1966 Expansion

1966 Expansion

This year, we’re recognizing milestones in the 100-year history of The Richland Hospital and Clinics. The picture above shows one of the many faces of The Richland Hospital through the years. While we don’t know the exact date of when this photo was taken, we believe...
Early Staff

Early Staff

In 1924 the hospital opened with seven employees. The photo shows early staff members on the hospital stairs. Within three years, the board began planning an expansion due to a shortage of space. Today, we’re proud to employ more than 425 staff members.
Hospitalist Program

Hospitalist Program

A more recent development in our organization’s history is our hospitalist program, which was launched in 2016 in partnership with the Rural Physicians Group. Before the hospitalist program started, primary care doctors from the clinic would be called on to care for...
HIMS

HIMS

One aspect of patient care that has changed dramatically throughout our history is patient record keeping. A note from the hospital’s history mentions that in 1969 the Medical Records Department began microfilming records to save filing space. For those who may be too...
Lab

Lab

Throughout our history, The Richland Hospital and Clinics has maintained a robust, active laboratory department. Pictured above is Lorraine Dalberg, a longtime medical lab technician who retired in 2008. A hospital expansion in 2000 provided our lab team with a...
March 8 – International Women’s Day

March 8 – International Women’s Day

The photo above shows The Richland Hospital staff in 1949. You’ll notice that most of the staff are women. Throughout the history of The Richland Hospital, women have been the backbone and heartbeat of our organization, providing the care and expertise that have...