SMC Offering Multiple Scholarships

Arlington, March 16th 2012 - Sibley Medical Center and Sibley Medical Foundation Offering Multiple $1000 Scholarships Sibley Medical Center and the Sibley Medical Foundation will give thousands of dollars in scholarships to Sibley County high school seniors to prepare them for jobs in the healthcare industry. Scholarships are made available through an endowment of the Sibley Medical Foundation … [Read more...]

Digital Mammography

Arlington, December 2010 - Sibley Medical Center is excited to be able to offer the advance technology of digital mammography to our patients. Due to the generous donation of $100,000 from the Sibley Medical Foundation we were able to purchase this state of the art equipment. The support of the Foundation has been instrumental in helping Sibley Medical Center to continue growing our services to … [Read more...]

New Rehabilitation Center Now Open

Arlington, May 2010---  We are pleased to announce that the  construction of our new Rehabilitation  Center is complete. The new 2185 square  foot area located on the lower level, under  the Arlington clinic, provides for expansion  of physical therapy, occupational therapy,  speech therapy, cardiac rehabilitation, respiratory therapy and stress testing. The  design emphases patient privacy … [Read more...]

Sibley Medical Center Receives Grant for eEmergency

eEmergency Services Will Bring  Specialists to Sibley Medical Center with the Push of a Button eEmergency is an innovative concept that links two-way video equipment in local rural emergency rooms to emergency-trained physicians and specialists at a central hub, 24 hours a day, seven days a week improving patient safety and support. THE eEMERGENCY TEAM Provides physician-rendered emergency … [Read more...]

SMC Announces Tobacco Free Facilities

Arlington, January 1, 2010 - Sibley Medical Center joins other hospitals in the state in declaring its facilities smoke- and tobacco-free starting January 1, 2011. Although the buildings have been smoke-free, the hospital has permitted smoking in designated areas outside the facilities. These smoking areas will be eliminated as of January 1, 2011. While we recognize that this policy may cause … [Read more...]

Electronic Medical Records

Arlington, May 2010-- Our beginning steps into the future of Electronic Medical Records at Sibley Medical Center started in October of 2009. The first phase included registration, scheduling, billing and home care. We are now implementing Phase II which includes the clinical side of the electronic medical record. The s e c o n d installation began with our “going live” date on January 11th. … [Read more...]

Sibley Medical Center designated as level 4 trauma hospital.

Arlington, July 17, 2009 - Sibley Medical Center now designated as level 4 trauma hospital. The Minnesota Department of Health recently designated Sibley Medical Center as a level 4 trauma hospital. Sibley Medical Center and staff voluntarily participated in the intense designation process to become part of Minnesota's statewide trauma system. The process included an outside review of the … [Read more...]

New Therapy Department coming to SMC

Arlington, July 8, 2009 - Improving patient care continues to be a priority at Sibley Medical Center. The Board of Directors at the June 29th regular meeting voted to approve two remodeling projects. A new expanded therapy area will be located on the lower level under the clinic. The 2185 square foot area will provide additional space for physical therapy, speech therapy, occupational therapy, … [Read more...]

SMC Receives Patient Safety Excellence Awards

Arlington, June 22nd, 2009 - Sibley Medical Center has earned the Minnesota Hospital Association (MHA) Patient Safety Excellence Award for its work on two of the association's safety campaigns. Patient safety is a top priority for Sibley Medical Center and because of this facility joined the Safe Site Initiative on the prevention of adverse surgical events and the Safe Skin Initiative on the … [Read more...]

Winthrop ClinicRemodel

Arlington, May 2009 - The Winthrop Clinic now has a new look in the lobby area. The reception area was moved to the North wall, which allowed us to have a separate locked area for our patient's medical records. The beautiful desk was built by Kreft Cabinets with Jim Kreft generously donating his labor. We were also able to expand the bathroom area to make it handicap accessible. Winthrop has been … [Read more...]