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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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HCMC pharmacy program recognized for best practices

HCMC’s  Enhanced Discharge Transitions of Care Team, part of the Health System Pharmacy Services, was one of eight programs recently recognized for improving patient outcomes and reducing hospital readmissions by the Medication Management in Care Transitions (MMCT) Project of the … Continue reading

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Keep cool if you have a chronic medical condition

HCMC physicians are advising that people with chronic medical conditions, like those with heart or lung problems, take extra care to avoid extreme heat conditions. “While there is no direct relationship between excessive heat and cardiac arrest, heat exhaustion and … Continue reading

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Acupuncture as a treatment for women’s health concerns

On Thursday, May 10, Tara Gustilo, MD will discuss the use of acupuncture as a treatment for various health concerns as women increasingly opt for complementary and integrative medical therapies.

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Kelly Spratt appointed by Governor to EMS Regulatory Board

Kelly Spratt appointed by Governor to EMS Regulatory Board Kelly Spratt, Director of Emergency Services at Hennepin County Medical Center, was recently appointed by Governor Mark Dayton to Minnesota’s Emergency Medical Services Regulatory Board (EMSRB) and is now Chair of … Continue reading

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