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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.

Let’s not be rash: diagnosing rashes and reactions that occur during or around medication use

When a child comes in with a rash or other symptom after starting a medication, how can you determine if it’s truly caused by a drug reaction or if there’s something else at play? It starts with asking the right questions. Drs. Robert Becker and Bryan Fate dive into this important topic during their Crack the Case podcast.

Expert care for adolescents and young adults: the Cancer and Blood Disorders Program at Children’s Minnesota

Medical treatments such as surgery, chemotherapy and radiation — while extremely important — are just part of the care plan at Children's Minnesota's Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer and Blood Disorders Program.

Children’s Minnesota recognized by Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal for corporate diversity

Children’s Minnesota was recently ranked 15th on the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal’s Corporate Diversity, Medium Companies List.

Children’s Minnesota announces Sam Githinji as Chief Information Security Officer

Children’s Minnesota is pleased to announce Sam Githinji has accepted the role of chief information security officer. In the role, Sam will be responsible for ensuring Children’s Minnesota has the processes and procedures in place to protect patient, employee and business information.

Children’s Minnesota hosts MDH Commissioner Jan Malcolm to commemorate first year of COVID-19 vaccine

Children's Minnesota hosted MDH Commissioner Jan Malcom and other health care leaders as part of the state’s Celebrate Safely campaign, and to mark the one-year anniversary of the first COVID-19 vaccine doses being administered in the state.

As COVID-19 surges, Minnesota health system CEOs make public appeal

CEOs from nine Minnesota health systems have come together to raise the alarm in a public plea to help a health care system that is overwhelmed. As COVID-19 continues to surge, leaders have taken out a full-page ad in major newspapers across the state this week that highlight the critical nature of the situation, the heartbreaking realities facing hospitals and how the community can help.

Pine Tree Apple Classic Fund presents $256,000 gift to Children’s Minnesota supporting targeted cancer research efforts

Pine Tree Apple Classic Fund President Kevin Werwie and its Board of Directors presented Children’s Minnesota with a $256,000 check supporting targeted children’s cancer research efforts.

The Mother Baby Centers at United and Mercy recognized among best hospitals for maternity in the U.S.

The U.S. News & World Report’s inaugural list recognizes hospitals for their overall quality of care for uncomplicated pregnancies.

Dr. Michael Richards receives 2021 St. Baldrick’s Foundation Infrastructure Grant

Congratulations to Dr. Michael Richards for being awarded a $50,000 infrastructure grant from the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, the largest non-government funder of childhood cancer research grants. The grant will support the Cancer and Blood Disorders program at Children’s Minnesota in offering clinical trials for state-of-the-art pediatric cancer therapies.