Recent Stories


A Sanford Health APP (advanced practice provider) uses a scope to examine a baby, held in their mother's arms in an exam room.

APPs provide expert health care close to home

Especially for rural patients, advanced practice providers can fill primary care role
Simon Floss 7 min read
exterior evening photo of Sanford corporate building

Sanford Health names Jared Antczak chief digital officer

New role provides executive oversight for digital transformation initiatives
Paul Heinert 4 min read
Collage of portraits of people of multiple races and generations in bright blue and yellow squares.

Sanford Health patients connect to fight, study cancer

Sanford Health joins 8 other health care providers in Connect for Cancer Prevention study
Simon Floss 6 min read

Sanford Chamberlain employees donate 200 holiday meals

100 meals were given out to families at both Thanksgiving and Christmas
Simon Floss 6 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
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

Hospitals are full as U.S. COVID death toll reaches 700,000

Vaccine-preventable deaths are highest in rural areas like those Sanford Health serves
Courtney Collen 7 min read
A Sanford Health breast cancer doctor and staff pose standing, dressed in pink.

Algorithm spots patients’ potential breast cancer risk

Sanford Health develops AI to look for clues in provider notes on family history
Carson Walker 11 min read
High school girls with face masks watch a nurse gesture to a manikin simulating an ambulance patient.

Simulation gives students glimpse into health care careers

Canton High School students receive immersive experience on campus
Vanessa Vondra 8 min read
Doctor and patient on medical consultation using digital tablet at patient's house. Both are masked against COVID-19.

Who gets monoclonal antibody treatment for COVID-19?

Outpatient infusion lowers hospitalization rates for those at severe risk
Jason Anschutz 6 min read