Area residents invited to participate in community health opinion survey

Meeker-McLeod-Sibley Community Health Services is conducting a community health survey to help plan for how it will deliver essential public health services to: Assure an adequate local public health infrastructure. Promote healthy communities and healthy behavior. Prevent the spread of infectious disease. Protect against environmental health hazards. Prepare for and respond to … [Read more...]

Heidi Otto, CNP, joins Ridgeview Sibley Medical Center

Ridgeview Sibley Medical Center is pleased to welcome Heidi Otto, CNP. She began seeing patients at the Ridgeview Henderson and Ridgeview Arlington Clinic locations Dec. 7. After working as a registered nurse for 27 years, Otto earned her nurse practitioner degree and began practicing in this capacity in 2014. Otto is a board-certified lactation consultant and enjoys providing family-centered … [Read more...]

Ridgeview Sibley Medical Center Designated as a Stroke-Ready Hospital

Ridgeview Sibley Medical Center joins 89 Minnesota hospitals recognized for their preparedness to evaluate, stabilize and provide emergency treatment to patients with acute stroke symptoms. Nearly one in three Minnesota stroke victims first receive care at a small, rural hospital. In addition, more than one-third of Minnesotans live more than 60 minutes away from a Primary Stroke Center. These … [Read more...]

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...]