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Family, friends of 9-time Ironman Triathlete hold fundraiser to support brain injury research at HCMC

Family and friends of the late Charlene Barron – a dedicated runner, biker and swimmer – are sponsoring Charlene’s Dog Run on September 10, 2017 to support brain injury research at Hennepin County Medical Center. Barron ran 20 Twin Cities … Continue reading

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ECMO provides life support when heart, lungs aren’t working

Oxygen is essential to life, and we can thank the heart and lungs for perfecting its delivery throughout our bodies. But what happens when conditions make these organs both unable to perform their job and not respond to standard life-saving … Continue reading

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Hennepin Stroke Center at Hennepin County Medical Center Awarded Certification for Comprehensive Stroke Centers

Hennepin Stroke Center at Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Heart-Check mark for Advanced Certification for Comprehensive Stroke Centers. The Gold Seal of Approval® and … Continue reading

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Latest robotic technology now offered at Hennepin County Medical Center

Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) is now offering surgical procedures using the latest technology available with the da Vinci Xi HD Surgical System. The advanced, four-arm robotic system allows surgeons to perform complex, minimally invasive procedures that often result in … Continue reading

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Eye tracking detects high pressure inside the skull

Contact: Christine Hill 612.873.5719 Doctors Can Detect Pressure Increases Inside the Skull By Tracking Eye Movements During Watching of Music Videos Dr. Uzma Samadani Eye movement tracking while watching a music video for 220 seconds can reveal whether there is … Continue reading

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Crisis Residence Open House scheduled for May 25

Contact: Christine Hill, 612.873.5719 On Thursday, May 25, Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) celebrates the opening of its Crisis Residence located at 3633 Chicago Ave. South in Minneapolis. The Crisis Residence is the newest addition to the psychiatry continuum of care and will … Continue reading

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Hennepin EMS, HCMC, Minneapolis Fire Dept. using new system to care for patients with sudden cardiac arrest

First major metropolitan departments in Minnesota to adopt ResQCPR System to improve the likelihood of survival  Every day, sudden cardiac arrest (SCA), the leading cause of death in the United States, takes the lives of over 1,000 men and women.1 … Continue reading

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