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2011-01-19 09:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS and ST. PAUL, Minn., Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota today announced the appointment of Bill Jeatran to its board of directors. Jeatran is the Chief Executive Officer of RJF Agencies, a Minneapolis-based risk prevention and insurance brokerage firm. He has been recognized as one of the top entrepreneurs in Minnesota, and he brings a passion for corporate philanthropy to the Children's board. "Bill's leadership and his ability to...

2010-12-16 14:38:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Families who were facing the prospect of huge increases in the cost of life-saving drugs for their children can breath easier thanks to a new law that will preserve discounts on specialized, so-called "orphan drugs." The Medicare and Medicaid Extenders Act includes a correction to a legislative prohibition in the new health care law that was mistakenly applied to independent children's hospitals. The prohibition resulted in the loss of access...

2010-12-01 11:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Leapfrog Group's annual list of top hospitals named Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota's Minneapolis and St. Paul hospitals as two of the top seven pediatric hospitals in the country for quality and efficiency. This is the second year in a row Children's has been recognized by the Leapfrog Group. Children's was the only pediatric hospital in the five-state-region to receive a 2010 Leapfrog award. "We are extremely proud to receive...

2010-11-17 11:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS and ST. PAUL, Minn., Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota today celebrated the completion of a $230 million expansion of its Minneapolis hospital. The new state-of-the-art facility uses insight gained from decades of pediatric-focused care to bring families across the Upper Midwest the best possible health care experience. The hospital expansion features: A new, larger emergency department All private patient rooms with sleeping space...

2010-11-10 14:54:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota has received the Patient/Family Engagement Award from the Minnesota Alliance for Patient Safety in recognition of continuing efforts to improve care through family communication. Children's was recognized for the creation of its "Family Centered Team Rounding" approach for planning patients' hospital care daily from admission to discharge. The new model supports face-to-face conversations with...

2010-09-15 08:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS and ST. PAUL, Minn., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota announced it has named Dr. Richard Migliori, UnitedHealth Group executive vice president and chief medical officer, to its board of directors. Migliori has more than 20 years of experience in the health care sector and has been a national leader in health care policy. "Dick is an extremely valuable addition to our board," said Alan L. Goldbloom, MD, president and CEO of Children's...

2010-09-09 08:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL, Minn., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota was awarded a five-year $1.6 million grant by the National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute) Cancer Education Grants Program. Children's will use the funds to develop a training program to improve access to, and quality of, pediatric palliative care for children with advanced cancer and other life-threatening conditions. The program will bring together experts in the field of...

2010-08-09 14:32:00

MINNEAPOLIS and ST. PAUL, Minn., Aug. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota today announced the hiring of Camerone Bey to serve as director of research and sponsored programs. In this role, Bey will be responsible for managing Children's health services and clinical research team, overseeing studies that will have broad implications for pediatric care delivery across the country. As the largest pediatric provider in the state, and a leading facility in the...

2010-06-03 09:40:00

MINNEAPOLIS and ST. PAUL, Minn., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fourth consecutive year, Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota is ranked among the top pediatric hospitals in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report's annual America's Best Children's Hospitals survey. Once again, Children's was the only pediatric hospital in Minnesota to be recognized among the top 30 pediatric hospitals for neonatal care - the care of infants born prematurely or with other...

2010-04-05 08:30:00

MINNEAPOLIS and ST. PAUL, Minn., April 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota is opening a new world-class Cardiovascular Center--the only one of its kind in the Upper Midwest--that integrates all pediatric cardiac services in one location. The new Cardiovascular Center reflects Children's dedication to family-centered care with all private patient rooms with the latest in technology for both the patient and care team, a state-of-the-art hybrid operating room, and...


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