Category Archives: Impact

Open House to review Health Services Plan on October 22

Community Health Open House to review HCMC’s Health Services Plan and Community Needs Assessment How does Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) address the health care needs of its community? The results of a new community health needs assessment and information … Continue reading

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Program trains paramedics for work with law enforcement

Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC), in partnership with the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office, recently formed the Community Service Officer-Paramedic (CSO-P) program, an all-volunteer program that trains experienced, certified paramedics to be non-sworn law enforcement Community Service Officers.  The Community Service … Continue reading

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HCMC NETWORK FEATURE: Medical training for law enforcement

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A motor vehicle collision (MVC) on a snowy rural highway or a remote farm accident.  A hostile scene, unsafe for ambulance personnel to enter.  A violent and out-of-control individual who may be sick, intoxicated, or in autistic crisis.  A call … Continue reading

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Sim Center revolutionizes medical education

Join us for an Open House from 2-4 PM on Monday, January 7 Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC), already a nationally recognized teaching hospital, is opening a brand new, state-of-the art medical simulation facility. The Interdisciplinary Simulation and Education Center … Continue reading

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HCMC NETWORK FEATURE: New Center for Hyperbaric Medicine

A new era has begun with the opening of the Center for Hyperbaric Medicine at HCMC (Photo 1).  From early plans and funding applications, through installation of a multiplace hyperbaric chamber and construction of a brand new hyperbaric medicine suite, a dedicated … Continue reading

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HCMC NETWORK FEATURE: Innovative HCMC/Ridgewater program trains paramedics for rural and metro Minnesota

Where do paramedic students get to train in the busiest Emergency Department in Minnesota, in a nationally renowned Burn Center, in Level I Trauma Center operating rooms, and diverse clinical departments in both metro and greater Minnesota medical centers (Photos 1-3)?  Where do they train … Continue reading

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HCMC’s Center for Hyperbaric Medicine opens in June

HCMC will open the new Center for Hyperbaric Medicine, which includes a 60-ton hyperbaric chamber, on hospital’s main campus in downtown Minneapolis in mid-June. The 48-foot long chamber, which arrived in sections last November, replaces the current 49-year-old hyperbaric chamber … Continue reading

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