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2019 CFO of the Year: Richard Magnuson, Allina Health

2019 CFO of the Year: Richard Magnuson, Allina Health

[Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, Nov. 8, 2019] Despite 40 years of experience in health care, Allina Health Chief Financial Officer Richard Magnuson knows the changes happening in health care today require forward-looking innovation, not business as usual. As one of the state’s largest health systems, with over $4 billion in revenue and about 29,000 employees, […]

Stressed out college kids learn to Chill

[KARE 11, November 6, 2019] Stress is a part of everyday life, but when it gets too bad it can really interfere with everyday things you need to do. For University of Minnesota students, the YMCA there is using techniques and tools from Allina Health’s Change to Chill program. KARE 11’s News at 11 also […]

Empowering adults to help teens ‘Change to Chill’

[Quad Community Press, November 5, 2019] The percentage of ninth grade students who reported that they had mental health concerns lasting six months or more increased from 12.5% in 2013 to 17.3% in 2016 and 23.1% in 2019. The percentage of 11th graders who said they seriously considered suicide in the past year increased from […]

Change to Chill at the U of M YMCA

[KSTP-TV, Oct, 29, 2019] Change to Chill, Allina Health’s program to help teens manage stress in their life, is now at the University of Minnesota’s YMCA. The U YMCA is using Change to Chill techniques to help U students cope with college life.

Allina Health’s Mike McMahan chair-elect of Minnesota Chamber Board

[Press & News, Oct. 19, 2019] Mike McMahan was elected chair-elect of the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors for 2019-20. He is chief integration officer at Allina Health and lives in Maple Grove. The Chamber elected new officers and board members in August, and they will formally begin at the Minnesota Chamber’s Annual […]

Minnesota students report increased mental health issues

[KARE 11, Oct. 17, 2019] The Minnesota Student Survey is out and it shows something troubling. Our kids are telling us, in this survey, that many of them are struggling with mental health issues. In fact it says more Minnesota students than ever report having long-term mental health, behavioral or emotional problems. Allina Health child […]

‘Created by students for students’: Burnsville High’s chill room aims to calm anxiety

[Savage Pacer, Oct. 16, 2019] Burnsville High School senior Katie Fritz felt overwhelmed by stress when she took a job after school last year. She worried about her grades and struggled to find time to calm her mind in between class, work and extracurriculars. This year, Fritz and classmate Kylie Krick, a junior, designed the […]

October 5 is Free Bikes 4 Kidz bike donation day

[KMSP Fox 9, Oct. 5, 2019] Allina Health is teaming up with Free Bikes 4 Kidz for the ninth year running to collected gently used bikes to be cleaned and refurbished and then given to kids who couldn’t otherwise afford one. Allina Health’s Ellie Zuehlke and Free Bikes 4 Kidz’ Tia Martinson talked with Fox […]

Donate that bike collecting dust in your garage

[KSTP-TV, Oct. 4, 2019] For the ninth year in a row Allina Health is partnering with Free Bikes 4 Kidz to collect donated bike. They’ll be refurbished and cleaned and then given to kids from families that otherwise couldn’t afford a bike. Allina Health’s Sarah Leathers and Free Bikes 4 Kidz Tia Martinson talked with […]

Free Bikes 4 Kidz wants your unused bikes

[KARE 11, Oct. 3, 2019] The first Saturday is always the day to donate your unused bikes to Free Bikes 4 Kidz at most Allina Health Clinics and Hospitals. Allina Health’s Ellie Zuehlke and Free Bikes 4 Kidz’ Tia Martinson talked with KARE 11 about big collection day.