Telemedicine to the rescue: At Rice Hospital, stroke care meets the power of digital communication

By Anne Polta, West Central Tribune, Apr 12, WILLMAR – Barely a week after launching a new telemedicine program early in March for diagnosing and treating stroke, Rice Memorial Hospital used the service for the first time with a patient suspected … Continue reading

‘And down he went:’ CPR, team response save life of retired Willmar teacher

By Anne Polta, West Central Tribune, Mar. 30, WILLMAR – As a registered nurse with more than 40 years of experience, Kathy Carlson had done her share of CPR on patients. But nothing really prepared her for resuscitating her own … Continue reading

Dr. Kenneth Flowe Named Chief Medical Officer

Rice Memorial Hospital has selected Dr. Kenneth Flowe to serve as Chief Medical Officer (CMO) and Associate Administrator for Medical Staff Resources. “We are excited to have Dr. Flowe join our team,” said Chief Executive Officer Mike Schramm, “He has … Continue reading