Sibley Medical Center to affiliate with Ridgeview

6/6/2013 By Kurt Menk Editor Arlington Enterprise The Arlington City Council, during its regular meeting on Monday night, June 3, unanimously adopted a resolution to accept a terms sheet related to an affiliation agreement between the Sibley Medical Center and the Ridgeview Medical Center. The resolution also authorizes  the development of an affiliation/lease agreement based on the … [Read more...]

Henderson Open House

Please come and meet our Sibley Medical Center Henderson Clinic Staff and see what our home town clinic can offer you! We provide accessible, patient-centered care in a compassionate environment; and empower individuals, families and communities to make healthy choices.Please stop in and meet our healthcare team and enjoy refreshments and healthy snacks, and a free blood pressure … [Read more...]

Senior Health Day – Winthrop

Get the best information: Please join us for a presentation and information session on osteoporosis. Jeannine will answer any questions you may have and will talk about prevention, treatment, and living with osteoporosis.  Services offered: For those who are interested, Jeannine will be offering ear irrigation and toenail trimming after her presentation on … [Read more...]

Why Do I Keep Getting Heartburn?

Get the best information. Please join us for a presentation, information and refreshments on heartburn and acid reflux. Sibley Medical Center’s general surgeon, Dr. Robbins, will speak on the prevention, treatments and new technology related to these conditions. When: Thursday June 20th at 6:00 p.m.                                          Where: Arlington Clinic lobby   … [Read more...]

Blue Cross reimbursement change will plunge rural hospitals into the red

Patient access to care in jeopardy St. Paul, MN – The Minnesota Hospital Association (MHA) is opposing a payment change plan by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (BCBS) scheduled to take effect May 1 that will slash payments to hospitals and have a particularly devastating effect on rural health care. MHA President and CEO Lawrence Massa described the payment change as converting BCBS … [Read more...]

2nd Annual SMC Ribbon Cutters 5K Walk/Run

Help Us Cut Out Cancer   Saturday, May 4th, 2013 Race Time: 9:00 A.a. Registration begins at: 8:00 a.m. Four Season's Park, Arlington, MN Registration forms can be picked up at Sibley Medical Center clinics in Arlington, Gaylord, Winthrop, and Henderson or can be downloaded by clicking here: Registration Form for 5K. Proceeds to benefit Sibley County Relay for Life … [Read more...]

Join Us for a Heartburn Education Event in April

If My Heartburn Medicine Works So Well, Why do I keep getting heartburn? With Dr. Robbins, DO Get the best information. Please join us for a presentation, information and refreshments on heartburn and acid reflux. Sibley Medical Center’s general surgeon, Dr. Robbins, will speak on the prevention, treatments and new technology related to these conditions. When: Thursday, April 11th 6:00 … [Read more...]

March is National Colorectal Cancer Month

FREE COLONOSCOPY PREPARATION KITS GIVEN TO ANYONE SCHEDULED IN THE MONTH OF MARCH! Colon and Rectal cancer is the second leading cause of death from cancer in the United States. BUT, if caught early, it is often curable. TAKE ACTION! The best way to prevent colorectal cancer is to start by getting a screening colonoscopy at age 50 (or before age 50 if there is a family history of colon … [Read more...]

Sibley Medical Center American Heart Awareness Month and Free Blood Pressure Testing

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States. The month of February is national heart disease awareness month, and dedicated to raising awareness about heart disease prevention. Sibley Medical Center is offering free blood pressure readings to the public to help raise awareness about heart disease and prevention. Please come and receive a free … [Read more...]

Sibley Medical Center recognized for efforts to protect patients from influenza

94 percent of facility’s health care workers received influenza vaccination in 2011-12 Sibley Medical Center was among 146 hospitals and nursing homes from around the state recognized  by the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) for achieving high influenza vaccination rates among health care workers during the 2011-12 flu season. 117 of Sibley Medical Center health care personnel, … [Read more...]