Stitches in time: HCMC Hx

Take a journey though more than 150 years of the history of health care in Hennepin County…decade by decade.   Throughout the months of…

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Itching for allergy info?

An allergy is the body’s overreaction to what should be ignored — the immune system’s response to things in the environment that are…

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Joint pain, stiffness and swelling?

Rheumatoid arthritis is a systemic disease, meaning that it affects more than just the joints. “Many different organs of the body can be…

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Happy doctors make healthy patients

Physician Satisfaction and Worklife: The Road to Healthy Work Environments and Better Care Wednesday, August 10, 2011 | Noon – 1 pm Join…

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HCMC named one of “America’s Best Hospitals”

Hennepin County Medical Center named one of “America’s Best Hospitals” for 15th consecutive year U.S. News Media & World Report’s 2011-12 Best Hospitals…

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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…

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The path to bone repair

Improving Orthopaedic Implants and Healing Tuesday, July 19, 2011 | Noon – 1 pm Everyone breaks bones but they don’t all take the…

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Surgical options for breast cancer

Almost everyone knows someone who has experienced breast cancer. Terms like “mastectomy” and “lumpectomy” may be familiar, but when are these procedures necessary,…

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Poison Center names new Medical Director

The Hennepin Regional Poison Center welcomes Dr. Jon Cole to its staff.  In addition to his new position as a staff physician in…

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Housing insecurity associated with poor health

Study finds housing insecurity is associated with poor health, lower weight, and development risk among young children Dr. Diana Cutts, Hennepin County Medical…

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Expecting? Prenatal tests explained on Healthy Matters

Expecting? In this week’s Healthy Matters podcast,  HCMC’s Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecolgy Dr. Virginia Lupo talks about pregnancy care and prenatal testing….

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Bernie the Rescue Dog warmly welcomed at HCMC

Bernie the Rescue Dog got a warm welcome from staff, patients and visitors when he began his residency at Hennepin County Medical Center…

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Bernie the Rescue Dog embarks on a medical career at HCMC

Bernie the Rescue Dog embarks on a medical career at HCMC When things are “ruff,” he knows how to “heal” Hennepin County Medical…

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HCMC EMS providers to be remembered at National EMS Memorial Service on June 25

Hennepin EMS will be in Colorado, participating in the service itself. We will also participate in the National Moment of Silence at 2030 hours on…

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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…

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News Advisory: Health care forum at HCMC to feature United Kingdom and Minnesota perspectives on integrated care

Health care leaders from the United Kingdom will join Minnesota health care executives, trustees, and physician leaders to talk about the transition to…

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HCMC receives Crystal Award for support of organ donation

Hennepin receives Crystal Award for support of organ donation HCMC received the Crystal Award from the Minnesota Hospital Association for outstanding support of…

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Hennepin EMS provides support for tornado response

Hennepin EMS had 6 units and several command staff that responded to the need for support after a tornado struck North Minneapolis on…

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Blanketing comfort

When Leslie Summer went browsing at garage sales last year, she never realized the connection she was about to forge.  She stopped at…

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EMS Week at HCMC

It’s National Emergency Medical Services Week, and at Hennepin County Medical Center, we’re celebrating the outstanding contributions of our paramedics and other emergency…

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