River Falls Area Hospital

River Falls Area Hospital supports community health programs

[Pierce County Herald, June 9, 2011] The River Falls Area Hospital Foundation recently announced grants totaling $50,000. The grants were funded by proceeds from the 2010 Harvest Moon Barn Dance, the hospital foundation’s annual fundraising event. “We hope everyone will plan to join us for this year’s event on Saturday, Oct. 1,” said Heather Logelin, executive director of […]

Expert help available 24/7 for stroke patients

[River Falls Journal, January 13, 2011] Stroke care experts at United Hospital in St. Paul will soon be accessible, 24-hours a day, to patients at River Falls Area Hospital via the Allina Telehealth Network. For patients experiencing a stroke, rapid access to therapy that can restore cerebral blood flow improves the likelihood of a successful outcome. […]

River Falls Area Hospital shares health-talk results

[River Falls Journal, Dec. 20, 2010] Allina Hospitals & Clinics, which includes the River Falls Area Hospital, helped host a community health dialogue this fall. The talks focused on healthful eating, active living, maintaining a balanced life and barriers to good health. Those responding in western Wisconsin thought school-age children, adolescents and single parents were […]

Patient travels across the globe seeking local ob/gyn

[River Falls Journal, December 13, 2010] The opportunity and excitement of her newest miracle was not lost on Idil Hasbay, who traveled halfway across the globe, from Dubai, a country in the Middle East, to deliver her baby in River Falls with Kevin Hallman, MD, OB/GYN, of the River Falls Medical Clinic. “We liked Dr. […]

Health Care Directives presentation at River Falls Area Hospital

[River Falls Journal] On Thursday, April 16, from noon-1 p.m. River Falls Area Hospital will present a free educational event on health care directives. Participants will learn what healthcare directives are, understand why they are important to have, and learn the steps needed to complete the documentation. Appropriate forms will be provided. Read more at […]

Hospital foundation launches campaign

[River Falls Journal, Dec. 31, 2009] The River Falls Area Hospital Foundation will launch a new fundraising campaign to purchase a LUCAS Chest Compression System, the latest in life-saving cardiac technology, for the hospital’s emergency department. Community members will be contacted by mail and phone and will be invited to make a contribution to support […]

Hospital foundation launches campaign

[Pierce County Herald, Dec. 17, 2009] The River Falls Area Hospital Foundation will launch a new fundraising campaign to purchase a LUCAS Chest Compression System, the latest in life-saving cardiac technology, for the hospital’s emergency department. Read the full story on piercecountyherald.com.

River Falls Area Hospital Foundation Launches Fundraiser for CPR Device

[Allina Newsroom, Dec. 10, 2009] The River Falls Area Hospital Foundation is launching a fundraising campaign to purchase a LUCAS™ Chest Compression System—the latest in life-saving cardiac technology—for the hospital’s emergency department. LUCAS™ is a cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) machine that does chest compression better than a human. Part plunger, part suction cup, the LUCAS […]

These Programs Provide Parental Support

It’s long been said that children don’t come with instruction manuals. So where does a parent turn for support and guidance when needed?

Giving Groups Unite to Defray School Costs

[River Falls Journal, July 31, 2009] Every August, many minds turn to preparing for a new school year. The ritual includes a list of items that children are expected to bring on the first day. Bob Gustafson coordinates the Tuesday Banquet school-supply event in River Falls, Wisconsin. He learned of a supply drive River Falls […]