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HCMC program recognized by America’s Essential Hospitals

HCMC recognized for work to improve health in the Latino community Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) has been recognized by America’s Essential Hospitals for its work to reduce health disparities for Latino youth through culturally sensitive, integrated care. America’s Essential … Continue reading

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Open House to review Health Services Plan on October 22

Community Health Open House to review HCMC’s Health Services Plan and Community Needs Assessment How does Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) address the health care needs of its community? The results of a new community health needs assessment and information … Continue reading

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HCMC receives national award for population health

Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) has received the National Association of Public Hospitals’ 2013 Gage Award for Improving Population Health for its Coordinated Care Center – a program that has significantly reduced emergency department visits and inpatient stays. HCMC was … Continue reading

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New program supports emotional health of moms and babies

First of its kind program in Minnesota offers mental health services to support women and families — including a “Day Hospital”  The Mother-Baby Program at Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) is the first of its kind in Minnesota, offering a … Continue reading

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Cooking for Large Groups Is No Easy Task

Poison Prevention Tips for Holiday Cooking from Hennepin Regional Poison Center The holiday season has finally arrived. Oftentimes, the best part about the holidays is spending time with family … and eating of course!  However, even for an experienced chef, … Continue reading

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Housing insecurity associated with poor health

Study finds housing insecurity is associated with poor health, lower weight, and development risk among young children Dr. Diana Cutts, Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) pediatrician and assistant professor of pediatrics at the University of Minnesota was the lead author … Continue reading

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