Allina Health and Children's break ground on The Mother Baby Center at Mercy Hospital

tmbc mercy 6414Allina Health and Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota are growing their birthing center partnership with the ground breaking of The Mother Baby Center at Mercy, part of Allina Health, in Coon Rapids, Minn.


Children's - Minnetonka expands ENT and audiology services

ENT 6414Children's ENT and Facial Plastic Surgery is opening a new clinic and our audiology program is expanding capacity at our Minnetonka campus for the convenience of patients in the West Metro.


Lymphedema therapist now on staff

Cheryl Hansen, a 25-year employee with Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, recently completed her certification to become a lymphedema therapist, making her the only one at Children’s and one of only a few in the state.


Update on newborn screening

The newborn screen from Minnesota Department of Health now includes SCID/T-cell lymphopenia screening. More information about this testing and appropriate follow-up:

Family fact sheet for SCID

Medical fact sheet for SCID

New RBC transfusion indication codes

Effective February 2013, there will be new Transfusion Indication codes for Red Blood cells (RBC). These evidence based pediatric guidelines have been approved by the Transfusion Committee in collaboration with NICU, PICU, Heme-Onc, Surgery/Anesthesia, and CVCC.