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[Skilled Nursing News, April 16, 2020]   Allina Health has built on its existing partnership with Presbyterian Homes & Services, a St. Paul-based provider of senior living and care, to create a COVID-19 cohort in its co-owned Interlude Suites , a 50-bed skilled nursing facility connected to an Allina hospital. The plan provides benefits to both the hospital and the senior care provider, Downing explained, as the entities look to fight back the COVID-19 tide in the Twin Cities and beyond.
April 16, 2020
[The Commonwealth Fund, March 31, 2020]   New Ulm Medical Center has been preparing for the emergence of COVID-19 cases while expanding capacity to provide care to patients with other care needs.
March 31, 2020
[Xtelligent Healthcare Media, February 19, 2020]   Wayfinding systems are increasingly being implemented in hospitals, where patients have to navigate hallways, departments, & different admission protocol.
February 19, 2020
[Epic, January 27, 2020]   Six hundred Allina Health doctors are using a price transparency tool to have help patients be aware about what they’ll pay out of pocket for medications.
January 27, 2020
[MarketWatch, December 27, 2019]   Abbott Northwestern Hospital's Dr. Craig Bowron shares the value of Coronary Artery Calcium screening using CT scans to determine if arteries are blocked.
December 27, 2019
[Star Tribune, November 29, 2019]   St. Francis Regional Medical Center is spending $44 million to build a free-standing surgery center while also expanding the emergency room & cancer center.
November 29, 2019
[Becker's Hospital Review, November 21, 2019]   Penny Wheeler, MD President and CEO of Allina Health joined 15 healthcare system CEO's in giving thanks to all healthcare providers. Read more.
November 21, 2019
[Healthline, November 11, 2019]   At 43 years old, Sara has been dealing with depression for two decades. Over the years, she told Healthline she’s been prescribed many different medications.
November 05, 2019
[Healthline, October 07, 2019]   The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) has announced it’s giving a coalition of 15 universities and research organizations up to $130 million over 7 years to develop a universal flu inoculation. The hope is the longer the research goes, the longer the initial vaccines would last.
October 07, 2019
[RevCycleIntelligence, September 06, 2019]   Healthcare CFOs need to be strategic partners, not just financial gatekeepers, for their organizations to succeed under value-based care and other new ways of doing business. “Value-based care is the right thing to be doing from all perspectives.
September 06, 2019