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MeritCare Hospital in Fargo, ND

MeritCare merger made Sanford Health nationally relevant

Two companies created largest rural health system 10 years ago
Jared Leighton Jared Leighton 14 min read
ABA classroom setting. Group of elementary age children in art class with teacher sitting down at table, drawing.

Sanford Health Plan to offer ABA coverage in 2020

Applied Behavioral Analysis can be used as behavior therapy for autism patients
Shawn Neisteadt Shawn Neisteadt 3 min read
A rendering of Sanford Bismarck Heart Hospital from a bird's-eye-view of downtown Bismarck.

Bismarck heart hospital: Sanford announces new facility

Health system continues to invest in Bismarck region
Jon Berg Jon Berg 4 min read
stent graft: 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
JoAnna Thome stands in front of a counter with a sign on the wall saying Sanford Women's.

New ‘wellness guide’ role helps women easily navigate care

When Fargo-area women have questions, someone is there with personalized answers
Jane Thaden Lawson Jane Thaden Lawson 7 min read
A doctor and nurse wear gloves while demonstrating how to compress a wound to stop bleeding.

Stop the Bleed: Making bleeding control as common as CPR

Sanford Health provides classes, funding toward kits to prepare SD schools
SHN Staff SHN Staff 4 min read
Mixed martial arts (MMA) ring in the Sanford Pentagon

Sanford Health to sponsor, support mixed martial arts team

Health system to help athletes train, recover from competition
Paul Heinert Paul Heinert 6 min read
Teen girl with sunglasses uses an e-cigarette device.

Vaping illness: Sanford Health warns against e-cigarettes

Vaping linked to 530 cases of severe lung illness and seven deaths nationwide
Tim Gerszewski Tim Gerszewski 4 min read
rotator cuff

Stem cell research at Sanford Health set for next phase

Clinical trials around adipose-derived regenerative cells focus of program
Jacqueline Palfy Jacqueline Palfy 8 min read