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New AAP guidelines advise kids to ride in rear-facing car seats longer

On Aug. 30, 2018, the American Academy of Pediatrics issued updated car seat guidelines.

Children’s Minnesota names Pam VanHazinga as next chief nursing officer and vice president patient care services

Children’s Minnesota (Children’s) is pleased to announce Pam VanHazinga, MBA, BSN, RN, as its new chief nursing officer (CNO) and vice president of patient care services.

Children’s Minnesota Outstanding Nurses recognized by Mpls.St.Paul Magazine

Mpls.St.Paul Magazine celebrated excellence in Twin Cities nursing by toasting more than 65 finalists and recognizing 17 winners of the coveted Outstanding Nurses Awards in August. Children’s nurses represented 11 of the finalists and three of the winners at the event.

I-35W traffic advisory near Children’s Minneapolis

We want you to be aware of resurfacing work on Hwy 62 that affects our Minnetonka location. From July 9 – 28 , access to and from Hwy 62 at Clearwater Dr. is closed. Please watch for detours on Shady Oak Rd. and Bren Rd. There will also be other periodic lane, shoulder and ramp closures as this work continues through October 2018.

Hwy 62 traffic advisory near Children’s Minnetonka

We want you to be aware of resurfacing work on Hwy 62 that affects our Minnetonka location. From July 9 – 28 , access to and from Hwy 62 at Clearwater Dr. is closed. Please watch for detours on Shady Oak Rd. and Bren Rd. There will also be other periodic lane, shoulder and ramp closures as this work continues through October 2018.

Jon DeHaan Foundation Honors Dr. Kelly Han

Dr. Kelly Han has been selected as the recipient of the first of The Jon DeHaan Foundation Award for Innovation in Cardiology.

Life saving procedure performed at Midwest Fetal Care Center

Gina and Alex were terrified when they learned their unborn sons were suffering from Twin-to-Twin Transfusion Syndrome (TTTS), a condition in which two or more genetically identical babies share the same placenta. Then the Midwest Fetal Care Center stepped in.

Children’s named Health Care System of the Year finalist

Children's Minnesota's Investment Team was named one of five finalists for the Health Care System of the Year award, as part of Institutional Investor's Hedge Fund Industry awards.

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

Children’s Minnesota was honored by U.S. News & World Report (USNWR) as a Best Children’s Hospital, with its pulmonology program ranking 33rd and diabetes and endocrinology program ranking 42nd in the nation for 2018-2019.

Children’s MN genomics partnership to boost research and treatment

The Star Tribune spoke with Dr. Nancy Mendelsohn, chief of specialty pediatrics, about Children's Minnesota's participation in the Sanford Children’s Genomic Medicine Consortium.