New Ulm Medical Center

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 […]

New Ulm Medical Center doc headed to Iraq

[KEYC-TV, April 26, 2020] Dr. Brian Lovig is an emergency physician at Allina Health’s New Ulm Medical Center. He’s also been a member of the Minnesota National Guard for 17 years. For him, his wife and three kids, life is about to change. He’s being deployed to Iraq with his guard unit. But not before […]

How New Ulm Medical Center is working to transform care delivery in the midst of COVID-19

How New Ulm Medical Center is working to transform care delivery in the midst of COVID-19

[The Commonwealth Fund, March 31, 2020] Toby Freier is president of New Ulm Medical Center, a 25-bed critical access hospital 90 miles southwest of Minneapolis and two hours from its nearest tertiary care referral center. Part of Allina Health, a nonprofit system, New Ulm has been preparing for the emergence of COVID-19 cases at the […]

New Ulm Medical Center splits social worker cost of social worker with health plan to curb emergency department overuse

New Ulm Medical Center splits social worker cost of social worker with health plan to curb emergency department overuse

[HospitalLeaders, December 5, 2019] New Ulm Medical Center struck a deal with a local payer willing to share the cost of a simple intervention. The arrangement has been paying dividends for seven years. Patients who use the emergency department at least three times within four months at Allina Health’s New Ulm Medical Center in New […]

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 […]

Journal photo by Clay Schuldt. New Ulm Mayor Bob Beussman, left, reads a proclamation as part of celebrating the New Ulm Medical Center as Industry of the Year. At right is NUMC President Toby Freier.

New Ulm Medical Center honored as Industry of the Year

[The Journal, November 15, 2017] The New Ulm Area Chamber paid tribute to one of the community’s most important businesses Tuesday night: the New Ulm Medical Center (NUMC). A special banquet dinner was held in honor of NUMC at the New Ulm Event Center. The NUMC is the first business to receive the New Ulm […]