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Children shouldn’t be taken from parents
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Wearing 'multitasker' badge of honor despite drawbacks
Practicing moderation, spending time with family top the holiday to-do list
A decorating dream in the White House: SD native spends three days as volunteer decorator sty White House
What you need in your winter survival kit
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Community Foundation assets grow
LeFevre receives Zonta award
Newman Signs holds blood drive
Rib Cook-off set in Dickey July 14
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ND farmer etches grandson's marriage proposal into field
May 17, 2018
Flu vaccine spending not enough, Minnesota researcher says
A recent conversation between philanthropist Bill Gates and President Donald Trump is lending hope to those who want the federal government...
May 17, 2018 - 8:38pm
April 10, 2018
Minnesota medical marijuana users struggle with cost, finding doctors to prescribe
DULUTH—Almost three years after marijuana was legalized for some medical purposes in Minnesota, some providers, patients and patients'...
April 10, 2018 - 6:06pm
March 8, 2018
Essentia CEO says Duluth shakeup won't slow downtown plans
DULUTH — The abrupt departure of three top Essentia Health executives this week will not affect the organization's plans to make a major...
March 8, 2018 - 7:17pm
January 4, 2018
Fargo hospitals weathering IV bag shortage
FARGO — The Essentia and Sanford health systems in Fargo have not been affected by a national shortage of IV saline fluid bags that's been ongoing since last fall, spokespeople said Thursday, Jan. 4. North Dakota's emergency medical equipment stockpile in Bismarck has been tapped...
January 4, 2018 - 8:27pm
November 21, 2017
Essentia Health says mandatory flu shot policy for workers a success
DULUTH, Minn.—Despite facing legal challenges from three unions, Essentia Health is claiming success for its new flu shot requirement. "What we really want to celebrate is that commitment to safety (of) a large majority of our colleagues who took action to protect our patients...
November 21, 2017 - 6:29pm
June 12, 2017
Massage therapy lauded for infants, especially those born prematurely
DULUTH, Minn. -- It was expected that Allie Heidemann would be born on the Fourth of July, but Charlie and Billie Heidemann's second child had...
June 12, 2017 - 10:17pm
March 30, 2017
Carlson proposes study to unify ND's two-year colleges
BISMARCK—The top leader in the North Dakota House presented the State Board of Higher Education with a proposal to study ways to improve...
March 30, 2017 - 6:35pm
March 18, 2017
Immigration restrictions could create 'critical gaps' at Sanford, Essentia
FARGO — An executives at Sanford Health said immigration restrictions imposed by President Donald Trump's administration could prevent...
March 18, 2017 - 4:25pm
February 13, 2017
ND considers allowing outpatient births in hospital facilities
FARGO—Sara Brendel's first child was delivered in the customary setting, a hospital delivery room. The experience was wonderful, she says....
February 13, 2017 - 7:00am
July 23, 2016
ND Blues shifting to paying providers based on performance
FARGO -- Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota is launching an initiative that includes a gradual shift to paying health providers based on patient outcomes to reward performance rather than volume. The Blue Alliance pay-for-performance program involves a stronger collaboration with...
July 23, 2016 - 6:48am
Essentia receives recertification as ACO
The Triple Aim has been the standard of care at Essentia Health since the health system first became a certified Accountable Care Organization in 2013. Now, the National Committee for Quality Assurance has re-certified Essentia as a level 3 ACO, the highest level of certification...
April 23, 2016 - 8:12am
January 4, 2016
Highest paid at Sanford, Essentia include experienced docs, administration
FARGO—A variety of forces have driven consolidation in health care. One consequence is large salaries for executives running bigger organizations. Sanford Health and Essentia Health, both the result of mergers in recent years, aim to pay top executives and physicians competitive...
January 4, 2016 - 7:23am
January 12, 2013
Essentia, JRMC clinics open
The new year means new space for the Jamestown Regional Medical Center Clinic and Essentia Health Clinic. The JRMC Clinic opened up its new...
January 12, 2013 - 7:10am
February 11, 2011
Letter to the editor: Essentia site for library is the most cost effective
As part of the James River Valley Library System Board's efforts to inform the public on the process of building a new library, I wrote about why there was a need to build a new library. Another, more specific question that needs to be answered is "Why was the Essentia site chosen?"...
February 11, 2011 - 7:30am