HCMC Press Releases

Wet, warm weather increases wild mushroom growth, poisoning risk

With this summer’s unusually wet and warm weather, the Minnesota Regional Poison Center has been receiving an increase in calls related to wild mushroom exposures.

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Hennepin Healthcare’s Traumatic Brain Injury Outpatient Program receives first in the world Concussion Rehabilitation Program Accreditation from CARF International

Hennepin Healthcare’s Traumatic Brain Injury Outpatient Program becomes the first in the world to receive official 3-year accreditation.

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Hennepin Healthcare nurse nominated for Breast Cancer SUPERHERO Portrait Project

A breast cancer patient and survivor was chosen to have her portrait painted as part of the Breast Cancer Superhero Portrait Project.

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Hennepin Healthcare awarded top quality improvement honor by national hospital association

America’s Essential Hospitals has recognized the HOPE program for its early intervention for patients experiencing schizophrenia.

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Hennepin Healthcare celebrates Juneteenth

Hennepin Healthcare will celebrate Juneteenth on Tuesday, June 18, 2024, with music, food, prayer, speakers, and a Black vendors market.

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Giving oxygen via BiPAP before emergency intubation decreases the risk of dangerously low oxygen levels, cardiac arrest

In critically ill adults undergoing emergency tracheal intubation, hypoxemia increases the risk of cardiac arrest and death.

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Explore Minneapolis at Adventurama – a Local “Amazing Race” in support of Hennepin Healthcare

Hennepin Healthcare Foundation’s 2024 community-wide “Adventurama” fundraiser is set for Saturday, June 8, 2024.

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Keep your lungs healthy – for life!

The Comprehensive Cancer Center, in collaboration with the Pulmonology and Radiology Departments, is sponsoring “Healthy Lungs for Life.”

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Teddy Bear Clinic invites kids to explore medical stations, take the “scare” out of emergency care

After a 5-year hibernation, the Teddy Bear Clinic is returning to Hennepin Healthcare, inviting kids and their stuffed animals to visit.

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Candidates sought for the Hennepin Healthcare Board of Directors

Hennepin Healthcare is actively accepting applications for serving on the Hennepin Healthcare System, Inc. (HHS) Board of Directors.

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American Indian youth from 23 tribal affiliations to attend Talent Garden Summit on Saturday, April 13

Hennepin Healthcare’s Talent Garden is hosting its second American Indian Youth with Stethoscopes Summit on Saturday, April 13 from 9-3 p.m.

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Hennepin Healthcare hosts flag raising ceremony to honor National Donate Life Month

Hennepin Healthcare, in partnership with LifeSource, celebrates National Donate Life Month with a flag raising ceremony.

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Hennepin Healthcare’s 2023 Health Equity Report marks year of change, opportunities

Hennepin Healthcare’s Health Equity Report for the year 2023 shows ongoing work and progress to attain a culture of inclusion and belonging.

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Hennepin Healthcare celebrates breaking of Ramadan fast on Thursday, March 28

The Health Equity Department will present a program and discussion surrounding the importance of Ramadan followed by a prayer and meal.

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Hennepin Healthcare Primary Care receives $9.7M to fund new integrated mental health resources

Physician receives a $9.7 million dollar award from the Minnesota Department of Human Services to integrate behavioral health care resources.

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Baby Safety Shower raises awareness of preventable childhood injuries

Hennepin Healthcare is hosting a Baby Safety Shower at its Redleaf Center for Family Healing on Friday, November 17 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

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Comprehensive Cancer Center receives local ACS CHANGE grant funded by NFL’s Crucial Catch

Running back Alexander Mattison and the Minnesota Vikings will support the fight against cancer by visiting Hennepin Healthcare.

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New dashboard shares data on opioids and substance use in Hennepin County

The Minnesota Electronic Health Record Consortium and Hennepin County have launched a data dashboard that monitors opioid and substance use.

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“What Juneteenth Means to Me”

Hennepin Healthcare announces its lineup of engaging events for Friday, June 16 commemorating the freedom of slaves under the terms of the Emancipation Proclamation.

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Hennepin EMS protocols include treatment for patients experiencing opioid withdrawal

Hennepin EMS is now carrying Suboxone® on its rigs to have ready for calls to patients suffering from opioid withdrawal symptoms.

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