Kids Health Matters
Archive: October, 2016
Krista Horning, a Gillette employee for nine years, hopes she's an inspiration to the patients she helps. That's because she's been a patient at Gillette since childhood. Meet Krista and learn why she loves working at Gillette.
Oct. 24, 2016
“Facetime” With Your Doctor through Telemedicine
For children like Ava who live in greater Minnesota or outside the state, appointments at Gillette can involve hours of drive time and nights spent in a hotel. All that can add up. Meet Ava and learn how Gillette is helping families like hers by expanding its telemedicine services.
Oct. 20, 2016
Preparing for Cade Before Day One
When Angela Hartwig, a nurse at Lakewood Health System in Staples, Minnesota, learned her baby would be born with a cleft lip and palate, she took action. Learn how Gillette made it possible for Hartwig to welcome baby Cade at the community hospital she knows and trusts.
Oct. 13, 2016
Gillette on the Job
Longtime Gillette Employee Helps Patients See Possibilities
Nick Lohmer, a Gillette nursing assistant, always knew he wanted to enter some type of medical field. Health care is a familiar environment for Lohmer, who has spina bifida. Learn why he hopes he's a role model for his patients and what he finds most rewarding about his Gillette career.
Oct. 10, 2016
Safety and Wellness
Easing Vaccination Anxiety
The onset of flu season means influenza vaccines, and for some children, vaccination anxiety. From distraction techniques to the importance of honesty, hear from child life specialist Natalie Kinsky on how to help children of all ages cope with an upcoming shot.
Oct. 7, 2016