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Patient referral services

  • Physician-To-Physician┬« supports physicians in greater Minnesota and the Minneapolis/St. Paul metropolitan area. Call 1-800-828-8900.
  • One Call Transfer Center arranges urgent or non-urgent patient transfers to Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis. Call 612-863-1000.

Emergency protocols

Stroke protocols

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IV t-PA for treatment of acute stroke

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Stroke transfers and services

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Cardiovascular emergency protocols

Minneapolis Heart Institute®

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Cardiovascular transfers

Call 612-863-3900 for cardiovascular transfers, direct admissions and physician triage and consultation. Cardiologists are available 24/7.

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