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August 5, 2018
Dangerous release: Professionals describe self-harm behavior
GRAND FORKS, N.D.—Mental health professionals say patients they see engaging in cutting and other self-harm are resorting to the behavior...
August 5, 2018 - 7:17am
February 6, 2018
Altru to build its new $250 million hospital at current Grand Forks location
GRAND FORKS—Altru Health Systems plans to build its proposed hospital at its current campus in Grand Forks, and the old building likely...
February 6, 2018 - 6:31pm
July 14, 2017
Rural patients taking advantage of growing telehealth opportunities in region
GRAND FORKS—Altru Hospital telemedicine coordinator Jessica Piseno heard the live heartbeat of nurse Nataile Halley. Ninety miles away....
July 14, 2017 - 5:16pm
February 8, 2017
Premium perk: State medical benefits generous but may not tell full story
BISMARCK — North Dakota legislators appear to be backing away from Gov. Doug Burgum's proposal that state employees pay 5 percent of their medical insurance, but even with that increase, state workers would pay less than others. Currently, the state pays all of its employees'...
February 8, 2017 - 8:46pm
February 28, 2015
UND officer involved in shooting in Altru parking lot
A University of North Dakota police officer was involved in a shooting in the parking lot of Grand Forks' Altru Hospital early this morning after a vehicle pursuit. The shooting occurred about 12:45 a.m., according to news releases issued from area police departments. Grand...
February 28, 2015 - 12:54pm
May 19, 2011
Altru and Mayo announce partnership
GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) -- Altru Health Systems and Mayo Clinic announced a partnership Thursday that they said formalizes a longstanding relationship between the two health care organizations. Altru President Casey Ryan said the agreement will give Altru's physicians and patients...
May 19, 2011 - 2:59pm
August 21, 2010
Altru to have drug tests for employees
GRAND FORKS (AP) -- The largest health care provider in the Grand Forks region is starting a random drug and alcohol testing policy for all employees. Altru Health System says it will implement the policy Sept. 1. It will cover about 4,000 workers, including nearly 200 physicians. Altru...
August 21, 2010 - 7:31am
August 20, 2010
Altru to begin random drug tests for employees
GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) -- The largest health care provider in the Grand Forks region is starting a random drug and alcohol testing policy for all employees. Altru Health System says it will implement the policy Sept. 1. It will cover about 4,000 workers, including nearly 200 physicians....
August 20, 2010 - 11:00am
August 18, 2010
Altru Health to begin employee drug testing
GRAND FORKS -- Altru Health System here is instituting a new, random drug testing policy for all employees, company officials said Tuesday. The new policy, which takes effect Sept. 1, will cover all Altru staff, including doctors, office staff and support personnel, the company...
August 18, 2010 - 7:43am
August 17, 2010
Altru Health in Grand Forks, N.D., instituting random drug-testing policy for all employees
GRAND FORKS, N.D. - Altru Health System here is instituting a new, random drug testing policy for all employees, company officials said Tuesday. The new policy, which takes effect Sept. 1, will cover all Altru staff, including doctors, office staff and support personnel, the company...
August 17, 2010 - 4:30pm
June 5, 2009
Altru Health reports $3.7 million loss
GRAND FORKS (AP) -- Altru Health System says it lost about $3.7 million last year. The nonprofit Grand Forks health care provider said the loss was due in part to a drop in investment returns. Altru said its overall revenue totaled $373.9 million, with 95 percent of it from patient...
June 5, 2009 - 8:02am
March 20, 2009
Record births reported at Altru
GRAND FORKS (AP) -- Altru Hospital in Grand Forks reports another baby record. Hospital officials said 1,575 babies were born last year at Altru. That tops the record 1,158 in 2007 and 1,488 in 2006. Altru joins a national trend. Federal researchers reported a record 4.3 million...
March 20, 2009 - 7:58am
July 21, 2008
Altru domain name case settled
GRAND FORKS (AP) -- Altru Health System has lost an attempt to bar a Grand Forks resident from using a domain name including the word "Altru." A panelist with the National Arbitration For-um ruled in favor of Doug West. The panelist ruled that Altru Health System's trademark rights...
July 21, 2008 - 12:00am