Expanding Our Reach at Altru Clinic in Crookston

Altru Clinic in Crookston rendering

*Please note: this rendering is the architectural concept and is not the final replica, as plans are still under development.

Accessible and community-focused. Respectful and patient-focused. For more than 95 years, we have been serving Crookston and the Polk County …

Altru Microbiologists Discover New Bacteria Species, Altruii

“As a former microbiologist, I couldn’t be prouder of the laboratory team in the discovery of this new organism. Their discovery could lead to potential improvements in patient care that we can’t even imagine,” explains Dr. Eric Lunn, president of

Measuring Quality through Our Patients’ Eyes

altru_4462Uncontrolled diabetes may lead to blindness, kidney failure, heart disease, stroke, and loss of toes, feet or legs. The risk of death for adults with diabetes is 50 percent higher than for adults without it. That’s why Altru Health System …

What Does Community Health Improvement Look Like in the Red River Valley?

UND Med School RenderingWhat does community health improvement look like? This is a question we’ve asked ourselves as we look to continually extend our mission of improving health, enriching life, beyond the walls of the health system and into the communities we serve. …

Altru’s Behavior Standards: Integrity and Accountable

Pic with GpaI have been an employee of Altru Health System for nearly three decades. Yet, it wasn’t until this summer that I experienced having a family member as a patient at Altru for an extended period of time.

While watching my …

How Camp Good Mourning Helps Children After Loss

CGMWhen children lose a loved one, they look for somewhere to turn, someone who will listen and help guide them through the sadness they may be feeling. Altru’s Hospice Camp Good Mourning is that place.

The only grief camp in …