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Bachman’s delivers 1500 flower plants to Abbott Northwestern Hospital workers

Bachman’s delivers 1500 flower plants to Abbott Northwestern Hospital workers

[Star Tribune, March 31, 2020] Bachman’s Floral, Home & Garden donated 1,500 flowering plants to Abbott Northwestern Hospital in appreciation of the efforts of health care workers responding to the Coronavirus pandemic on Tuesday, March 31, 2020. The Star Tribune captured the event in photos. See them online here.

Bachman’s donates 1500 flowing plants to boost staff at Abbott Northwestern Hospital

[KSTP-TV, March 31, 2020] Bachman’s Floral, Home & Garden donated 1,500 flowering spring plants to Abbott Northwestern Hospital in appreciation of the efforts of health care workers responding to the Coronavirus pandemic. KSTP-TV was there to capture thew delivery. WCCO-TV and WCCO Radio also covered the Bachman donation.

Community surprises Allina Health cancer patient with bell ringing send-off

[KARE 11, March 30, 2020] Surprise parties are nearly impossible to achieve in these times of social distancing, but a Northfield community found a way to pull off an unforgettable send-off on Tuesday, for a beloved neighbor battling brain cancer. Barb Barlau, was diagnosed with glioblastoma, an aggressive form of brain cancer, in January.  Several […]

Abbott Northwestern Hospital builds capacity for expected COVID-19 surge

[WCCO-TV, March 25, 2020] Hospitals are concerned about their ability to handle the expected surge in COVID-19 patients that everyone fears is coming. At Allina Health’s Abbott Northwestern Hospital, they have, in a matter of days, quadrupled the number of intensive care beds that could accept those patients. Fox 9 News also reported on this […]

Allina Health docs say “stay at home”

[NBC News, March19, 2020] A Facebook post by resident doctors at Allina Health’s Abbott Northwestern Hospital has blown up across the internet. It urges folks to stay and observe social distancing to keep everyone safe. Even NBC News noticed and included a clip of the doctors on a story in the Nightly News. See the […]

Abbott Northwestern Hospital plans upgrades

Abbott Northwestern Hospital plans upgrades

[Finance & Commerce, March 4, 2020] Two construction projects expected to cost $199 million on the Abbott Northwestern Hospital campus in Minneapolis are anything but the end of building at one of the city’s oldest hospitals. Hospital officials met last week with Phillips neighborhood residents to fill them in on the upcoming work on the […]

Abbott Northwestern Hospital uses wayfinding systems to improve patient experience

Abbott Northwestern Hospital uses wayfinding systems to improve patient experience

[Xtelligent Healthcare Media, Feb. 19, 2020] The GPS system isn’t just a way of the road anymore. Increasingly, these tools – known in healthcare as digital wayfinding systems – are being implemented in hospitals, where patients have to navigate winding hallways, multiple departments, and different admission and visitation protocol. This approach isn’t exactly new. Hospitals […]

What is love?

[KARE 11, February 14, 2020] Valentine’s Day is all about love. But what is love really? What happens in our brain to make us feel this emotion? Neurologist Dr. Ron Tarrel with Noran Clinic at Abbott Northwestern Hospital talked with KARE 11 about what love is, in our brain.

How heart disease affects women differently

[MPR News, Feb. 11, 2020] Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of American women. More women die from heart attacks than men. But men are often the focus when it comes to research and talking about risks. Allina Health cardiologist Dr. Elizabeth Grey at the Minneapolis Heart Institute talked with MPR News about gender […]

How to make the most of that fitness tracker on your wrist

[WCCO-TV, Jan. 17, 2020] If you got a new fitness tracker to wear on your wrist for Christmas, you may still be trying to figure out how to make the most of it. Allina Health clinical exercise physical therapist Gail Ericson at the LiveWell Fitness Center at Abbott Northwestern Hospital talked with WCCO News about […]