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Five people work to make protective gowns around a table covered with clear plastic at Raven Industries.

Raven Industries makes protective gowns for Sanford Health

Technology company now helps protect health care providers treating COVID-19
Mick Garry Mick Garry 6 min read
Meghan Gulmon wears a headset.

Acute care clinic supervisor adds coronavirus triage to role

Meghan Gulmon has more duties because of COVID-19 but leads with a calm spirit
Simon Floss Simon Floss 4 min read
Dr. Brian Tjarks wears full-body personal protective gear at a drive-thru coronavirus testing site.

Health care heroes: Sanford’s mobile testing teams

Drive-thru testing sites run 70 to 90 COVID-19 tests per day
Simon Floss Simon Floss 7 min read
Rural Health Day: Dianne Karlstad and Troy Grassel laugh during physical therapy

Health care in your hometown? It’s about family, community

Rural Health Day recognizes care providers and patients
Avatar Michelle Erpenbach 7 min read
A baby boy lies in a bassinet in this black and white photo from 1930.

Sanford Health timeline: Rented house to regional network

Starting as Sioux Falls' only hospital, system marks 125 years of patient care
SHN Staff SHN Staff 14 min read
Two football players go at each other

Sanford Health and Augustana Univ. team up on concussions

"Not only can we contribute to this field of research, but hopefully we put tools in their hands to help care for student athletes."
Chad Curry Chad Curry 5 min read
opioid crisis: medication assisted therapy group session

Opioid crisis: Sanford Bemidji clinic steps up fight

"We want to break the cycle of substance use in families and replace it with a healthier, sustainable cycle.”
SHN Staff SHN Staff 6 min read
A doctor prepares for a caesarean section at Sanford Bemidji C-suite

C-section suite at Sanford Bemidji keeps families together

"Instead of splitting up, the new operating room will allow for the recovery of mom and the baby together.”
Pat Miller Pat Miller 6 min read
carbon footprint nurse preps operating room

Sanford Bemidji minimizes its carbon footprint

Sanford Bemidji has committed to reducing its carbon footprint and expanding green initiatives in every way. With millions of tons of waste going to landfills each year, everyone is losing. And the health care industry is one of the largest waste producers annually. Health care requires vast quantities of equipment, technology and resources to take […]
SHN Staff SHN Staff 6 min read
3D mammography available in Bemidji

3D mammography now available in Bemidji

The Edith Sanford Breast Center in Bemidji is now using 3D mammography. This advanced breast cancer detection tool gives radiologists better visualization of the breast. This includes identifying previously undetectable cancer earlier and reducing the need for additional follow-up tests. 3D mammography is the most effective screening tool for diagnosing breast cancer. It performs particularly […]
SHN Staff SHN Staff 3 min read