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2014-04-14 12:37:58

Russ Becker, Hayes Batson and Jonathan Wood named chair, vice chair and treasurer MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL, Minn., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota today announced it has named Martin Bassett, Paul Marvin, Bruce Shay and Thomas Tefft to its Corporate board of directors. In addition, Children's announced the appointment of Russ Becker as chair, Hayes Batson as vice chair, and Jonathan Wood as treasurer of its Corporate board of directors. As one of the...

2014-04-14 12:37:53

Foundation board celebrates $27.2 million raised during its first year and looks to build on that success in 2014 MINNEAPOLIS and ST. PAUL, Minn., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota is pleased to announce the appointment of Scott Gill, Irvin Kessler and Charles J. Maxwell, Jr. to Children's Foundation board. In addition, Children's announced that Patrick G. Ryan and David Miller have chosen to renew their positions on the Foundation board for a second...

2014-04-08 08:32:59

Children's signature event has raised more than $17 million since its inception in 1992 MINNEAPOLIS, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 1,100 people filled The Historic Milwaukee Road Depot on Saturday, April 5 and raised more than $2 million for Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota's fetal care program. The Midwest Fetal Care Center, a collaboration of Children's and Abbott Northwestern, is the only fetal care program of its kind in the Upper Midwest that treats...

2013-12-03 00:21:11

Children's - St. Paul recognized for fifth year in a row by The Leapfrog Group for quality and efficiency SAINT PAUL, Minn., Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The St. Paul campus of Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota has once again been named to The Leapfrog Group's annual list of Top Children's Hospitals. Children's was one of only 13 pediatric hospitals in the country to be recognized by Leapfrog and the only pediatric hospital in Minnesota. This is the fifth year in a row that...

2013-11-26 12:26:51

Opening represents a milestone in the evolution of Children's neuroscience program MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL, Minn., Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota unveiled a new neuroscience inpatient unit at its St. Paul campus today, representing a major step in the development of Children's neuroscience program. The unit, named the Karen and George Benz Family Pediatric Neuroscience Center, features 26 spacious private rooms that will be dedicated to the care of...

2013-09-16 16:24:28

MINNEAPOLIS and ST. PAUL, Minn., Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota is pleased to welcome K. Alec Mahmood as its new chief financial officer, effective July 15. Mahmood succeeds Jerry Massman, who recently retired following a distinguished 18-year career with the organization. Mahmood will oversee Children's financial activities, including financial planning, accounting, revenue management, treasury and accounts payable. He brings more than...

2013-07-31 23:23:37

Children’s to name the new center the Karen and George Benz Family Pediatric Neuroscience Center Minneapolis / St. Paul, Minn., (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota announced today that it has received a $3 million gift from George and Karen Benz, now Arizona residents, to complete the hospital’s new neuroscience center. In recognition of this lead gift, the state-of-the-art pediatric neuroscience center will be named the Karen and George Benz Family...

2013-07-01 08:27:31

Report calls attention to sick and special needs kids who are particularly vulnerable to attack and explores the developmental consequences of bullying MINNEAPOLIS and ST. PAUL, Minn., July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to draw greater attention to the health and developmental impacts bullying has on children, Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota today released a report called, "Understanding the Threat of Bullying." The report examines bullying as a public health...

2013-06-11 00:20:46

Children's ranked in neonatology, cardiology & heart surgery, and pulmonology as part of 2013-2014 Best Children's Hospitals MINNEAPOLIS, June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota has been honored by U.S. News & World Report as a 2013-2014 Best Children's Hospital. Children's has been ranked on the list every year since the program's inception in 2007. For the sixth year in a row, Children's was ranked in neonatology. Children's has the...

2013-06-03 12:27:49

First pediatric-only hospital in Minnesota to be recognized by a national body for having the highest level of expertise in treating critically injured children MINNEAPOLIS, June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota has received verification by the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and designation from the State of Minnesota Department of Health as a Level I pediatric trauma center at its Minneapolis campus, the highest verification offered by the...