Latest Owatonna Hospital Stories

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...

2009-10-26 14:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL, Minn., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota will open its new Emergency Department at its Minneapolis Hospital on Oct. 28. Children's has the sixth busiest pediatric Emergency Department in the country, with more than 82,000 visits last year. Patient volume due to H1N1-influenza related illnesses will push that number even higher this year. Children's new space will help reduce wait times and help meet demand with a more inviting,...

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