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.)
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- Events & Classes
Willmar, MN – The Willmar Stingers and Rice Memorial Hospital are once again teaming up to reward nine youth in the community with the 3rd Annual Rice Community All-Stars program. Both organizations believe strongly in getting involved and supporting the … Continue reading →
WILLMAR, MN (March 2017) – In 1997, Joy Thompson’s friend, Carol, asked her for a favor. Carol belonged to the same bowling team as Joy and also worked at the local hospital in Dawson. She mentioned that Rice Hospice was … Continue reading →
By Anne Polta, West Central Tribune, March 15, 2017, WILLMAR – These days, Judi Lauer can climb the stairs without getting breathless. She feels better. She even plans to buy a bicycle this spring. None of this was the case … Continue reading →
By Anne Polta, West Central Tribune, March 6, WILLMAR – The morgue, tucked away on the lower level of Rice Memorial Hospital, is rarely seen by the public. But on Thursday the doors were opened to local high school students … Continue reading →
WILLMAR, MN (February 2017) – Beverly Bruse, Housekeeper at Rice Care Center, received the Caregiver of The Year award for District E, from LeadingAge Minnesota at its Stars Among Us Awards Reception on February 8. The Stars Among Us Caregivers … Continue reading →
By Anne Polta, West Central Tribune, Feb 6, 2017 — It was her first-ever trip to the dentist, and 3-year-old Nancy Hernandez lay across her mother’s lap as dentistry student Jay Feuillerat peered into her mouth. “Open nice and wide,” … Continue reading →
By Anne Polta, West Central Tribune, Feb 3, 2017 — Rice Memorial Hospital’s outpatient clinic for wound, ostomy and continence care will soon be able to expand, thanks to an upcoming renovation that will add more space. The hospital board … Continue reading →
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. Get the details or register online...
Stroke Support Group Dietary Guidelines For Americans 2015-2020 Presented by Sharon Kluempke, RD, LD, CDE, Clinical Dietician Rice Memorial Hospital Monday, February 20, 2017 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm Lakeland Auditorium Lower level of Family Practice Medical Center 502 2nd St SW, … Continue reading →
Get your team together and start collecting pledges for our 34th Annual Bowl for Rice Hospice! The event takes place Saturday, February 25 in Benson, Dawson, Graceville, Granite Falls, Montevideo, New London, Ortonville, and Willmar. Form a “friendly competition” with your … Continue reading →
Save the Date! Wednesday, April 5, 2017 Willmar Conference Center SPOTLIGHT ON LUNG CANCER Target Audience Healthcare professionals, including nurses, pharmacists, therapists, advanced practice nurses and providers who care for patients with cancer. Exhibitors Exhibitors will be displaying their products … Continue reading →