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Good Samaritan Society nurse wearing a badge smiles in the common room of the nursing home.

Nursing staff thanks LPN, a caregiver at home and work

‘Best of the best’ nurse at Good Samaritan Society in Iowa earns DAISY Award
Matt Holsen 7 min read
A veteran LPN in a face mask works at his computer station at Sanford Health.

Former Army drone operator finds career as orthopedic nurse

Jordan Parr-Hess, LPN, uses skills he learned from deployments to Afghanistan and Africa
Matt Holsen 5 min read
Kojo Taylor in his Sanford World Clinic office

Next for World Clinic: providing nurses with opportunities

International health program celebrates 10 years of patient care in Ghana
Mick Garry 8 min read
Father and daughter sit smiling in kitchen at Good Samaritan Society - De Smet.

Nurse carries on dad’s legacy in De Smet

Darcy Miller volunteered, worked and got married at same Good Samaritan Society location father led
Matt Holsen 6 min read
Military portrait of Katie LeBrun

Veteran finds perfect fit in new nursing career

Setting aside a business degree, Katie LeBrun, RN, is pursuing a new path at Sanford
Matt Holsen 6 min read
Rebecca Pederson poses smiling in nursing scubs.

Nurse’s leadership is critical during community crisis

Rebecca Pedersen is National Ever Forward Champion as director of nursing services
Matt Holsen 10 min read
Good Samaritan Society CNA in scrubs gives a soft smile.

CNA earns national award for 30-plus years of caregiving

Denise Huddleson is Good Samaritan Society's National Ever Forward Caregiver Champion
Matt Holsen 8 min read
A Good Samaritan Society nurse sits closely to a resident on her bed as they talk.

After broken foot, then COVID, RN finds way to help others

Clinical care leader Marsha Moestchen is National Ever Forward Leadership Champion
Matt Holsen 9 min read
Clara Palm poses in the lobby of good Samaritan Society in Austin, Minnesota.

‘I would never guess she’s a new administrator’

Clara Palm is Good Samaritan Society’s administrator of the year, after one year in the role
Matt Holsen 7 min read
Judy Ryan, former CEO of Good Samaritan Society

Judy Ryan instilled a focus on quality care and education

Good Samaritan Society’s first woman president was also first clinician to serve in top job
Matt Holsen 7 min read