Renovated emergency department at Allinna’s Abbott Northwestern Hospital on display

[WCCO-TV, Dec. 19, 2018] The $25 million renovation and expansion of Allina Health’s Abbott Northwestern Hospital Emergency Department was opened for area media to tour.

The improvements include three more patient rooms, now 38, with larger rooms to accommodate staff and more equipment. There are also new family spaces, and five additional mental health beds in a locked suite. Allina Health said that approximately 10 percent of all emergency room patients are mental health related cases.

KSTP-TV and KARE 11 also covered the story.

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