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Marnie Herrmann elected to Sanford Health Board of Trustees

Board elects new chair, while longtime member Barb Everist retires from Board
Paul Heinert 6 min read
Teenage girl with mask on getting a bandage on her arm after a vaccine.

HPV vaccine reduces cervical cancer rates by 87%, study says

Research provides evidence of vaccine-preventable cancer
Katie Wright 5 min read
Newborn boy in grey wrap sleeping on blue blanket.

Amelia, Oliver top baby names of 2021 at Sanford Health

Emma and Harper tie along with Henry and Theodore as next most popular names
Jon Berg 2 min read
A girl, a boy and their grandma, who is a Sanford Health heart patient, decorate a Christmas tree inside near the front door.

SD’s first valve-in-valve procedure benefits Sanford patient

After 21 heart surgeries, busy grandmother welcomes minimally invasive approach
Mick Garry 9 min read
exterior evening photo of Sanford corporate building

Sanford contributed $11.9B to regional economy, study finds

Regional leaders praise health system’s impact on economic growth, philanthropy and community
Courtney Collen 13 min read
Teen boy wearing mask gets vaccinated in exam room.

Sanford Health starts COVID-19 vaccinations for kids 5-11

Parents and guardians can begin scheduling COVID-19 vaccine appointments Nov. 4
Jon Berg 4 min read
researcher with stem cells

Sanford Health pioneers use of body’s own stem cells

Early work in regenerative medicine on shoulder tears will benefit arthritis patients and others
Carson Walker 11 min read
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Good Samaritan Society names Nathan Schema as new CEO

Leader has served Society for 15 years, most recently as VP of operations
Tess Hedrick 3 min read
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 - 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