Peritoneal Dialysis: A better option for many CKD patients

WILLMAR, MN (March 2017) – When George Hinderaker of Willmar was first diagnosed with chronic kidney disease (CKD) in his late 50’s he was referred to Dr. Eric Haugen, a Nephrologist with Affiliated Community Medical Centers in Willmar. For several … Continue reading

Rice Hospice’s top fundraising volunteer is a hard act to follow

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

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