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Health equity: removing racial bias from our medical tools

In the Talking Pediatrics podcast Health Equity Actions: When Racial Bias is Built Into Our Medical Tools, guest host Adriene Thornton dives into this complex area of health equity with Siman Nuurali, a change management consultant at Children’s Minnesota. Thornton is the manager of health equity at Children’s Minnesota.

Children’s Minnesota Minnetonka Surgery and Specialty Center reopens after two-year pause during COVID-19 pandemic

Children’s Minnesota is excited to announce the reopening of the Children’s Minnesota Minnetonka Surgery and Specialty Center following a two-year pause on outpatient procedures due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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

Children’s Minnesota is honored to have 173 physicians recognized by Mpls.St.Paul Magazine as 2022 Top Doctors. The 26th edition of the list includes hundreds of local physicians from across the Twin Cities in multiple specialties.

Children’s Minnesota expands state’s only neonatal home-based monitoring program

Children’s Minnesota’s innovative The Kid Experts™ At Home monitoring program is now available at all three of the organization’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit locations.

Children’s Minnesota to partner with PrairieCare to deliver inpatient mental health services

Children’s Minnesota and PrairieCare are pleased to announce a new partnership that will deliver high-quality psychiatric care to kids as young as six years old. As Children’s Minnesota prepares to open its first inpatient mental health unit this fall, PrairieCare will provide programmatic guidance and joint clinical leadership for the new unit.

Outpatient COVID-19 medications for kids

Children’s Minnesota offers three therapies for treating or preventing COVID-19 in kids: Paxlovid, Bebtelovimab and Evusheld. These therapies are authorized by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) under an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for kids 12 and older who weigh at least 88 pounds.

Children’s Minnesota ranks among Best Children’s Hospitals in U.S. News & World Report

The Kid Experts at Children’s Minnesota have once again been recognized as a Best Children’s Hospital by U.S. News & World Report, sharing a ranking for cardiology and heart surgery with Mayo Clinic, as well as ranking for pulmonology and lung surgery and nephrology.

Innovative CHAMP program at Children’s Minnesota helps preterm babies go home sooner

A cutting-edge program at Children’s Minnesota helps preterm babies, like Finn, go home sooner.

Work Here Wednesday: Our laboratories are hiring!

We’re seeking qualified candidates to join the laboratories at Children’s Minnesota. Our laboratories are full-service facilities that offer a complete spectrum of laboratory techniques for the evaluation of pediatric disorders.

Children’s Minnesota expert co-authors report on firearm injury prevention in the United States

A new study co-authored by Dr. Andrew Kiragu, critical care physician at Children’s Minnesota, reveals guns are now the leading cause of death among kids 0 to 19 years old in the United States.