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Children’s Minnesota Foundation Board of Directors adds six new members

Children’s Minnesota has announced the appointment of six new members to its Foundation board of directors. The newly appointment members bring extensive experience in business, finance, law, arts and culture.

Children’s Minnesota Hospital Board of Directors adds new member

Children’s Minnesota has announced the appointment of Matt Van Slooten to its hospital board of directors, as well as the full slate of officers and board members for 2024.

Children’s Minnesota marketing and communications VP among 2024 Women in Business honorees

Hillery is among a prestigious group of 50 women recognized for their professional achievements and contributions to the Twin Cities community.

Children’s Minnesota partners with Henna & Hijabs to advance inclusive care with launch of modest hospital gowns for pediatric patients

The new modesty gowns, designed by Henna & Hijabs founder Hilal Ibrahim, will allow medical care teams to provide necessary care while giving pediatric patients the appropriate modest coverage through intentional design features. Though designed with Muslim patients in mind, the gowns are available to any pediatric patient.

Children’s Minnesota celebrates 100 years of caring for kids

Governor Tim Walz proclaimed Feb. 13, 2024, “Children’s Minnesota Day” at a centennial celebration of the largest pediatric health system in the state.

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.

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.

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 establishes first endowed chair for neonatology program

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.