On a mission to make a difference

On a mission to make a difference

[slideshow id=14] Riverview Medical Group orthopaedic surgeon Norman Mindrebo, MD with New Hope Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, his wife Peggy Mindrebo, and Riverview Nurse, Miranda Johnson, recently went on a medical mission trip to Haiti. Here, they reflect on their meaningful venture! Dr. Norman and Peggy Mindrebo: Working together in Haiti on short-term trips often […]

Focus on Prevention: Colonoscopy

Focus on Prevention: Colonoscopy

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. In recognition, we offer some useful information regarding the importance of prevention. Colonoscopy is one of the least common screening exams sought by patients. The reasons range from the physician not mentioning it to fear of pain and discomfort both during the procedure and in the preparation for the […]

A fitness resolution that lasts all year!

A fitness resolution that lasts all year!

Riverview Hospital Registered Dietitian, Laura Kenny, RD and Riverview Rehab & Fitness Exercise Specialist, Ryan Lawson, offer helpful information on making fitness resolutions last all year… The start of a brand new year is a time for new beginnings. Resolutions to eat better and increasing your physical activity are a great place to start. To […]

Call 9-1-1...it could save your life!

Call 9-1-1…it could save your life!

A heart attack is a life-or-death emergency where every second counts. Calling 911 seems like an obvious thing to do if you suspect someone is having a heart attack. Unfortunately, this is not always the first step that people take when they are experiencing the symptoms of a heart attack. “Even though current guidelines recommend […]

Congrats to another Riverview "Daisy"

Congrats to another Riverview “Daisy”

[slideshow id=13]   We are so proud of our outstanding nursing staff that provides world-class care to our patients. This quarter, we recognize a stellar nurse from our Maternity Center, Dede Flaherty. Dede works tirelessly to ensure our patients receive the best care possible and she is a deserving recipient of the Daisy Award! The […]

Fighting stress during the holidays

Fighting stress during the holidays

It is that time of year again; the cooling temperature compounded by extra commitments of the holiday season leads to more stress and less physical activity. With proper planning and a positive approach, you will discover that even a little bit of exercise throughout the day can diffuse stress and lead to a saner, more […]