May 11 & 13 – Rice Hospice Volunteer Training

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

Telemedicine to the rescue: At Rice Hospital, stroke care meets the power of digital communication

By Anne Polta, West Central Tribune, Apr 12, WILLMAR – Barely a week after launching a new telemedicine program early in March for diagnosing and treating stroke, Rice Memorial Hospital used the service for the first time with a patient suspected … Continue reading

24th annual event draws healthcare professionals from across the region

By Anne Polta, West Central Tribune, Apr 1 – WILLMAR – An oncology panel from the Virginia Piper Cancer Institute in Minneapolis had a wealth of information on cancer of the esophagus to share with the 100 people attending the West … Continue reading

KWLM Open Mic with Rice Home Medical and Willmar Sleep Center

If you missed KWLM’s Open Mic with Todd Bergeth on Monday, take a listen to Anna Mohrmann, Willmar Sleep Center Coordinator, and Shawn Flegel, Clinical Manager at Rice Home Medical, talk about sleep disorders – specifically sleep apnea diagnosis and … Continue reading

‘And down he went:’ CPR, team response save life of retired Willmar teacher

By Anne Polta, West Central Tribune, Mar. 30, WILLMAR – As a registered nurse with more than 40 years of experience, Kathy Carlson had done her share of CPR on patients. But nothing really prepared her for resuscitating her own … Continue reading