Abbott Northwestern Hospital

First of River Falls Quints Heads Home

[WCCO-TV, Aug. 5, 2009] Heath and Angela Tille stood in the Special Care Nursery at Abbott Northwestern Hospital staring at their five tiny babies in the crib. The quintuplets were born on June 17. They’ve been living at Abbott Northwestern and Children’s Hospital since then. Brooklyn, the biggest, is the first to go home. Read […]

Abbott Northwestern Campaign Raises $37.4 Million

[Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, July 27, 2009] The Virginia Piper Cancer Institute’s Vision Campaign has raised $37.4 million from more than 12,000 donors since it was launched in 2005. The funding has helped pay for opening a central cancer clinic site at Allina’s Abbott Northwestern Hospital. It’s also funded more nurse coordinators, better equipment, increased […]

Hospitals Teaming Up to Save Lives

[KMSP-TV, July 15, 2009] Seconds count during a cardiac emergencies, especially when patients are traveling from rural areas to metro hospitals. But a new system of protocol being used by Allina Hospitals is helping save lives. Read more. [vodpod id=Groupvideo.3165890&w=425&h=350&]

Quints Born at Abbott Northwestern Hospital

[KARE11, June 22, 2009] A Minneapolis hospital is caring for its fifth set of quintuplets in the last eight years. Angela Tilles of Wisconsin gave birth to one boy and four girls at Abbott Northwestern Hospital Friday.Doctors say the newborns are healthy and are expected to remain hospitalized for seven to eight weeks. [vodpod id=Groupvideo.3173055&w=425&h=350&]

Growing Lilly

[Womeninc Magazine] At seven years old, Lilly Stiernagle maintains a busy schedule of school, dance lessons, skiing, sports and traveling. Before she was born, a level 2 ultrasound at Abbott Northwestern Hospital showed she was missing the femur bone in both legs. Lilly’s family shares what it’s like growing up with PFFD, proximal femoral focal […]

Allina Announces New Virginia Piper Cancer Institute Exec

Allina Hospitals & Clinics has appointed Roy Johnson, MBA, vice president of Virginia Piper Cancer Institute Clinical Service Line Operations.

Chasing After Hope, South of the Border

[Star Tribune, May 24, 2009] If cancer-stricken Danny Hauser and his mother have fled from their Minnesota farm to Tijuana, Mexico, they have joined a steady stream of sick people who cross the border searching for answers they don’t believe they can find anywhere else. The Hausers didn’t need to run to Mexico to find […]

Fargo Flood Evacuees Land at Abbott Northwestern Hospital

[KARE11] A hospital room in south Minneapolis seems a long way from where Kenneth Bartell was staying less than 24 hours ago.”It’s very good here. I’ve slept some,” says Kenneth. “I’m feeling better.”Bartell is one of about 200 Fargo MeritCare hospital patients evacuated from their hospital rooms in the middle of the night. The rising […]