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Teamwork Between Children’s Health Centers Advances Precision Medicine for Acutely Ill Newborns

Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine expands rapid whole genome sequencing to Children's Minnesota

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota and Children’s Minnesota Reach Agreement on New Contract

MINNEAPOLIS – (July 7, 2017) – Children’s Minnesota (Children’s) and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (Blue Cross) have reached agreement on a contract that will keep Children’s hospitals and clinics in the Blue Cross provider network. The previous contract expired at midnight on Tuesday, July 4, 2017.

Contract Terminated Between Children’s Minnesota and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS – (July 5, 2017) – As of July 5, Children’s Minnesota is no longer an “in-network” provider for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (Blue Cross) members who are covered through employer-provided or individually purchased Blue Cross health insurance plans or the Blue Cross Blue Plus PMAP program. After months of negotiations, both parties were unable to come to an agreement.

Children’s Top Doctors recognized by Mpls.St.Paul Magazine

Congratulations to the 196 Children’s physicians recognized by Mpls.St.Paul Magazine as 2017 Top Doctors. The 21st edition of the list includes more than 800 doctors from across the Twin Cities. Physicians were asked to nominate one or more doctors (excluding themselves) whom they would choose if they or a loved one were seeking medical care. From there, candidates were grouped into 45 specialties and on myriad factors, including (but not limited to) peer recognition, professional achievement, and disciplinary history. Doctors who had the highest scores from each grouping were invited to serve on a blue-ribbon panel hat evaluated the other candidates.

Dr. Abby Meyer weighs in on fireworks safety

Dr. Abbey Meyer weighed in on fireworks safety for children.

Dr. Robyn Reed advocates for children relying on Medicaid

Children's Minnesota physician Dr. Robyn Reed penned a letter to the Wall Street Journal highlighting the importance of Medicaid for children.

How hospitals are becoming more like home

A relaxed and comfortable hospital atmosphere can support a speedy recovery, so many local hospitals are rethinking the way patient rooms look and feel, including Children's Minnesota.

Children’s Minnesota ranked top pediatric hospital by U.S. News & World Report

Children’s has once again been honored by U.S. News & World Report as a Best Children’s Hospital, with the pulmonology program ranking 34th. Additionally, in partnership with the University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital, Children’s was ranked 31st in nephrology in the nation for 2017-2018.

Race for Children’s: Heartbeat 5000 kicks off

On Saturday, June 24, the Race for Children’s: Heartbeat 5000 event is taking place in Minneapolis and Annie Waters from the Children’s Minnesota Foundation sat down at WCCO-TV to talk about the upcoming race.

Dr. Gandrud discusses diabetes

Dr. Laura Gandrud discusses the wide variety of Type 1 Diabetes symptoms and how parents can be on the loop out for signs.