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[WCCO-TV, December 19, 2018]   The $25 million renovation of Abbott Northwestern Hospital Emergency Department was opened for area media to tour including larger patient rooms. See more.
December 19, 2018
[KARE 11, December 19, 2018]   The hospital is the largest not-for-profit hospital in the Twin Cities, Abbott Northwestern Hospital unveiled its renovated emergency department. See more.
December 19, 2018
[KSTP TV, May 05, 2016]   Overdoses from painkillers and heroin are just about as deadly as car crashes in Minnesota. Last year, 336 deaths were linked to the use of opioids or heroin.
May 05, 2016
[Star Tribune, March 15, 2016]   Abbott Northwestern Hospital is reporting success using acupuncture in its emergency room to treat conditions ranging from car accident injuries to migraines to kidney stones, and hoping to prove that the traditional Chinese treatment can reduce doctors’ reliance on addictive opioids to manage patients’ pain. The Minneapolis hospital was the first in the nation to staff its ER with an acupuncturist two years ago, as part of a broader campaign to promote Eastern remedies as complements to Western mainstream medicine.
March 15, 2016
[Twelve News, September 15, 2015]   At Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis, the emergency department sees its fair share of injuries related to falls. "Probably four or five times a week we're down in the emergency room seeing patients who have had a fall but probably didn't hurt themselves bad enough to get admitted," said Chris Wellner, manager of acute therapy services at Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute at Abbott Northwestern.
September 15, 2015
[Star Tribune, August 16, 2015]   Barbara Burwell and sons Blake, Michael and Peter participated in “wall-breaking” ceremonies last week for the $28 million renovation and expansion of the Abbott Northwestern Hospital emergency department. Rod Burwell, the veteran Minnesota entrepreneur who died in April, and Barbara Burwell made a $3 million lead gift to kick off the project late last year.
August 16, 2015
[Finance & Commerce, August 11, 2015]   For many people admitted to Allina Health System’s Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis, their stay begins with a trip to the emergency room — and a long walk to the check-in desk. The emergency department’s drop-off area is about 100 feet from the desk, which can be an arduous journey for ailing visitors, said Choy Leow, director of design for Minneapolis-based Allina.
August 12, 2015
[Duluth News Tribune, June 30, 2015]   On a November morning in 2011, Kraig Lee was hit with the worst headache of his life. The 58-year-old Wannaska farmer took several over-the-counter pain pills.
June 30, 2015
[KSTP TV, June 29, 2015]   Every 40 seconds, someone in the United States suffers a stroke. Someone will die of a stroke every four minutes, making it one of the top five leading causes of death in the country.
June 29, 2015
[KMSP-TV, June 13, 2015]   This is CPR week. Kate Katzung , MD, an emergency physician at Abbott Northwestern Hospital and Abbott Northwestern - WestHealth , demonstrated hands-only CPR to Fox 9 News morning show host Leah Beno.
June 13, 2015