Archives for July 2019

[eHealthcare Strategy & Trends, July 31, 2019]   Survey results show consumers need healthcare to be more affordable, convenient, and transparent. And as many other industries have found, digital tools and experiences can help organizations meet those expectations.
July 31, 2019
[KDWA Radio, July 30, 2019]   After being on the job as the new president of Allina Health's Regina and River Falls Area Hospitals , Helen Strike sat down with Hastings radio stations KDWA's Maureen McNeary to talk about her early impressions of Regina Hospital and Hastings. List to the interview here.
July 30, 2019
[WCCO-TV, July 27, 2019]   One in seven Americans has a disability. But whether they have it at birth or it occurs later in life doesn’t mean they have to give up their love of playing sports.
July 27, 2019
[Star Tribune, July 27, 2019]   At age 57, Dr. Nancy Whitley made a career switch and pursued more medical training to specialize in the care of seriously ill patients. Known as palliative care medicine, the field is sometimes mistaken for only end-of-life care, but its broader purpose is to help patients maintain control over their lives.
July 27, 2019
[WCCO-TV, July 21, 2019]   An Allina Health surgeon noticed major communications issues when it comes to surgery. Families felt left in the dark while their loved one were in the operating room.
July 21, 2019
[Duluth News Tribune, July 21, 2019]   Twin Cities-based Alina Health combined their Sister Kenny Rehabilitation Institute and Courage Center Duluth together in June 2013 with the official name of the Duluth-based operations now Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute — Northland . While the name is a mouthful, the mission has been clear: Get people of all abilities outdoors, active and having fun.
July 21, 2019
[CTN News, July 19, 2019]   Allina Health's new Customer Experience Center is now open in Coon Rapids. The ribbon cutting/grand opening comes as it is set to begin taking calls and message from across Allina's entire service area.
July 19, 2019
[Mpls.St.Paul Magazine, July 19, 2019]   The need for adolescent mental health programming emerged during Allina Health’s Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) in 2013, when student survey data showed a marked increase in the rates of depression, anxiety, and suicide. Experts across the health system met with local teens, later giving shape to what is now known as the Change to Chill (CTC) program.
July 19, 2019
[KARE 11, July 15, 2019]   Giving our feet a little fresh air by breaking out the sandals and flip-flops is one of the joys of summer. Yet, experts say some of our favorite summer shoes can also be pretty rough on our feet.
July 15, 2019
[WCCO-TV, July 14, 2019]   With the heat advisory in effect, doctors want people to plan ahead. They share the symptoms to look for when it comes to heat exhaustion and how to keep your family safe.
July 14, 2019