Altru Health System is a community-owned, integrated healthcare system with a Trauma II hospital, a specialty hospital, more than a dozen clinics in Grand Forks and the surrounding region, and a large home care network. More than 200 physicians are employed with Altru crossing 44 specialties and serving a referral population of over 225,000 residents in in northeast North Dakota and northwest Minnesota. As the first member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, Altru’s providers have access to clinically integrated tools extending Mayo Clinic’s knowledge and expertise to patients.
Altru Family Medicine Residency offers teaching opportunities for residents and fellows in family practice, obstetrics, and sports medicine. Also located in Grand Forks, the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences offers research and teaching opportunities for medical students and general surgery residents.
- 2019 US News & World Report: #1 Hospital in North Dakota & Best in Red River Valley
- Altru Health System Receives Level II Verification from the American College of Surgeons
- 2019 CHIME HealthCare’s Most Wired, Certified Level 9
- 2019 Best Place to Work by Prairie Business Magazine
- The Joint Commission, Gold Seal of Approval® for Hospital and Home Care Accreditation
- Perinatal Care Certification from The Joint Commission, 2018
Blue Distinction Centers+®
- Maternity Care
- Knee and Hip Replacement
- Pathology and Laboratory Services, Accreditation from College of American Pathologists
- Donor and Transfusion/Tissue Services, AABB Accreditation
- Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities International (CARF)
Altru's Bold New Era
As a regional-owned health system, Altru has provided outstanding healthcare for over 130 years. Our bold new era of care is our plan for the next 130 years and is our commitment to our region’s physical and economic health. This bold new era positions us as a medical destination, providing an economic boost that attracts new business and families looking for a vibrant place to call home. It also enables Altru to expand efforts in population health and engage with residents throughout their lives to keep them well.
By combining world-class facilities, technology and a new approach to patient care, we are meeting our patients’ changing needs and expectations and securing our region’s healthcare future for generations to come.Our Community
Grand Forks is a community of more than 55,000 residents located on the border of North Dakota and Minnesota. Low housing prices and income taxes, low crime rates and modest healthcare costs make it one of the safest and most affordable places to live. The north-flowing Red River and the 2,200-acre Greater Grand Forks Greenway provide year-round outdoor recreation in the heart of our community.
Grand Forks is home to the University of North Dakota (UND), a flagship liberal arts university and research college. UND houses a medical school, a law school, aerospace school, entrepreneurial program and many other experiential learning programs for a diverse and challenging educational experience.Helpful Links:
- About Grand Forks
- University of North Dakota School of Medicine
- Grand Forks Public Schoolss
- Grand Forks International Airport
- Grand Forks Parks District