Through Fairview Range, you are connected to the most comprehensive health care network in northeastern Minnesota. We bring the finest physicians and caring staff together with the latest technology, newest equipment and facilities in the region.
Fairview Range provides exceptional care to each patient, every day. We promise care that is safe, effective, patient focused, timely, efficient and equitable -ensuring patients receive the right care at the right time in the right setting. We meet each patient's needs from prevention and disease management to the most complex of life-threatening injuries and illnesses. Fairview's partnership with the University of Minnesota enhances our ability to deliver on our promise, expanding our care beyond community-based hospitals and clinics to the breakthrough medicine discovered at the state's premier research university.
Fairview Range is governed by a community-based board of directors.
Based in Hibbing, Fairview Range is a nonprofit health care system providing exceptional clinical care—from prevention of illness and injury to care for the most complex medical conditions.
We combine the area's finest medical services to provide the most comprehensive health care system on the Iron Range and northeast Minnesota.
Fairview Range includes Fairview Range Medical Center, 3 primary care clinics, a wide range of specialty services, home care and senior services. Our physicians are connected to Fairview clinics and hospitals all across the state, including University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview in Minneapolis.
Fairview Range Medical Center - main facility, located in Hibbing, providing advanced, high technology, inpatient and outpatient care and offers more than 60 medical services, including ENT, surgery, urology, occupational therapy, cardiac rehabilitation, radiation therapy, sleep center, sports medicine and obstetrics/gynecology and more.
Fairview Mesaba Clinics - community-based clinics throughout the region, with sites in Hibbing, Mountain Iron and Nashwauk, provide the physician partnership component and community/regional access to primary and specialty care
Fairview Range Home Medical Equipment and Fairview Range Home Care and Hospice - which provides the community-based home health care and hospice services that support and complement both Fairview Range Medical Center & Fairview Mesaba Clinics in the overall continuum of patient care. We have Home Medical Equipment locations in Hibbing, Virginia and Int'l Falls provide delivery throughout all of Northeast Minnesota; and Home Care and Hospice services offered across the entire Range Region including the Vermilion area with the main office located in Hibbing.
Also owns Fairview Range Greenview Residence, a memory care facility, located on the medical campus in Hibbing.
Quality Leadership - Board Structure
The Board of Directors of Range Regional Health Services (Fairview Range) provides leadership and guidance for an integrated healthcare delivery system to Fairview Range that is in the best interest of the patients and residents it serves on the Iron Range and Northeastern Minnesota. Because the Fairview Range Board and Employees believe:
We promise to act in a responsible manner to fulfill these Values and Beliefs thereby achieving our goal:
The Peace of Mind of our Patients in a Healthy Community
The Fairview Range Board of Directors is comprised of system directors from Fairview Health Services in Minneapolis, local community members and physicians employed by Fairview Range. We greatly appreciate the dedication and commitment of our Board for the many hours of service they contribute to our local healthcare community to ensure that high quality patient care is delivered in an efficient and cost-effective manner.
The 2017 Range Regional Health Services Board of Directors are:
Michael Raich, Chair
Dr. Susan Rudberg, Secretary
R. Andrew McCoy
Dr. Amanda McDonald
Dr. David Milbrandt
Dr. Sereen Sharp
Fairview is driven to heal, discover and educate for longer, healthier lives.
Fairview is driving a healthier future.
Joint Commission Accreditation
Fairview Range Medical Center, Fairview Mesaba Clinics and Fairview Range Home Medical Equipment and Fairview Range Home Care and Hospice are accredited through The Joint Commission. This agency serves to help insure and monitor the quality and safety of patient care. We are committed to providing safe and quality care to all patients served.
If you feel the services provided have in any way compromised patient safety or not met accepted quality of care standards, please contact the applicable Fairview entity so your concerns can be addressed. If you do not feel these concerns have been adequately addressed after contacting the entity, please feel free to contact The Joint Commission by calling them at 1-800-994-6610 or writing to them at:
The Joint Commission
Office of Quality Monitoring
One Renaissance Boulevard
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
ACR Accreditation Nuclear Medicine Accreditation
Fairview Range Medical Center (FRMC) has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in nuclear medicine as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). Nuclear Medicine is a branch of diagnostic imaging that is used to diagnose and treat diseases in a safe and painless way. Nuclear Medicine uses a type of medicine (a pharmaceutical) that is attached to a small quantity of radioactive material (a radioisotope). This combination is called a radiopharmaceutical; it is used in small amounts and has no side effects to the patient. The radioactive tracer can be injected into a vein, swallowed, or inhaled depending on what specific place in the body needs to be imaged. The Nuclear Medicine camera does not emit any radiation, the pictures are possible only when the radioisotope is on board. Nuclear Medicine exams are tests that allow functional testing.
The ACR gold seal of accreditation represents the highest level of image quality and patient safety. It is awarded only to facilities meeting ACR Practice Parameters and Technical Standards after a peer-review evaluation by board-certified physicians and medical physicists who are experts in the field. Image quality, personnel qualifications, adequacy of facility equipment, quality control procedures and quality assurance programs are assessed. The findings are reported to the ACR Committee on Accreditation, which subsequently provides the practice with a comprehensive report that can be used for continuous practice improvement.
The ACR, founded in 1924, is a professional medical society dedicated to serving patients and society by empowering radiology professionals to advance the practice, science and professions of radiological care. The College serves more than 37,000 diagnostic/interventional radiologists, radiation oncologists, nuclear medicine physicians, and medical physicists with programs focusing on the practice of medical imaging and radiation oncology and the delivery of comprehensive health care services.
Fairview Range has been honored with following awards in 2017:
Fairview Range was recognized for superior performance in workplace safety and health. The organization is one of 266 employers that were honored through the awards program, coordinated by the Minnesota Safety Council.
Fairview Range was honored with following awards in 2016:
It was among 22 hospitals recognized by MHA for demonstrating high performance on six or more hospital acquired conditions.
Your Safety Is Our Top Priority
When you or your family member is a patient, you want to be sure you receive the best and safest care possible. Our hospital and health care professionals are committed to providing the best care for you and your family. We ask you and your families join us to make sure that our care meets your needs and encourage you to let us know when it does not.
The following are a few of the countless steps our hospital is taking to assure you receive reliable care:
One of our goals is to encourage and support open and honest communication with you, your family, and your health care team.
Key Safety Highlights
Our hospital participates in statewide safety and quality activities:
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