Radiation Oncologist Dr. Tod Speer Getting Back to Patient Care at the Willmar Regional Cancer Center

The 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

Rice Memorial Hospital Receives National Award for Financial Improvement Initiatives

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

Rep. Peterson hears about rural dental access during Willmar visit

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

Mental health: Gaps in care discussed at legislative roundtable

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

Local Triathlon Club TRI4EVR Working Together to Raise Cancer Awareness

In 2004 Kris Kolstad knew something was wrong.  An avid biker, Kris had been racing for years.  One day he started to notice that his training was suffering. He’d experience shortness of breath which was forcing him to cut his … Continue reading