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"Shopping, all the deals, all the sales, all the fancy, shiny ads that we see—it probably fuels the fire for people who ...
12/05/2023

"Shopping, all the deals, all the sales, all the fancy, shiny ads that we see—it probably fuels the fire for people who maybe tend to have some of those compulsive tendencies,” says Essentia Health's Alexandra Kohlhase, LP, PsyD.

If you find yourself making purchases you know you can’t afford or just to feel good, you might have a shopping addiction.

Essentia Health-Fargo’s Heart and Vascular Center is the first to receive this ACC certification for its transcatheter v...
12/01/2023

Essentia Health-Fargo’s Heart and Vascular Center is the first to receive this ACC certification for its transcatheter valve aortic replacement (TAVR) program in North Dakota, South Dakota and Minnesota.

Essentia Health-Fargo is proud to announce that its Heart and Vascular Center has been awarded Transcatheter Valve Certification by the American College of Cardiology (ACC).

“I think the real value will be early diagnosis, especially in places where people don’t have access to see a physician,...
12/01/2023

“I think the real value will be early diagnosis, especially in places where people don’t have access to see a physician," explains Essentia Health's Bertha Ayi, MD (infectious disease). "With that positive test result, they can then get connected to treatment."

Soon, people will be able to collect the samples needed for diagnosing chlamydia and gonorrhea at home.

11/30/2023

When we work together to make a healthy difference in people's lives, amazing things happen. We at Essentia Health are honored to have our efforts included in this 2022 Wisconsin Hospital Association community benefits report ⬇️

More on Essentia's efforts: https://ow.ly/iMv450Qe4Kk

"We're investing into rural health care closer to home to be able to support those communities and support the ongoing c...
11/29/2023

"We're investing into rural health care closer to home to be able to support those communities and support the ongoing care," says Essentia Health President Bill Heegaard, MD, MBA.

National Rural Health Day on Nov. 16 raised awareness of the unique challenges faced by rural communities, including care accessibility and a lack of providers.

“In a select patient population these complementary procedures allow for a patient to be diagnosed, staged and cured in ...
11/29/2023

“In a select patient population these complementary procedures allow for a patient to be diagnosed, staged and cured in the same setting in a minimally invasive way,” says Essentia Health's Eric Swanson, DO (pulmonary medicine).

WDIO: https://ow.ly/mrBQ50QbAoR
Fox 21 News: https://ow.ly/HbmY50QcwkN
Lung Cancer Screening: https://ow.ly/PJAC50QbAra

A Hibbing woman is now lung cancer free, thanks to her care team and technology at Essentia Health.

11/28/2023

Meet our colleague Jill Ackland, radiologic technologist at the Essentia Health-Jamestown Clinic in North Dakota, whose mission to make a healthy difference includes taking general X-rays and bone density examinations.

Ackland says her favorite part of the day is interacting with others, and that she's called to help people through uncomfortable experiences.

“When we know that there’s a very specific sequence in the DNA that is abnormal in people who have that condition, it ca...
11/28/2023

“When we know that there’s a very specific sequence in the DNA that is abnormal in people who have that condition, it can go in and basically edit that segment and replace that segment with correct DNA,” says Essentia Health's Dr. Catherine Benziger (cardiology).

The Mayo Clinic describes cholesterol as a “waxy substance” found in blood. Too much of it can cause dangerous buildup in blood vessels, and it can increase your chances of developing heart disease.

Essentia Health is thrilled to help our neighbors make a healthy difference in people's lives. Essentia provided a $10,0...
11/24/2023

Essentia Health is thrilled to help our neighbors make a healthy difference in people's lives. Essentia provided a $10,000 grant to our friends at Lakes Area Rescue to purchase four Motorola radios, which offer a clear and reliable lifeline of communication between dispatch and first responders.

Thank you for helping keep Crow Wing and Cass Counties safe!

Community Engagement: https://ow.ly/9zGn50Qb4QA

Keep your favorite Essentia Health doctor plus get some nice extras with low-cost EssentiaCare Medicare Advantage plans—...
11/23/2023

Keep your favorite Essentia Health doctor plus get some nice extras with low-cost EssentiaCare Medicare Advantage plans—all for a low price.

You can get prescription drug, dental and vision coverage along with online care, a health club membership, and an over-the-counter benefit.

More info: https://ow.ly/6s8M50Q9I0i

"It's important for people to know that [diabetes] can affect things like their heart, and their risk for things like st...
11/22/2023

"It's important for people to know that [diabetes] can affect things like their heart, and their risk for things like stroke ... heart attack," explains Essentia Health Dietitian Michelle Pelkey, LD, RD.

November is Diabetes Awareness Month. Each November, the diabetic community comes together to call attention to the nation’s diabetes epidemic. Diabetes Awareness Month is a time dedicated to ensur…

“This medication has been something that we use routinely for diabetics. It is one of our best medications," explains Es...
11/22/2023

“This medication has been something that we use routinely for diabetics. It is one of our best medications," explains Essentia Health's Dr. Catherine Benziger (cardiology). "I think all diabetics really should be on them."

Researchers found the medication can reduce your risk of a heart attack or stroke by up to 20 percent. The study published in the New England Journal of Medicine is the first to show this connection.

Our colleagues are engaged and inspired people when it comes to making the communities we call home healthier.A special ...
11/17/2023

Our colleagues are engaged and inspired people when it comes to making the communities we call home healthier.

A special thanks to all who organized, supported, and donated to the recent sock drive for CHUM in Duluth, Minnesota! Hundreds of pairs of socks will be given to our neighbors in need this coming winter season.

Community Engagement: https://ow.ly/72uB50Q7vwo

"We believe in the promise of world-class care that is both affordable and accessible locally. While the challenges are ...
11/17/2023

"We believe in the promise of world-class care that is both affordable and accessible locally. While the challenges are great, we embrace this work and are excited by the possibilities," explains Essentia Health CEO David C. Herman, MD.

"We strive to be responsible stewards of our resources while delivering better health outcomes for our communities."

From the column: "Another challenge we face is the substantial shortage of health care workers. In Minnesota alone, there are currently 45,000 openings across the industry."

“If not you, then who? You are there for that community,” Essentia Health's Dr. Samantha Leonard says proudly. “They rel...
11/16/2023

“If not you, then who? You are there for that community,” Essentia Health's Dr. Samantha Leonard says proudly. “They rely on you. It’s hard work, but it has such great rewards."

Essentia is intensely grateful to all of our clinicians and care teams who work tirelessly to deliver rural health care across 84% of our service area.

Born and raised in the small town of Mount Pearl on the island of Newfoundland, Canada, Dr. Samantha Leonard has a deep appreciation for the challenges that beset the delivery of high-quality health care in small, remote communities.

"We don’t know yet because there hasn’t been enough time, but we’re already seeing patients who smoke a lot, and they ex...
11/16/2023

"We don’t know yet because there hasn’t been enough time, but we’re already seeing patients who smoke a lot, and they experience reduced lung function,” says Essentia Health Pulmonologist Karol Kremens, MD.

A new study says older adults who don’t smoke to***co products but do smoke ma*****na are at a higher risk of having a cardiac problem.

11/15/2023

Meet our colleague Tammy Bertz, clinical assistant at the Essentia Health-Hayward Clinic in Wisconsin, whose mission to make a healthy difference includes checking in patients and providing important immunizations for families.

As a self-motivated "people person," Tammy says she finds the most joy in her day-to-day interactions with her patients and neighbors.

"It usually takes 30 seconds, it's basically a glorified X-ray," says Essentia Health Pulmonolgist Karol Kremens, MD.InF...
11/15/2023

"It usually takes 30 seconds, it's basically a glorified X-ray," says Essentia Health Pulmonolgist Karol Kremens, MD.

InForum: https://ow.ly/upys50Q7gmb
Lung Cancer Screening: https://ow.ly/Tytr50Q7gm9

November marks Lung Cancer Awareness month.

“I’m so grateful that Essentia has the tools and technology to catch [lung cancer] early and move so quickly to help me ...
11/14/2023

“I’m so grateful that Essentia has the tools and technology to catch [lung cancer] early and move so quickly to help me get healthy again,” says Carol Lee of Hibbing, Minnesota.

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths worldwide, according to the World Health Organization. Carol Lee of Hibbing is thankful Essentia Health caught hers early.

Looking for a   plan that fits your needs? Talk with one of our licensed Medicare Specialists. Come to one of our Medica...
11/14/2023

Looking for a plan that fits your needs? Talk with one of our licensed Medicare Specialists. Come to one of our Medicare meetups so you can feel confident about choosing plan that fits you and your wallet.

More info: https://ow.ly/NhYH50Q72RF

Essentia Health would like to thank all our colleagues who were called to serve in our nation’s military.While there are...
11/11/2023

Essentia Health would like to thank all our colleagues who were called to serve in our nation’s military.

While there are many stories to tell, we would like to recognize two of our providers who, through their service, have made a healthy difference in people’s lives.

In honor of Veterans Day, Essentia Health would like to thank all our colleagues who were called to serve in our nation’s military.

We’re so grateful to work alongside partners like Community Action Duluth to achieve health and vitality in the communit...
11/10/2023

We’re so grateful to work alongside partners like Community Action Duluth to achieve health and vitality in the communities we’re privileged to serve. The 2023 Central Hillside Farmers Market in Duluth, Minnesota, has ended its season, and our colleagues couldn’t be happier to help support this amazing effort on Essentia’s downtown campus.

Some fun facts for the 2023 season include:

- 3,000 visitors kept $30,000+ local with small farmers and makers
- 60+ youth (under 18) and elders (over 60) participated weekly in the Power of Produce Program ($4 of free produce at each market date)

Community Engagement: https://ow.ly/fJvU50Q5Ly2

Patients at the Essentia Health-Lisbon Clinic are now able to complete X-ray exams at the clinic, including chest, abdom...
11/10/2023

Patients at the Essentia Health-Lisbon Clinic are now able to complete X-ray exams at the clinic, including chest, abdomen, spine and extremity X-rays.

In celebration of National Radiologic Technology Week, Essentia Health is proud to now be offering general radiology services at our new Essentia Health-Lisbon Clinic.

Essentia Health is honored to be recognized by CHIME - College of Healthcare Information Management Executives for our l...
11/09/2023

Essentia Health is honored to be recognized by CHIME - College of Healthcare Information Management Executives for our leadership in the use of technology.

This is the fourth consecutive year Essentia has been cited as a technology leader by CHIME.

The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) has recognized Essentia Health for its leadership in the use of technology.

“Let’s say your fingers are cold—they don’t have great sensation, and so you may not be able to tell when that water get...
11/09/2023

“Let’s say your fingers are cold—they don’t have great sensation, and so you may not be able to tell when that water gets too hot," explains Essentia Health's Christopher Anderson, MD (emergency medicine).

"It could actually can cause some burns on top of the tissue that is already damaged."

With the cold temps and the high winds, anyone can be impacted by frostbite. That’s why it is imperative to protect yourself.

“If Dr. Neubauer hadn’t been diligent and recommended that lung scan, I would have never known,” says Carol Thumma. “I w...
11/08/2023

“If Dr. Neubauer hadn’t been diligent and recommended that lung scan, I would have never known,” says Carol Thumma. “I wasn’t having a single symptom that would have led me to believe I had lung cancer."

Carol's story: https://ow.ly/xfHK50Q4txC
Lung Cancer Screening: https://ow.ly/XOP450Q4txQ

Quick, painless scan leads to early detection for one Essentia Health patient.

Other popular topics included Breast Cancer Awareness Month and SIDS Awareness Month. And, in a nod to the changing seas...
11/08/2023

Other popular topics included Breast Cancer Awareness Month and SIDS Awareness Month. And, in a nod to the changing seasons, KVRR in Fargo had Dr. Jo Ellison on to talk about Seasonal Affective Disorder.

There was a lot of variety in media coverage of Essentia Health for the month of October.

Essentia Health is hosting a community education event on Nov. 9 in Graceville, Minnesota, highlighting the importance o...
11/07/2023

Essentia Health is hosting a community education event on Nov. 9 in Graceville, Minnesota, highlighting the importance of stroke and heart attack awareness and prevention.

This event at Grace Village Independent Living is free to the public and starts at 5:30 p.m.

Essentia Health on Thursday, Nov. 9, will host a community education event in Graceville highlighting the importance of stroke and heart attack awareness and prevention.

“Also, staying really well hydrated," explains Rebecca Flanagan, primary care division operations director at Essentia H...
11/03/2023

“Also, staying really well hydrated," explains Rebecca Flanagan, primary care division operations director at Essentia Health-Mid Dakota 9th St Clinic in North Dakota.

"Maybe you’re not as busy outside so you don’t think you need as much fluid, but really, staying well hydrated helps, as well.”

KX News: https://ow.ly/FRpx50Q3aLJ
Find your flu shot at EssentiaHealth.org/Flu

So, with all this uncertainty, she says this is a good time to remind people of ways to keep healthy.

Helping our neighbors succeed is part of our mission to make a healthy difference in people’s lives.Essentia’s Community...
11/02/2023

Helping our neighbors succeed is part of our mission to make a healthy difference in people’s lives.

Essentia’s Community Health team recently allocated $25,000 to the Early Care & Development Foundation of Becker County . The grant is being used to expand childcare access in Becker County, Minnesota.

Community Engagement: https://ow.ly/MuMj50Q3nV6

"We have our holiday seasons coming up, so we’re spending a lot more time in close contact with each other, and maybe we...
10/31/2023

"We have our holiday seasons coming up, so we’re spending a lot more time in close contact with each other, and maybe we’re not washing our hands as frequently,” says Essentia Health's Rebecca Flanagan.

KX News: https://ow.ly/7mlX50Q2an1
Find your flu shot at EssentiaHealth.org/Flu

It may seem a little early for the flu, but with the current winter weather and cold temperatures, it’s important to be prepared.

“We’re doing less outside,” explains Essentia Health's Jo Ellison, PhD, LP."There’s less ability to even take your dog o...
10/30/2023

“We’re doing less outside,” explains Essentia Health's Jo Ellison, PhD, LP.

"There’s less ability to even take your dog on a walk or things like that—just less and less opportunity for movement."

As the days get shorter and the winter blues start to kick in soon, the rise of Seasonal Affective Disorder will become more and more of an issue.

Every minute the brain is without oxygen, millions of brain cells die—remember: BEFAST!If you're experiencing stroke sym...
10/29/2023

Every minute the brain is without oxygen, millions of brain cells die—remember: BEFAST!

If you're experiencing stroke symptoms, CALL 911 IMMEDIATELY and do not drive yourself to the hospital. The ambulance knows where to bring you and can alert the hospital so the stroke team is ready to act quickly.

World Stroke Day: http://ow.ly/3iu150LjwzR
Stroke Care: http://ow.ly/NPSU50LjwBG

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3150 Sheyenne Street STE 240
West Fargo, ND
58078

Opening Hours

Monday 8am - 5pm
Tuesday 8am - 5pm
Wednesday 8am - 5pm
Thursday 8am - 5pm
Friday 8am - 5pm

Telephone

+17013648900

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