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Two Good Samaritan Society nurses in masks and colorful scrubs smile at each other in a workroom with white cabinets behind them.

Experienced nurses save co-worker’s life

Good Samaritan Society CNA needed CPR during a seizure at work
Matt Holsen 6 min read
Gary Timmerman headshot

Sanford doctor joins Academy of Master Surgeon Educators

Out of 90,000 applicants, fewer than 100 are chosen each year
Simon Floss 7 min read
A tablet and phone display fitness activities for kids in primary colors and fun illustrations.

Digital Health Awards honor Sanford Fit kids website

Interactive fitness activities help kids recognize emotions and make healthy choices
Sanford Fit 4 min read
A Good Samaritan Society nurse leans over to vaccinate a senior resident, seated with their back to the camera.

‘Jean Team’ a part of award-winning home health crew

“Almost anything that can be done in the hospital, we can do in the home"
Matt Holsen 5 min read
Nurses and executives pose with surgical masks in front of double doors labeled Intensive Care Unit.

Sanford ICU nurse honored with prestigious nursing award

The award recognizes North Dakota nurses who consistently demonstrate exceptional care
Erin Horn 3 min read
A soldier in camouflage stands smiling in front of a fighter jet.

Sanford thanks Guard member, talent advisor in its ranks

Tech. Sgt. Raechel Oyen surprised with award days after return from deployment
Matt Holsen 6 min read
Stacy Johnson Albert Lea

‘I’m ready to live here now’

With good COVID vaccination rates and frequent testing, Good Samaritan Society is one of the safest places to be
Matt Holsen 5 min read
Good Samaritan Society - Kissimmee Village sign welcomes visitors in front of a stand of palm trees.

Kissimmee Village named one of America’s best nursing homes

COVID-19 safety is part of criteria for Newsweek magazine's 2022 rankings
Tess Hedrick 3 min read
Partial view of hard-working male and female hospital team in full protective wear standing together in group embrace.

AMA honors Sanford Health’s employee well-being efforts

Medical association aims to fight work-related burnout, especially during pandemic
Vanessa Vondra 4 min read
A nurse stands between two administrators, all with Good Samaritan Society nametags, as she holds a certificate.

Nursing scholarship helps staff member fulfill goal

Good Samaritan Society CNA is overcoming tough past to continue education
Aubrey Gilbert 5 min read