Cancer Rehab program makes a difference for breast cancer patients

As Director of Emergency Services at Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar, June Boie, R.N., is used to treating and caring for patients. But when she was diagnosed with stage 2 lobular breast cancer on November 4, 2015, she wasn’t prepared … Continue reading

Rice Celebrates National Patient Safety Awareness Week

The National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) celebrates National Patient Safety Awareness Week (March 13-19, 2016) with a very important message: Every day is patient safety day. NPSF has patient safety initiatives for healthcare professionals, hospitals and clinics, as well as … Continue reading

Robotic-assisted technology introduced to Rice Hospital

By Anne Polta on Jan 17, 2016, WILLMAR — When Dr. Thomas Lange removes a patient’s gall bladder or Dr. Jennifer Lee-Pentz performs a simple hysterectomy, their snips and sutures are careful, dexterous and precise. Except they’re not standing directly … Continue reading