Breathing easier: Rehab program helps people live better with lung disease

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

Rice Memorial Hospital receives national recognition for patient financial interaction

Rice Memorial Hospital has achieved recognition as an Adopter of the Healthcare Financial Management Association’s (HFMA) “Patient Financial Communications Best Practices®.” As a Best Practices Adopter, Rice Memorial Hospital has demonstrated that it follows nearly 100 best practices covering all … Continue reading

Bev Bruse of Rice Care Center awarded “Caregiver of the Year”

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

A gateway to oral health: Give Kids a Smile brings dental access to underserved children

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