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NFL Alumni Teams Up With Hennepin County Medical Center to Make Memories & Support Brain Injury Research

Pro-brain, pro-game event during Super Bowl LII week announced On Thursday, October 12, 2017 Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) welcomes Ben Utecht and Lee Nystrom, former NFL players, to announce Super Brain 2018 – a fundraising event to support the … Continue reading

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Giving flu vaccination our best shot – for the 4th year in a row!

Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) was among 139 hospitals and nursing homes from around the state recognized by the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) for achieving high influenza vaccination rates among facility employees during the 2016-17 flu season. HCMC reported … Continue reading

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Emily C. Blomberg named HCMC’s Chief Operating Officer

Emily C. Blomberg recently joined Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) as its new Chief Operating Officer (COO). Blomberg joins HCMC from the University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston where she was the Vice President of Health System Operations. Prior to … Continue reading

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Teddy Bear Clinic takes the “scare” out of care for kids visiting the emergency department

Kids are invited to bring their favorite Teddy Bears to Hennepin County Medical Center’s (HCMC) Emergency Department on Saturday, September 30 from 8am to 11am for a special Teddy Bear Clinic. Teddy Bears will be “admitted” and after being examined … Continue reading

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Announcement of Vacancies on the Board of Directors of Hennepin Healthcare System, Inc.

Contact: Tom Hayes 612-873-3337 A process is now under way to review and recommend candidates to fill up to four three-year terms on the Hennepin Healthcare System, Inc. (HHS) Board of Directors, beginning in January 2018. HHS, doing business as … Continue reading

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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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