Hillsboro Medical Center and Sanford Health Complete Merger

(Hillsboro, ND) –Hillsboro Medical Center and Sanford Health announced they have signed a definitive agreement, the final step in the merger process. In April 2012, the two organizations announced a letter of intent; this move culminates the merger. Effective Jan. 1, 2013, Hillsboro Medical Center will be known as Sanford Hillsboro Medical Center. It has… [More…]

Sanford Health breaks ground on new Dickinson clinic

(Dickinson, N.D.) – Sanford Health announced a significant investment in Dickinson and western North Dakota today, as the health system, which Medcenter One proudly joined in July, released plans for the construction of a new $20 million clinic in Dickinson. “Sanford Health Dickinson Clinic has been a proud member of the Dickinson community for more… [More…]

Sanford Health Nears Top Level in Electronic Medical Record Model

Three sites recognized as Stage 6 in HIMSS EMR Adoption Model (Sioux Falls, SD) – Sanford USD Medical Center, Sanford Fargo Medical Center and Sanford Aberdeen Medical Center have earned a “Stage 6” status on the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model. The honor recognizes Sanford Health’s dedication to… [More…]

October 2012: Around the State

Target Logistics Launches Mobile Crew Camp Division Target Logistics has launched a brand of mobile crew camps. The crew facilities are designed for operations that relocate frequently and need rapidly deployed housing solutions. The units are self-contained, movable and easy to permit and are expected to result in greater productivity, lower attrition and fewer onsite… [More…]

Sanford Children’s to Open a Clinic in North Bismarck

(Bismarck, N.D.) –Sanford Health is proud to announce plans to open a new children’s clinic in north Bismarck to provide more convenient access for families and to meet the community’s growing need for health care services. Expected to open in late spring 2013, the 9,000 square-foot clinic will look like a castle and feature a… [More…]

The State of Healthcare: Poised for Change

Though these are tumultuous times for the healthcare industry nationally, North Dakota finds itself, as in other sectors, uniquely positioned to weather — and even grow through — the challenges at hand. “In general, the state of healthcare in North Dakota is very good,” declares Paul von Ebers, the President and Chief Executive Officer of… [More…]