Rice Hospice Pet Therapy Program is looking for a few good dogs

Rice Hospice is looking for a few good dogs and their owners to join our pet therapy program. The training involves a three-step process that starts with Pet Temperament Evaluations on Wednesday, April 9 and Thursday, April 10th at Rice … Continue reading

ACMC, Rice begin orthopedic venture: Latest effort to recruit and retain orthopedic surgeons has strong start

By Anne Polta, West Central Tribune, Monday, March 24 –WILLMAR — A newly formed joint venture between Rice Memorial Hospital and Affiliated Community Medical Centers to strengthen local orthopedic surgery services is off to a strong start.  A locum tenens surgeon arrived … Continue reading

Hospitals make progress in patient safety, reduction of adverse events

By Anne Polta, West Central Tribune, Thursday, January 23 –WILLMAR — Minnesota hospitals are making progress in reducing the incidence of serious events that result in patient harm. The Minnesota Department of Health marked the 10th anniversary of the state’s … Continue reading