Children’s Minnesota patient Josh Karels, age 15, has a rare, terminal immune disorder that attacks his body’s major organs. Despite having a disease that could take his life at any moment, Josh continues to play hockey and uses the sport as his motivation to live life to the fullest.
Children’s latest stories in the news and press releases from across our hospitals and clinics.
Gretchen Cutler, scientific investigator at Children’s Minnesota, co-authored a study published in JAMA Pediatrics that found some hospitals face unfair penalties due to certain patient populations’ socioeconomic factors with pay-for-performance payment models.
Minnesota MD News highlighted Children's Minnesota cardiovascular program and the Children's Heart Clinic.
Dr. Carrie Marie Borchardt discusses the recent increase in antipsychotic medications written for children ages 2 and younger.
Dr. Laura Gandrud, pediatric endocrinologist at Children’s Minnesota, was interviewed by mHealth Intelligence about Children’s Minnesota’s type 1 diabetes pilot program that uses Fitbits to collect patient data.
Children’s Minnesota patient Peter Harrington, age 15, suffered a nearly fatal sinus infection in 2015. Peter spent most of the summer in the hospital, but is now back to playing hockey.
A new study from Children's Minnesota found that ventilators emit noise that travels not only through the air, but also through bone conduction, which may contribute to hearing loss for babies in the NICU.
Zika primarily infects humans and other primates and is spread through bites by the Aedes mosquito species.
Learn more about the mosquito-borne Zika virus from Patsy Stinchfield, director of infection prevention and control at Children’s Minnesota.
Minnesota Wild players hosted a skating and pizza party for former Children's Minnesota patients.