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Two Good Samaritan Society nurses in masks and colorful scrubs smile at each other in a workroom with white cabinets behind them.

Experienced nurses save co-worker’s life

Good Samaritan Society CNA needed CPR during a seizure at work
Matt Holsen 6 min read
Dr. Bruce Gardner, who invented the Safety Foley Urinary Catheter.

Urinary catheter to prevent pullout injuries ready for FDA

Quick-release Foley catheter would improve safety for hospital patients
Carson Walker 11 min read
Food service workers at a stainless steel kitchen wear masks and hairnets while adding breakfast to a plate.

Three neighbors spend 40+ years serving up food, friendship

They work in the Good Samaritan Society – Maplewood area where they grew up
Matt Holsen 6 min read
Randy Bury poses in a brightly lit living room with sepia toned photos in the background.

Roles in AirMed & senior care define a career in health

Good Samaritan Society CEO Randy Bury reflects on four decades at Society and Sanford Health
Matt Holsen 11 min read
Tom Syverson headshot

Family depends on senior care for past and future

Tom Syverson has long had family members living and working at Good Samaritan Society
Matt Holsen 5 min read
Native American man holds up a beaded symbol of his tribe that he keeps in his Sanford Health office.

Health advocate provides comfort, trust for Native patients

Joseph Beaudreau of Sanford Bemidji is a member of the Ojibwe tribe
Jason Anschutz 4 min read
Good Samaritan Society staff member in a face mask listens intently to a client who is blurry and facing away from the camera.

Home health therapist beats cancer with treatment, prayer

Caregiver became two-time patient, helping others along the way
Matt Holsen 6 min read
Good Samaritan Society Vice President of Nursing and Clinical Affairs Rochelle Rindels and her mom Nancy Van Dam laugh while sitting at a sunny table. A photo album is open in the foreground.

Mother-daughter nursing careers bring family identity

Nancy Van Dam and Rochelle Rindels have served both Society and Sanford Health
Matt Holsen 8 min read
A Sanford Health nurse wearing a face mask faces the camera while sitting in an exam room.

COVID-19 diary from a nursing supervisor

Amanda is vaccinated for her three kids, who are too young to get vaccinated yet
SHN Staff 4 min read
A nurse in a Sanford Health t-shirt looks seriously at the camera in an exam room.

COVID-19 diary from a critical care nurse

Eric got the COVID-19 vaccine and wants others to get theirs to prevent serious illness
SHN Staff 4 min read