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Mercy Women’s Health Clinic offering 3D mammograms

[CTN News, November 1, 2019] New technology could soon save lives at the Mercy Hospital campus. The Mercy Women’s Health Clinic is now offering 3D mammograms. Installation of the new advanced device is part of an Allina Health system-wide effort to provide the most effective tools available to help detect breast cancer at the earliest […]

Allina Health opens new call center in Coon Rapids

[CTN News, July 19, 2019] Allina Health’s new Customer Experience Center is now open in Coon Rapids. The ribbon cutting/grand opening comes as it is set to begin taking calls and message from across Allina’s entire service area.

Mercy Hospital Gift of Life event celebrates organ donors and families

[CTN News, April 26, 2019] Mercy Hospital‘s Gift of Life event celebrates all those who donated organs with their families at the annual ceremony. Families of organ donors and organ recipients came together to remember those who gave and remind others to sign up to be donors.

Allina Health launches work on consolidated call center

[KSTP-TV, Jan. 25, 2019] Allina Health leaders and Anoka County and Coon Rapids elected leaders took part in a “Demolition Ceremony” marking the start of renovating 58,000 square feet of space in Coon Rapids into Allina’s new Customer Experience Center which will consolidate 62 different current call centers around the system. The event was covered […]

Allina Health Abbott Northwestern doctors save 16-year-old stroke patient

[WCCO-TV, Nov. 9, 2018] A Coon Rapids high school football player has quite the story to tell about a lifesaving medical procedure. The life saved was his own and it may not have happened if his girlfriend, Ellie, didn’t realize something was seriously wrong with him. Ellie called 911 and soon Cole was inside the […]

Unity Hospital celebrates 50 years

[CTN, May 10, 2016] Unity Hospital celebrated 50 years of providing innovative and tate-of-the-art health care to its community. The public was invited to a celebratory anniversary event, featuring kids’ activities, health screenings, and more.

Change to Chill inspires Andover High tech students

[CTN News, March 11, 2016] Today’s teenagers are feeling stressed out. That according to a 2014 nationwide survey, which said more than 25 percent of teens experienced extreme stress. But there is hope for those looking to stress less. Allina Health has created Change to Chill and a contest for students, the Chiller Challenge, a […]

‘New Brother New Sister’ class prepares Blaine 4-year-old for life-changing arrival

[CTN, February 5, 2016] A new addition to a family can be an exciting time, but it’s not always easy for a child, learning to share toys, space, and attention. We met a Blaine family who found guidance in keeping their daughter involved and prepared for her future sibling’s arrival at Mercy Hospital, part of […]

Standing Desks Keeping Students on Their Toes at Andover High School

[CTN, December 11, 2015] A handful of students in District 11 are learning from a new perspective: on their feet. Andover High School is the first in Anoka-Hennepin to offer stand-up desks in hopes of healthier, more attentive learners. Brent Simons, MD, a non-interventional cardiologist with Metropolitan Heart and Vascular Institute at Buffalo, Mercy and […]

Allina’s Wedum Residential Hospice opens

[CTN News, Feb. 24, 2012] There’s a new place in the north metro for people to go who’ve been diagnosed with a terminal illness. This week, Allina’s J.A. Wedum Residential Hospice opened its doors to the public just across the river in Brooklyn Park. The facility is committed to providing end-of-life care in a home-like […]