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Dr. Robb Doss shares advice on concussion prevention

Dr. Robb Doss, co-director of the pediatric concussion clinic, shared tips on concussion prevention and spoke about the importance of immediate treatment.

Children’s Minnesota names Emily Chapman, MD, as next chief medical officer

MINNEAPOLIS – (August 1, 2017) – Children’s Minnesota (Children’s) is pleased to announce Emily Chapman, MD, as its new chief medical officer (CMO) and vice president of medical affairs. Dr. Chapman has been at Children’s for more than 10 years and previously served as vice chief medical officer. She officially began her new role on July 5, 2017.

Children’s Minnesota partnership focuses on smartphone technology

A partnership between Children's Minnesota and Pops! Diabetes Care focuses on smartphone technology to better manage diabetes.

Star Studio brings laughter to patients

The Dude from Star Studio sat down at KARE-TV to talk about the benefits the in-hospital TV studio provides patients.

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 that evaluated the other candidates.

Dr. Nancy Mendelsohn shares expertise on precision medicine

Dr. Nancy Mendelsohn participated in Minnesota Physician's 47th Health Care Roundtable, focused on the topic of precision medicine.

Dr. Abby Meyer weighs in on fireworks safety

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