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Altru provides faster access to EKG monitoring
New EKG monitors at Altru are helping with heart patient turnaround. EKG monitors find the causes of heart problems, and the new ones at Altru help get patients through the hospital process quicker.
Friday, May, 17, 2013 - WDAZ - News

Altru inducts Devils Lake nurse into hall of fame
Altru Health System inducted one of its nurses into the hospital's hall of fame today as part of National Nurses Week.
Tuesday, May, 07, 2013 - WDAZ - News

New high-tech machine at Altru aims to attack cancer at all angles
Patients will benefit from improved treatment for cancer and other conditions with the use of new high-tech equipment that more precisely targets cancerous tumors, according to Dr. Grant R. Seeger, radiation oncologist at the Altru Cancer Center in Grand Forks.
Thursday, January, 16, 2014 - Grand Forks Herald - News

Patients, officials present varied, passionate perspectives on Altru safety ratings
There's a strong mix of reactions since we first reported Altru Hospital's low safety grade from a national survey. Altru's letter grade is a "D". The Leapfrog Group issued the report, ranking Altru in the bottom 10 percent of 2,500 hospitals studied.
Friday, June, 14, 2013 - WDAZ - News

Altru receives poor safety scores, officials cite old data
On an A-F grading scale, Altru Hospital gets a D in patient safety, according to a national survey. The Leapfrog Group, a nonprofit that focuses on health care transparency, led the survey of more than 2,500 hospitals. The hospital scored high in the number of patient falls and inpatient deaths.
Wednesday, June, 12, 2013 - WDAZ - News

Altru reports tough 2013
Three months after Altru Health System announced it was tightening its belt in the midst of financial challenges, the full picture of last year’s struggles is becoming a bit clearer.
Thursday, February, 06, 2014 - Grand Forks Herald - News

Man's best friend returns to Altru
Starting this month man's best friend will once again be a regular visitor on Altru's main campus.
Tuesday, April, 30, 2013 - WDAZ - News

Altru hosts infant bereavement candlelight service Friday
Hundreds of people gathered at Altru Friday night to remember children who have died during or shortly after birth. It was part of Altru's annual Infant Bereavement Candlelight Memorial Service.
Friday, December, 06, 2013 - WDAZ - News

Altru to host prostate cancer screening event
Altru Health System is hosting a prostate cancer screening event Thursday, September 19 from 5:30-7:30 pm at Altru Cancer Center. Screening is free of charge. To schedule an appointment call 701-780-5396.
Wednesday, September, 11, 2013 - WDAZ - News

Altru among 55 hopsitals to settle with US government
Altru Health System paid $1.5 million as part of a settlement with the federal government. The U.S. Justice department alleges that Altru, along with 54 other hospitals throughout the nation, used more expensive inpatient procedures rather than outpatient spinal surgeries to get bigger Medicare payments.
Wednesday, July, 03, 2013 - Associated Press - News

VIDEO: Nancy Klatt and Relay for Life
Altru Cancer Center's Nancy Klatt joins us on news at five to talk about Grand Forks Relay for Life on May 31.
Wednesday, May, 08, 2013 - WDAZ - News

Anthony Kuznia honored in Altru memorial service
Anthony Kuznia was honored Tuesday night during Altru's first ever Cherished Children Memorial Service. This new community event is to remember all children who have died.
Tuesday, August, 13, 2013 - WDAZ - News

Altru tries to make colonoscopy available to uninsured and poor
Despite it being the third leading cause of cancer deaths in North Dakota, many people still aren't getting screened for colorectal cancer, Altru Health System officials say.
Wednesday, December, 18, 2013 - Grand Forks Herald - News

Altru, TEARS offer suicide prevention education
Grand Forks, ND – In partnership with Altru Health System, TEARS (Together We Educate About the Reality of Suicide) will offer free registration for the internationally-recognized suicide prevention training program, ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training).
Wednesday, August, 21, 2013 - WDAZ - News

Altru crowns prince and princess of Grand Forks
Royal baby fever is sweeping the globe. Palace officials say Prince William's wife Kate has given birth to a baby boy. That royal baby fever is also hitting Grand Forks today. Altru Hospital is crowning its own little prince and princess.
Tuesday, July, 23, 2013 - WDAZ - News

Altu hosting free prostate cancer screening event Thursday
Altru Health System is hosting a prostate cancer screening event Thursday, September 19 from 5:30-7:30 pm at Altru Cancer Center.
Wednesday, September, 18, 2013 - WDAZ - News

Altru, TEARS organize walk for suicide prevention
September is suicide prevention month in North Dakota, and local organizations are taking action to raise awareness. Altru is hosting a walk for suicide prevention on Sunday, and partnering with TEARS, which stands for Together We Educate About the Realities of Suicide.
Thursday, September, 12, 2013 - WDAZ - News

Altru doctor works with Olympic hockey team
Altru Health System’s Dr. Darin Leetun, a team physician for the USA men’s hockey team has been accompanying the athletes at the Deutschland Cup in Munich, Germany, through Monday.
Saturday, November, 09, 2013 - Grand Forks Herald - News

Altru evaluates hiring and replacement process after facing reimbursement cuts
Altru Health System is facing some tough economic conditions once again. Hospital officials say their medicare reimbursements have been slashed by one million dollars each month. To combat the decrease they're looking at the hospital's employee hiring and replacement process.
Thursday, October, 24, 2013 - WDAZ - News

Man taken to altru after threatening self, starting standoff with police
A 49-year-old Grand Forks man was taken to Altru Hospital after threatening himself and sparking a three-hour standoff with police Sunday afternoon.
Monday, October, 28, 2013 - WDAZ - News

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