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Courage Kenny sponsors Adaptive Day on the lake

[White Bear Press, July 4, 2018] The Midwest Ski Otters Water Ski Team hosted an adaptive water skiing day Saturday, June 23, which provided skiing lessons for people new to the sport who have disabilities. Ski Otters member Caroline Grubs, 16, grew up snow skiing and helped put on a similar snow skiing event with […]

Cambridge Medical Center displays local artists’ work

[Isanti County News, June 6, 2018] For over 27 years, Cambridge artist Marilyn Cuellar has been displaying and selling her artwork at art fairs across the state and the Midwest. Her next art show, titled “Celebrate a Year of Art,” opening June 19 at Cambridge Medical Center, is a very personalized art show that will […]

Teaming up to save a life

[Sun ThisWeek, May 25, 2018] Lakeville Police, Allina Health, Lakeville Fire and Life Time Fitness representatives were awarded life saver certificates and pins at the May 21 City Council meeting. In March, a man was playing pickleball at Lakeville Life Time Fitness when he had a heart attack. Staff at Life Time called an ambulance […]

Cambridge celebrates EMS Week

Allina now offers online health visits for all

Allina now offers online health visits for all

[Isanti-Chisago County Star, March 29, 2018] Allina Health’s new online medical care platform, Everyday Online, is now available to anyone, not just established Allina Health patients. This new platform, Allina Health Everyday Online, continues to offer diagnosis and treatment from trusted, board-certified Allina Health providers for a variety of common everyday conditions, like sinus infections […]

Regina Hospital employee volunteers in Guatemala through Allina Health program

[Hastings Star Gazette, March 26, 2018] It was a desire to do more that sparked Chris Kummer’s interest in a Guatemala volunteer trip. Kummer is an occupational therapist with Regina Hospital’s Cardiac Rehabilitation department. Through the Global Fund program at Allina Health, she was able to participate in a one week trip with 22 Allina […]

Change continues at Mercy Hospital campuses

[Sun Focus, March 11, 2018] Allina Health is halfway through a three-and-half-year project to truly transform Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids and the former Unity Hospital in Fridley into “one hospital, two campuses.” At the beginning of 2017, the two hospitals, 9 miles apart, officially merged and began operating under one license. Unity Hospital is […]

Abbott Northwestern health kick includes Panera Bread in former McDonald’s spot

[Star Tribune, Feb. 16, 2018] More than a year after a push for healthier food closed the doors at a McDonald’s on the Abbott Northwestern Hospital campus, the medical center in Minneapolis is on the verge of welcoming Panera Bread. The St. Louis-based restaurant chain is scheduled to open a bakery/cafe by month’s end, with a […]

Telemedicine gains a foothold at New Ulm Medical Center

[New Ulm Journal, Feb. 16, 2018] New Ulm Medical Center (NUMC) is expanding a convenient service for patients and providers. The new program, telehealth virtual visits, is a way for patients to see their doctor online for certain kinds of visits. “We started the telehealth virtual visits back in 2017 with a few providers to test […]

Abbott Northwestern building $29.2 million neuroscience unit

[Star Tribune, Feb. 15, 2018] Abbott Northwestern Hospital plans on spending $29.2 million to build an inpatient unit for patients with strokes, brain tumors and other health problems requiring neuroscience treatments. The Minneapolis hospital projects a 20 percent increase in neuroscience patients over the next 10 years due to the aging of the population and […]