HealthPartners’s Center for Memory and Aging is partnering with the University of Minnesota Medical School to team up first-year medical students with individuals living with Alzheimer’s Disease. The goal of the program is to help medical students view their patients as more than just the illness they are treating.
HealthPartners is working to eliminate food waste at hospitals. Green teams and a five-year sustainability plan are helping the health system use food responsibly. Regions Hospital in St. Paul, Minnesota and Lakeview Hospital in Stillwater, Minnesota NAME CITIES participate in a food-to-hogs program, where food waste is cooked to kill pathogens and fed to locallyRead more »
HealthPartners is teaming up with Des Moines-based UnityPoint Health to launch a new health insurer that will compete for Medicare business in parts of Iowa and Illinois. The new insurer has received regulatory approval to sell coverage in 25 counties in Iowa and five counties in Illinois.
HealthPartners Park Nicollet has been recognized by the Minnesota Health Action Group for improving clinical outcomes as part of its 2016 Minnesota Bridges to Excellence program and the State of Minnesota’s Quality Incentive Payment System. The programs reward clinics achieving care measures and improving outcomes for patients.
HealthPartners has been named one of the “most wired” health care organizations in the U.S. for its use of information technology. The 2016 HealthCare’s Most Wired award, based on a national survey, recognizes effective use of electronic medical records and technology at six HealthPartners hospitals. The survey, conducted by Hospitals and Health Networks magazine, examinesRead more »