Fairview Southdale in Edina is embracing technology and putting a team of robots to work inside patients’ rooms. The robots eliminate hard-to-kill germs and viruses that can linger in a room, even after it’s been cleaned, and tests show they’re effective in reducing the number of infections that people get in hospitals.
You don’t have to be a princess to get the royal treatment, when it’s time for baby to arrive. Hospitals around metro have been upgrading the amenities for new moms, from room service and special baby cakes to aromatherapy and photo shoots.
Almost all of us get an extra jolt every day from a drink with caffeine. We’re a nation that borders on addiction.
Talks between eight Twin Cities hospitals and thousands of employees are underway in an effort to reach a new contract and avert a walkout.