Mercy Hospital

Artist rendering of The Mother Baby Center at Mercy with Children's

Allina and Children’s start $30M Mother Baby Center expansion

[Business Journal, May 14, 2014] Allina Health and Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota broke ground Wednesday on a $30 million, 62,000-square-foot addition to Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids. The project marks an expansion of the health systems’ Mother Baby Center concept, which kicked off last year with the opening of a $50 million birth […]

Patients’ electronic records lead to more sharing, fewer hospital tests

Patients’ electronic records lead to more sharing, fewer hospital tests

[Star Tribune, April 18, 2014] The facial tics of Dr. Paul Satterlee’s patient were vexing — maybe it was a neck injury, or bad strep throat? — until the ER doctor used a record-checking system to view the patient’s records from a competing hospital and discovered the young man had recently received a double dose […]

Mercy Hospital named one of the best hospitals in the nation

Mercy Hospital named one of the best hospitals in the nation

[North Metro TV, March 27, 2014] Mercy Hospital, part of Allina Health, was the recipient of two Truven Health awards including the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals and 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals. “We are the only large community hospital recipient of this Top 100 hospital [award] and one of two in the state for cardiovascular 50 […]

Dr. Stephen Remole, a heart rhythm specialist with Metropolitan Heart and Vascular Institute at Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids, installed the Reveal Linq monitor.

Tiny Medtronic heart monitor gets first Minnesota patients

[Star Tribune, March 14, 2014] Kyle Lee’s heart raced for the first time last September. Six days later, it happened again. But the 30-year-old husband and father from Ham Lake didn’t think much about it — the rapid heartbeat lasted about 15 minutes and went away. Then, two weeks ago while Lee was at his […]

First Minn. man gets miniature cardiac monitor

[KMSP-TV Fox 9, March 4, 2014] A tiny new implant could be the key that unlocks the mystery of abnormal heart rhythms, and Mercy Hospital, part of Allina Health, in Coon Rapids, Minn., is the first to put one in a Minnesota patient. Now in Steven Byboth’s chest is a tiny device that could provide […]

Her life saved by 3 strangers, young woman says thank you and voices a wish

Her life saved by 3 strangers, young woman says thank you and voices a wish

[Star Tribune, January 22, 2014] The 23-year-old’s mind “went into a fog,” or so she’s been told, just before she went into sudden cardiac arrest. She survived to tell the story, thanks in large part to the quick thinking of passersby. At Mercy Hospital, doctors put Bohlman through a process that involves cooling the body […]

Last baby of 2013, first baby of 2014

[WCCO TV, Jan. 1, 2014] The last metro Twin Cities baby born in 2013 and the first in 2014 both made their debuts at Allina Health hospitals. Liam Gabriel Del Rio rang out the old year with his birth at United Hospital in St. Paul at 11:57 p.m. Tuesday night. Minutes later at Mercy Hospital […]

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Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids is gaining a long skyway

[Star Tribune, December 17, 2013] The main span of a 585-foot-long skyway that will connect Mercy Hospital and a new medical office building across Coon Rapids Boulevard has been installed in Coon Rapids. There’s not a lot of competition, but it will be the longest enclosed pedestrian bridge in Anoka County. See the rest of the […]

Allina, Children’s adding Mother Baby Center in Coon Rapids

[Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, Oct. 15, 2013] Allina Health and Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota will expand their Mother Baby Center birth-center concept with a 50,000-square-foot addition to Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids. The building will connect to Mercy Hospital operating rooms via skyway. Read the complete story online at bizjournals.com.

Couple Makes A Big Donation to Mercy & Unity Hospitals Foundation

Couple Makes A Big Donation to Mercy & Unity Hospitals Foundation

[Patch.com, September 23, 2013] Mercy & Unity Hospitals Foundation, part of Allina Health, said its has received a $1 million gift from Jim and Pam Deal for its capital campaign. In honor of the largest gift ever made to the Foundation, Jim and Pam Deal will be recognized as special friends of Mercy Hospital, foundation […]