Category Archives: HCMC Press Releases

Siblings bonded by a kidney, sense of humor, and organ donation message

On Wednesday, April 11 at 11:05am Hennepin Healthcare will celebrate the thousands of lives changed thanks to its 55th year of kidney transplant at a flag-raising ceremony outside HCMC’s 717 South 6th St. entrance. Every year Hennepin Healthcare honors donors … Continue reading

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HCMC first in U.S. to use ResQCPR System in its Emergency Department for patients with cardiac arrest

Emergency department personnel at Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) are now using the ResQCPR™ System to care for cardiac arrest patients. HCMC is the first hospital in the U.S. to use the system that relies on intrathoracic pressure regulation (IPR) … Continue reading

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Minnesota Spinal Cord & Traumatic Brain Injury Research Symposium kicks off during Super Bowl week

Minnesota Spinal Cord & Traumatic Brain Injury Research Symposium kicks off January 31 Continue reading

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

4-story signature artwork “piece-by-pieced” into HCMC’s new Clinic & Specialty Center 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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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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Hennepin Stroke Center at Hennepin County Medical Center Awarded Certification for Comprehensive Stroke Centers

Hennepin Stroke Center at Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Heart-Check mark for Advanced Certification for Comprehensive Stroke Centers. The Gold Seal of Approval® and … Continue reading

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