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Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction course at Hennepin Healthcare

Hennepin Healthcare is offering a Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) course at its downtown Minneapolis campus this May through July. MBSR is an evidenced-based program that can transform how you think and feel for a happier, healthier, and more peaceful life. … Continue reading

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Hennepin Healthcare leaders recognized by Women’s Health Leadership TRUST

Three Hennepin Healthcare leaders are receiving Women’s Health Leadership TRUST Awards. The TRUST is an organization with a mission to recognize and support women leaders who work in the health care industry and Hennepin Healthcare is well-represented in their 2019 … Continue reading

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Got a brain injury question? Ask an expert on March 13

Public invited to “Ask the Brain Injury Experts” event Unlike a wrist or ankle fracture where a cast, splint or minor surgery can help return function back to “normal,” an injury to the brain can present unique challenges. No two … Continue reading

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National Safe Sleep Hospital Certification Program Recognizes Hennepin Healthcare

Hennepin Healthcare was recently recognized by the National Safe Sleep Hospital Certification Program as a “Certified Safe Sleep Champion,” for their commitment to best practices and education on infant safe sleep. They are the first hospital in Minnesota to receive this title. The … Continue reading

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Hennepin Healthcare System CEO announces resignation

Today Hennepin Healthcare System Chief Executive Officer Jon L. Pryor, MD, MBA, announced his resignation. The healthcare system board will meet this week to consider John Cumming, MD, MBA as acting chief executive. “It has been an honor to lead … Continue reading

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University of Minnesota and Hennepin Healthcare Medical experts restore movement and autonomic function in patients with complete paralysis

Study demonstrates spinal cord stimulation as a treatment for chronic spinal cord injury There are more than 290,000 people estimated to be living in the United States with a spinal cord injury. Previously, it has been shown that it is … Continue reading

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Independent external reviews of Hennepin Healthcare’s use of prehospital sedation released today

In the spirit of transparency and continuous learning, Hennepin Healthcare is releasing the results of independent external and internal reviews of the use of sedation by Emergency Medical Services and its Institutional Review Board’s (IRB) research review and approval processes. … Continue reading

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