Category Archives: HCMC News

4-Story signature artwork “piece-by-pieced” into HCMC’s Clinic & Specialty Center

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Sheryl A. Ramstad joins HCMC as Chief External Relations Officer

Sheryl A. Ramstad, JD, RN, DNP was recently named Chief External Relations Officer at HCMC. Before joining HCMC Ramstad was a nursing consultant for Health Counseling Services and a burn survivor peer support representative at Regions Hospital. She began her … Continue reading

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Did you wake up with high blood pressure on Monday? 

Were you one of several million Americans who woke up with high blood pressure on Monday? The American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association released new blood pressure guidelines on November 13, 2017.  The goal is to enhance … Continue reading

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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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