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...]

Stop The Flu. Get Vaccinated Today

Ridgeview Sibley Medical Center announces fall flu clinic dates Visit one of our scheduled immunization clinics, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., listed below: Arlington Community Center Tuesday, Nov. 1 Ridgeview Winthrop Clinic Thursday, Nov. 3 Gaylord Public Library Thursday, Nov. 10 Ridgeview Henderson Clinic Thursday, Nov. 17 Bring your insurance card and be prepared to complete a … [Read more...]

Ridgeview Sibley Medical Center Upgrades CT scanner

Ridgeview Sibley Medical Center recently upgraded its CT (computed tomography) scanner to a new Siemens Somatom Definition AS 64-slice scanner. The new scanner provides advanced three-dimensional images of body organs and major blood vessels and is most commonly used in scans of the spine, brain, abdomen, pelvis and heart. This upgrade allows Ridgeview Sibley to provide patients with higher … [Read more...]