CentraCare Health

Have you ever had a CT scan or lab test that you didn’t think was needed – or wanted antibiotics for a possible sinus infection, but your health care provider wouldn’t give you one? Next time, ask why. CentraCare Health has joined a national effort that encourages health care providers and patients to talk about [...]

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Children of all ages and athletic abilities are invited to run, walk or roll whatever distance they can (50 or 100 meters, 1K, 1 mile or 5K) during the fifth annual Sneakers and Wheels event Saturday, Sept. 27 at CentraCare Health Plaza in St. Cloud. Registration begins at 9 a.m. with a 10 a.m. start [...]

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Life Link III, which provides helicopter emergency transportation for CentraCare Health, has purchased six new helicopters — one to operate at each of their bases, plus a system spare, to ensure delivery of the highest quality of transport care. In the new aircraft, Life Link III can get to patients faster, transport them to the [...]

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Mark your calendars for a day of fun and information about women’s health. CentraCare Health’s 13th annual Women’s Health 101 is 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Saturday, March 15, at CentraCare Health Plaza, 1900 CentraCare Circle. Pre-registration is encouraged, but not required, at www.centracare.com. From 8 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. attendants can participate in more [...]

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Are you at risk for falls? Learn how to prevent and better handle falls from 1-3 p.m. every Monday and Wednesday during March at CentraCare Health Plaza “ducation Center’s “Matter of Balance” class. Attendees will learn how to set realistic goals for staying active; stay safe at home; increase strength and balance; and identify and control [...]

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St. Cloud Hospital Stroke Center began providing Telestroke services to Alexandria on Feb. 4. Interventional Neurologist M. Fareed Suri, MBBS, is now able to connect to the Douglas County Hospital in Alexandria to view patients experiencing strokes in real time on screen so interventions such as Intravenous tPA medication can quickly be administered to break [...]

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CentraCare Health has named Craig Broman as President of Regional Hospitals, effective Jan. 1, 2014. He will continue as St. Cloud Hospital President, a job he has held since December 2002. In his new position, Broman will work to coordinate and enhance the operations of the CentraCare hospitals in Long Prairie, Melrose, Monticello and Sauk [...]

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