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Visiting standards and mask guidelines

Effective Tuesday, January 16, 2024, we are implementing the following visiting standards for the safety of your family and others in our care.

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Top five things health care professionals can do to prepare for COVID-19

Patsy Stinchfield, PNP, senior director of infection prevention and control at Children's Minnesota, has shared her tips for keeping yourself, your family and your patients and their families safe from coronavirus, or COVID-19.

Children’s Minnesota nurses achieve national standard for BSN degree completion

Congratulations to Children’s Minnesota nurses for achieving a national standard for nurses holding advanced degrees. We're proud to announce that 80 percent of Children’s Minnesota nurses now hold a Bachelor’s degree or higher in nursing!

Equity and inclusion at Children’s Minnesota: Our call-to-action

“I feel a little nervous when I talk about equity and inclusion because this is some of the most important work we can do for our patients and families, so we need to get it right,” said James Burroughs, chief equity and inclusion officer at Children’s Minnesota during his opening remarks at Grand Rounds on Feb. 6.

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Children’s Minnesota expands Neonatal Virtual Care services

Children’s Minnesota is launching neonatal virtual care partnerships with six hospitals across Minnesota and in Wisconsin, giving them 24/7 access to Level IV neonatal expertise.

Children’s Minnesota nurses honored with DAISY Award for nursing excellence

Congratulations to the three nurses who were honored with a DAISY Award for their above-and-beyond care at Children’s Minnesota.

Nurses of Color Employee Resource Group hosts first official meeting

The newly formed Children’s Minnesota Nurses of Color Employee Resource Group (NOC ERG) kicked off its first meeting on the St. Paul campus on Jan. 29. The NOC ERG, which now has more than 100 members, was created in the fall by a core group of nurses, leaders and the equity and inclusion team at Children’s Minnesota.

New NIH Research Funding awarded to Dr. Kris Ann Schultz and her Global Team of Researchers

Children’s Minnesota physician Kris Ann Schultz, MD received the prestigious NIH/NCI R01-funding opportunity, entitled “Detecting DICER1: A global partnership to cure pediatric lung cancer,” which represents the first of its kind at Children’s.

A successful send-off: Improving the inpatient discharge process

Our goal is to create a standard inpatient discharge process that ensures families feel comfortable, involved and equipped to care for their child at home.

Senator Tina Smith visits Children’s Minnesota to discuss insulin affordability

Minnesota Senator Tina Smith recently visited Children’s Minnesota to discuss issues that face families with kids suffering from childhood diabetes.