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Two ‘adverse events’ reported at hospital

February 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) recently released its annual Adverse Health Events in Minnesota Report.

The report covers adverse health events – like pressure ulcers, wrong site surgical events and others – from October 7, 2012 throu…continue reading on

CentraCare Radiation Oncology invests in new CT scanner

December 27, 2013 in Uncategorized

CentraCare Radiation Oncology at Douglas County Hospital in Alexandria continues to provide patients and physicians in the region with the latest radiation oncology technology.
Its new, larger CT is a computed tomography scanner (sometimes referred …continue reading on

Tree of Lights marks 26th year

November 8, 2013 in Uncategorized

This year marks the 26th anniversary of the Tree of Lights campaign, sponsored by the Douglas County Hospital Auxiliary. The tree offers a way to remember loved ones or to honor those who have impacted people’s lives in a positive way.

The Tree …continue reading on

Oh bugger, this flu season is a doozie

January 17, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

Happy birthday, no flu. Happy birthday, no flu. The two things you need to do this flu season to keep yourself protected are: get a flu shot and wash your hands. Continue Reading

The birth of a trend? C-sections rise 55 percent statewide

November 22, 2010 in Alexandria Echo Press

Is it fear of malpractice or is it becoming common practice? Is it medically necessary or a matter of convenience? Perhaps it’s just patient impatience? Continue Reading

New hospital era dawns

October 12, 2010 in Alexandria Echo Press

“Wow, what a day! What a facility! And just wait until you get inside.”
Those words from Douglas County Hospital Administrator Bill Flaig minutes before a ribbon-cutting ceremony opened Sunday’s celebration of the hospital’s $31 million expansion. Continue Reading

The hospital expands: DCH to showcase $31 million addition

October 7, 2010 in Alexandria Echo Press

A multi-million dollar project that began in 2008 has come to fruition and the people of Douglas County and beyond will reap in its benefits. Continue Reading

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