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April 16, 2017
Sanford Bemidji receives accreditation by The Joint Commission
BEMIDJI—Sanford Bemidji Medical Center, Clinics, Home Care and Hospice have earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval for "demonstrating continuous compliance with the highest performance standards," according to a release. A nationally recognized symbol of quality,...
April 16, 2017 - 11:30am
Rith-Najarian joins Sanford Health in Park Rapids
PARK RAPIDS—Dr. Stephen Rith-Najarian has joined the staff of Sanford Health Park Rapids Clinic. Rith-Najarian specializes in family medicine,...
April 16, 2017 - 6:02am
March 10, 2017
Nurses union, Sanford strike tentative deal
BEMIDJI -- After little more than a month of negotiation, representatives from the Minnesota Nurses Association and Sanford Bemidji say they’ve...
March 10, 2017 - 5:50pm
March 8, 2017
Nurses union balks at proposal to link raises to patient surveys: Sanford Bemidji, Minnesota Nurses Association are working on new contract
BEMIDJI—A statewide nurses union says administrators at a Bemidji hospital want to link nurses' pay to patient satisfaction survey scores. Members of the Minnesota Nurses Association said that they've agreed to the bulk of the terms of a new contract with Sanford Bemidji, but...
March 8, 2017 - 5:17pm
March 1, 2017
Sanford walk-in clinic, pharmacy to expand hours
BEMIDJI—Staff at Sanford Bemidji announced Tuesday the hospital's walk-in clinic and pharmacy will soon be open longer and later. Beginning...
March 1, 2017 - 3:54pm
February 20, 2017
Sanford Bemidji reports four 'adverse health events' for year
BEMIDJI—Sanford Bemidji Medical Center reported to the state a total of four "adverse health events" last year. Released last week, an...
February 20, 2017 - 6:17pm
January 31, 2017
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Sanford Bemidji solidly looks to the future
The Bemidji region continues to grow and one of the drivers of that is the availability of health care options to local and area residents.
January 31, 2017 - 11:18am
January 24, 2017
Sanford sizes up the future: Medical center updates expansion plans for Bemidji campus
BEMIDJI—The biggest healthcare provider in the Bemidji area submitted new plans that outline the ways it hopes to get bigger. Filed with...
January 24, 2017 - 5:06am
January 21, 2017
Shannon Shaw joins Sanford Health
BEMIDJI—Shannon Shaw recently joined the Sanford Bemidji medical staff, with the Sanford Bemidji Senior Behavioral Health Unit, where she...
January 21, 2017 - 7:00am
December 25, 2016
Sanford Bemidji to debut diabetes prevention program
BEMIDJI—Sanford Health plans to implement a program to help Bemidji-area residents avoid diabetes. The hospital's year-long diabetes prevention program is scheduled to begin Feb. 21 at Sanford Bemidji, and aims to teach participants how to lose a modest amount of weight, be...
December 25, 2016 - 11:15am
December 21, 2016
Sanford to open clinic in Park Rapids
Sanford Health announced this week it will open a new clinic in Park Rapids spring of 2017. The Sanford Health Park Rapids Clinic will be located...
December 21, 2016 - 1:39pm
December 20, 2016
Officials introduced to new delegation: Commissioners share the needs of Beltrami County with recently elected legislators
BEMIDJI -- Three newly elected state legislators met Tuesday with the Beltrami County Board of Commissioners to find out what causes they need to carry to St. Paul next year. The legislators present at the meeting included District 5 Sen.-elect Justin Eichorn, R-Grand Rapids; District...
December 20, 2016 - 9:44pm
December 19, 2016
Sanford Health's most popular baby names in 2016
Sanford Health has identified it's most popular names for newborns in 2016. The top-five baby names are as followed: Girls: HarperNoraEmmaClaireAmelia...
December 19, 2016 - 3:02pm
November 13, 2016
Paul Bunyan Vintage Auto Club supports Bloom the Boutique at Sanford Health
Paul Bunyan Vintage Auto Club of Bemidji recently made a donation to Sanford Health Foundation of Northern Minnesota supporting Bloom the Boutique...
November 13, 2016 - 5:40am
November 5, 2016
3D mammography now available in Bemidji
BEMIDJI—The Edith Sanford Breast Center in Bemidji is now using 3D mammography, an advanced breast cancer detection tool gives radiologists better visualization of the breast. The mammogram helps to identify previously undetectable cancer earlier and reducing the need for additional...
November 5, 2016 - 4:40am