Altru Health System Named 2014 Most Wired - Advanced Category
Altru Health System is the only North Dakota hospital named to the 2014 Most Wired in the Advanced Organization category according to the results of this year’s Most Wired Survey released in the latest issue of Hospitals & Health Networks magazine.
Dr. Adam Nicholson Joins Altru Health System
Adam Nicholson, MD, joins Altru’s urology team. Dr. Nicholson is originally from Devils Lake, ND where he graduated high school in 1994. He earned his undergraduate degree in Biology from the University of North Dakota and his medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans.
Dr. Pablo Luis Lizardi Joins Altru Health System
Pablo Lizardi, MD, joins Altru’s emergency medicine department. Dr. Lizardi earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Emory University in Atlanta, GA.
Dr. Roshan Ghimire Joins Altru Clinic
Roshan Ghimire, MD, joins Altru Clinic’s family medicine team. He will also focus on obstetrics, providing care for women throughout pregnancy and beyond. Dr. Ghimire earned his bachelor of medicine and bachelor of surgery (MBBS) from Tribuhuvan Unversity Institute of Medicine in Kathmandu, Nepal.
Altru Cancer Center Golf Tournament Raises Over $89,000 for Filling the Gap
Golfers, sponsors and volunteers came together for the 12th Annual Altru Cancer Center Golf Tournament June 12, raising over $89,000 for Filling the Gap. Filling the Gap helps provide financially eligible patients with gas cards, nutritional supplements and lodging assistance when overnight stays are necessary.
Altru Health System Improves Patient Safety and Quality
Altru Health System announced today that it has made care safer for its patients as part of its work with VHA Inc.’s Hospital Engagement Network (HEN). VHA is a national network of not-for-profit health care organizations that work together to improve performance and efficiency in clinical, financial and operational management.
Altru’s Hospice Expands to Devils Lake Region
Altru Health System, Grand Forks, ND – Altru’s Hospice is pleased to announce their expansion into the Devils Lake region. Hospice services are available to patients in Devils Lake and the surrounding area.
Dr. Lori Reesor Joins Altru Health Foundation’s Board of Directors
Altru Health Foundation announced that Lori Reesor, Ph.D., Vice President for Student Affairs at University of North Dakota, is joining its board of directors at the beginning of June.
Altru’s Hospice Selected as Beneficiary of Rydell’s 9th Annual Benefit Car and Bike Show
Rydell employees announced Altru’s Hospice will be the beneficiary of the 9th Annual Benefit Car and Bike Show on September 21, 2014 at Rydell Auto Center in Grand Forks. Each year, the employees of Rydell Auto Center select an area nonprofit to support, with 100 percent of the proceeds donated to the nonprofit, in addition to a company match from Rydell’s up to $40,000. In eight years, the event has raised over $306,000 for local nonprofits.