Health systems partner to offers smoother transition from hospital to home
Feb 27, 2015
MINNEAPOLIS – (February 27, 2015) – Allina Health, Benedictine Health System and Presbyterian Homes & Services announce a new generation of transitional care with centers opening this month in Plymouth and Fridley. Interlude™ Restorative Suites specializes in advanced rehabilitation and wellness services.
Created by three organizations that have experience in providing hospital-based acute care, in-patient rehabilitation and transitional care services, Interlude™ is a new care model intended for patients, also referred to as “guests”, who benefit from transitional care but are unlikely to go to traditional skilled nursing care centers.
“Interlude anticipates the needs and desires of baby boomers who want excellent health care with hotel-like accommodations.
BHC-Duluth opens renovated Safe Harbor
Feb 23, 2015
The expansion and renovation projects at Benedictine Health Center, Duluth, Minn., are on schedule with the opening of the newly renovated Safe Harbor advanced dementia unit Feb. 11. This new space includes 14 private bedrooms, an open floorplan dining room and common space with a calming fireplace feature, a dedicated nursing station, and a peaceful spa room with a Jacuzzi tub.
Lee Larson named BHS senior vice president, community engagement and innovation
Jan 22, 2015
The Benedictine Health System Foundation Board and BHS leadership have named Lee Larson BHS senior vice president, community engagement and innovation, effective Jan. 1. In this new position, Larson will provide leadership and direction for philanthropy, community relations and innovation. He will also serve as president/CEO of the Benedictine Health System Foundation.
Larson brings more than 28 years of health care administrative experience to his position, 17 years with BHS.