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Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minn. – (Nov. 13, 2017) – Children’s Minnesota (Children’s) is pleased to announce Marc Gorelick, MD, as its new chief executive officer (CEO). This news comes on the heels of current Children’s CEO Bob Bonar’s announcement that he intends to retire on Dec. 8, 2017. Since joining Children’s in 2014, Bonar has championed a more collaborative system of care for children and families in our region – to improve access, quality and value – and has been focused on bridging relationships with health systems sharing this same spirit.
MINNEAPOLIS – (October 24, 2017) – In the Twin Cities, 14.3 percent of children have been diagnosed with asthma, creating ongoing health challenges for many youth. Kohl’s donation of $500,000 over the next two years has been awarded to Children’s Minnesota to help kids better control their asthma and provide supportive resources to area schools.
Children’s Minnesota’s fourth annual Shine Bright Bash raises more than $395,000 to support Cancer Kids Fund
MINNEAPOLIS – (September 11, 2017) – More than 400 guests filled the Minneapolis Event Center on Saturday, September 9, for Children’s Minnesota’s Shine Bright Bash, raising more than $395,000 for Children’s Cancer Kids Fund.
MINNEAPOLIS – (August 1, 2017) – Children’s Minnesota (Children’s) is pleased to announce Emily Chapman, MD, as its new chief medical officer (CMO) and vice president of medical affairs. Dr. Chapman has been at Children’s for more than 10 years and previously served as vice chief medical officer. She officially began her new role on July 5, 2017.
Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine expands rapid whole genome sequencing to Children's Minnesota
MINNEAPOLIS – (July 7, 2017) – Children’s Minnesota (Children’s) and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (Blue Cross) have reached agreement on a contract that will keep Children’s hospitals and clinics in the Blue Cross provider network. The previous contract expired at midnight on Tuesday, July 4, 2017.
Children's Minnesota announces new members to its Foundation board, which is dedicated to raising funds to advance pediatric health care.
Children's Minnesota announced appointment of new Hospital board of directors dedicated to improving pediatric health care for families throughout Minnesota and beyond.
Children’s Minnesota and Allina Health announced that the Midwest Fetal Care Center added open fetal surgery to its pioneering fetal care program.