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[Washington Post, March 05, 2019]   Late on Feb. 22, doctors told Jason Spencer his health was declining so rapidly, he might not live through the night.
March 05, 2019
[Sun Focus, March 11, 2018]   Allina Health is halfway through a three-and-half-year project to truly transform Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids and the former Unity Hospital in Fridley into “one hospital, two campuses.” At the beginning of 2017, the two hospitals, 9 miles apart, officially merged and began operating under one license. Unity Hospital is now known as Mercy Hospital - Unity Campus .
March 11, 2018
[Minnesota Business, January 26, 2017]   Sara Criger, president of Allina’s Mercy Hospital, is a serial change agent. Her leadership has impacted a number of hospitals in the metro area. Read more.
January 26, 2018
[Sun Focus, January 16, 2017]   For the past 50 years, two Allina Health hospitals – Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids and Unity Hospital in Fridley – have collaborated on many services for patients in the North Metro. That collaboration has resulted in enhanced care for the north metro communities and has set the stage for a new era for the two hospitals.
January 16, 2017
[, September 23, 2013]   Mercy & Unity Hospitals Foundation, part of Allina Health , said its has received a $1 million gift from Jim and Pam Deal for its capital campaign. In honor of the largest gift ever made to the Foundation, Jim and Pam Deal will be recognized as special friends of Mercy Hospital , foundation officials said.
September 24, 2013
[Star News, February 24, 2012]   It’s hard to imagine, but an Otsego man who went into cardiac arrest while driving this past week was actually pretty lucky. Almond Drone, 52, attracted the attention of what turned out to be an impromptu medical team.
February 24, 2012
[, March 30, 2011]   Mercy Hospital is getting national recognition. It was named one of the nation's 100 Top Hospitals by Thomson Reuters.
April 04, 2011
[Star Tribune, January 04, 2011]   The path has been cleared for the trauma center at Mercy Hospital to get official state designation as a Level Two Trauma Center this month. "The Level Two accreditation means that the emergency department and other areas of Mercy are capable of caring for complex trauma patients," said Tom O'Connor, president of Mercy Hospital.
January 04, 2011
[Star Tribune, January 15, 2010]   Patty Nelson's phone started ringing at 7 a.m. Thursday. It hasn't stopped since.
January 15, 2010
[WCCO-TV, September 30, 2009]   Children are a blessing, but mothers never forget the deliveries they went through to bring their children into this world. Billy-Lee Madere made extra sure his mother won't ever forget his delivery.
October 01, 2009