Who We Are

About Us

Fairview Health Services is an award-winning, nonprofit, integrated health system providing exceptional health care across the full spectrum of health care services. Fairview is driven to heal, discover and educate for longer, healthier lives.

Fairview’s broad continuum includes academic and community hospitals, primary and specialty care clinics, senior and long-term care facilities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, an integrated provider network, and health insurer PreferredOne.

Fairview’s 33,000+ employees and network of 5,000+ providers embrace innovation and new thinking to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.

In June 2017, Fairview welcomed the HealthEast care system into the Fairview family.

In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview is committed to participating in nation-leading research and educating tomorrow’s physicians and health care professionals. We serve patients from across the state of Minnesota, the upper Midwest and beyond. In addition to our employed physicians, we work closely with the academic physicians at University of Minnesota Physicians and with Fairview Physician Associates, a network of independent physicians.

Fairview at a glance

  • 33,000+ employees
  • 5,000+ system providers
  • 12 hospitals & medical centers
  • 2,140 staffed beds 
  • 56+ primary care clinics
  • 55+ specialty clinics
  • 70+ senior housing locations 
  • 40+ retail and specialty pharmacies

Volumes (2017 data)

  • 1,009,780 outpatient registrations
  • 1.8+ million clinic visits
  • 90,934 inpatient admissions
  • 11,502 births
  • 82,281 surgeries
  • 282,323 emergency department registrations
  • 10,894 behavioral inpatient admissions
  • 182 blood and marrow transplants
  • 301 organ transplants
  • 2.3+ million pharmacy unit sales
  • 327,000+ health plan members

On the leading edge of medicine

Academic medicine provides access to new knowledge that greatly improves the quality of health care and patients' lives by:

  • Fostering medical discoveries
  • Educating each new generations of physicians
  • Bringing breakthrough therapies to patients with critical, complex illnesses

Since 1997 academic medicine has been embodied in Minnesota by the partnership between the University of Minnesota, University of Minnesota Physicians and Fairview Health Services.

University of Minnesota Academic Health Center consists of six schools and colleges that educate and train the next generation of researchers, physicians and other health care professionals.

University of Minnesota Physicians is a group practice with more than 800 physicians and 1,600 health care professionals and staff, including members of the Medical School's faculty.

Using our resources wisely—for today and tomorrow

Fairview began providing health care in 1906 and we want to ensure we have the resources to continue to provide exceptional health care to our communities far into the future.

As a nonprofit health care system, we’re committed to effective and efficient operation, as well as accurate and transparent financial reporting.

Here is our most recent financial information: Fairview's 2017 audited statement  and 2017 IRS 990 form.