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Treating Abdominal Aortic Aneursyms

[KSTP-TV, Jan. 26, 2010] Undetected, abdominal aortic aneursyms, commonly known as a triple-A, can be deadly, but relatively new and quickly improving  minimally-invasive surgical procedures that treat the condition are helping more people live longer and productive lives. With new devices, these procedures can be done on patients instead of open chest surgery. Dr. Brian […]

Diabetes on the Rise

[KARE 11, Jan. 26, 2011] New numbers from the Centers for Disease Control show 26 million Americans have diabetes, up 9 percent from just 2008. Allina Medical Clinic’s Dr. Ward Godsall talked with KARE 11′s Diane Pierce and Pat Evans live in studio about those numbers. Watch the full interview below.

Allina’s Abbott Northwestern, Mercy and United Hospitals get top HealthGrades scores

[Star Tribune, Jan. 25, 2011] The Twin Cities are among the nation’s top five cities for hospital excellence, says a report by HealthGrades, a private rating company. In Minnesota, 10 hospitals won the “Distinguished” designation including Abbott Northwestern, Mercy and United Hospitals, all part of the Allina Hospitals & Clinics family of nonprofit hospitals. Read […]

Allina's Abbott Northwestern, Mercy and United Hospitals get top HealthGrades scores

[Star Tribune, Jan. 25, 2011] The Twin Cities are among the nation’s top five cities for hospital excellence, says a report by HealthGrades, a private rating company. In Minnesota, 10 hospitals won the “Distinguished” designation including Abbott Northwestern, Mercy and United Hospitals, all part of the Allina Hospitals & Clinics family of nonprofit hospitals. Read […]