District One Hospital

Five years make a big difference at District One Hospital

Five years make a big difference at District One Hospital

[Faribault Daily News, Jan. 22, 2020] Five short years ago, District One Hospital transitioned ownership from an independent stand-alone hospital supported in part with taxpayer money to Allina Health, one of the largest health systems in Minnesota with a national reputation for innovation and excellence. As we celebrate our five year affiliation anniversary, I thought […]

District One Hospital to offer 3D mammograms

[Faribault Daily News, October 21, 2019] Beginning Oct. 24, District One Hospital will offer 3D mammograms. The installation of the new advanced device is part of an Allina Health system-wide effort to provide the most effective tools available to help detect breast cancers at the earliest possible stage. “Early detection is the best protection because […]

District One begins virtual care partnership with Children’s Minnesota

[Faribault Daily News, Sept. 30, 2019] Through a new virtual care partnership, physicians at District One Hospital now have enhanced 24/7 access to Children’s Minnesota neonatal care specialists. Using audio/video technology, District One physicians can hold a virtual consultation with a neonatal clinician from Children’s. From there, clinicians from both systems collaborate on the care […]

Partnership between Allina and HealthFinders looks to promote health, physical and beyond

[Faribault Daily News, April, 26, 2019] For Allina Health, health goes beyond a person’s physical well-being. That’s led to a new partnership with HealthFinders Collaborative to address patient needs that go beyond the clinic. Allina Health, which owns District One Hospital in Faribault and clinics in Faribault and Northfield, has received $50,000 through UCare to […]

Allina Health’s District One Hospital names its first hospitalist

[Faribault Daily News, Dec. 3, 2018] A new position at Faribault District One Hospital follows a current trend in medicine and is intended to offer ill patients more consistency in their care and reduce the length of hospital stays. Dr. David Beckmann’s new role as the facility’s first hospitalist makes him an actual employee of […]

Owatonna Hospital President David Albrecht takes the helm District One

[Faribault Daily News, Nov. 6, 2017] Owatonna Hospital President David Albrecht will assume the same role with District One Hospital starting in December. District One Hospital announced Albrecht as its next President Monday morning after current President Stephen Pribyl announced his retirement earlier this year. Starting Dec. 11, Albrecht will take over as president of […]

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District One’s new Emergency Department twice as big, efficient as old one

[Faribault Daily News, July 25, 2017] If District One Hospital’s Emergency Department employees are excited about the increased efficiency of their brand new facility, it’s probably because they helped design it. With a price tag of $13.5 million, the new Emergency Department boasts 16 beds and 20,000 square feet to handle the average 15,000 ED […]

District One Hospital places restrictions on visitors due to widespread influenza

District One Hospital places restrictions on visitors due to widespread influenza

[March 4, 2016] District One Hospital, along with other Allina Health locations around Minnesota, is imposing visitor restrictions due to the increase of influenza cases across the state. The Minnesota Department of Health released its latest report on the number of cases of influenza at the end of February, showing an increase of 64 percent […]