Category Archives: HCMC News

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

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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

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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

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Psychiatry Family Resource Center opens at HCMC

Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) now offers a place for anyone to receive information about mental health. The new Psychiatry Family Resource Center, funded by the generosity of guests who attended Hennepin Health Foundation’s 2015 Light Up the Night benefit, … Continue reading

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HCMC invites public to topping out ceremony, steel plate signing

Do some art and be a part of our new clinic and specialty building!
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5 HCMC nurses are finalists for 2016 March of Dimes Nurse of the Year

Congratulations to HCMC’s five finalists for the 2016 March of Dimes Nurse of the Year Awards! They were selected from the over 600 nominees across Minnesota, including 40+ nominees from HCMC. Winners in each of the 15 total categories will … Continue reading

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Keeping a stick on the ice

Dr. Daniel DiBardino is a double board-certified physician in both adult and congenital cardiothoracic surgery – in other words, he fixes hearts and where they live – both big and small. “Every heart is precious and I understand the enormous … Continue reading

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