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...
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WILLMAR, MN (August 25, 2015) – Rice Memorial Hospital’s Jade Center building will be demolished at 9am on Thursday, August 27, making way for the new Rice Rehabilitation Center. Construction of the 10,800 square foot building will begin in late … Continue reading →
By Anne Polta, West Central Tribune, Aug 13, WILLMAR – Local residents with Parkinson’s disease in search of certified speech and physical therapy to help them manage their symptoms used to have to travel to Minneapolis for services. The expansion of … Continue reading →
By Anne Polta, West Central Tribune, July 24, WILLMAR – Putting a drug that reverses the effects of opioid overdose into the hands of more first responders across the state will help prevent unnecessary deaths, say advocates behind the effort. Supporters … Continue reading →
By Anne Polta, West Central Tribune, Jul 22, WILLMAR – Pain, fatigue, muscle wasting — Sherri Grindy experienced all of it while undergoing treatment for lung cancer that has spread to her brain and bones. The cancer rehabilitation program at Rice … Continue reading →
These Rice Hospice volunteers don’t drink coffee or drive a car, but they can still decrease patient anxiety and stress, provide a diversion from physical discomfort, and make their patients laugh or smile. Canine Care for the Journey is the … 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.
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KNOW THE 10 SIGNS OF DEMENTIA Presented by Amber Chevalier, Wellness Care Guide with the ReYou Program at Rice Memorial Hospital. Amber is also a community educator for the Alzheimer’s Association, and an “ACT on Alzheimers” community member. … Continue reading →
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 a Healing Hearts Bereavement Support Group … Continue reading →