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Lawsuit claims Fargo medical company to blame for $20M mistake

FARGO - A medical company here is accused of making a mistake that cost at least $20 million to fix.

Minnesota bill allows options for rural ambulance services

ST. PAUL - Rural volunteer ambulance services that have trouble getting personnel to respond to calls would have a couple options under a bill the Minnesota House passed 130-0 Monday and is making progress in Senate committees.

Sioux Falls Development Foundation invests $3M in biotech firm

The Sioux Falls (S.D.) Development Foundation recently announced a $3 million equity investment in Sioux Falls-based SAB Biotherapeutics to help grow its unique disease-fighting platform.

CONSTRUCTION: Wellness center puts community on new path

CONSTRUCTION: Wellness center puts community on new path

With state-of-the-art amenities including an aquatic center, multi-purpose gym, running track, racquetball courts, weight room, cardio equipment, whirlpool and sauna, Wadena, Minn.’s new wellness center could give many a trendy urban health club a run for their money.

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More than 27,000 North Dakotans, 300,000 Minnesotans affected by Anthem data security breach

BISMARCK - Health insurer Anthem Inc. is sending letters to more than 27,000 North Dakotans and 300,000 Minnesotans who were affected by the recent data security breach.

Sanford Health releases floor-by-floor layout for Fargo medical center

Sanford Health releases floor-by-floor layout for Fargo medical center

Fargo - Sanford Health leaders have pinned down what will go where inside their new medical center going up in south Fargo and on Tuesday media were given a peek inside the mammoth structure.

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Colorado couple brings ambulance service to underserved Bakken community

Colorado couple brings ambulance service to underserved Bakken community

MANDAREE, N.D. -- In a way, Mandaree comes out of nowhere, a small turnoff from Highway 22 just inside the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation.

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UPDATED: ND's largest employer group switching health insurance from Blues to Sanford

UPDATED: ND's largest employer group switching health insurance from Blues to Sanford

BISMARCK – North Dakota’s largest employer group decided Thursday to switch health insurance coverage from Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota to the Sanford Health Plan in a deal that alters the competitive landscape.

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ND's largest employer group switching health insurance from Blues to Sanford

BISMARCK – North Dakota's largest employer group said today it will switch health insurance coverage from Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota to the Sanford Health Plan.

MNSure misses 2015 enrollment mark

ST. PAUL – Minnesota’s health insurance exchange fell short of another enrollment deadline this year, though MNsure’s user experience appeared to be greatly improved from its rocky 2013 debut.

ND House kills bill to legalize medical marijuana

BISMARCK – House lawmakers scrapped a bill Wednesday aimed at making North Dakota the 24th state to legalize medical marijuana, saying it was premature and carried too many risks that outweighed the potential benefits.

Avera opens dialysis space in Mitchell

Bigger should equate to better for Avera Queen of Peace Hospital in providing dialysis care.

ND BCBS exploring whether Anthem breach affected its members

FARGO – Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota is trying to determine whether any of its members’ information was stolen in a massive data breach of a computer network used by Anthem health insurance.

Nurse practitioners expand access to health care services

Nurse practitioners expand access to health care services

In more than 17 years of working as a nurse practitioner in the health care system in Langdon, N.D., Gwen Witzel has seen a number of physicians who practiced there for a while, then moved on.

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Bowman doctor brings stem cell therapy to North Dakota

Bowman doctor brings stem cell therapy to North Dakota

BOWMAN, N.D. -- Southwest North Dakota is a place known more for its oil industry than its health care, but one doctor is putting the region on the map with a new cutting-edge medical procedure that's attracting patients from across the state.

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