Stories that change you forever

When you work with the most amazing people on earth, you’re bound to have some interesting stories to tell. Every day amazing things happen here at Children’s Minnesota. From a single child’s incredible story to a research breakthrough that helps thousands of kids, we have stories that will change the way you see the world.

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Learn more about Children’s news and events, what’s going on at our hospitals and clinics, and our experts in the news. You can also read stories written by our staff, patients and families.

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Children’s MN Takes to Capitol Hill: Children’s Hospital Association Speak Now For Kids Advocacy Day

In July, Children’s participated in the Children’s Hospital Association’s Family Advocacy Day in Washington D.C.

Children’s Top Doctors recognized by Mpls.St.Paul Magazine

The 21st edition of the list includes more than 800 doctors from across the Twin Cities, and 196 from Children's.

Baby Margaret

Mighty Margaret perfectly embodies her nickname

Margaret was diagnosed with a serious heart defect called Tetralogy of Fallot. See how this small but mighty heart warrior is redefining what strong looks like at just 5 months old.

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Race for Children’s at HeartBeat 5000

Race for Children's: HeartBeat 5000 is back and bigger than ever Saturday, June 24, 2017. Walk or run for your favorite Children's programs benefitting the most amazing people on earth.

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Lyme disease and other tick-transmitted diseases

When the weather turns nice, Minnesotans aren’t the only ones who emerge from hiding. Here's what you should know about Lyme disease and other tick-transmitted diseases.

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Important news for Blue Cross members

Children’s Minnesota and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (Blue Cross) have reached a new contract that restores in-network access for our patients with Blue Cross health insurance.

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Medicaid and its impact on our kids

As the health care industry faces a time of unprecedented change, we remain committed to providing exceptional care to all children and their families, regardless of their ability to pay.

Clinicians from the Midwest Fetal Care Center.

Midwest Fetal Care Center

Midwest Fetal Care Center is the first and largest advanced fetal care program in the Upper Midwest. Providing expanded access to prenatal care.

Calendar of Events

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Toddler Attention Study at Children’s St. Paul Primary Care Clinic

April 1, 2017 12 a.m. – April 1, 2018 12 a.m., St. Paul

Pine Tree Apple Classic 2017

August 3, 2017 7:30 a.m. – August 6, 2017 12 p.m., White Bear Lake

Grand Rounds: Neonatal abstinence syndrome: Current concepts and management

August 3, 2017, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., Minneapolis

News & Press Releases

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Teamwork Between Children’s Health Centers Advances Precision Medicine for Acutely Ill Newborns

Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine expands rapid whole genome sequencing to Children's Minnesota

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota and Children’s Minnesota Reach Agreement on New Contract

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.

Contract Terminated Between Children’s Minnesota and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS – (July 5, 2017) – As of July 5, Children’s Minnesota is no longer an “in-network” provider for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (Blue Cross) members who are covered through employer-provided or individually purchased Blue Cross health insurance plans or the Blue Cross Blue Plus PMAP program. After months of negotiations, both parties were unable to come to an agreement.


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