Children’s Minnesota’s volunteer helpers made headlines this week on KSTP-TV for donating their time to help support our clinical staff and patient families.
The latest Children’s Minnesota stories in the news and press releases from across our hospitals and clinics.
Children’s Minnesota expert co-authors CDC study examining COVID-19 boosters’ impact on Omicron/Delta variant hospitalizations
A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) details how effective COVID-19 boosters are for adults at preventing COVID-related hospitalizations, and emergency department and urgent care visits nationwide.
Congratulations to Dr. Marc Gorelick, president and CEO, for being recognized as one of the Great Leaders in Healthcare 2022 by Becker’s Hospital Review. The publication honored 113 leaders at health organizations across the United States.
In their podcast, Guidelines with Gabi: Something Old, Something New, Lots of Kids Needing O2: Update in Bronchiolitis, Drs. Gabi Hester and Nadia Maccabee-Ryaboy discuss the influx of bronchiolitis cases they’ve seen at Children’s Minnesota along with methods of treatment, possible coexisting infections and promising research on the horizon.
If you see baby August today, it would be hard to tell the difficult road he’s already been on in his young life. Diagnosed in utero with Ebstein anomaly, August’s was able to beat the odds thanks to a comprehensive and multidisciplinary team of health care professionals.
Children’s Minnesota Chief Nursing Officer accepts inaugural Melrose Twin Cities Principled Leadership Award on behalf of Minnesota frontline health care heroes
Congratulations to all Minnesota frontline health care workers for receiving the 2021 Melrose Twin Cities Principled Leadership Award. Caroline Njau, senior vice president of patient care services and chief nursing officer at Children’s Minnesota, accepted the award on behalf of every frontline health care worker statewide. This recognition honors Minnesota’s health care heroes’ service and sacrifice throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Midwest Fetal Care Center (MWFCC), a collaboration between Children’s Minnesota and Allina Health, is participating in a large multicenter National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded study targeting improved surveillance and care for pregnant women with anti-SSA/Ro antibodies who are at risk for fetal heart block.
Pediatricians and other health experts are noticing a concerning trend in kids during the COVID-19 pandemic – an increase in diabetes. We talked with a pediatric endocrinologist at Children's Minnesota to help parents understand what new research from the CDC means for their family.
Children’s Minnesota has announced that Dr. David Schmeling will be stepping down as chief of surgery after serving in the role since 2004. The position will be passed to Dr. Tim Lander effective Jan. 22, 2022.
Children’s Minnesota welcomes cardiologist Dr. Adam Putschoegl to the heart failure and heart transplant program
Children’s Minnesota is pleased to announce cardiologist Adam Putschoegl, DO, as a new physician with the heart failure and heart transplant program. Dr. Putschoegl is no stranger to Minnesota. He grew up in a suburb of St. Paul and obtained a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Biology from St. John’s University in Collegeville, Minnesota.