Welcome to Rice Memorial Hospital
Rice Memorial Hospital is a Level 3 Trauma Center and the largest municipally-owned hospital in the state of Minnesota. We are home to the Willmar Regional Cancer Center (an affiliate of the Virginia Piper Cancer Institute), the Rice Regional Dental Clinic (a partnership with the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry), Suite Beginnings private birth suites, and the award-winning Therapy Suites at Rice Care Center (a short-stay rehabilitation care facility).
Your health. Your hospital.
We have been a proud member of the Willmar community since 1937 and strive to provide our patients and visitors with Respect, Integrity, Compassion, and Excellence (R.I.C.E.)
Learn more about how we support our local community and how your donations make a difference. Visit the Rice Health Foundation...
- Events & Classes
By Anne Polta, West Central Tribune, Sep 22, 2014, WILLMAR – About 8 percent of area student-athletes suffered a sports-related concussion last year and several had symptoms that lingered for days or even weeks. Since the fall of 2008, nearly … Continue reading →
The Minnesota Department of Health kicked off a new initiative in Alexandria, MN to place life-saving equipment in ambulances and emergency rooms across the state. The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust is funding the project with a … Continue reading →
On Tuesday, September 9, Minnesota Hospital Association (MHA) representatives visited the Adult Health Care department of Rice Memorial Hospital to celebrate AHC's improvement projects through the Transforming Care At the Bedside (TCAB) initiative! AHC's TCAB improvement projects include: Equipment Room Redesign—organizing … Continue reading →
Over 600 participants joined Rice Hospital's ReYou Wellness Team for the Moon Glo 5K, held at Robbins Island in Willmar on Saturday, September 6. "It was a blast!" said ReYou Wellness Coordinator, Kelly Tauber. "The weather was perfect, and everyone seemed to have a … Continue reading →
Willmar Regional Cancer Center's (WRCC) newest radiation oncologist Dr. Tod Speer is used to Midwestern living. He grew up near Chicago and most recently lived in Madison, Wis., where he worked at the University School of Medicine as a … Continue reading →
The Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) has awarded Rice Memorial Hospital with the MAP Award for Performance Improvement in Revenue Cycle. The award recognizes healthcare organizations that demonstrate measurable improvement in key performance indicators. "I am very pleased with the … Continue reading →
By Anne Polta, West Central Tribune, Aug 19, 2014, WILLMAR – The challenges of rural access to dental care were outlined for Rep. Collin Peterson during a tour Tuesday morning of the Rice Regional Dental Clinic at Rice Memorial Hospital. … Continue reading →
By Carolyn Lange, West Central Tribune, Aug 17, 2014, WILLMAR — There are not enough beds, services or money to meet the staggering needs of adults suffering from chronic mental illness and not enough is being done to prevent children … Continue reading →
September Pregnancy to Parenting Classes
A childbirth education series designed to give you a variety of learning experiences. This program consists of three classes taught by experienced nurses covering: All About Newborns, Breast Feeding, and Preparing for Delivery.
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Grief is a normal response to the loss of someone you care about. Sharing your feelings and fears in a supportive setting can help ease the process of grief. Rice Hospice will be offering an eight-week Healing Hearts Support Group … Continue reading →
Rice Hospice offers advanced training for your higher calling. Hospice volunteer training is beneficial for anyone who works with hospice patients. This includes nurses (RNs/LPNs), physicians, clergy, nursing assistants, home health aides, social workers, public health nurses, pharmacists, paramedics/emergency medical technicians, volunteers, and funeral … Continue reading →
Rice Hospice at Rice Memorial Hospital offers a one-day grief camp for kids in grades K – 6, called Camp G.K. Bear. It's a special opportunity for children who have experienced the death of a significant person in their lives. … Continue reading →
The October meeting of the Rice Stroke Support Group will feature information on Influenza. Nancy Loge, RN, MSN and the Infection Prevention and Control Nurse with Rice Memorial Hospital will present the program. Rice Hospital's Stroke Support Group offers presentations … Continue reading →