Vibra Hospital of Central Dakotas

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Vibra Hospital of Central Dakotas

Vibra Hospital of Central Dakotas
Vibra Hospital of Central Dakotas Testing
1000 18th Street N.W.
2nd & 3rd Floors

Mandan, ND 58554 (701) 712-7864
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Vibra Hospital of Central Dakotas

Elevating Patient Care

As a long term acute care hospital, Vibra Hospital of Central Dakotas provides a much needed medical service to the North and South Dakota region. Our facility offers extended critical care services for chronic illnesses and injuries that typical hospitals are prepared to provide. We are part of the Vibra Healthcare network, a national medical service which keeps us up to date on the latest treatments and procedures for patients suffering from advanced wounds, kidney failure, respiratory illness, and more. With some of the finest physicians in the medical field, we have elevated patient care to ambitious new levels. We focus on treating the person, not the condition.


Elevating Patient Care.

We determine the best extended care option for our patients.

Our team is well-versed in the latest techniques in long term care.

We are determined to raise the standard of patient care.

Our facilities are constantly pursuing a higher level of service excellence.

We are always seeking strategic opportunities for growth within the industry.

Our Mission & Principles.

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Holistic Healing

In chronic conditions, it is just as important to treat patients’ mental and emotional needs as it is to treat their physical needs. Living with a long term ailment can be stressful and depressing, and experiencing either of these can make it harder for patients to relax, thereby exacerbating the condition. We help out patients and their loved ones focus on the positive. While these issues come with their challenges, we have seen people overcome tremendous obstacles by sticking with their treatment. Our team helps patients come up with realistic long term and short term goals for their treatment so they can track their progress and keep their minds focused on what they can accomplish rather than what they can’t.

Celebrating Our Patients' Success.

Read some of our patients' stories of their experience with the Vibra Healthcare team.

  • Fr. Paul

    Fr. Paul

    Vibra Hospital of Central Dakotas

    “It was six months ago on July 24 th , I walked into St. Alexius hospital not feeling well. A battle with pneumonia and triple bypass surgery followed. I then was fortunate enough to be admitted to Vibra Hospital of the Central Dakotas . Many of us have had the opportunity to experience the two hospitals in Bismarck and have known of the extraordinary care that they provide. But now I was being introduced to a place I’d never heard of, for care that was so specialized it required specific ... Read More

  • Bernard S.

    Bernard S.

    Vibra Hospital of Central Dakotas

    "Wow!" That has been the prevailing reaction to Bernard Strikesenemy during his stay at Vibra Hospital of the Central Dakotas . Bernard is a man who went to work every day and worked very hard. He is so dedicated to his work, that when he developed a wound on his foot he attempted to care for it himself. Bernard didn't want to miss a day on the job. Unfortunately, Bernard's wound worsened and he became severely ill. When he went to the ER, doctors rushed him into emergency surgery. ... Read More

  • Lane R.

    Lane R.

    Vibra Hospital of Central Dakotas

    The day of the accident started like any other day. Lane Rhoades, 22, woke up early and got himself ready for work. At 6 am he hopped into his old pickup truck and left his house. Lane grew up in that home and he worked hard to earn enough money to buy the house from his parents. On his way to work, Lane's truck was struck head-on by another vehicle. When emergency personnel arrived, they needed to use the jaws of life to extract Lane from the truck. Because his truck is older, it had no ... Read More

  • Ronald S.

    Ronald S.

    Vibra Hospital of Central Dakotas

    The past two years have been rough for Ronald Stotz. Ron spent a year in a skilled nursing facility and another in assisted living. Wounds that wouldn't heal were keeping him from returning home. That led him to Vibra Hospital of the Central Dakotas . "Wow, what a guy!" Ron's case manager at Vibra said. Ron is retired from the North Dakota State Penitentiary where he worked as a guard. He also served in the Vietnam war. "I want to go home and I want to go to the races and have a beer!" ... Read More

  • Cheryl W.

    Cheryl W.

    Vibra Hospital of Central Dakotas

    Cheryl Woosley's story begins with a torn ACL. For a mother of young children, that would be challenging enough. But complications soon left Cheryl clinging to life. Requiring a high level of medical care for an extended period of time, Cheryl came to Vibra Hospital of the Central Dakotas . On New Year's Day, Cheryl arrived at Vibra a very sick woman. She required a ventilator to breathe and had multiple wounds that needed healing. Cheryl had dysphagia and received her nutrition through a ... Read More

  • Debbie M.

    Debbie M.

    Vibra Hospital of Central Dakotas

    Fragile. Very fragile. That's the best way to describe Debbie Meschke's medical status when she admitted to Vibra Hospital of the Central Dakotas. Debbie arrived at Vibra requiring a ventilator to help her breathe. Her survival depended upon being liberated from the vent. Given the state of Debbie's health, this would be a challenging task. The interdisciplinary team developed a careful and personalized plan of care. They got to work, with Debbie's husband, Daniel, by her side the whole ... Read More

  • Cynthia S.

    Cynthia S.

    Vibra Hospital of Central Dakotas

    Cynthia Sitting Dog arrived at Vibra Hospital of the Central Dakotas facing a long road to recovery. An infection in her right leg required a fasciotomy to avoid amputation. The procedure left her with wounds that required specialized care. From her first day at Vibra, Cynthia was pleasant and cooperative. Though there were times she was uncomfortable, Cynthia always had a smile on her face. She loved to joke with the staff and appreciated everyone's help. That positive, cheerful attitude ... Read More

  • Jonathan


    Vibra Hospital of Central Dakotas

    William “Jonathan” Phillips arrived at Vibra Hospital of the Central Dakotas with a poor prognosis. Several gunshot wounds left Jonathan with a partial spinal cord injury, shattered elbow requiring a pin to be surgically placed, along with multiple other injuries. With the injuries Jonathan suffered he still amazed the staff daily with his determination. The road to recovery would be a long one for Jonathan. His injuries, pain, and anxiety caused challenges with his recovery. Jonathan had ... Read More

  • Gordon F.

    Gordon F.

    Vibra Hospital of Central Dakotas

    An independent man, Gordon (Gordy) had become used to coming-and-going as he pleased. Gordy worked at a local electrical plant and enjoyed riding his motorcycle around the area. Though Gordy lived alone, he spent much of his time with family members and close friends. It wasn't uncommon to see Gordy helping out his family or friends with different projects. That was, at least, until Gordy suffered a heart attack. The heart attack left Gordy in bad shape. Suffering multi-organ failure, he ... Read More

  • Robin C.

    Robin C.

    Vibra Hospital of Central Dakotas

    A masonry construction worker by trade, Robin is no stranger to hard work. "My job was my life," Robin said. When he got hurt on the job, his world turned upside-down. "I started drinking more beer and smoked every day. I did not eat much." Robin's health began a downhill slide. As a result of smoking, he developed chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD. After recovering from a punctured lung, he suffered a bad infection in his gallbladder. Further difficulties came from the ... Read More

  • Sylvia M.

    Sylvia M.

    Vibra Hospital of Central Dakotas

    Sylvia arrived at Vibra Hospital of Central Dakotas with a complicated medical history -- a history that suggest Sylvia was lucky to even be alive. Sylvia and her husband, Ron, live on a few acres of cropland and raise cattle and ewes. In a couple short months, those animals will be giving birth. But after spending several weeks in a short-term acute care hospital, Sylvia was in no condition to return home. She came to Vibra to regain her physical strength and mobility. While the goal was ... Read More

  • Frank and Raymond

    Frank and Raymond

    Vibra Hospital of Central Dakotas

    "There's no other love like the love for a brother. There's no other love like the love from a brother." -Terri Guillemets After undergoing brain surgery, Frank requested a transfer to Vibra Hospital of Central Dakotas. His brother, Raymond, had admitted to Vibra a couple weeks prior. "I chose Vibra because my brother was there, and it was closer to home," noted Frank. Raymond had come to Vibra for wound care, IV antibiotics and therapy after having a toe on his left foot amputated. He ... Read More

  • Ashly P.

    Ashly P.

    Vibra Hospital of Central Dakotas

    An accident left Ashly with multiple injuries, including an external fixator of the pelvis. This injury left her unable to bear weight. Ashly needed to regain her strength to return home and care for her children. She chose Vibra Hospital of Central Dakotas to help her reach that goal. In order to remove the fixator, Ashly completed a course of IV therapies at Vibra. She also worked hard with our dietary team so she would have the proper nutrition to heal. Despite at times having little ... Read More

  • Cheryl E.

    Cheryl E.

    Vibra Hospital of Central Dakotas

    "You fed me when I could not feed myself. You bathed me when I couldn't even hold a washcloth. You turned me in bed when I couldn't move my arms and legs. You encouraged me when I was discouraged, and provided a smile when I needed it." This was quite the adjustment for Cheryl, an active and independent woman. Along with her husband, they ran their own business. But one day, Cheryl began to experience numbness and tingling in her lower extremities. Soon, her arms were affected, too. She ... Read More

  • Amy B.

    Amy B.

    Vibra Hospital of Central Dakotas

    It was the day after Easter, and Amy was back at work in Williston, ND when it happened. She suffered a hemorrhagic stroke. Amy's stroke left her paralyzed on the left side. She also suffered respiratory failure, aspiration pneumonia and blood clots in her legs. After two weeks, Amy transferred to Vibra Hospital of Central Dakotas. When she arrived at Vibra, Amy could not communicate and had no awareness of her surroundings. She required a feeding tube for nutrition, as she could not ... Read More

  • Jacob O.

    Jacob O.

    Vibra Hospital of Central Dakotas

    On July 14th, 2017, Jacob was admitted to Rapid City Regional Medical Center for Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Right heart failure, MRSA pneumonia and pleural effusions among other things. By the time he got to the ER his oxygen tank was on empty and his CPAP was broken. He was emergently intubated and placed on a ventilator. Jacob was in a fight for his life. He required very high vent settings and high levels of oxygen. When that wasn’t enough he was placed in the prone position ... Read More

  • Melody C

    Melody C

    Vibra Hospital of Central Dakotas

    On May 22nd my friend Aaron Mike came to my house and asked me if I was ready to go to the doctor. I had a night of troubled breathing. I was so weak, it felt like it took forever for me to find my way to get clothing, and to find enough energy to get to the car. He took me to Baker, Montana to the ER, where they put me on oxygen. I don’t remember anything after that until I woke up on the flight from Billings to Mandan. My son said they flew me to Billings and he rode on the flight with ... Read More

  • Beth K.

    Beth K.

    Vibra Hospital of Central Dakotas

    Hi, my name is Beth K.. I am from Bismarck, ND and I’m here to share my story about my transition from CHI St. Alexius Health Bismarck, to Vibra Hospital of the Central Dakotas. At the beginning of July, 2017, I had an incident which caused me to have excruciating neck pain. Not knowing how serious it was, I went into St. Alexius because the pain was too much to handle. I was then admitted to St. Alexius for both a blood infection and bone infection in my neck. I found myself panicking ... Read More