Author Archives: hennepinmedical

About hennepinmedical

Media Relations

NASA Astronaut Kjell Lindgren, MD to discuss safety in space, applications on Earth

NASA Astronaut Kjell Lindgren, MD is returning to Minnesota to discuss safety in space and applications on Earth at the 15th Annual Preparedness Practicum on Wednesday, February 22, 2017. Dr. Lindgren completed his medical training at Hennepin County Medical Center and … Continue reading

Posted in HCMC Press Releases | Tagged , , , , , ,

Smallest premature infant from 1942 celebrates 75th birthday

Smallest premature infant from 1942 celebrates 75th birthday Continue reading

Posted in HCMC News, HCMC Press Releases | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

HCMC launches clinical trial to treat brain injury using vagus nerve stimulation

New trial treats brain injury using #vagus #nerve stimulation Continue reading

Posted in HCMC News, HCMC Press Releases | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Comprehensive Cancer Center receives national accreditation for breast cancer care

HCMC’s Comprehensive Cancer Center was recently fully accredited by the American College of Surgeons National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC). This means they meet the highest standards of care for patients with diseases of the breast. “Without everyone working … Continue reading

Posted in HCMC News | Tagged , , , , ,

Carbon monoxide poisoning risk increases as temperature decreases

Carbon monoxide – odorless, colorless, and tasteless – is a deadly hazard all year round but it becomes a particular threat during cold weather because space heaters, furnaces, and stoves are used more often. The Minnesota Poison Control System is … Continue reading

Posted in HCMC News

Newborns at HCMC get a new ride

Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) recently welcomed a special delivery of 60 brand new bassinets for its newest patients. HCMC is the first hospital in the Twin Cities to carry the Nära Bassinet made by Stryker (“Nära” means “near” in … Continue reading

Posted in HCMC News

HCMC receives Prevention Care Recognition Award

Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) recently received the Prevention Care Recognition Award from HealthPartners’ Partners in Quality Program. The award recognizes primary care and specialty groups for making major changes to their current processes resulting in persistent, sustainable change for … Continue reading

Posted in HCMC News | Tagged , , , , ,