You may associate electrophysiology (EP) testing with cardiac medicine. However, at Chu Vision Institute, EP testing helps providers diagnose and evaluate eye conditions.
For children living with cerebral palsy who require surgery due to deformities of the lower extremity, the Shriners Hospitals for Children — Twin Cities team offers leading-edge orthopedic care under the direction of Cary Mielke, MD, Chief of Staff.
New leadership, organizational structure, outreach connectivity, instrumentation and automation — from the big picture to the smallest detail, North Memorial’s Reference Laboratory Services is a case study in making healthcare connections faster, easier and more rewarding.
Next summer, Fairview Ridges Hospital in Burnsville will open its doors to the largest campus expansion in its history.
While psychiatric health care in many settings has become over-medicalized, at PrairieCare we recognize the critical role psychotherapeutic intervention plays in alleviating psychiatric pain and suffering, whether it is mild, moderate or severe in intensity.
The strength and flexibility of the spine is central to quality of life, but age, disease and degeneration take their toll. Nearly eight of every 10 people will experience back problems. Historically, back treatments have focused on controlling pain. Today, when conservative, nonoperative therapies fail, advances in spine surgery offer improved options not only to control pain but also to improve postoperative recovery and preserve patient mobility.
Hennepin Healthcare System Inc., more commonly referred to as Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC), has a special relationship with physicians across Minnesota. More than half of you spent time on our downtown Minneapolis campus, either as a medical student or as a resident in an HCMC program or a joint residency program with the University of Minnesota. Others have come to rely on us to provide trauma and other specialized care for your patients.
The first FDA-approved cervical disc prosthesis for two-level replacement provides a motion-preserving alternative to fusion surgery. Now, Summit Orthopedics has brought the specialized procedure to Vadnais Heights Surgery Center.
Bluestone Solutions LLC provides management services to improve effectiveness, efficiency and, ultimately, sustainability for community-based clinical teams that serve the most vulnerable and challenging patient populations.
Thor Heyerdahl was the visionary explorer at the helm of the 1947 Kon-Tiki voyage. He believed civilization flourished through the exchange of ideas between nations and organized expeditions to demonstrate the possibility of contact between ancient cultures separated by oceans. He never imagined his voyages would also connect present-day nations separated by ideology, revealing the surgical discoveries of a brilliant physician working in isolation on the Siberian steppes.
The program is The first of its kind in Minnesota to offer a range of mental health services to support women and families.
The estimated number of cancer survivors living in the United States has risen to 13.7 million, according to the American Cancer Society (ACS). Although the specter of cancer may be behind them, these survivors face another threat from the therapies that played a critical role in their treatment.
For more than a century, Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) has been standing by to help when the unthinkable happens. This year, HCMC celebrates 25 years as a verified Level I Adult and Pediatric Trauma Center.
Pediatric orthopedic surgery is a rapidly evolving and relatively uncommon subspecialty focused on one of the most clinically challenging patient populations: children who have complex neurological and orthopedic disorders.
As pediatric neurologist Tim Feyma, MD, examines a patient’s imaging scan in clinic, he notices something that may be of concern. Fortunately, the structure of Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare’s Outpatient Clinic provides easy access for a consultation with a pediatric neurosurgeon working within the same clinic setting.
Pediatric craniofacial services can improve children's lives in the emotional and social spheres as well as the physical.
Sound financial planning during high-income-earning years can help physicians achieve financial independence for the rest of their lives.
Medications and procedures, though they may be state-of-the-art and part of treatment algorithms, are not the whole answer to managing cardiovascular disease. Fundamentally, heart disease, diabetes and obesity are predominantly food-related illnesses that can only be “cured” if food management is one part of the therapeutic plan.
Are healthcare organization mergers the good news they seem to be?