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Sanford Health LPN Joan Muller receives a hug from Dr. Ashley Briggs (in floral dress) after being presented with a check for $1,000 raised from sales of Dr. Briggs' handmade earrings.

Co-workers rally for nurse Joan Muller as she faces cancer

LPN gets blessings back after decades of encouraging patients and team
Jane Thaden Lawson Jane Thaden Lawson 24 min read
Ashley Merkel, a nurse

Medical assistant role goes beyond technical skills

At Sanford Health, MAs bridge the relationship between patients and providers.
SHN Staff SHN Staff 10 min read
South Dakota HOSA-Future Health Professionals gather at the Sanford Pentagon

Health care contest draws hundreds of students to Pentagon

More than 750 aspiring health care workers from across South Dakota gathered.
Jane Thaden Lawson Jane Thaden Lawson 6 min read
outside of sanford center building

Sanford Health named semifinalist for national Freedom Award

135 semifinalists were narrowed down from 2,415 submissions.
SHN Staff SHN Staff 2 min read
worker wearing a mask to improve air quality

Air quality an important part of workplace safety

The air you’re breathing can affect your health and your workers' health
SHN Staff SHN Staff 7 min read
millennials working together at a coffee shop

Millennials: The ‘wellness generation’

This generation grew up in a time of rapid change, which gives them different priorities and expectations than previous generations.
Katie Nermoe Katie Nermoe 5 min read
stress at work: business leaders talking in a meeting

Stress at work: How leaders make all the difference

Effective leaders remove the obstacles and barriers that cause stress for employees in their day-to-day work.
Katie Nermoe Katie Nermoe 6 min read
man's legs at a construction site

Common foot problems in working people

Your feet shouldn’t hurt. If they do, something is not right.
Jane Heilmann Jane Heilmann 6 min read
three business individuals talking in a group

The power of career well-being

Organizational leaders striving for a healthier workforce should know the five things that drive people.
Katie Nermoe Katie Nermoe 5 min read
Two men talk in a warehouse, wearing hearing protection earmuffs.

Minimizing hearing loss on and off the jobsite

Partner with Sanford Occupational Medicine to protect your workers' ears
SHN Staff SHN Staff 6 min read