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Latest Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota Stories

2012-11-26 12:28:47

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota announced that it has acquired Pediatric ENT Associates effective Oct. 1. With the acquisition Pediatric ENT Associates changed its name to Children's ENT and Facial Plastic Surgery, and Children's Cleft and Craniofacial Clinic is now integrated within the new clinic. "Being a part of Children's, one of the largest pediatric health systems in the nation, offers us more resources and helps us provide...

2012-11-21 12:23:45

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota today, along with HealthPartners, broke ground on a new shared clinic in Hugo. The clinic is one way the two organizations are working together to improve the health of children in Minnesota. The facility will house a HealthPartners clinic for patients of all ages, a night and weekend urgent care, and will also be the new home of Northeast Pediatric Clinic, currently located in Vadnais Heights and part...

2012-11-12 08:28:19

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota is pleased to welcome Carol Koenecke-Grant as the new chief strategy officer (CSO). Koenecke-Grant joined the team in September and brings 20 years of strategic healthcare planning expertise to Children's. Koenecke-Grant was most recently senior vice president of strategic planning and implementation at Guthrie Health System of Northern Pennsylvania and Southern New York, which is comprised of three...

2012-07-25 06:22:34

MINNEAPOLIS, July 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota received the top international award for "Use of Art in the Patient Environment" from the International Academy of Design and Health for its program "Arts & Healing and Urban Renewal." Partnering with Aesthetics Inc., the program was selected out of almost 100 submissions from organizations representing more than 30 countries around the world. The award honors organizations specifically for...

2012-06-26 10:24:34

MINNEAPOLIS and ST. PAUL, Minn., June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- To continue delivering high quality care to every child in its hospitals regardless of the time of day, and to provide more support to nurses working off-hour shifts, Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota announced plans to rebalance nurses across units and shifts and add about 20 nurse full-time equivalents (FTEs). The decision comes after an exhaustive review of nurse staffing by unit and shift for both the Minneapolis...

2012-06-05 06:28:51

MINNEAPOLIS, June 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Once again, Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota has been recognized as one of the best children's hospitals in the country in U.S. News and World Report's 2012-2013 Best Children's Hospitals rankings. For the sixth consecutive year, Children's was ranked in neonatology, for the care that it provides to the youngest and most fragile patients. Children's has been ranked in this category since U.S. News began ranking pediatric hospitals in...

2012-04-24 10:25:00

MINNEAPOLIS, April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota's Star Gala, the 21st Annual Thank God for Kids event, drew more than 940 guests to the Historic Milwaukee Road Depot on April 21, 2012. The event raised $2.1 million to benefit the support, care and comfort to children and families coping with cancer and blood disorders, as well as construction of a new Neuroscience Center at Children's St. Paul campus. Through a silent and live auction,...

2012-01-30 14:31:00

MINNEAPOLIS and ST. PAUL, Minn., Jan. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota today announced that Richard Murphy, CEO of Murphy Warehouse Company, has joined its board of directors. Murphy brings a diverse background to the board, with expertise in both logistics management and in landscape architecture including sustainable design. Murphy has a deep, personal connection to Children's. His son, Tenner, was diagnosed with a brain tumor as a...

2012-01-30 14:31:00

MINNEAPOLIS and ST. PAUL, Minn., Jan. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota today announced that entrepreneur and former Chairman and CEO of SterilMed, Inc., Brian Sullivan, has joined its board of directors. Sullivan has considerable experience running large corporations and helping organizations develop and execute sound business strategies. "We feel very fortunate to welcome Brian to our board, and look forward to his guidance and insight as...

2012-01-30 14:31:00

MINNEAPOLIS and ST. PAUL, Minn., Jan. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota today announced the appointment of Jonathan Wood to its board of directors. Wood brings extensive financial and accounting experience to the board, along with a personal perspective about the importance of world class pediatric care. When he was 14 years old, Wood was hospitalized with a life threatening condition and given a 50-50 chance for survival. He shared a hospital room with...