Ridgeview and PrairieCare Medical Group enter agreement to jointly operate new integrated behavioral health service in Waconia

Ridgeview Medical Center (Ridgeview) – an independent health care system of hospitals, clinics and specialty services – and PrairieCare Medical Group (PCMG), one of the region’s largest providers of inpatient and outpatient psychiatric care – announced today that they are partnering to offer new integrated behavioral health services in Waconia. The first partnership of its kind in Minnesota will … [Read more...]

Local physicians named 2019 ‘Top Doctors’ by Mpls.St.Paul Magazine

Thirty Ridgeview-associated physicians were named to the 23rd edition of the Top Doctors list recently published by Mpls.St.Paul Magazine. They are included in a list of 819 physicians in 45 specialties. Below are the recognized Ridgeview-employed and associated physicians, including the specialization for which they were chosen: Andraya Huldeen, MD, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Western OB/GYN, … [Read more...]

Free sports physicals are available at Ridgeview Le Sueur and Ridgeview Sibley Clinics Friday, Aug. 2

Ridgeview Le Sueur Clinic and Ridgeview Sibley Clinics are offering free Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL) qualifying sports physicals to students entering grades 7-12. Ridgeview Arlington Clinic Friday, Aug. 2, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 601 W. Chandler Street, Arlington Call 507-964-2271 to schedule an appointment. Ridgeview Gaylord Clinic Friday, Aug. 2, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 660 3rd … [Read more...]

Ridgeview and Carver County Public Health partner to offer free drop-in support for new moms and their babies, beginning July 10

Breastfeeding offers lifelong health benefits for both babies and moms. While more women are choosing to breastfeed, many lack the support needed to reach their breastfeeding goals. Ridgeview has partnered with Carver County Public Health to offer a free drop-in support service for new moms and their babies. Mom and Baby Connection Every Wednesday Beginning July 10, 10 – 11:30 a.m. Ridgeview … [Read more...]

New law allows Ridgeview to add 20 inpatient hospital beds to the Waconia hospital

On May 22, 2019, Governor Tim Walz signed into law an act allowing Ridgeview to expand its inpatient program in its Waconia hospital by 20 additional beds. Governor Walz’s signature followed unanimous approval of the bill SF 328 – amending a 2003 Minnesota Statute restricting use of hospital beds – by both the Minnesota Senate and Minnesota House of Representatives during the 2019 legislative … [Read more...]

Ridgeview awards scholarships to area high school seniors

Ridgeview is pleased to announce the 2019 recipients of a $2,000 Health Care Scholarship. Scholarships were awarded to the following high school students who are pursuing a health-care related degree or career: Jessica Breuggemeier                    Belle Plaine Audrey Steinhagen                         Central (Norwood Young America) Bronwyn-Boyce-Erickson             Chanhassen … [Read more...]

Ridgeview Sibley Medical Center re-designated as a Level 4 trauma hospital

The Minnesota Department of Health recently re-designated Ridgeview Sibley Medical Center as a Level 4 trauma hospital. The facility and staff participated in an intense designation process—which occurs every three years—to remain part of Minnesota’s statewide trauma system. The process included an outside review of the hospital’s resources and capabilities to care for trauma patients. … [Read more...]

Arlington Lions Club makes donation to Ridgeview Sibley Medical Center renovation project

Representatives from Ridgeview Sibley Medical Center and Ridgeview Sibley Foundation gathered with members of the Arlington Lions Club on March 27 to accept the first check of the Lions’ $10,000 donation in support of the Arlington campus renovation project. “The support from organizations, businesses and individuals in this community has made a significant impact on the successful of this … [Read more...]

Ridgeview Clinics receive Health Care Home certification from Minnesota Department of Health

Ridgeview Clinics recently received Health Care Home certification from the Minnesota Department of Health. The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) criteria for Health Care Home was implemented into Ridgeview’s Care Coordination Model. The MDH Health Care Home Certification Committee fully endorsed Ridgeview’s HCH certification. A Health Care Home is a primary care clinic or clinician … [Read more...]

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...]