FARGO, N.D., March 28 /PRNewswire/ -- In what has quickly evolved into a historic Midwest disaster, Innovis Health, a 21-location healthcare provider in Northwestern Minnesota and Eastern North Dakota, is serving as the epicenter for medical care in the region. Despite rising flood waters and disrupted roadway systems, the hospital and two clinic locations are still accepting patients, according to officials.
To facilitate communication with the public, Innovis Health has enlisted innovative social media tools including a new blog and Twitter feed. Anyone wishing to receive updates from the healthcare provider may visit the blog at innovishealth.wordpress.com; or may "follow" communication via cell phone or online by going to www.twitter.com/InnovisHealth. Calls are continuing to be received at the clinics that remain open for Urgent Care at the 32nd Avenue South and West Acres locations. Both clinic and Medical Center calls should be directed to (701) 364-8000.
According to Kris Olson, vice president of marketing, quality and physician services, Innovis Health hospital facilities in Fargo are under no threat of closure. Many patients were transferred to Innovis Health, which continues to have capacity.
"We are adequately staffed with management on site at all times," said Olson, who indicated that the organization was well prepared for such disasters. "As difficult as this is for all involved, the public can rest assured that patient safety and service remain our number one priority and capability."
Fargo-based Innovis Health is a multi-specialty clinic and hospital system that builds on a history as the longest-standing integrated delivery system in North Dakota since Dakota Clinic was founded in 1926. Today's system comprises an 86-bed hospital, a physician partnership and 21-clinics serving eastern North Dakota and Northwestern Minnesota.
Contact: Kristine A. Olson VICE PRESIDENT OF MARKETING, QUALITY & PHYSICIAN SERVICES INNOVIS HEALTH 701.364.8044 firstname.lastname@example.org
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