Archives for October 2018

[Coon Rapids Herald, October 30, 2018]   Allina Health has announced it will open a new “customer experience center” in Coon Rapids next year. The facility will centralize Allina Health call centers and integrate phone and digital capabilities into one location.
October 30, 2018
[Southwest Journal, October 30, 2018]   Allina Health is heavily investing in Southwest Minneapolis. The health care provider plans to open the area’s third location on the second floor of Calhoun Village at 3200 W.
October 30, 2018
[MPR News, October 29, 2018]   Traditional school Halloween celebrations are going away in favor of more educational activities in some schools and that's not sitting well with some parents. In one school, an E-STEM day — that's environmental education, science, technology, engineering and math, is taking its place.
October 29, 2018
[KSTP TV, October 28, 2018]   October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a reminder to women that the best way to survive breast cancer is to detect it early. Sharon Ernst is a mammogram specialist at St. Francis Regional Medical Center and a breast cancer survivor.
October 28, 2018
[KARE 11, October 25, 2018]   Minnesota is among the best states in the nation when it comes to preventing maternal pregnancy-related deaths. What are we doing that works - and what could we do better?
October 25, 2018
[KARE 11, October 25, 2018]   It’s estimated more than five million Americans battle gambling addiction, and experts say many of them started by betting on sports or fantasy leagues. There’s also a growing body of evidence that people are becoming addicted to fantasy sports sites even though those sites aren’t technically regulated as online betting sites.
October 25, 2018
[Mankato Free Press, October 25, 2018]   New Ulm’s decade-long project addressing heart health recently earned national recognition, giving stakeholders hope it could lead other communities to pursue similar initiatives. “ Hearts Beat Back: The Heart of New Ulm Project ,” a partnership between Allina Health and the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation , received the 2018 Heart Healthy Stroke Free Award from the National Forum for Heart Disease & Stroke Prevention at a Wednesday ceremony in Washington, D.C.Read the full story at www.mankatofreepress.com .
October 25, 2018
[KSTP TV, October 23, 2018]   With a baby on the way within hours, Ashley Goette found herself with her husband’s life also in her hands. “The dispatcher walked me through CPR, ’cause I am not trained.
October 23, 2018
[Coon Rapids Herald, October 18, 2018]   Allina Health has announced it will open a new “ customer experience center ” in Coon Rapids next year. The facility will centralize Allina Health call centers and integrate phone and digital capabilities into one location.
October 18, 2018
[KSTP TV, October 17, 2018]   Danielle “Nella” Pitzen is recovering at Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute in Golden Valley from a traumatic brain injury suffered in a car crash last April. Wednesday, at CKRI, the charity Birdies4Brains donated $5,500 to Nella and her family to help cover the costs of her recovery.
October 17, 2018