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(Dec. 6, 2013)—When children head to their Fairview doctor’s office for their pediatric checkup, they usually are given a free book. Almost all of our primary care clinics in the greater metro area are participating in Reach Out and Read, a national, evidence-based program that strives to make literacy advancement a standard part of pediatric primary care.
(Dec. 5, 2013)—Steven Froemel is happy to be alive. Because he was, basically, dead. Froemel spent more than an hour in full cardiac arrest at University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview in Minneapolis on Aug. 11. He recently visited the medical center to meet his care team.
(Nov. 27, 2013)—Ben Mathers collapsed while playing disc golf and was in full cardiac arrest. He and his family are thankful for the emergency care he received at Fairview Southdale Hospital. Watch a short video about Ben’s dramatic story.
(Nov. 25, 2013)—Nearly 400 donors to Fairview and Ebenezer Foundations gathered recently for our annual donor thank-you dinner.
(Aug. 8, 2013)—URAC, a Washington, DC-based health care accrediting organization, has awarded Fairview Pharmacy Services accreditations in specialty pharmacy and mail service pharmacy.
(Aug. 1, 2013)—Fairview has long recognized the growing, statewide need for well-trained health care workers. That’s why we’ve helped develop award-winning programs that allow high school students to deliver babies (don’t worry—they’re only mannequins) and give college students the chance to job shadow doctors. These programs are just one facet of what we’re doing to address this need.
Fairview Health Services is trading Halloween goodies for children’s books, to treat our military personnel serving overseas.
(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.