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Changes were noticeable Tuesday at the former MeritCare Clinic as employees, including Stacie Frey, donned clothing displaying the new name of the health care system, now known as Sanford Health. Pioneer Photo/Monte Draper

Sanford Health officially unveils new name, mission

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Phones now will be answered a little differently at clinics in Bemidji.

Sanford Health, headquartered in Sioux Falls, S.D., and MeritCare, based in Fargo, N.D., merged in November 2009 and became Sanford Health-MeritCare.


But as of Tuesday, the health care system now will simply be known as Sanford Health, working under one name, mission and vision.

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