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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Meet Marc Gorelick, MD, President and Chief Operating Officer

We're thrilled to introduce you to Children's Minnesota's new President and Chief Operating Officer, Marc Gorelick, MD. Meet Marc on this week's Five Question Friday!

Tips for preventing poison

Making your home safe is critical to avoiding poisoning because more than 90 percent of poisonings occur in the home. Here are some basic tips for preventing poisonings.

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Our children’s health depends on a strong pediatric care system

The Brorson family’s world turned upside down when their three-week-old son, Brayden, was diagnosed with cancer. Brayden is now an active five-year–old thanks to the health care coverage he received through Medicaid. Learn more about the important role medical assistance plays in caring for children, and join our advocacy network today.

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Baby Ingrid isn’t slowed down after rare genetic diabetes diagnosis

Identical twins, Ingrid and Amelia, couldn't be more different. But 13-month-old Ingrid won't let won't let a rare, genetic form of diabetes slow down her amazing progress.

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What you need to know about the mumps

Mumps is a contagious virus passed from one person to another through saliva, nasal secretions and close personal contact. Here's what you need to know.

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Important news for Blue Cross members

Children’s Minnesota is ending its contract with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota and Blue Plus (Blue Cross). A key reason is a drastic and unprecedented cut demanded by Blue Cross in its reimbursement rates for our Medicaid patients. We are in the process of notifying families about what this means for their ability to access services through our hospitals and clinics once our contract ends.

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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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CCRN – Pediatrics Certification Review Seminar

Mar 28, 2017 8:00 AM – Mar 29, 2017 4:00 PM, Minneapolis

Grand Rounds: Constantly Connected

Mar 30, 2017, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM, Minneapolis

Grand Rounds: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Apr 06, 2017, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM, St. Paul

News & Press Releases

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Children’s Hospitals Today recognizes Children’s Minnesota’s record safety milestone

Patsy Stinchfield discussed the Children's Minnesota St. Paul PICU's record 2,570 days without a central line-associated bloodstream infection (CLABSI).

Children’s Minnesota terminates contract with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota

Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minn. – (March 8, 2017) – Children’s Minnesota announced today that it is ending its contract with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota and Blue Plus (Blue Cross). The result of the termination is that Children’s will become an out-of-network provider for all Blue Cross health plans. This change will be effective as early as July 5, 2017, or if Blue Cross chooses to extend the current contract, December 31, 2017.

Children’s Minnesota CEO weighs in on efficiency in health care

Bob Bonar, CEO of Children's Minnesota shared insights on the health care industry and how he recommends improving efficiency and patient outcomes.


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