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Essentia, JRMC clinics open

January 12, 2013 in The Jamestown Sun

The new year means new space for the Jamestown Regional Medical Center Clinic and Essentia Health Clinic. Continue Reading

Flu hits quickly across region

January 3, 2013 in Duluth News Tribune

Influenza hospitalizations climbed sharply for a third straight week in Minnesota, the state Department of Health reported Thursday. Two more people died with flu-related illnesses in the week that ended Dec. 29, bringing the total to four for the young flu season.
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Northland’s first baby of 2013 came way early

January 1, 2013 in Duluth News Tribune

Jesse and Allison Schuety had just finished watching the movie “Ben Hur” at their home in Bovey on New Year’s Eve when Allison felt something wasn’t quite right. Continue Reading

Local view: Fiscal cliff would hurt health-care systems

December 26, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

Here in Minnesota and Wisconsin we have an excellent network of dedicated professionals who provide quality health care: Essentia Health Network. As a new member of its board of directors, I can attest to the hard work and dedication of its employees. Continue Reading

Duluth man’s efforts net $25,000 for charity

December 1, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

A Duluth teenager’s bid to win $100,000 for his favorite charity fell short.
But the Starlight Children’s Foundation still will get $25,000, thanks to the efforts of Michael Jackson, a University of Minnesota Duluth freshman. Continue Reading

Our view: Position health care so it’s D.C.-proof

November 13, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

Health care “is a wild ride,” the Duluth Area Chamber of Commerce’s David Ross said Tuesday at a lunchtime gathering of business professionals at the Kitchi Gammi Club. “It can be frenetic (and) unnerving.”
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Local view: Hospitals can take the lead on obesity education

October 17, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

Daily news headlines remind us often about the effects of the obesity crisis on the health of our nation. The severity of the crisis is an important call to action; yet without a tangible sense of what the trillions of dollars spent on obesity treatment in our country really mean, it’s easy to remain disengaged from the issue.
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Essentia’s ‘Think Pink’ battles breast cancer and helps patients

October 10, 2012 in DL-Online

The Essentia Health Cancer Center has teamed up with a local radio station to increase awareness about breast cancer and raise money to support women battling the disease. Continue Reading

Health Notes: Flood and trauma topic of mental health show

October 3, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

PBS North is starting a new season of its “Speak Your Mind” series on mental health issues with a timely topic.
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Essentia overbilled Medicare, audit says

September 26, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

ST. PAUL A federal audit found that Duluth-based Essentia Health received more than $865,000 in Medicare overpayments.
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