Author: Glacial Ridge Health System (Glacial Ridge Health System)

Extensive Medical Staff at GRHS
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Extensive Medical Staff at GRHS

Glacial Ridge Health System features 26 physicians and medical practitioners, nearly quadrupling the medical staff just 10 years ago. CEO Kirk Stensrud commends the staff for this achievement. He states, “GRHS has been able to successfully grow in terms of medical staff and specialties they offer because of our friendly staff, cooperative work environment, and...

When Can Work Not Feel Like Work?
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When Can Work Not Feel Like Work?

Our employees say it best – and we’re seeking excellent people to join us. “Heartfelt care” isn’t just our tagline. You can feel it, see it, and live it every day – as a patient, visitor, and EMPLOYEE! It’s a great place to work and receive health care. Our positions are open until filled by the...

Flu Epidemic Hits Hard
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Flu Epidemic Hits Hard

“I have never seen the CDC flu map entirely brown (widespread) across the United States at the same time before. This is a flu epidemic,” said Jeanette Pasche, RN-BC, Infection Preventionist at Glacial Ridge Health System and board certified in infection control. “Usually, the flu starts in the southeast, and by the time it has spread to...

$22 Million Hospital Expansion Complete
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$22 Million Hospital Expansion Complete

Patients and staff moved into the newly expanded, state-of-the-art hospital facility at Glacial Ridge Health System (GRHS) in Glenwood on December 12, 2017. The new facility is the result of a long-term planning process that started with a vision six years ago because the hospital did not have enough patient rooms. In the past 10...

Ready to Give? What Food Shelves Need Most
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Ready to Give? What Food Shelves Need Most

Canned chicken, tuna, and ham Hearty, ready-to-go meals like beef stew and chili with meat Canned vegetables Canned fruit and individual fruit cups – they are often low on these Snack items for kids to take to school: juice boxes, individual fruit cups or applesauce, granola bars, single-serving bags of Cheese-Its, or even cookies and...

Future Plans Underway at GRHS
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Future Plans Underway at GRHS

Immediate Future: Remodel Old Hospital Patient Rooms In the next month, GRHS will begin remodeling the old patient rooms for new purposes. The remodeling is expected to take about seven months to complete. Over half of the area will be renovated to provide new and larger space for cardiology outreach, cardiac rehab, sleep studies, pulmonary rehab, colonoscopy,...