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[Modern Healthcare, December 06, 2019]   Allina Health president and CEO, Dr. Penny Wheeler has been named to Modern Healthcare magazine's 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare. The 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare awards and recognition program honors individuals in healthcare who are deemed by their peers and the senior editors of Modern Healthcare to be the most influential individuals in the industry, in terms of leadership and impact.
December 06, 2019
[Modern Healthcare, September 14, 2019]   A growing focus on patient-centered care—sometimes being called person centered care—at health systems is putting a spotlight on access, experience and the possibility of “hospital at home.” Health systems are broadening their definition of patient-centered care, sometimes extending the concept beyond clinical care by replacing the term “patient” with a seemingly more holistic “consumer” or “person.” There’s also a growing contingent of health systems transitioning to the phrase “person.” Froedtert Health in Milwaukee tends to use the phrase “person-centered care,” while Allina Health in Minneapolis has opted for the phrasing “whole-person care.” “We’re not just treating the condition of the patient that happens to be in front of us,” said Michael Callero, Allina’s vice president of consumer insights, highlighting initiatives related to social determinants of health. Allina established Callero’s role less than a year ago to help the system better “understand the people that we deliver care to,” he said.
September 14, 2019
[Modern Healthcare, June 18, 2019]   Allina Health president and CEO Dr. Penny Wheeler has been named to Modern Healthcare magazine's list of the 50 Most Influential Clinical Executives.
June 18, 2019
[Modern Healthcare, May 18, 2019]   It’s not enough to be there when a patient needs care. Health systems are getting ahead by providing support before a patient experiences health issues.
May 18, 2019
[Modern Healthcare, October 10, 2011]   Allina Hospitals & Clinics, a 10-hospital system with centers in Minnesota and Wisconsin, has promoted Dr. Ben Bache-Wiig to president of its flagship facility, Abbott Northwestern Hospital, a 639-bed institution in Minneapolis. Bache-Wiig, 54, had been Abbott Northwestern's vice president of medical affairs since July 2009.
October 13, 2011
[Modern Healthcare, December 14, 2010]   Allina Hospitals & Clinics is among a group of large hospital systems that has sent a letter to the Medical Device Manufacturers Association (PDF) disputing the findings of a recent study put out by the organization. The study, released this past October, concluded that group purchasing organizations' contracting practices drive up the cost of medical products and, ultimately, the costs of care to consumers and payers.
December 16, 2010