients will have an opportunity to receive personalized prescription treatment options. Studies show that approximately 50 percent of the 4 billion prescriptions issued … [Read more...]

Ridgeview Sibley Medical Center Board of Directors member earns hospital trustee certification

Ridgeview Sibley Medical Center Board of Directors member Denny Schultz, Arlington, recently earned certification through the Minnesota Hospital Association’s trustee certification program. He was one of 18 hospital trustees from across Minnesota to be recognized in this program at the MHA January Trustee Conference held in Brooklyn Park, Minn. The comprehensive certification process prepares … [Read more...]

Le Sueur City Council Approves Minnesota Valley Health Center/Ridgeview Lease Arrangement

Le Sueur, MN (Nov. 15, 2016) – On Monday, Nov. 14, the Le Sueur City Council approved a lease arrangement which will allow Ridgeview Medical Center to purchase the Minnesota Valley Health Center (MVHC) building and grounds, effective Jan. 1, 2017. The building and grounds are currently owned by the City of Le Sueur; however, Monday’s vote allows Ridgeview to purchase those entities. Mayo Clinic … [Read more...]

Ridgeview Sibley Medical Center & Foundation Accepting Health Care Scholarship Applications, Deadline: April 1

Ridgeview Sibley Medical Center and Foundation offers high school students who reside in Sibley County the opportunity to receive a $2,000 college scholarship. Qualified students must have maintained a minimum high school GPA of 2.8 and completed the requirements of the application by the scholarship deadline. Scholarships will be awarded to four qualified applicants.   To be eligible, students … [Read more...]

Ridgeview Medical Center Welcomes First Two Babies of 2017 to Ridgeview Employees

Ridgeview Medical Center is pleased to announce the arrival of its first baby of the new year. A baby boy, Everett Cradick, was born on Sunday, Jan. 1, at 1:55 p.m., weighing six pounds, one ounce and measuring 18 inches. He is welcomed by parents Jessica and Thomas Cradick of Mayer, Minn. Jessica Cradick works at Ridgeview, as a Certified Nursing Assistant in Obstetrics and a Health Unit … [Read more...]

It’s not too late to protect yourself against the flu.

By Ehtaisham Mohammed, MD As we near the end of the year, it’s important for the community to understand that it’s not too late to get a flu shot. In fact we are just now hitting the peak of the flu season and it will remain a threat through March. The more people who get vaccinated, the less influenza can spread throughout the community. How is influenza spread? Influenza is an airborne … [Read more...]