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Shukri Jumale named Notable Emerging Leader by Twin Cities Business

Shukri is program manager of Midwest Fetal Care Center (MWFCC), a collaboration between Allina Health and Children’s Minnesota. She is being recognized for her role in MWFCC’s fetal equity project, which aims to ensure all communities have access to the expert care MWFCC provides unborn babies with complex medical conditions.

Children’s Minnesota NICU at Mercy Hospital marks two-plus years of preventing central line associated blood stream infections

Children’s Minnesota is thrilled to announce The Kid Experts® at its Level III neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids, Minnesota surpassed more than 1,000 days without a central line associated blood stream infection.

Project HOME promotes breastfeeding equity, aims to send more newborns home on human milk

Project HOME (Home on Milk Every Time) is the focus of a quality improvement (QI) project in Children’s Minnesota’s neonatal department. The project develops strategies to integrate tools and additional support to provide milk to babies that need it most.

Midwest Fetal Care Center will attend the Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine’s (SMFM) annual pregnancy meeting

The Midwest Fetal Care Center (MWFCC) team will attend the SMFM annual pregnancy meeting in National Harbour, Maryland, Feb. 10-14, 2024.

Vote for Children’s Minnesota physicians for Minnesota Monthly’s Top Doctors list

Find out how to vote for Children’s Minnesota physicians for the Minnesota Monthly Top Doctors list.

Children’s Minnesota CEO appointed to new statewide health equity task force

The task force was created to examine inequities in how people experience health care based on race, religion, culture, sexual orientation, gender identity, age and disability. It identify strategies that ensure all Minnesotans receive care and coverage that is respectful and delivers optimal health outcomes.

Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Brandon Powell visits Children’s Minnesota

Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Brandon Powell visited Children’s Minnesota patients at their bedside at the pediatric health care system’s Minneapolis hospital.

Children’s Minnesota develops standard guideline and protocol for minimally invasive PDA closure procedure for pre-term babies

The Kid Experts® at Children’s Minnesota have developed a standard guideline and protocol for pre-term infants requiring transcatheter closure of their PDA using the Amplatzer™ Piccolo Occluder – a minimally invasive device specifically designed to close PDA in premature infants.

Schwartz Center for Compassionate Care honors two Children’s Minnesota programs

Children’s Minnesota is honored to share that its Runaway Intervention Program (RIP) is one of the Schwartz Center for Compassionate Care’s 2023 Corman IMPACT Honors recipients. In addition, Children’s Minnesota's “The Role of Bias in De-escalation" training course is among the 2023 Corman IMPACT Honorable Mentions.

The Mother Baby Center locations at United and Mercy hospitals earn top ratings from U.S. News and World Report

The High Performing designation is the highest award a hospital can earn from U.S. News and World Report’s national rankings for hospitals providing maternity care. The annual evaluation is designed to assist expectant parents in making informed decisions about where to receive maternity care.