MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL (March 22, 2021) –Caroline (Ndungu) Njau, MBA, BSN, RN, NEA-BC is joining Children’s Minnesota as its new senior vice president of patient care services and chief nursing officer (CNO) effective immediately. In her new role, Njau will be responsible for patient care operations across two hospital campuses, including nursing and patient and family services, as well as nursing strategy, education, and professional development. She is a member of the Children’s Minnesota Executive Leadership team.
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The fundraising event encourages participants to connect with family and friends through virtual healthy activities during two weeks in May.
Children’s Minnesota announced it received the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) certification of its Heart Failure and Heart Transplant program.
Children’s Minnesota announced the appointment of four new members to its Hospital Board of Directors, as well as the full slate of officers and board members for 2021. Joining the Hospital Board of Directors are Dr. Archelle Georgiou, Chris Hedberg, Damu McCoy and Dr. Brooke Moore.
The new specialty center expands Children’s Minnesota’s presence into the south metro, giving families a more accessible and convenient option for pediatric specialty care.
The Mother Baby Center, a partnership between Allina Health and Children’s Minnesota, announced the launch of its rebrand campaign which includes illustrations by a local artist, Kprecia Ambers, depicting images of the diverse communities it serves.
Jennifer Olson, MBA, has been named senior vice president, chief operating officer (COO) of Children’s Minnesota.
Children’s Minnesota promotes James C. Burroughs II to vice president, chief equity and inclusion officer
Equity, diversity and inclusion are key components of Children’s Minnesota’s annual operating plan and a significant strategic focus for 2021 and beyond. The elevation of this role to a vice president with a direct reporting relationship to President and CEO, Dr. Marc Gorelick, demonstrates a commitment to equity and accountability, ending systemic racism in healthcare and delivering equitable care to all patients and families.
Children’s Minnesota is pleased to announce that Anne Boisclair-Fahey, APRN, CNP, DNP, has accepted the role of Interim Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) effective January 1, 2021.