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[WCCO, April 24, 2020]   Emily Koivisto is a critical care nurse at Allina Health's Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids. It's tough work during the coronavirus pandemic.
April 24, 2020
[ABC Newspapers, April 16, 2020]   Mercy Hospital is a quiet place these days. “It depends on where you are in the hospital, but for the most part, in the hospital it’s very empty,” said Daniel Steffen, Mercy’s vice president of operations.
April 16, 2020
[MPR News, April 14, 2020]   When we think about grief we often associate it with the loss of a loved one. But grief can factor into all kinds of situations, and now in the COVID-19 era, it can even be with the loss of what used to be our normal way of life.
April 14, 2020
[WCCO-TV, March 29, 2020]   Dr. Ryan Else , Vice President of Medical Affairs at Allina Health's Mercy Hospital, joined WCCO-TV Sunday night to answer viewer questions about COVID-19.
March 29, 2020
[CTN News, April 26, 2019]   Mercy Hospital 's Gift of Life event celebrates all those who donated organs with their families at the annual ceremony. Families of organ donors and organ recipients came together to remember those who gave and remind others to sign up to be donors.
April 26, 2019
[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
[WCCO-TV, February 27, 2019]   They had lived together for 28 years, raised kids together, but never formally married. They decided to change that when Jason Spencer learned he had just weeks, even days, to live after colon cancer had spread to his brain.
February 27, 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, including Fairview Ridges Hospital, the University of Minnesota Medical Center and St. Joseph’s Hospital.
January 26, 2018
[MinnPost, September 15, 2017]   In the Twin Cities region, Minneapolis-based Allina Health and Bloomington-based HealthPartners are competing providers. But in the northwest corner of the metro, the two nonprofit health systems are working together in a unique partnership.
September 15, 2017