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2014 Annual Report

Excellence in pediatric care requires investment, and last year was once again a shining example of our community's commitment to Children's and continuing the care that has been the hallmark of over 90 years. Your outpouring of generosity in 2014 was truly awe-inspiring and record-breaking. Together, kids, families, businesses and organizations raised more than $30.7 million in support of Children's mission. 

Because of you, Children's made great strides over the past year as a leading provider of pediatric health care in the Upper Midwest. From clinical innovations to serving as an ever-present voice for kids in our community, we think you'll be inspired by the many amazing ways people are giving back in order to support the futures of kids at Children's. Read our 2014 Annual Report »


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Clinical innovation: Giving meaning to technology Clinical excellence: Coordinated care with heart Patient family services: The "funnest" place in the hospital

Annual report archive

2013 [PDF]

2012 [PDF]

2011 [PDF]

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Health professionals news

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New physicians join Children's

Introducing Frank Rimell, MD, Abby Meyer, MD, Jennifer McVean, MD, and metabolic geneticist Vikas Bhambhani.

Children's has been fortunate to welcome four new doctors in early 2014, expanding our expertise and capacities in our ENT and facial plastic surgery, diabetes and endocrinology, and genetics programs.

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Children's – Minnetonka expands ENT and audiology services
Allina Health and Children's break ground on The Mother Baby Center at Mercy
Midwest Fetal Care Center
Children's Sleep Center expands capacity

Latest News: April 27, 2015

Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota's signature event has raised more than $2.2 million to advance...

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Latest News: March 17, 2015

United, Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota partner for third metro birthing center

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Latest News: February 12, 2015

Foundation board celebrates $30.8 million raised in its second year and aims to build on that success in 2015

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Patient care

Patient referrals and consultations
With Children's Physician Access, you're one call away from referring a patient or consulting with a primary care physician or specialist 24/7.
EMR resources
Stay connected with your patients and their condition and treatment by accessing their electronic medical record.
Transport services
Children's neonatal and pediatric transport teams are available 24/7 for any critically ill child in the upper midwest.
Children's clinics and programs
See a complete list of clinical programs and patient/family services available at Children's.

History and physical examination forms

Outcomes
We are committed to providing the best and safest care possible. See how our outcomes compare to other children's hospitals nationwide.

Education

Continuing medical education (CME)
Children's offers in person and online continuing medical education opportunities to fit your needs.
Conferences
Children's offers conferences throughout the year, designed to meet the needs of health care professionals who work with children.
Graduate medical education (GME)
Children's provides educational and clinical training to medical students and residents.
Grand rounds
Attend in person at Children's – St. Paul or via webstream at Children's – Minneapolis or access our online library.

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