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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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HCMC’s transplant program marks World Kidney Day

  On Thursday, March 9, 2017 Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) will partner with the National Kidney Foundation to raise awareness about kidney transplant as part of World Kidney Day. The event is one of many taking place during March, … Continue reading

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Keeping a stick on the ice

Dr. Daniel DiBardino is a double board-certified physician in both adult and congenital cardiothoracic surgery – in other words, he fixes hearts and where they live – both big and small. “Every heart is precious and I understand the enormous … Continue reading

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Wall of Heroes honors organ, tissue and eye donors

Mosaic and kiosk unveiled at HCMC August 22 What:             “Wall of Heroes” unveiling at Hennepin County Medical Center When:          Thursday, August 22, 2013, 4-7 p.m. Where:            2nd Floor, HCMC’s Red Building, 717 S. 7th St. entrance … Continue reading

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HCMC honored for organ donation excellence

Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) was recently awarded a silver medal of honor for organ donation excellence by the Department of Health and Human Services at the National Learning Congress.  This is the fifth time HCMC has won this prestigious national … Continue reading

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Organ donors remembered in flag-raising ceremony

The decision to become an organ donor is one of the most thoughtful ways someone can continue their giving spirit after they’ve passed away. At a flag-raising ceremony at Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) on Monday, April 2, the families of … Continue reading

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