Category Archives: HCMC Press Releases

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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Latest robotic technology now offered at Hennepin County Medical Center

Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) is now offering surgical procedures using the latest technology available with the da Vinci Xi HD Surgical System. The advanced, four-arm robotic system allows surgeons to perform complex, minimally invasive procedures that often result in … Continue reading

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Eye tracking detects high pressure inside the skull

Contact: Christine Hill 612.873.5719 Doctors Can Detect Pressure Increases Inside the Skull By Tracking Eye Movements During Watching of Music Videos Dr. Uzma Samadani Eye movement tracking while watching a music video for 220 seconds can reveal whether there is … Continue reading

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Crisis Residence Open House scheduled for May 25

Contact: Christine Hill, 612.873.5719 On Thursday, May 25, Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) celebrates the opening of its Crisis Residence located at 3633 Chicago Ave. South in Minneapolis. The Crisis Residence is the newest addition to the psychiatry continuum of care and will … Continue reading

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North Loop Clinic and Pharmacy opens April 17

Open House set for Wednesday, April 26 The North Loop Clinic and Pharmacy, located on the first floor of the Tractor Works Building at 800 Washington Avenue, opens on April 17 in the North Loop neighborhood and central business district … Continue reading

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Flag-raising ceremony marks National Donate Life Month

Organ, tissue and eye donations provide renewed hope to thousands of people waiting for transplants each year.  Through the remarkable process of donation, it is possible for a single donor to save or enhance the lives of up to 60 … Continue reading

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