October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

New mammography technology available at Ridgeview Sibley Medical Center According the American Cancer Society, breast cancer is the second most common cancer among women. About 1 in 8 women born today in the U.S. will be diagnosed with breast cancer at some point. The good news is that many can survive breast cancer if it’s found and treated early. A mammogram–the screening test for breast … [Read more...]

Orthopedic Surgeon Charles, Eggert, MD, to See Patients at Ridgeview Sibley Medical Center

Twin Cities Orthopedics and Ridgeview Medical Center announced the addition of Charles Eggert, MD to their team of physicians. Dr. Eggert is an orthopedic surgeon with fellowship training in sports medicine. He will begin seeing patients on Sept. 8 and will hold his clinics at TCO locations in Chaska and Waconia and at Ridgeview Sibley Medical Center in Arlington. Dr. Eggert will perform surgical … [Read more...]

Ridgeview Sibley Medical Center Announces Fall Flu Clinic Dates

Visit one of our scheduled immunization clinics, 9 a.m. – 7 p.m., listed below:* Ridgeview Winthrop Clinic Wednesday, Sept. 23 Arlington Community Center Thursday, Sept. 24 Gaylord Public Library Monday, Sept. 28 Ridgeview Henderson Clinic Wednesday, Sept. 30 Bring your insurance card and be prepared to complete a short questionnaire requiring an address, phone number, age and Social … [Read more...]

City of Gaylord Contracts with Ridgeview to Expand Ambulance Services

The City of Gaylord recently entered into a contract with Ridgeview Medical Center to bring expanded emergency medical services (EMS) to the community. Beginning Sept. 14, a Ridgeview paramedic will be stationed at the Gaylord EMS facility 12 hours a day, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. This individual will manage the administrative functions of the ambulance service and provide Advanced Life … [Read more...]

Ridgeview Opens New Wound & Hyperbaric Healing Center

Includes two hyperbaric oxygen therapy chambers More than 8 million people in the U.S. suffer from chronic wounds of which healing has been impeded by such diseases and conditions as diabetes, obesity, aging and the late effects of radiation therapy. Ridgeview has partnered with Healogics, Inc. to bring expanded wound healing services – including two, state-of-the-art hyperbaric oxygen … [Read more...]

Ridgeview Sibley Medical Center Launches New Volunteer Program

Information Sessions April 30 Ridgeview Sibley Medical Center has launched a new volunteer program after welcoming its first four volunteers. Area residents are invited to learn more about new volunteer opportunities at Ridgeview Sibley Medical Center that provide support to patients, visitors and staff. The next information sessions will be held on Thurs., April 30 at Ridgeview Sibley … [Read more...]

National Healthcare Decisions Day set for April 16

Ridgeview Medical Center, along with other national, state and community organizations, are leading a massive effort to highlight the importance of advance health care decision making—an effort that has culminated in the formal designation of April 16 as National Healthcare Decisions Day (NHDD). Who would speak for you if you could not speak for yourself? Have you thought about what your … [Read more...]

Looking Back And Ahead

Affiliation with Ridgeview brings expanded health care services and improved facilities to greater Sibley community It was just more than one year ago that the former Sibley Medical Center entered into an affiliation agreement with Waconia-based Ridgeview Medical Center. This unique relationship was formed to strengthen Sibley Medical’s position as a viable and growing health care provider and, … [Read more...]

Ridgeview Sibley Medical Center Receives New Quality-Based Accreditation From DNV GL – Healthcare

Ridgeview Sibley Medical Center has achieved national accreditation as a Critical Access Hospital from DNV GL - Healthcare, the only health care accreditation program approved by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) that integrates the ISO 9001 Quality Management System with the Medicare Conditions of Participation. This accreditation program requires health care systems to … [Read more...]

Ridgeview Sibley Medical Center and Foundation Accepting Health Care Scholarship Applications, Deadline: April 3

Ridgeview Sibley Medical Center and Foundation offers high school students who reside in Sibley County the opportunity to receive a $1,000 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 five qualified applicants. To be eligible, students … [Read more...]