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First baby born on first day at Allina’s Buffalo Hospital’s new Birth Center

[Allina Newsroom, Aug 9, 2010] Anneliese Barnes of Albertville, Minnesota, gave birth to the first baby on opening day at Buffalo Hospital’s new Birth Center. Baby boy Pierre Barnes was born August 2 at 4:32 p.m. Labor and delivery went smoothly for mom and baby who weighed eight pounds and four ounces, said Birth Center […]

First baby born on first day at Allina's Buffalo Hospital's new Birth Center

[Allina Newsroom, Aug 9, 2010] Anneliese Barnes of Albertville, Minnesota, gave birth to the first baby on opening day at Buffalo Hospital’s new Birth Center. Baby boy Pierre Barnes was born August 2 at 4:32 p.m. Labor and delivery went smoothly for mom and baby who weighed eight pounds and four ounces, said Birth Center […]

Allina breaks ground on new Ramsey clinic

[Anoka County Union, Aug. 4, 2010] Ground was broken Aug. 3 for the new 25,000 square-foot Allina Clinic by Allina Hospital and Clinics and city of Ramsey dignitaries. The new one-story clinic will feature more space, a physical therapy area and a design that allows natural light into most areas. The projected is expected to […]

More heat-related emergencies expected

[Fox 9 News, Aug. 9, 2010] Allina Medical Transportation Operations Supervisor Kyle Strege knows paramedics will be hearing a lot more calls for heat exhaustion as the Twin Cities heat wave stretches later into the week. Read the full story on myfoxtwincities.com.

Nix Ambiguity and Focus for Lasting Change

[Fast Company, September 2010] Many patients at Allina needed narcotics to manage chronic pain due to back problems or arthritis. Unfortunately, some patients were misusing or reselling the drugs. Everyone agreed on the goal: eliminate narcotics misuse. But good intentions hadn’t been enough. Read the full article at fastcompany.com.