Ridgeview Call Center reopens to schedule COVID test-only appointments

To manage the community demand for COVID-19 testing, Ridgeview’s COVID-19 Call Center has reopened to schedule test-only appointments for symptomatic patients. COVID tests are available at three Ridgeview locations: Ridgeview Clinics in Belle Plaine and Delano, and at Two Twelve Medical Center in Chaska. The Call Center is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Call 952-442-7811 to … [Read more...]

Ridgeview and Minneapolis Heart Institute now offer TeleHeart appointments in Arlington and Le Sueur

Ridgeview has partnered with Minneapolis Heart Institute® (MHI) to offer outpatient specialty TeleHeart appointments at its Arlington and Le Sueur campuses. Through the new TeleHeart service, patients will have faster access to nationally-recognized cardiovascular specialists with no need to travel long distances. The cost for telehealth visits are similar to traditional office visits and … [Read more...]

Ridgeview changing Urgent Care hours at three locations beginning Nov. 1, 2021

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Health care industry challenged by COVID surge, staffing shortages

Mike Phelps, President & CEO Ridgeview It’s not often I write openly to you in this way – speaking about current events in the health care industry and specifically at Ridgeview. The last editorial I shared was November 2020 in which I addressed the first COVID-19 surge. At that time, I acknowledged that you may be “COVID-message fatigued,” yet it is important to address the topic again, in … [Read more...]

Ridgeview joins leading health systems across the Country with implementation of Epic, a new Electronic Health Record

Ridgeview has implemented the premier electronic health record, Epic, across its network of hospitals and clinics. Ridgeview joins the many health care systems across the country in using Epic, which is the largest electronic health record serving more than 250 million patients nationwide. “We are committed to delivering the highest quality of health care to our patients and communities, and … [Read more...]

RIDGEVIEW AMBULANCE DRIVE-THRU BREAKFAST

Join us for french toast, syrup, eggs and sausage. Sunday, May 16, 2021 9 a.m. — 1 p.m. Gaylord EMS Building 220 Jefferson Ave. E., Gaylord, MN Cost: FREE, good will donations are being accepted. All proceeds will help fund the purchase of Automatic Defibrillators (AED) to place throughout the city of Gaylord. Thank you for the generous donations from Brick House Meats, EJ’s Bar and … [Read more...]

March 4, 2021: Ridgeview administering approximately 20,000 COVID-19 vaccines to date

Since receiving its first allocation of COVID-19 vaccine in mid-December, Ridgeview has administered approximately 20,000 doses to its staff, patients and community members to date. This includes both first and second doses of the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines. Vaccinations were provided to those meeting State and Federal eligibility criteria at the mobile clinic trailer on Ridgeview’s Waconia … [Read more...]

Ridgeview Vaccinating more than 3,000 Patients at Large-Scale Clinic Event

After receiving its first supply of COVID-19 vaccines for patients just this week, Ridgeview opened a large-scale, appointment-only vaccine clinic at a former dance ballroom in Waconia—administering vaccines to nearly 2,100 of its primary care patients ages 65 years and older Feb. 4-5. More than 1,200 additional doses will be administered on Feb. 8, the third and final day of Ridgeview’s first … [Read more...]

Ridgeview Announces New Naming Convention and Visual Identity

Ridgeview recently announced a new naming strategy and visual identity to better reflect its position as a comprehensive regional health care system.   While the legal entity will remain Ridgeview Medical Center, the new public-facing “name” to identify the system across all locations and services is simply Ridgeview. “Ridgeview has grown and evolved significantly–in the services and … [Read more...]

Ridgeview Clinic in Arlington welcomes Missy Weber, CNP

Missy Weber, CNP, will begin seeing patients at Ridgeview Clinic in Arlington on Monday, Dec. 14, 2020. Weber provides health and wellness care to people of all ages, including care for chronic conditions and acute illnesses, and has a special interest in geriatrics. Weber has worked as a nursing assistant, a registered nurse in the hospital, in home health care and as a Patient Care … [Read more...]