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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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Hennepin Healthcare’s Clinic & Specialty Center Awarded LEED Green Building Certification

Hennepin Healthcare has been awarded LEED Gold Certification for its Clinic & Specialty Center that opened in March of 2018. Continue reading

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Preemie “graduates” after spending entire 515 days of life in hospital

Oliver Rodriguez-Ocampo has spent each of his 515 days of life at HCMC since his birth on July 20 of last year. To celebrate his “graduation” from the Newborn Intensive Care Unit and now the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) … Continue reading

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Hennepin EMS and Hennepin Healthcare Emergency Medicine offer first aid training for encampment leaders

@hennepinems and @hcmcEM are offering first aid training for encampment leaders today at 2pm Continue reading

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