Tag Archives: hyperbaric

HCMC using real-time blood flow imaging to improve treatment for non-healing wounds

HCMC is the first in Minnesota to use the LUNA Imaging System Hennepin County Medical Center’s (HCMC) Center for Wound Healing and its Center for Hyperbaric Medicine are now using fluorescence microangiography – a new technology that can assess blood … Continue reading

Posted in HCMC News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Center for Hyperbaric Medicine re-accredited “with distinction”

Congratulations to the Center for Hyperbaric Medicine for recently achieving re-accreditation “with distinction” from the Undersea & Hyperbaric Medicine Society (UHMS)! In addition to being the accrediting agency for hyperbaric chambers recognized by The Joint Commission, the UHMS is the … Continue reading

Posted in HCMC News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , ,

Winter weather means outdoor fun — and a reminder about indoor safety

It’s colorless and odorless, and it claims the lives of more than 400 people in the United States every year. It’s carbon monoxide (CO), and it can be found in the exhaust of gasoline engines, stoves, generators, lanterns or by … Continue reading

Posted in HCMC News, HCMC Press Releases | Tagged , , , , ,

HCMC’s Center for Hyperbaric Medicine opens in June

HCMC will open the new Center for Hyperbaric Medicine, which includes a 60-ton hyperbaric chamber, on hospital’s main campus in downtown Minneapolis in mid-June. The 48-foot long chamber, which arrived in sections last November, replaces the current 49-year-old hyperbaric chamber … Continue reading

Posted in HCMC News, Impact | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , ,

New hyperbaric chamber installation scheduled for Thursday

Hennepin County Medical Center’s (HCMC) new hyperbaric chamber is expected to arrive late Wednesday to be installed starting Thursday morning. The 48-foot, 120,000 pound chamber will be unloaded from the truck and placed inside the 10,278-square foot addition to HCMC’s … Continue reading

Posted in HCMC News, Impact | Tagged , , , , ,

HCMC’s Burn Center doubles in size to care for patients throughout Midwest

Open House 2-4 p.m. Thursday, November 10 Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) announces the opening of its newly remodeled Burn Center, a premier 16,000 square foot facility designed to serve the needs of patients from the entire upper Midwest. The … Continue reading

Posted in HCMC News, HCMC Press Releases, Impact | Tagged , , , , , , ,