Trailblazing Female Paramedic Honored For Nearly Half-Century In The FieldRose Pelzel's adventurous career began as a housekeeper at a hospital in 1971, who then took first aid training, which led to a friend daring her to apply for a paramedic opening.
Paramedics On The Front Lines Of Minnesota's Overdose BoomThe BCA recently reported 170 overdoses across the Twin Cities over a two week span. The victim died in 17 of those cases.
U Of M, Fairview Health Services Announce PartnershipFairview's financial support expands from about $38 million to close to $100 million by 2023.
Fairview To Stop Serving Sugary Drinks In Cafeterias, Vending MachinesDon’t expect to find pop or other sweetened drinks at some Twin Cities hospitals and clinics in the near future.
Fairview Health Services Taking Over UCare Health PlanFairview Health Services is taking over the UCare health plan, which had been struggling since losing contracts with the state to cover low-income people enrolled in the MinnesotaCare and Medical Assistance programs.
U Of M Exploring Medical Center MergerThe University of Minnesota is exploring options to improve its medical center.
CEO Of Fairview Health Services Steps DownThe CEO of Fairview Health Services is leaving the company. Rulon Stacey is leaving Fairview after just 15 months on the job. Fairview said it's because of Stacey's "professional differences" with its board of directors.
Fairview Restricts Visitors Due To Widespread FluThe flu is now so widespread in Minnesota that some Twin Cities hospitals are restricting visitors from seeing patients Fairview Health Services announced some temporary changes to visitor policies at six hospitals Tuesday.
Fairview Hospitals Screen Visitors For FluFairview Health Services is temporarily changing its visitor's policy at its seven hospitals because of widespread flu in Minnesota. Fairview says its hospital will screen visitors for flu-like symptoms or exposure to others who have had symptoms.
Good Question: How Often Should Mattresses Be Changed?A WCCO viewer named Marilyn heard a recent mattress commercial claim dust mites can double the weight of our mattress after eight years, which is when it should be replaced. She wanted to know: Is this a gimmick or should we follow their advice? The answer differs depending on the expert asked.
Sanford Health Withdraws From Fairview Partnership DiscussionsSouth Dakota-based Sanford Health pulled the plug on its merger discussions with Minneapolis-based Fairview Health Services on Wednesday, citing the hostile reception the proposal has faced in Minnesota.
Lawmakers Join Chorus Protesting Fairview TakeoverTwo lawmakers are joining a growing tide of officials pressuring to keep University of Minnesota hospitals in the state's hands.
U Of M Offers To Take Over Fairview HealthThe University of Minnesota has proposed that it take over Fairview Health Services, the system that operates the university's teaching hospital, a move that could pre-empt a merger between Fairview and Sanford Health.
Attorney General Will Probe Fairview Acquisition Attorney General Lori Swanson says she is investigating the potential takeover of Fairview Health Services by a South Dakota-based company.
Patient Information At Risk After Laptop StolenFairview and North Memorial hospitals are working to alert their patients after a laptop containing patient information was stolen from a locked car.