Governor Tim Walz proclaimed Feb. 13, 2024, “Children’s Minnesota Day” at a centennial celebration of the largest pediatric health system in the state.
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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.
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.
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.
Children’s Minnesota announced that Dr. Tom George, system medical director of neonatology, has been named the organization’s first holder of the newly established Sit Investment Associates Chair in Neonatology following a generous $2 million gift from the Minneapolis-based investment firm.
First-of-its-kind Islamic fatwa issued encouraging the use of pasteurized donor breast milk for Muslim babies in the hospital
On Nov. 16, the Minnesota Islamic Council issued a fatwa, or a religious clarification, encouraging the use of pasteurized donor human milk for babies, particularly preterm, low birth and ill babies, when a mother’s milk is not available. The ruling comes after extensive discussions between Islamic scholars, Muslim leaders in the Twin Cities and experts from Children’s Minnesota, M Health Fairview, the Minnesota Milk Bank for Babies and the Minnesota Breastfeeding Coalition.
The national honor recognizes the top diverse healthcare executives and organizations influencing public policy, care delivery, and promoting diversity, equity and inclusion in their organizations and the industry.
Children’s Minnesota is thrilled to announce the pediatric health care system has received Magnet recognition again.
Children’s Minnesota is pleased to announce it received $100,000 as part of the second cohort of the Preventing Youth Suicide National Collaborative, A Cardinal Health Foundation National Collaborative, which is an initiative from Cardinal Health, Children’s Hospital Association (CHA) and the Zero Suicide Institute (ZSI) at the Education Development Center (EDC), to better identify and care for youth at risk for suicide.
Children’s Minnesota earns re-verification as a Level I Children’s Surgery Center by the American College of Surgeons
Children’s Minnesota is pleased to announce it has been re-verified as a Level I Children’s Surgery Center by the American College of Surgeons Children’s Surgery Verification Quality Improvement Program.