MINNEAPOLIS – (July 7, 2017) – Children’s Minnesota (Children’s) and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (Blue Cross) have reached agreement on a contract that will keep Children’s hospitals and clinics in the Blue Cross provider network. The previous contract expired at midnight on Tuesday, July 4, 2017.
Children’s latest stories in the news and press releases from across our hospitals and clinics.
Congratulations to the 196 Children’s physicians recognized by Mpls.St.Paul Magazine as 2017 Top Doctors. The 21st edition of the list includes more than 800 doctors from across the Twin Cities. Physicians were asked to nominate one or more doctors (excluding themselves) whom they would choose if they or a loved one were seeking medical care. From there, candidates were grouped into 45 specialties and on myriad factors, including (but not limited to) peer recognition, professional achievement, and disciplinary history. Doctors who had the highest scores from each grouping were invited to serve on a blue-ribbon panel that evaluated the other candidates.
Dr. Nancy Mendelsohn participated in Minnesota Physician's 47th Health Care Roundtable, focused on the topic of precision medicine.
Dr. Abbey Meyer weighed in on fireworks safety for children.
Children's Minnesota physician Dr. Robyn Reed penned a letter to the Wall Street Journal highlighting the importance of Medicaid for children.
A relaxed and comfortable hospital atmosphere can support a speedy recovery, so many local hospitals are rethinking the way patient rooms look and feel, including Children's Minnesota.
Children’s has once again been honored by U.S. News & World Report as a Best Children’s Hospital, with the pulmonology program ranking 34th. Additionally, in partnership with the University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital, Children’s was ranked 31st in nephrology in the nation for 2017-2018.
On Saturday, June 24, the Race for Children’s: Heartbeat 5000 event is taking place in Minneapolis and Annie Waters from the Children’s Minnesota Foundation sat down at WCCO-TV to talk about the upcoming race.
Dr. Laura Gandrud discusses the wide variety of Type 1 Diabetes symptoms and how parents can be on the loop out for signs.
Children's Minnesota was given the Patient Safety Improvement Award by the Minnesota Hospital Association (MHA) for the Comfort Promise campaign.