Fabulous Care

“My experience was with my first child being born and the care I received was fabulous! All staff including dietary, housekeeping, office, nurses, etc. was very kind and helpful. My husband and I both felt my time spent at this facility was over the top and have told many people.”

Swing bed gave me the boost I needed

After having total knee replacement surgery, I went home. Glacial Ridge Homecare visited me the next morning. I voiced my concerns and was told there was a swing bed available at Glenwood. I agreed to going there and it was the boost I needed. I received excellent care and the therapy I needed. After a…

Best treatment from hospital staff and doctors

The last two times I was in the hospital I had the best treatment from all staff and doctors. They all were so caring and the staff made my family feel good. Thank you so much for adding Dr. Lee. He is awesome. -Dawn Z., Brooten

Hospitals train and drill to ready for possible Ebola cases

October 15, 2014 eNewsletter Ensuring that health care workers are safe and prepared to treat Ebola patients is a top priority for Minnesota hospitals. Minnesota health systems and hospitals are doing everything they can to train and prepare in the midst of a rapidly changing public health situation. As the outbreak in West Africa grew…

We Travel Because of the Care at Glacial Ridge

“We choose to travel to Glenwood from Alexandria because of the great care we receive at Glacial Ridge. With a family of five we have utilized quite a few services. Whether it is just a clinic visit or a hospital stay, we have done it all and received nothing but the best of care from…

Glenwood hospital expansion is complete

By Deb Mercier, News Editor, Pope County Tribune, December 8, 2014 Capping off a $5.2 million, 14-month expansion project, Glacial Ridge Health System threw its doors wide for visitors last Tuesday evening. Community members were invited to an open house to take a first-hand look at the project’s results through staff-guided tours, and to sign…

Exceptional Maternity Care in Difficult Situation

“The service we received at GRHS was exceptional. Dr. Mellgren showed kindness and professionalism through a difficult situation that my husband and I experienced with the delivery of our daughter. The care that we received from him and the other staff is the reason we will continue to use the services that are offered at…

The Highlight of My Day

“I contacted influenza right after Thanksgiving. The flu went away but I continued to get sicker. When I finally went to the ER, I had pneumonia and was in the hospital for a week. When I went home the homecare nurses came plus the physical therapy girls. The homecare nurses fixed my medicine and helped…

20 Years and Too Many Good Experiences to List

“In our almost 20 years in Glenwood, we’ve had the pleasure of meeting many of the doctors, nurse practitioners and midwife, nurses, receptionists, billing staff, and others from Glacial Ridge. Be it through the Medical Centers, Walk-in Clinic, ER, or Hospital, our needs have always been met. We’ve been seen and received care in a…

GRHS Receives Recognition from March of Dimes

              Glacial Ridge Health System (GRHS) is recognized for reducing the number of elective inductions and Cesarean deliveries performed before 39 weeks of pregnancy. Babies are at increased risk of serious health problems and death if they are delivered before full term. The team of physicians, certified nurse midwife…