Hennepin Healthcare To Staff: Choose Between Being Doctors Or Law EnforcementHennepin Healthcare employs more than 800 medical providers. Three work for law enforcement agencies.
Amid Calls For Firings And Training, Hennepin Healthcare Apologizes For Blackface PhotosA Hennepin County commissioner is calling for terminations at Hennepin Healthcare following the surfacing of photos with employees in blackface. Meanwhile, a union representing paramedics and EMTs is pressing for training on anti-racism.
Hospitals Urge Those Seeking COVID Tests Not To Come To ERsNearly two years into the pandemic, the recent surge in cases caused by the Omicron variant is making for long lines at COVID-19 testing sites.
COVID In Minnesota: Nat'l Guard Arrives As Hospitals Are Overrun With COVID CasesHospitals like Hennepin Healthcare are desperate for people to get vaccinated as Minnesota grapples with one of the worst infection rates in the country.
'I Thought For Sure I Would Be Fired': Vaccine Mandate Deadline Arrives For Twin Cities Health Care Systems Time is up for some Minnesota health care workers to get their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. Many health systems are requiring them, and Friday is the deadline for employees at Hennepin Health care, Essentia and Allina Health.
HCMC Workers Urge Minority Communities To Get Vaccinated"Our hospital is full of people in the ICU who are unvaccinated, young, people of color and they're dying from COVID," Dr. Nneka Sederstrom said. "That's what we know today. Today the people who dying are unvaccinated. That truth needs to ring true. Staying unvaccinated today means its very likely that tomorrow will not be promised."
Despite Staffing Shortages And Surge In Patients, Twin Cities ERs Insist 'We Are Ready'After a major slowdown, emergency departments around the Twin Cities are now seeing extremely high numbers of patients.
Hennepin Healthcare Is Latest Provider To Require COVID-19 Vaccine For EmployeesHennepin Healthcare announced Tuesday it will require a COVID-19 vaccination for all employees.
HCMC Awarded For Focus On People Experiencing HomelessnessAccording to a hospital spokesperson, HCMC's efforts came after an analysis showed housing instability accounting for a high rate of 30-day readmissions.
Curbside Delivery: Hennepin Healthcare Security Officer Helps Deliver Baby In CarTiffany Owen caught the newborn baby girl in her arms right outside of the emergency department doors.
HCMC Treats 33 Frostbite Cases In 1 Week During Recent Cold SnapIn treating frostbite, time is everything. The faster doctors treat the injured skin, the higher the chances they can save it.
For Some, Post-COVID Recovery Takes Months And Months Of TherapyHennepin Healthcare Occupational Therapist Courtney Mitchell says some post-COVID patients can face recoveries similar to brain injury patients.
Ambulance, Car Collide In South MinneapolisA Hennepin Healthcare ambulance and a car collided overnight just south of downtown Minneapolis.
President Trump's COVID-19 Diagnosis Serves As Reminder To Take Virus Seriously, MN Doctor SaysDr. Hust said that the virus continues to treat people differently. She's hoping the President and First Lady's positive tests are a reminder to take it seriously.
HCMC Staff Accused Of Improperly Accessing George Floyd's Medical Records In HIPAA ViolationGeorge Floyd’s family says Hennepin Healthcare staff members improperly viewed his medical records.