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Heart of New Ulm Project

  • The Heart of New Ulm Project is one of several stories of health care transformation spotlighted at this year's Healthcare Analytics Summit in Salt Lake City, Utah. Watch "The Story of New Ulm - A Population Health Transformation" the 23-minute documentary about the project that premiered at the Summit. 

  • The Heart of New Ulm Project

    The award-winning Hearts Beat Back: The Heart of New Ulm Project is a collaborative partnership of the New Ulm community, New Ulm Medical Center (part of Allina Health), and the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation. Since 2009, the entire community has been working toward a common vision — to support a culture of wellness in the community and help people make health the easy choice where they live, learn, work and play.

    Through activities, education, policies and environmental changes, people who live or work in New Ulm are supported in their efforts to get more physically active, eat more fruits and vegetables, lose weight, quit smoking, manage stress and make other healthful lifestyle choices. Efforts involve the entire community — from health care organizations, providers and individuals, to worksites, faith-based organizations, public health, local government, and civic groups and organizations.

    Find out how you can get involved! 

    For more information on The Heart of New Ulm Project, visit heartsbeatback.org.

    Watch the three-minute trailer of "The Story of New Ulm" documentary.

    Watch the 13-minute version of "The Story of New Ulm" documentary, focusing on the health analytics aspect of the Heart of New Ulm Project.

    Watch the 12-minute version of "The Story of New Ulm" documentary, focusing on the community support aspect of the Heart of New Ulm Project.

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    Promote HONU

    The Heart of New Ulm Project (HONU) invites New Ulm businesses and organizations to show their support for a culture of wellness by applying to use the HONU logo to promote events, activities, services, campaigns and policies that align with HONU's mission.