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Penny George Institute expands to northwest metro area

[CTN-TV, Sept. 23, 2011] A new resource is available in the northwest metro area that offers a holistic approach to health.  Services are available at the Penny George Institute for Health and Healing on the Unity Hospital campus.  Click here to watch the story on the Sept. 23, 2011 news cast (about 15 minutes in).

Unity Hospital opens new walking path

[CTN News, Aug. 26, 2011] Allina’s Unity Hospital is taking another big step in its push to increase patient wellness. Hospital officials cut the ribbon on a new walking path that goes around Unity.  Watch the story on CTN here. The story is 11:30 minutes in from beginning of the newscast.

Allina, Life Time Fitness form health partnership

[CTN News, July 1, 2011] In the future, the ‘H’ in hospital might stand for health. That’s the hope of the CEOs from Allina and Life Time, who on Thursday announced a landmark partnership to meet healthcare reform straight on. Watch the story below.

Unity Hospital Joint Replacement Center

[CTN, March 25, 2011] Allina’s Unity Hospital in Fridley has opened its new Joint Replacement Center. The new concept in play at Unity is reducing post surgery complications and improving recovery times for patients. Watch the full report below.

Making a comeback after stroke

[CTN, COON RAPIDS, Minn., March 4, 2011] Coon Rapids firefighter Ken Boelter continues to fight one of the toughest battles of his life. A stroke last October paralyzed the left side of Ken Boelter’s body. But therapists and doctors at Sister Kenny Rehabilitation Institute at Mercy Hospital say he’s making great strides. Watch the full […]

Allina's Mercy Hospital Earns Level II Trauma Designation

[CTN-Coon Rapids, Jan. 14, 2011] Mercy Hospital’s trauma center has been verified as a Level Two Trauma Center by the American College of Surgeons. Mercy is one of nine Minnesota hospitals that have achieved Level One or Two status. Mercy will be the fifth level two in the state, one of two in the seven-county […]

Allina’s Mercy Hospital Earns Level II Trauma Designation

[CTN-Coon Rapids, Jan. 14, 2011] Mercy Hospital’s trauma center has been verified as a Level Two Trauma Center by the American College of Surgeons. Mercy is one of nine Minnesota hospitals that have achieved Level One or Two status. Mercy will be the fifth level two in the state, one of two in the seven-county […]

Mercy patient working hard to recover from deer accident

[CTN Studios, March 4, 2010]  There were more than 2,000 car accidents involving deer in Minnesota in 2008.  More than 300 people were injured, and nine died.  This story profiles Lynne Dorr, a patient at Sister Kenny Rehabilitation Institute at Mercy Hospital, whose life took a sudden change after hitting a deer she never saw coming.  […]