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Children’s Minnesota announces new cancer and blood disorders program medical director

Children’s Minnesota is pleased to announce Dr. Susan Kearney as the new medical director of the cancer and blood disorders program as of July 1, 2021.

Voluntary Recall: Philips-Respironics invasive and non-invasive ventilators

Children’s Minnesota is aware that many of the Philips-Respironics invasive and non-invasive ventilators have been voluntarily recalled. If your child is on one of these machines, your provider will be communicating directly with you via MyChildren's portal on their recommendation based on your child’s specific circumstances.

Children’s Minnesota expanding access to pediatric pain services

Children’s Minnesota is bringing expert pain care to more kids thanks to expanded access within the Pediatric Pain, Palliative Care and Integrated Medicine (PPCIM) Program.

Star Tribune and Twin Cities PBS showcases how Children’s Minnesota is tackling racial health disparities

Children’s Minnesota made headlines in the Star Tribune and Twin Cities PBS, with in-depth interviews focused on how the health care system is facing racial disparities head-on. The story features James Burroughs, chief equity and inclusion officer at Children's Minnesota, and Dr. Gabrielle Hester, medical director of quality improvement at Children's Minnesota.

Children’s Minnesota infection preventionist honored with DAISY Award for advancing health equity

Congratulations to Adriene Thornton, BSN, MA, CIC, FAPIC, infection preventionist at Children’s Minnesota, for being honored, as part of the Twin Cities Black Nurses Rock chapter, with a DAISY Award for advancing health equity!

Children’s Minnesota ranks among Best Children’s Hospitals in U.S. News & World Report

Children’s Minnesota’s pulmonology and diabetes programs recognized among the best programs in the country

Children’s Minnesota NICU at Mercy Hospital expands services to help high-risk mothers deliver closer to home

Families in the Twin Cities north metro now have access to 24/7 neonatal experts providing care for even more prematurely born infants.

Children’s Minnesota: the largest pediatric cancer and blood disorders program in the region

Within our cancer and blood disorders program, our team of specialists and subspecialists work both together and independently to treat kids and young adults facing a wide variety of serious conditions, all within a single health system.

Children’s Minnesota partners with avoMD to digitize its evidence-based clinical care

Children’s Minnesota announced that it is collaborating with avoMD, a next-gen clinical decision support platform, to enhance its evidence-based clinical guideline offering.

Children’s Minnesota represented at the 2021 Pediatric Academic Societies meeting

The 2021 meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies kicked off virtually May 1-4. During the opening days of the meeting, Children’s Minnesota shared their pediatric expertise with meeting participants.