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Bids awarded for Rice Hospital project

WILLMAR, Minn. - 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.

SD's CTE program increases students awareness of higher education opportunities

BURKE — Cole McCarty is pretty sure what he wants to study when he goes to college.

Altru receives grant to expand care

GRAND FORKS, N.D. - U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development announced Thursday that Altru Health System will receive a $196,305 grant to expand health care in rural communities. The funding is administered through the Distance Learning and Telemedicine Program.

UAS experts look to capitalize on growing industry

GRAND FORKS, N.D. - The developer of an unmanned aerial systems business park near Grand Forks said he wants to see aircraft in the sky as early as next year.

New UND dean of nursing ready to meet need for health care workers

New UND dean of nursing ready to meet need for health care workers

GRAND FORKS, N.D. - As Anna Finanger and Sonora Robison stood in the University of North Dakota’s Clinical Research and Simulation Center explaining why they wanted to go into the health care field, the mannequin on the hospital bed beside them blinked.

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Automated CPR machine adds health care hand

Automated CPR machine adds health care hand

WESSINGTON SPRINGS, S.D. — The newest addition to the Avera Weskota Memorial Hospital emergency room is always at the ready. And its hospital colleagues know it will correctly do its job every time.

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Health care reform still causing uncertainty

Health care reform still causing uncertainty

GRAND FORKS, N.D. - The new head of the largest health insurance provider in North Dakota is optimistic about its financial performance in 2014.

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Forecast shows improving finances for Willmar's Rice Hospital

WILLMAR, Minn. — The financial forecast for Rice Memorial Hospital next year shows some strengthening in the hospital’s financial performance, with a projected margin slightly above the break-even point.

Officials anticipate smoother ride for 2015 Obamacare registrants

Officials anticipate smoother ride for 2015 Obamacare registrants

FARGO – Those who want health insurance coverage next year through the new online marketplace should take note: The sign-up period begins Saturday and ends Feb. 15.

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Sanford hospital project to shift to enclosing structure's frame

Sanford hospital project to shift to enclosing structure's frame

FARGO, N.D. – A crane on Tuesday hoisted into place the highest cross beam in the steel skeleton for the new 11-story Sanford Medical Center dominating the city’s southwest skyline.

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GF company to submit proposal on how to treat Ebola

GRAND FORKS, N.D. - Grand Forks company that specializes in antibody technology has been asked to further explain to federal officials how it can help treat Ebola, according to the company’s chief operating officer.

More at the office opting to go chair-free

More at the office opting to go chair-free

FARGO, N.D. - Mid-afternoon can be a difficult time in the office.

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Dignitaries tour new Dickinson hospital

Dignitaries tour new Dickinson hospital

Local community members, politicians and religious leaders gathered at the new CHI St. Joseph’s Health facility Thursday for a blessing ceremony ahead of the hospital’s Dec. 1 opening date.

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PurNet breaks ground in Worthington

PurNet breaks ground in Worthington

WORTHINGTON, Minn. — Representatives from the city of Worthington, Nobles County, the Worthington Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors and the Worthington Regional Economic Development Corp. joined officials from PurNet Inc., in breaking ground Wednesday on its new 10,000-square-foot facility in Worthington’s Industrial Park.

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Avera Queen of Peace Hospital to offer dialysis services

MITCHELL, S.D. - Avera will offer dialysis services at Queen of Peace Hospital in a newly renovated and expanded space on the hospital's third floor.

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