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Minnesota Guard celebrates pandemic caregivers in New Ulm

Minnesota Guard celebrates pandemic caregivers in New Ulm

{New Ulm Journal, May 14, 2020] A Minnesota National Guard flyover above the New Ulm Medical Center (NUMC) Wednesday paid tribute to the frontline caregivers and first responders of the pandemic. Two C-130 Hercules from the Minnesota National Guard approached from the southeast passing over NUMC staff and hundreds of spectators. See all the photos […]

Allina calls for more donations

Allina calls for more donations

[New Ulm Journal, April 9, 2020] Allina Health is calling for more donated personal protection equipment, money to help caregivers pay their own bills, and food. The initial request for equipment was to have expired on April 5. “As we prepare for the anticipated surge of coronavirus patients, we are doing everything we can to […]

Allina Health announces temporary flu season hospital visitor guidelines

Allina Health announces temporary flu season hospital visitor guidelines

[New Ulm Journal, Dec. 20, 2019] Starting Friday, Dec. 20, Allina Health will implement temporary visitor guidelines to protect all patients and staff due to influenza at all of hospitals and at Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute-Transitional Rehabilitation Program, inpatient care in Golden Valley. Allina Health implements visitor guidelines when the Minnesota Department of Health determines […]

Lamberton picks Allina Health for clinical care

Lamberton picks Allina Health for clinical care

[New Ulm Journal, Dec. 20, 2019] The city of Lamberton announced Thursday that Allina Health has been chosen as its medical provider of choice to provide comprehensive health services in the community. “The city of Lamberton feels the continuity of care for the community is essential,” said Madonna Peterson, City Clerk in a press release. […]

Allina steps in to operate southern Minnesota clinic being closed by Mayo

Allina steps in to operate southern Minnesota clinic being closed by Mayo

[Pioneer Press, Dec. 12, 2019] Allina Health will step in to provide health care at Springfield’s clinic once Mayo Clinic Health System vacates the southwestern Minnesota site in March. The city of Springfield and Allina unveiled the new partnership Thursday. Mayo Clinic Health System, based in Rochester, announced plans to close its Springfield hospital and […]

New Ulm Medical Center Emergency Department: Where quality care and real-world training meet

New Ulm Medical Center Emergency Department: Where quality care and real-world training meet

[New Ulm Journal, December 2, 2019] Every day looks different for the New Ulm Medical Center Emergency Department. Brittany Brindle, MD, knows this better than anyone. As an Emergency Department physician, Brindle works with her team to provide first-rate care during an often very stressful time for patients. “Even though we’re a small hospital, we […]

Nurses, respiratory therapists and pediatricians at New Ulm Medical Center perform a tracheal intubation on an infant mannequin during a familiarization simulation for the clinic’s virtual care cart that allows medical staff to communicate with each other in real time via an audio-visual platform. Dr. Mark Bergeron, a neonatologist at Children’s Minnesota, and Lori Bishotski, a neonatal nurse practitioner, watch from the virtual care cart while they are in the Twin Cities. New Ulm Journal photo by Gage Cureton

Virtual care comes to New Ulm Medical Center birth center

[New Ulm Journal, Oct. 31, 2019] Nurses, respiratory therapists and pediatricians at New Ulm Medical Center’s birth center raced to restore the breathing of an infant born prematurely Tuesday as doctors and specialists watched from the Twin Cities via a virtual care cart. Neonatologists and nurse practitioners from Children’s Minnesota watched and provided insight as […]

New Ulm Medical Center has a lot to offer health care providers

New Ulm Medical Center has a lot to offer health care providers

[New Ulm Journal, Oct. 28, 2019] New Ulm Medical Center president Toby Freier says he is often asked, “How does New Ulm Medical Center continue to recruit talented physicians, when we keep hearing about a national shortage of providers?” We are grateful to have added 17 physicians and providers across 13 specialties since 2018. My […]

Allina Health’s New Ulm Medical Center hailed as top workplace

[New Ulm Journal, June 14, 2019] Allina Health’s New Ulm Medical Center was named Best Minnesota Hospital Workplace by the Minnesota Hospital Association. Allina Health has also been named one of the Top Workplaces in Minnesota by the Star Tribune. “Providing outstanding care to all those who come to our clinics and hospitals is only […]

Telemedicine gains a foothold at New Ulm Medical Center

[New Ulm Journal, Feb. 16, 2018] New Ulm Medical Center (NUMC) is expanding a convenient service for patients and providers. The new program, telehealth virtual visits, is a way for patients to see their doctor online for certain kinds of visits. “We started the telehealth virtual visits back in 2017 with a few providers to test […]