Ridgeview Sibley Medical Center to Host Fall Prevention Workshop for Seniors

Ridgeview Sibley Medical Center will host a seven-week fall prevention workshop for seniors, beginning Thursday, May 2 at Ridgeview Sibley Medical Center in Arlington. Attendees will learn techniques and strategies to prevent falls. All community members are welcome. Stepping On Fall Prevention Workshop Ridgeview Sibley Medical Center 601 West Chandler St. Arlington, MN Thursday Mornings: 9 … [Read more...]

Apply before March 13 for the 2019 Ridgeview Health Care Scholarship

Each year, Ridgeview offers $2,000 scholarships to area college-bound high school seniors interested in pursuing a career in the health care field. Beginning in 2018, the Ridgeview Health Care Scholarship Program expanded to a system-wide program that now supports all three of our hospitals: Ridgeview Medical Center, Ridgeview Sibley Medical Center and Ridgeview Le Sueur Medical Center. The three … [Read more...]

Ridgeview donates two ambulances to White Earth Ambulance service

During this season of thanks and giving, Ridgeview recently helped another community provide lifesaving services through the donation of two retired Ridgeview ambulances. Jay DuRose, a paramedic for both Ridgeview Ambulance and White Earth Ambulance serving the White Earth Nation Ojibwe tribe in northern Minnesota, wondered what would become of Ridgeview’s recently retired ambulances following … [Read more...]

Ridgeview breaks ground on new Norman and Ann Hoffman Emergency Center in Waconia

Ridgeview broke ground Oct. 22 on the new Norman and Ann Hoffman Emergency Center on its Waconia campus. Slated for completion in 2020, the $18.8 million, 23,000-square foot remodel and ED expansion will enhance Ridgeview’s capacity to provide lifesaving procedures and care for the thousands of patients and families who use Ridgeview’s emergency services each year. “This is one of the most … [Read more...]

Minnesota Monthly names 14 Ridgeview physicians as 2018 ‘Top Doctors’

Fourteen Ridgeview-affiliated physicians were named to Minnesota Monthly magazine’s Top Doctors list published in the October 2018 issue. The list includes 935 physicians in 65 specialties. Ridgeview-affiliated physicians recognized in the 2018 Top Doctors listing include: Louise Ou-Yang, MD, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Western OB/GYN, A Division of Ridgeview Clinics Maureen Utz, MD, … [Read more...]

Community members tour renovated space at Ridgeview Sibley Medical Center

While the public has witnessed the outside transformation of Ridgeview Sibley Medical Center this past summer, what they haven’t seen are all the changes that are happening inside the building as expansion and renovation of the facility is well under way. Earlier this month, Ridgeview Foundation hosted tours for several community members to showcase the project and how enhancements to the … [Read more...]

New Regional Grief Support Network available in Southwest Metro

A new Regional Grief Support Network is taking root in the Southwest metro region, filling an identified gap in resources for grief support in the area. “This is a new approach to grief support in the area that is modeled after other successful programs in the Twin Cities area,” said Sue DeGolier, director of volunteer services, social services and spiritual care at Ridgeview Medical Center in … [Read more...]

Hospice volunteers needed

Ridgeview is seeking caring individuals from the community who would like to serve as hospice volunteers. Hospice involves caring for terminally ill patients, usually in the patient’s own home or in care facilities, during the last months of life. Working with the medical team, hospice volunteers provide support and companionship to patients and their families, making it possible for family … [Read more...]

Ridgeview Foundation awards scholarships to 17 area high school seniors

The Ridgeview Foundation is pleased to announce the 2018 recipients of its annual health care scholarships. The Foundation awarded $2,000 scholarships to the following high school seniors who are interested in pursuing a health-related degree or career: Caitlin Preusser, Belle Plaine Sr. High School Kali Grimm, Central High School, Norwood Young America Grace Merrill, Chanhassen High … [Read more...]

Ridgeview Sibley Medical Center and affiliated clinics recognized for quality lab services

Ridgeview Sibley Medical Center and its clinic laboratories* received certificates of accreditation in April from COLA, a national healthcare accreditation organization. The Ridgeview Sibley sites sought accreditation from COLA to align with the same quality standards achieved among the other Ridgeview laboratories sites. “Our service area is growing and we are dedicated to excellence in … [Read more...]