Thomas Pahl, Physician Assistant in the Emergency Department in Glenwood, MN was selected as the “2021 PA of the Year” by the Minnesota Academy of Physician Assistants.
Category: Community Impact
Exceptional Stroke Care for Rural Communities in Minnesota
Learn about the technology and training that makes better stroke outcomes possible in rural communities. Do you know the acronym B.E.F.A.S.T. to identify signs of a stroke?
COVID Vaccine Allocation is Slow – But Moving Forward at Glacial Ridge
Glacial Ridge is hopeful that we'll soon be allocated vaccines on a consistent basis and look forward to assisting with getting the COVID vaccine to more of the community.
Glacial Ridge Health System’s COVID-19 Vaccine Plan Update
Glacial Ridge hospital and clinics are experiencing a high volume of phone calls inquiring about getting the COVID-19 vaccine. In an effort to continue to serve all patient needs, Glacial Ridge patients are encouraged to follow these steps to get the latest information on vaccine opportunities.
COVID-19 Vaccination Plan Locally
We are glad so many people want to get the vaccine as soon as they can to protect themselves and others! We understand your questions. Please understand it will take some time to vaccinate everyone who wants to be vaccinated for COVID-19. GRHS and local public health agencies will continue to share information, including when...
As COVID-19 Vaccines Roll Out, Glacial Ridge Hospital Employees Step Up to Get Theirs
“This is a remarkable accomplishment for science,” said Dr. Schlueter as he received the first COVID vaccine administered at Glacial Ridge Hospital, Glenwood, MN.
New Treatments, Relief for Recent or Chronic Pain
In addition to doctors prescribing non-opioid medications for patients with chronic or new pain, therapy services takes a comprehensive approach to providing pain relief. These interventions give hope of recovery from chronic pain and are part of a program referred to as the Pain Neuroscience Education + Program.
Auxiliary Presents $20,000 to Therapy Services
Thanks to everyone’s generosity, the Auxiliary’s multi-year pledge to pay for the renovation of the speech therapy and occupational therapy areas is complete. Next year’s Harvest Ball is being planned for October 1, 2021.
Glacial Ridge Hospital Maintains a 5-Star Rating
Glacial Ridge Hospital in Glenwood has achieved a 5-Star Rating for Patient Experience for the fifth year. The report released July 31, 2020 listed 266 hospitals with a 5-star rating, putting them in the top 6% of more than 4,000 hospitals in the U.S. that participate in the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Hospital...
GRHS Ranked High in State’s Top 150 Workplaces for 2020
Glacial Ridge Health System (GRHS) was named the number one (first) business of the top 50 companies in Minnesota for midsized employers according to recently released information from the Star Tribune. Glacial Ridge Health System employs 350 regional workers and is headquartered in Glenwood.