Carver and Sibley Counties named among healthiest in the country

Carver and Sibley counties were recently named among the top 36 healthiest counties in the U.S. by U.S News Healthiest Communities Honor Roll. The honor roll comprises the top performing communities based on similar urban-rural status and economic performance. Carver County was listed in the number eight spot and Sibley County at 29 on the honor roll list. The U.S. News Healthiest Communities … [Read more...]

Free Advance Care Planning sessions hosted by Ridgeview Sibley Medical Center

In health care settings, families may feel conflicted as they struggle to make difficult health care decisions for a loved one. When a patient is incapable of making their own choices, family members are called upon to make decisions which can cause stress, uncertainty and guilt if conversations do not happen in advance. Along with other Minnesota hospitals, Ridgeview Sibley Medical Center … [Read more...]

Ridgeview Sibley Medical Center welcomes two nurse practitioners—Genna Alden and Carol Eggersgluess

Ridgeview Sibley Medical Center is pleased to welcome two new nurse practitioners to its care team. Beginning mid-March, Genna Alden, CNP, will see patients at the Arlington campus, and Carol Eggersgluess, CNP, will take appointments at Ridgeview clinics in Arlington and Gaylord. Genna Alden Alden joins Ridgeview Sibley after working eight years as a nurse, most recently at the University of … [Read more...]

Ridgeview Sibley Medical Foundation to host Spring Fundraising Event

Ridgeview Sibley Medical Foundation will host its annual fundraising event on Friday, April 20 at the Henderson Roadhaus in Henderson, Minn. This year, the featured entertainment is The Rockin’ Hollywoods, entertaining guests with Rock & Roll hits from the 50s through the 80s. Proceeds from this event will support the Ridgeview Sibley Medical Center upgrade and expansion project. The … [Read more...]

Ridgeview Anticoagulation Services expands to include additional medications

Ridgeview’s Anticoagulation Services has expanded to include the management of additional medications and additional clinic outreach locations. Ridgeview’s Anticoagulation Services provides blood thinner dosing and monitoring of patients of Ridgeview Medical Center and Ridgeview Sibley Medical Center at hospital and clinic locations. A physician referral is required for this service and new … [Read more...]

2018 Ridgeview Health Care Scholarship application now open!

Each year, Ridgeview offers $2,000 scholarships to area college-bound high school seniors interested in pursuing a career in the health care field. This year we are excited to announce that the Ridgeview Health Care Scholarship Program is expanding to a system-wide program that will support all three of our hospitals: Ridgeview Medical Center, Ridgeview Sibley Medical Center and Ridgeview Le Sueur … [Read more...]

Ridgeview renovating and expanding medical center in Arlington

It’s been four years since the former Sibley Medical Center affiliated with the Waconia-based Ridgeview Medical Center and according to Kevin Lindstrand, chairperson, Ridgeview Sibley Board of Directors, “Repeatedly, Ridgeview has fulfilled its commitment to improve our facility and enhance the level of health care we provide to our patients.” Lindstrand references significant technology upgrades, … [Read more...]

Ridgeview Sibley Medical Center welcomes Oncologist Mark Hauge, MD

Oncologist Mark Hauge, MD, Minnesota Oncology, is now seeing patients at Ridgeview Sibley Medical Center. He provides oncology consultation and treatment planning. Dr. Hauge trained at the Mayo Clinic and is Board Certified in Medical Oncology. Dr. Hauge comes to Ridgeview Sibley Medical Center from CentraCare Health in St. Cloud. Through its partnership, Minnesota Oncology & Ridgeview … [Read more...]

Ridgeview Hospice volunteers needed in Sibley County

Ridgeview Medical Center is seeking caring individuals to serve as Hospice volunteers. Ridgeview’s Hospice team cares for terminally ill patients, usually in the patient’s own home or in care facilities, during the last months of life. Working along with the medical team, Hospice volunteers provide support and companionship to patients and their families. A background check, health screening and … [Read more...]

Free advance care planning information sessions offered to the public

Advance care planning is making personal decisions about the care you would want to receive should you become unable to speak for yourself. These choices about future health care needs are based on personal values, preferences and discussions with your loved ones. It is important to communicate and document your wishes with your family, friends and health care providers in advance to when … [Read more...]