New Ulm Medical Center

Health beat: Signs of success for the Heart of New Ulm project

[Star Tribune, August 15, 2014] Denise Leitz says Adrian Peterson almost ended her journey to better health. When AP dropped a key pass in a Vikings game last fall, Leitz biked from her house in a huff and fell and broke her hand. Her plan to bike her way to a healthy weight crashed with […]

New Ulm Medical Center offers holistic options

[New Ulm Journal, May 23, 2014] The New Ulm Medical Center celebrated its new partnership with the Penny George Institute for Health and Healing on Thursday, with Penny George assisting Mayor Robert Beussman in cutting a ribbon in the hospital lobby. The Penny George Institute for Health and Healing was founded in 2003 and is […]

New Ulm Medical Center encourages use of MyChart

[KEYC TV, Oct. 15, 2013] The New Ulm Medical Center is encouraging their patients to access their medical records via the Allina Health system’s electronic medical records known as MyChart. The charts allow patients to access their medical records online, a service doctors say will cut down on hospital visits. Watch the report here.

Birth Center officially opens

Birth Center officially opens

[New Ulm Journal, June 29, 2013] New Ulm Medical Center, part of Allina Health, officially opened it’s newly expanded and remodeled birthing center Friday, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The $1 million project was supported by $200,000 in local donations. The project, which began in the fall of 2012, added two new labor and delivery rooms, […]

Heart of New Ulm starts ‘Lose it to win it’ challenge

Heart of New Ulm starts ‘Lose it to win it’ challenge

[New Ulm Journal, June 4, 2013] Hearts Beat Back: The Heart of New Ulm Project has launched its newest community health challenge, “Lose it to Win it: Weigh in, New Ulm.” The free 12-month community health challenge is designed to help the community members lose weight or maintain weight and provide an opportunity to be […]

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Volunteers pack healthy meals for food shelves

[New Ulm Journal, June 2, 2013] About 50 New Ulm Medical Center employees, their families and friends packaged 1,400 healthy meals for neighbors in need Saturday morning in the NUMC parking lot. Allina Health donated cans of black beans, corn, diced tomatoes, chicken and one-pound bags of brown rice in the packages designed to feed […]

New Ulm doctor named 2013 Teacher of the Year

New Ulm doctor named 2013 Teacher of the Year

[New Ulm Journal, May 2, 2013] Roger Lindholm, M.D., New Ulm, received the 2013 Teacher of the Year Award from the Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians (MAFP). Lindholm is a family physician at the New Ulm Medical Center, part of Allina Health. He has been a preceptor for the Rural Physician Associate Program (RPAP) for […]

New Ulm wellness project already shows healthy results

[Star Tribune, February 10. 2013] Pat Booker says she never could have imagined herself belly-dancing. Nonetheless, the 58-year-old Minnesota Department of Corrections supervisor gave it a whirl — along with Zumba, kettlebells, yoga, Pilates and the occasional 5K run — as she adopted a new fitness regimen over the last few years. Booker’s new exercise […]

Southern Minnesota may be worst for flu in nation

[CNN, Jan. 9, 2013] An early flu season is being felt across the country this year, but perhaps nowhere more than southern Minnesota. Hospitals there, including New Ulm Medical Center, part of Allina Health, have put into effect visitor restrictions because of the outbreak. New Ulm Medical Center medical director Joan Krikava, MD, talked with […]

Flu hits southern Minnesota hard

[WCCO TV, Jan. 7, 2013] Southern Minnesota is described as the epicenter of the flu outbreak this year. At New Ulm Medical Center, Dr. Joan Krikava, medical director, says the numbers are staggering. They’re seeing more people with the flu now than they did at the height of the H1N1 outbreak in 2009. The hospital […]