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Jan 17, 2019, 13:08 ET Children's Minnesota attains Level I Children's Surgery Center verification by the American College of Surgeons

Children's Minnesota today announced that it has been verified as a Level I Children's Surgery Center by the American College of Surgeons Children's...


Mar 14, 2018, 03:18 ET Children's Minnesota receives Magnet Recognition Program® designation

Children's Minnesota is pleased to announce that it has received the prestigious Magnet Recognition Program® designation from the American Nurses...


Jul 05, 2017, 09:06 ET Contract Terminated Between Children's Minnesota and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota

As of July 5, Children's Minnesota is no longer an "in-network" provider for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (Blue Cross) members who are...


Mar 08, 2017, 12:00 ET Children's Minnesota terminates contract with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota

Children's Minnesota announced today that it is ending its contract with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota and Blue Plus (Blue Cross). The...


Feb 16, 2017, 11:07 ET Children's Minnesota Foundation Announces New Board Members

Children's Minnesota announced today that business and community leaders Brian Beh, Hooman Hakami and Sharon Murphy Garber have joined its Foundation ...


Feb 16, 2017, 11:00 ET Children's Minnesota Appoints Four New Members to Hospital Board of Directors

Children's Minnesota announced today the appointment of Alvin Abraham, Gary Blackford, Bonnie Speer McGrath and Kelly Lemieux, MD, to its Hospital...


Jan 05, 2017, 03:15 ET Children's Minnesota names Marc Gorelick, MD, as next president and chief operating officer

Children's Minnesota is pleased to welcome Marc Gorelick, MD, as its new president and chief operating officer. Dr. Gorelick, who is chief operating...


Sep 12, 2016, 03:14 ET Children's Minnesota's third annual Shine Bright Bash raises more than $400,000 to support Cancer Kids Fund

More than 400 guests filled the Minneapolis Event Center on Saturday, September 10 for Children's Minnesota's Shine Bright Bash, raising more than...


Aug 08, 2016, 11:04 ET Children's Minnesota Dedicates New Eating Disorders Inpatient Unit in St. Paul with a $1.5 Million Gift from the Greg and Jane Goven Family

Today, Children's Minnesota celebrated the dedication of its inpatient facility for the Center for the Treatment of Eating Disorders at its St. Paul, ...


Aug 03, 2016, 09:00 ET Children's Minnesota Foundation board welcomes three new members

Children's Minnesota is pleased to announce the appointments of Jay Cavanagh, Steve Hockett and Thomas Keller, III, to its Foundation board. These...


Jul 25, 2016, 11:38 ET Children's Minnesota opens new onsite pediatric simulation center with $1.25 million gift from Michael and Judith Wright

Children's Minnesota today announced the opening of its onsite pediatric simulation center created by a $1.25 million gift from Michael and Judith...


Jul 21, 2016, 10:30 ET Children's Minnesota Trauma Center Receives Level I Re-verification Status from the American College of Surgeons

The UnitedHealthcare® Pediatric Emergency Department and Level I Trauma Center at Children's Minnesota Minneapolis campus received re-verification...


Jul 11, 2016, 11:34 ET Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation gives Children's Minnesota $1M to complete the first neurosurgery suite in U.S. used exclusively for children

The Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation, established in 2004 by Best Buy founder, Dick Schulze, has given $1 million to Children's Minnesota to...


Jun 21, 2016, 12:01 ET Children's Minnesota ranked a top pediatric hospital by U.S. News & World Report

Children's Minnesota has once again been honored by U.S. News & World Report as a Best Children's Hospital, with its pulmonology program ranking 33rd ...


Apr 19, 2016, 09:00 ET 25th annual Children's Minnesota Star Gala raises $2 million to support cutting-edge pediatric diabetes care

On Saturday, April 16, more than 1,000 people gathered at the Historic Milwaukee Road Depot in Minneapolis to raise $2 million for the Diabetes and...


Apr 14, 2016, 10:00 ET Three new leaders join Children's Minnesota executive leadership team

Children's Minnesota is pleased to announce three new additions to its executive leadership team. Todd Ostendorf has been appointed to chief...


Mar 31, 2016, 10:00 ET Children's Minnesota Foundation board welcomes five new members

Children's Minnesota is pleased to announce the appointments of J. Hayes Batson, Judith Wright, Karen Benz, Lynn Freeman and Sharyl Sicoli to its...


Mar 10, 2016, 09:00 ET Children's Minnesota and Allina Health Open Michael and Ann Ciresi Midwest Fetal Care Center

Children's Minnesota and Allina Health announced today the opening of the new Michael and Ann Ciresi Midwest Fetal Care Center located at The Mother...