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Architect's rendering of Sanford Bemidji Behavioral Health Crisis Center, with modern blue wavy sign out front of brick building under a bright blue sky.

Northern MN behavioral health center now under construction

Partnership with state and county aims to help patients for generations to come
Jason Anschutz 5 min read
Good Samaritan Society CEO wears a cloth face mask while talking with a pastor, whose back is to the camera. A green church banner is in the background.

Mission-minded staff makes a difference, says Society CEO

Randy Bury: Faith foundation contributes to health system’s 100 years of success
Matt Holsen 5 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
A senior man using his digital tablet while relaxing at home

Telehealth extends faith-based care to more people

‘Distance doesn’t have to be a barrier,’ says Good Samaritan Society CMO
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
Tyler Rudolph headshot with Sanford POWER logo and "start. perform. finish" graphics behind him.

Former college All-American joins basketball academy staff

Tyler Rudolph will serve as a sports academy specialist based in Fargo
Nathan Aamodt 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
Gold Emmy statuette on white background.

Sanford Health News nabs its first Midwest Emmy nominations

Two military health care stories will be up for video & TV awards Oct. 9
SHN Staff 3 min read
Mother trying to talk with doctor on laptop while watching two kids staying home Homeschooling and distance learning.

New gift to Sanford Health will fund virtual care center

Additional $350M philanthropic commitment supports rural health care
Paul Heinert 4 min read
Two Sanford Health employees sit in a modern, homelike studio for an interview. A TV displaying the Sanford Health logo is on a shelf behind them.

Sanford’s new DE&I head leads with passion, purpose

"We have a responsibility to create feelings of belonging in the workplace"
Courtney Collen 8 min read