Buffalo Hospital

With flu widespread, Allina restricts hospital visits

[Minnesota Public Radio, March 1, 2016] Allina Health is placing restrictions on visitors to its hospitals, after state health officials declared influenza widespread in Minnesota. Beginning Wednesday, children under age 5 and sick people will not be allowed to visit hospitalized patients. Infectious disease specialist Frank Rhame said Allina will give nurses the authority to […]

Buffalo Police hand out more than tickets this holiday season

[KSTP-TV, Dec. 21, 2015] It’s an experiment that started with 16 $50 bills and seven $100 bills, and it’s showing just how far money can go. The local branch of the “Bounce Back” project, a partnership with Allina Health – Buffalo Hospital, the Allina Health Clinic – Buffalo, CentraCare Monticello Hospital, and the Buffalo and […]

Public invited to tour Buffalo Hospital’s new cancer center

Public invited to tour Buffalo Hospital’s new cancer center

[kimballarea.com, September 5, 2013] Virginia Piper Cancer Institute® – Buffalo Hospital invites the public to see its new space, meet the staff and become familiar with the latest in cancer care at an open house from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11. Timothy Sielaff, MD, president of Virginia Piper Cancer Institute, part of Allina […]

Allina Health collects bikes for kids in need

[Chanhassen Villager, October 2, 2012] Allina Health is teaming up with Free Bikes 4 Kidz to collect donated bicycles for kids in need. Allina Health will also donate bicycle helmets and concussion prevention information to those who receive bikes. People can bring new or gently used bikes, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Oct. 13 […]

Military dad in Middle East watches Fourth of July baby born at Buffalo Hospital via Skype

[KARE11 TV, July 4, 2012] A military dad deployed to the Middle East couldn’t be with his wife in person at Buffalo Hospital for the birth of their first child. But the hospital helped make it possible for him to coach his wife through childbirth via the internet. To make it all better, their baby […]

Owatonna’s newest “doctor”

[KAAL-TV, March 2, 2011] A local hospital has a new member on staff, the robot unit is the first of its kind in Owatonna. Better known as “Billy” to the staff, this robot has rolled his way into the Owatonna hospital providing around the clock service for stroke patients. A new direction in medical treatment […]

Owatonna's newest "doctor"

[KAAL-TV, March 2, 2011] A local hospital has a new member on staff, the robot unit is the first of its kind in Owatonna. Better known as “Billy” to the staff, this robot has rolled his way into the Owatonna hospital providing around the clock service for stroke patients. A new direction in medical treatment […]

Learning Hands-Only CPR

[KSTP-TV, Feb. 23, 2011] It used to be it took hours to learn CPR. Now, the American Heart Association is promoting Hands-Only CPR. It’s so simple that Allina Medical Transportation medical director Dr. Charles Lick can teach it in just a couple of minutes. That’s what he did for KSTP news anchors Bill Lunn and […]

Three Cardiac Arrest Survivors Meet Their Heroes

[KMSP Fox 9 News, Sept, 16, 2010] Three sudden cardiac arrest survivors from Buffalo met the people who saved their lived on Thursday. Arleen Meyers, Barbara Stone and Scott Santee all met their heroes, those who saved their lives. Watch the story below and see more at www.myfoxtwincities.com.

Wright County EMS aims to teach CPR to 10 percent of county

[Herald Journal, August 16, 2010] “Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) affects 300,000 people each year, and the chances of survival are dismal,” according to Charles Lick, MD, emergency medical director for Allina Medical Transportation and Buffalo Hospital’s Emergency Department. Unless victims are provided with adequate aid in a timely fashion—ideally CPR and a shock from an […]