West River Health Services is a nationally recognized rural health care organization. A 14 physician, multi-specialty group practice, 11 mid-levels, 9 visiting specialists, and 10 eEmergency physicians independently provide professional services in a modern rural health care system.
The West River Health Services Foundation System includes:
Providing access to quality
medicine in a rural environment has been the vision and goal of
this medical system since its inception.
The corporate structure of the organization is comprised of three 501C3 (not for profit) corporations. WRHSF is the Foundation/ fundraising and Parent Corporation. WRHS is the healthcare services (hospital, clinics and other healthcare services) corporation. Western Horizons Living Centers is the care centers (skilled, basic care and assisted living) corporation. Each corporation has board members from across the geographic area served by the organization. It is the largest medical complex in Adams County and serves 25,000 people in 25,000 square miles.
Rural people deserve as high quality medical care as their urban counterparts. To provide this level of care, a sophisticated medical system has evolved in southwestern North Dakota. West River Health Services Board of Directors, Administration, Medical staff, and Employees have and are working hard for the growth and improvement of the medical system. As a result of this commitment, it is one of the most progressive and complete rural health care systems available in a three-state area, perhaps in the nation. West River has received national and regional recognition for outstanding and innovative service in rural health care.
It is WRHS mission to provide the
highest possible standard of health care. This standard is reflected
by the state-of-the-art technology available for diagnostic purposes,
as well as by the caring attitude of the employees toward the
patient. At WRHS you receive "big city" medical treatment
with small town friendliness and individual caring.
West River Health
to "Quality First" is embodied
in our Core Values, which are displayed throughout the organization.
It is our own individual dedication to excellence in practice, innovation
in service, compassion for the people we serve, and respect
for one another, that takes those values from being mere
words on paper demonstrating our commitment.
FIRST - It is what sets us apart from any other
healthcare institution. It is demonstrated not only in our technical
and clinical competence, but also in our capacity to touch the lives
of our customers in ways that go far beyond the actual tasks we
IN PRACTICE - We are dedicated to providing quality
services in our respective fields, whether they be clinical or non-clinical,
to the people who use those services.
Excellence in practice
is the constant drive towards providing the highest quality of service
possible. We pledge to be the best of what we can be.
West River Health Services provides the following services directly including: a CLIA laboratory; a full range of imaging services including general radiology and fluoroscopy, mammography, bone density, nuclear medicine, CT scanner, diagnostic ultrasound, and MRI; cardiopulmonary services; telemedicine; physical, occupational, speech, respiratory therapy; swing bed; two-bed intensive care unit; three-bed LDRP obstetrics unit; in-house pharmacy; level IV trauma unit; visiting nurses; individual, couple and family therapy services; optometry services; podiatry services; medical nutrition therapy; food and nutrition services; diabetes education; surgical services: ambulatory, inpatient, general, orthopedic, ophthalmology, podiatry surgery, and pain management; advance life support ambulance; and medical clinic.
IN SERVICE - At WRHS we keep abreast of the latest
state of the art technology and are constantly striving to enhance
the way we deliver care to our customers. Our dedication to innovation
in service requires us to look forward. We work diligently to find
new and creative ways of delivering our services, whether it be
direct patient care, or support services in our region.
COMPASSION FOR THE PEOPLE WE SERVE - A soft touch
of the hand, a warm smile, a kind word of support, the silent flow
of a tear - ways in which members of the West River family share
themselves on a daily basis are demonstrations of our dedication
to and compassion for the people we serve. These personal touches,
added to our technical expertise, turn medical service into quality
care with dignity.
FOR ONE ANOTHER - Respect is the term we use
to show consideration for one another. Through mutual respect
for each other, we build ourselves into a team - The West River
Health Care Team. This team contributes towards the common mission
of providing comprehensive health and wellness services for the
physical, emotional and spiritual well-being of the people served."