HCMC’s Burn Center reverified as pediatric and adult burn center

by Hennepin Healthcare

nurses station in burn unit, HCMC's Burn Center, pediatric and adult burn center, American Burn Association, American College of Surgeons, providing quality burn care to patientsThe American Burn Association and the American College of Surgeons recently completed their regularly scheduled site visit and reverified HCMC as a pediatric and adult burn center. Reviewers commended the Burn Center team on their commitment to excellence and providing quality burn care to patients.

In their summary document, reviewers noted a significant number of program strengths, including:

  • A patient-centered approach that fosters a truly interdisciplinary team approach to burn care manifests in great communication and collaboration among services.
  • Excellent quality improvement programs.

The HCMC Burn Center is a regional leader with an inpatient market share exceeding any other hospital in the state. In addition, the Burn Clinic facilitates over 3,500 outpatient visits annually.