(June 11, 2013)—University of Minnesota Amplatz Children’s Hospital once again takes its place among the top children’s hospitals in the country. U.S. News & World Report today recognized our children’s hospital in four medical specialties.
(June 5, 2013)—Vikings center John Sullivan donated $150,000 to make possible the new playground at University of Minnesota Amplatz Children's Hospital. The playground has many special design features for the comfort of hospitalized kids and their siblings.
(May 30, 2013)—This spring, Fairview employees, friends and relatives teamed up for babies and heart care at the March of Dimes' March for Babies and the American Heart Association’s Heart Walk. Again this year, Team Fairview has met and exceeded its $100,000 fundraising goal for each walk. Money raised supports research efforts in Minnesota.
(May 29, 2013)—Fairview recently was recognized for creating opportunities for college students to explore health care careers. In addition, two of our hospitals were named “Best Minnesota Hospital Workplace” by the Minnesota Hospital Association in its annual awards program.
(May 29, 2013)—Taking too little Coumadin can lead to blood clots and strokes; taking too much can lead to bleeding. It’s a delicate balance to get it just right for patients like Mary Strassburg. Find out why Fairview is significantly above the national average in helping patients achieve this balance.
(May 21, 2013)—Fairview has more than 100 certified athletic trainers who provide services for 41 high schools in the greater metro area and two professional teams. One of those trainers—Scott Westermann—recently became a sort of triple-crown recipient of athletic training awards.
(May 16, 2013)—The Carl N. Platou Emergency Center at Fairview Southdale Hospital will open its doors in 2015—more than doubling the square footage of the current emergency department. Named after a visionary Fairview leader, the expansion is needed to continue meeting community needs now and in the future.
(May 10, 2013)—Fairview, the University of Minnesota and University of Minnesota Physicians have all approved an agreement to enhance the working relationship among them. The new structure will integrate the operations and finances of the three organizations without merging them.