Annual Meeting for Hennepin Healthcare System, Inc. on April 25

Hennepin Healthcare System, Inc. will hold its annual meeting on Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at Minneapolis Central Library’s Pohlad Hall located at 300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis.  The meeting will take place from 4-5 p.m.

Parking is available underneath the library. The entrance to the ramp is on 4th Street in between Hennepin and Nicollet Avenues.

Hennepin Healthcare System, Inc. operates Hennepin County Medical Center in downtown Minneapolis and primary care clinics in Minneapolis on East Lake Street and in the Whittier Neighborhood and in the suburban communities of Brooklyn Center, Brooklyn Park, Richfield, and St. Anthony, as well as retail clinics in the Walmart stores in Bloomington and Eden Prairie.

Whittier Clinic receives Silver LEED award

First healthcare facility in Minneapolis to achieve Silver LEED-NC certification
Whittier Clinic, one of Hennepin County Medical Center’s (HCMC) five neighborhood primary care clinics, has been awarded LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification at the Silver level by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). The multi-specialty clinic opened in October 2010. McGough Construction was the general contractor and HGA was the architect for the 59,200-square-foot building located on Nicollet Ave. and 28th St. in South Minneapolis.

LEED certification is difficult for healthcare facilities to achieve because of their specific design needs, including stringent building code and infection control requirements. The Whittier Clinic is the first healthcare facility in Minneapolis to be awarded certification under LEED-NC (or LEED for New Construction) at any level.
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