Children’s latest stories in the news and press releases from across our hospitals and clinics.

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A focus on health equity

Kelly Wolfe, director of public affairs and advocacy, along with Lisa Skjefte, health equity specialist, spoke about the importance of health equity.

Why bone health matters

Dr. Angela Goepferd talked about the importance of bone health for children.

How Children’s Minnesota handled a measles outbreak

Patsy Stinchfield spoke with Modern Healthcare about Children's Minnesota's incident command system and how the hospital worked to prevent the spread of measles during an outbreak in 2017.



A Day-by-Day Guide to Treating a Cold or the Flu

Patsy Stinchfield shared tips for tackling the flu by staying hydrated and monitoring a fever.

Children’s Minnesota names Marc Gorelick, MD, as next chief executive officer

Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minn. – (Nov. 13, 2017) – Children’s Minnesota (Children’s) is pleased to announce Marc Gorelick, MD, as its new chief executive officer (CEO). This news comes on the heels of current Children’s CEO Bob Bonar’s announcement that he intends to retire on Dec. 8, 2017. Since joining Children’s in 2014, Bonar has championed a more collaborative system of care for children and families in our region – to improve access, quality and value – and has been focused on bridging relationships with health systems sharing this same spirit.

Children’s Minnesota awarded “Gold Status” by Minnesota Department of Health

Children's Minnesota was recognized by the Minnesota Department of Health as a "gold status" facility for efforts around antimicrobial stewardship.

Bob Bonar, CEO, advocates for Children’s Health Insurance Program

Bob Bonar, CEO, penned a plea to Congress to authorize federal funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP).

Dr. Chawla talks teen health topics

Dr. Gigi Chawla wrote a recap of the top teen topics discussed at the American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition 2017.

Emerging Trends in Pediatrics to Watch

Dr. Gigi Chawla, chief of general pediatrics, sat down with Children’s Hospitals Today to discuss trends and challenges in pediatric health care.