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Allison Mead (left) and Amber Otkin are twin sisters who now work for a combined organization.

Twins’ lives tied to Sanford Health, Good Samaritan Society

One works for the Good Samaritan Society; the other works for Sanford Health.
Avatar Angel Hench 7 min read
Muffy Tonelli, Good Samaritan Society Hospice

Society’s Muffy Tonelli ‘so honored to work in hospice’

After a career in nursing, she found her true calling: hospice care.
Avatar Vanessa Carlson Bender 5 min read
CEO David Horazdovsky and President Randy Bury talk about their backgrounds and roles at Good Samaritan Society.

Q&A: Good Samaritan Society’s David Horazdovsky, Randy Bury

Veteran Sanford Health and Good Samaritan Society leaders guide the new venture.
Jared Leighton Jared Leighton 24 min read
Elderly women playing a game

Long-term care innovation: Sanford Health-Good Samaritan

"We need some disruptors to figure out how we can take care of people."
David Shulkin, M.D. David Shulkin, M.D. 16 min read
Sanford Pharmacy Manager Dave Leedahll and team evaluated C. diff studies to provide guidance on best practices

Medical specialists publish guidance on C. diff prevention

Much of the literature for C. diff looks at treatment of the infection instead of focusing on prevention.
Nadine Aljets Nadine Aljets 9 min read
Kristin Roers in the North Dakota Legislature

2 Sanford Health employees elected to Legislature

"Fifteen to 20 percent of bills have a direct or indirect connection to health care."
Jane Thaden Lawson Jane Thaden Lawson 17 min read
Kelby Krabbenhoft and David Horazdovsky shake hands

Sanford Health, Good Samaritan Society complete affiliation

Combined organization now serves more than half of U.S. states.
Shawn Neisteadt Shawn Neisteadt 3 min read
Senior couple

Can genetic testing provide answers about dementia?

Dementia is a symptom of a condition or disease, rather than a disease itself.
SHN Staff SHN Staff 5 min read
Gladys Buss died in December 2017 at the age of 95 at The Cottage in Luverne, Minn., one of Sanford Health's hospice care sites.

Hospice: Visiting Grandma in different home for the holidays

Last year, we, like many families each year, entered the door of a hospice home to spend a final Christmas with a loved one.
Jane Thaden Lawson Jane Thaden Lawson 12 min read
Woman playing the piano

Parkinson’s patients reclaim abilities with therapy programs

“I didn’t realize I was talking so softly before. Now I can speak out and be heard."
SHN Staff SHN Staff 9 min read