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January 12, 2017
Senators pass health insurance premium aid bill as debate focuses on rural Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- Rural Minnesota may never have been mentioned so often in a state Senate debate not about a specific rural issue. Small towns and...
January 12, 2017 - 6:19pm
December 30, 2016
Health insurance No. 1 Minnesota issue
ST. PAUL—Preferred One dropped out. So did UCare. Blue Cross Blue Shield stopped offering its regular policies. Medica says it no longer...
December 30, 2016 - 5:01pm
November 16, 2016
As uncertainty surrounds Affordable Care Act, some hold off on MNsure
ST. PAUL — Fallout from this month’s election may be driving some Minnesotans to refrain from buying health insurance, MNsure leaders said Wednesday. President-elect Donald Trump and the Republican majorities in Congress have promised major changes to the country’s health care...
November 16, 2016 - 6:28pm
Medical ‘school’: Annual ‘Teddy Bear Hospital’ event held at Sanford Bemidji Medical Center
BEMIDJI -- Gabriel Rock brought his stuffed animal dragon, “Mr. Draggy,” to Sanford Bemidji Medical Center on Wednesday morning hoping a...
November 16, 2016 - 5:57pm
October 20, 2016
HEALTH CARE: How to control the costs? House speaker holds roundtable discussion in Bagley
BAGLEY—Minnesota Speaker of the House Kurt Daudt, House District 5A candidate Matt Bliss and state Rep. Steve Green hosted a roundtable discussion here Thursday to discuss the rising costs of health insurance and its impacts on Minnesota residents. About 10 people from the area...
October 20, 2016 - 8:44pm
Mark Dayton’s health care comment reverberates in races
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Republicans believe Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton’s blunt critique of the Affordable Care Act could help them pick up seats in the Nov. 8 election. A week after the DFL governor said that “the Affordable Care Act is no longer affordable for an increasing number...
October 20, 2016 - 9:08am
October 15, 2016
NTC offers CNA course
BEMIDJI—Enrollment is open for Northwest Technical College's Certified Nursing Assistant program, a three-credit certificate that prepares graduates for careers as nursing assistants or home health aides. The course, which begins Tuesday and runs through Dec. 13, meets on Tuesday...
October 15, 2016 - 2:30am
October 12, 2016
Dayton: 'Affordable Care Act is no longer affordable'
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's governor says a President Barack Obama inspired health-care law needs work. "The reality is the Affordable Care Act is...
October 12, 2016 - 2:25pm
October 1, 2016
Growing insurance premiums frustrate farmers, self-employed: 'Paying $24,000 while praying no one gets really sick is a tough pill to swallow'
ST. PAUL -- Loni Kemp is an example of what farmers and other self-employed Minnesotans face: an ever-increasing health insurance bill and no...
October 1, 2016 - 3:30am
Individual health insurance premiums soar
ST. PAUL -- That punch to the gut 250,000 Minnesotans felt Friday, Sept. 30, came from news that their health insurance premiums will rise up...
October 1, 2016 - 2:44am
May 21, 2016
Annual healing powwow planned for Aug. 11
BEMIDJI -- Sanford Bemidji along with Red Lake and Cass Lake IHS hospitals, will host a healing powwow from 4 to 8 p.m. Aug. 11 at the Sanford Bemidji Medical Center.The powwow is open to the public. The powwow will honor the physicians, health care workers and holistic healers who...
May 21, 2016 - 4:15pm
May 14, 2016
Sanford Health recognizes nurses
BEMIDJI—With more than 490 nurses, Sanford Health of Northern Minnesota is the largest employer of nurses in the region. To celebrate the profession, Sanford recently honored nursing staff with a Nursing Recognition Reception. At the reception several individuals received recognition,...
May 14, 2016 - 3:14pm
April 28, 2016
Helipad improvements planned at Sanford in Bagley
BAGLEY -- The Minnesota Department of Health recently awarded Sanford Medical Center Bagley and Clearwater County a $125,000 grant to fund helipad improvements, which will allow the hospital to more quickly transport critical patients to tertiary hospitals, according to a release...
April 28, 2016 - 8:09pm
Sanford Bemidji receives grants
BEMIDJI -- Sanford Bemidji recently received four mini-grant awards from the Minnesota Hospital Association’s Partnership for Patients Hospital Engagement Network.Each award is $10,000 and will focus on different areas of patient care including fall prevention, pressure ulcer prevention,...
March 28, 2016 - 9:01pm
Annual caregivers’ conference April 28
BEMIDJI -- The 20th annual Ministry of Caring Caregivers’ Conference is 8 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. April 28 at the Hampton Inn & Suites, 1019 Paul Bunyan Drive SE.This year’s conference theme is “Finding Satisfaction: Taking another look at the things that matter.” The keynote...
March 28, 2016 - 8:57pm