Lake Region Healthcare


Lake Region Healthcare is a not-for-profit healthcare system with a 108-bed hospital, multi-specialty clinic, cancer center, assisted living community and athletic training & group fitnessfacility on our main campus in Fergus Falls. Expanded clinic hours are offered at our west-side Walk-In Clinic and outreach clinic services are provided in Ashby, Battle Lake and Elbow Lake. Improving the health of people who live, work and vacation in in this beautiful lakes area is our aim and our privilege.

With over 70 physicians and over 900 employees, our team is dedicated to serving our patients and community with integrity, teamwork, compassion and excellence.



The success of Lake Region Healthcare is evidenced by its recognition by national organizations and other groups who rank the Country's healthcare facilities. We are proud to include the following awards of distinction and recognition of excellence:

Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations

Lake Region Healthcare has earned the Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval. Because its standards are regarded as the most rigorous in the industry, hospitals that choose to be evaluated by The Joint Commission are therefore committed to providing the highest level of quality care to their patients. The Joint Commissions Gold Seal of Approval earned by Lake Region Healthcare is a clear sign that we have demonstrated compliance to the most stringent standards of performance.

CARF Accreditation for Center for Rehabilitation

When the services or provider you choose is Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) accredited, you're assured the highest quality services possible. Lake Region Healthcare was again awarded a 3-year accreditation for the Center for Rehabilitation.

Cardiac Rehabilitation National Certification

Lake Region Healthcare has been awarded the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) program certification for its cardiac rehabilitation program. The AACVPR certification recognizes programs rigorously reviewed by the national board who meet the AACVPR requirements for standards of care.

CAP Laboratory Accreditation Program

Lake Region Healthcare Laboratory successfully completed an inspection process and has been awarded CAP accreditation. This puts LRH part of an exclusive group of laboratories worldwide that have met the highest standards of excellence. The programs goal is to improve patient safety by advancing the quality of pathology and laboratory services through education, standard setting, and ensuring laboratories meet or exceed regulatory requirements.

Thomson Top 100 Hospitals

Lake Region Healthcare was named one of the Country's top 100 hospitals in performance improvement 2006. The designation is based on the study of publicly available data from 2001-2006. In addition to patient outcomes, the studys authors look at hospital statistics for patient safety, hospital efficiency, financial stability and growth.