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Young man with glasses holds a credit card and pays bills on his phone and laptop.

HSAs, FSAs and busting myths of health savings accounts

HSAs are misunderstood but important financial tools for health needs
Ashley Schwab Ashley Schwab 9 min read
Pediatrician checking tonsils of a little patient in hospital room.

Tonsillectomies: Updated guidelines for surgery and care

Doctors now recommend limiting who gets the surgery and how they manage pain
Mick Garry Mick Garry 4 min read
Amanda Tiede (left) and Jessica Candy (right) standing in front of a mural

Jessica Candy and Amanda Tiede exemplify teamwork

Technology solutions leaders specialize in change management
Jared Leighton Jared Leighton 10 min read
A rendering of Sanford Bismarck Heart Hospital from a bird's-eye-view of downtown Bismarck.

Sanford announces new heart hospital

Health system continues to invest in Bismarck region
Jon Berg Jon Berg 4 min read
Dr. Patrick Kelly performs an abdominal aortic aneurysm repair wearing a glowing head lamp and surgical mask. A computer screen is behind him and nurses stand beside him.

Aortic stent graft named FDA ‘breakthrough’ device

Sanford Health vascular surgeon collaborated in device development
SHN Staff SHN Staff 6 min read
Dark blue storm clouds hover over a red barn and other farm buildings.

Opinion: Rural America faces a health care access crisis

It's time for remaining states to adopt Medicaid expansion, Sanford CMO writes
SHN Staff SHN Staff 2 min read
Two images side by side of Jan Dahl near a waterfall and bundled up for a hike in Glacier National Park

Diligent rehab after knee replacements pays off

Painful knees had reduced her activity level, but surgeries restored it
Jane Thaden Lawson Jane Thaden Lawson 8 min read
Nate Gerry holds a football and smiles waihle talking to kids at a football camp.

Sanford NFL players have varied backgrounds, common goals

Vikings vs Eagles game will put six Sanford players on same field at same time
Mick Garry Mick Garry 9 min read
A portrait of a sick girl having flu

What you need to know about the flu and the flu vaccine

Learn influenza facts from a doctor. For one, flu shots can't give you the flu
Noe Mateo, MD Noe Mateo, MD 5 min read
Nate Schema standing in front of the Good Samaritan Society national campus

Nate Schema: ‘Living out my faith at work’

Learn what servant leadership means to Good Samaritan Society's VP of operations
Jared Leighton Jared Leighton 8 min read