Welcome to Rice Memorial Hospital
Rice Memorial Hospital is a Level 3 Trauma Center and the largest municipally-owned hospital in the state of Minnesota. We are home to the Willmar Regional Cancer Center (an affiliate of the Virginia Piper Cancer Institute), the Rice Regional Dental Clinic (a partnership with the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry), Suite Beginnings private birth suites, and the award-winning Therapy Suites at Rice Care Center (a short-stay rehabilitation care facility).
Your health. Your hospital.
We have been a proud member of the Willmar community since 1937 and strive to provide our patients and visitors with Respect, Integrity, Compassion, and Excellence (R.I.C.E.)
Learn more about how we support our local community and how your donations make a difference. Visit the Rice Health Foundation...
- Events & Classes
TRI4EVR is a local triathlon and running club that hopes to raise $2,000 for Willmar Regional Cancer Center during “Movember.” The national Movember challenge encourages men to grow moustaches during the month of November to raise awareness for prostate cancer, … Continue reading →
Rice Health Foundation’s 2014 Holiday Festival was a resounding success! Friday’s Snow & Ice Gala and Saturday’s Luncheon & Table Setting Fair, along with a generous matching grant from the Otto Bremer Foundation, helped raise $341,174.50. Proceeds will go to expand the Inpatient Behavioral Health Unit … Continue reading →
By Anne Polta, West Central Tribune, Nov. 20, WILLMAR – Construction bids have been awarded for a $1.3 million project to create acuity-adaptable patient rooms at Rice Memorial Hospital and expand the hospital’s inpatient behavioral health unit. The contracts were … Continue reading →
November 2014, WILLMAR, Minnesota – Willmar Regional Cancer Center began its first treatment of Xofigo® (radium-223 dichloride) earlier this month. It’s the latest treatment option for men with advanced prostate cancer. “This is a huge benefit for our patients, … Continue reading →
By Anne Polta, West Central Tribune, Nov 12, 2014, WILLMAR – The Rice Health Foundation is putting on the glitz this weekend for a serious cause — raising money to support an expansion of Rice Memorial Hospital’s inpatient mental health … Continue reading →
Rice CEO, Mike Schramm, and Nursing Service Technician, Jed Bendix, swapped jobs on Wenesday, October 29, making good on a challenge put forth by Rice Health Foundation last summer. The 2014 Job Swap Challenge was part of Rice Health Foundation’s … Continue reading →
By Shirley Carter, Executive Director, Rice Health Foundation – On October 28th and 29th, seniors and staff at Rice Care Center opened their doors for donors and the public to get a glimpse into their wonderful world of community living! … Continue reading →
By Anne Polta on Oct 26, 2014 at 11:25 p.m. WILLMAR — Rice Care Center is preparing to say farewell to more than four years of continuous construction and hello to a facility redesigned to meet growing regional demand for … Continue reading →
By JP Cola, KWLM, Oct 21, 2014, WILLMAR - Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar is working on a plan to deal with an Ebola patient, should one ever materialize. But directives from state and federal agencies are ever changing. Over the … Continue reading →
By Tribune News, West Central Tribune, Oct 22, 2014, WILLMAR – In recognition of the care it provides for trauma patients, Rice Memorial Hospital has been presented with a "Partner in Trauma Excellence" award from Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis. … Continue reading →
A childbirth education series designed to give you a variety of learning experiences. This program consists of three classes taught by experienced nurses covering: All About Newborns, Breast Feeding, and Preparing for Delivery.
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Rice Hospice will offer free support groups to those who have lost a one in four of our satellite locations - Montevideo, Granite Falls, Dawson, and Willmar. Classes start in mid-November and continue through December. For more information and to register... Continue reading →
Rice Health Foundation's "Lunch & Table Setting Review" – 10am-3pm, featuring tablescapes, boothtiques, and a luncheon. Advance tickets are $15, available at the Rice Gift Shop, the Foundation office, or online through November 10 at www.RiceHealthFoundation.org.
The Rice Stroke Support Group meets on the third Tuesday of every month, from 1:30pm - 3:00pm in the Lakeland Auditorium. Continue reading →
Representatives from Rice Rehabilitation Center will present a free educational session on "The Importance of Rehabilitation and Exercise for Cancer Patients." Cancer rehab is an integral part of your cancer treatment that makes you feel better before, during, and after … Continue reading →