M Health Fairview

Minnesota Struggles to Get Crucial Medical Supplies as Coronavirus Numbers Grow – April 5, 2020

Via Twin Cities Pioneer Press When she discovered that shipments of face shields from a Maryland-based manufacturer were on three-week back order through Amazon.com, Maggie Sartori — a supply chain director for Allina Health — threw up her hands and resorted to Plan B. Sartori called up a manufacturer in Northeast Minneapolis, bought thousands of […]

Bethesda Hospital doctor on treating COVID-19 patients

Via MPR “Meanwhile, the number of people in intensive care — a key measure of the stress on our healthcare system — has now topped 200 in the state. Many of those patients are being treated at Bethesda Hospital in St. Paul.” “As a COVID-19 specialty center, Bethesda has seen some of the worst of […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for May 4, 2020

The Amplatzer Piccolo Occluder is a winner of Fast Company’s 2020 World Changing Ideas Awards Health Care Industry Veteran Jodi Hubler Named President of Bind Bright Health Names Mike Mikan as CEO COVID-19 Proves Telemedicine Is the Future of Health Care M Health Fairview rolls out curbside care Prospero Health Partners With GrandPad to Improve […]

University of Minnesota and M Health Fairview roll out protective device for healthcare professionals during COVID-19

Via the University of Minnesota “The University of Minnesota and M Health Fairview have developed a protection device to minimize exposure to health care providers in clinical settings.” “Health care workers — including respiratory therapists, doctors and nurses — participate in procedures where airborne transmission from the patient is possible. This is why health care […]

M Health Fairview Rolls Out New UV Decontamination Process For N95 Masks

Via M Health Fairview A new process for decontaminating N95 masks will protect healthcare workers and conserve limited resources, thanks to a collaboration between M Health Fairview, 3M, Clorox, and other community partners. M Health Fairview’s unique mobile UV tower system allows for a fast, streamlined process to decontaminate masks during the COVID-19 pandemic, which […]

M Health Fairview Transitions Some Clinics to Virtual Care to Slow the Spread of COVID-19

Via M Health Fairview “To slow the spread of COVID-19, M Health Fairview is moving several of its primary care clinics to a “virtual first” model, beginning Friday, March 27. This transition will help patients remain at home, while preserving critical personal protective equipment for those providers who need it most.” “The new care model […]

M Health Fairview offering curbside coronavirus testing

Via KARE 11 News “During a demonstration of the new testing protocol on Tuesday, medical assistant Reece Wallaker prepared for a visit by putting on gloves, a mask and a face shield before approaching a woman who drove up in her car.” “‘Hi, can I have you step out of the car please?’ Wallaker said. […]

RxFunction Announces walk2Wellness Study Expansion with Hebrew SeniorLife

Hebrew SeniorLife, a Harvard Medical School Affiliate, is Fourth Study Site  Eden Prairie, MN – (October 23, 2019) – RxFunction, the medical device company that created Walkasins®, is announcing expansion of its walk2Wellness study to include researchers at Hebrew SeniorLife, with enrollment of its first participant completed earlier this month.  The Hinda and Arthur Marcus […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for October 7, 2019

New M Health Fairview Brand Launches Cantel Medical closes Hu-Friedy buy University of Minnesota to test cancer-fighting ‘natural killer’ cells The Many Faces of Value-Based Healthcare Ecolab buys Australia’s Gallay Medical & Scientific U.S. Department of Defense Awards $6 Million to Humanetics Corporation for Advanced Development of Radioprotectant Late-Breaking Data Shows Abbott’s MitraClip is Cost […]

New M Health Fairview Brand Launches Today

MINNEAPOLIS – Following last September’s announcement of a joint clinical agreement between University of Minnesota, University of Minnesota Physicians, and Fairview Health Services, today marks the public launch of the new M Health Fairview brand. M Health Fairview represents the best of academic and community medicine, bringing world-class medical research and advances to thousands of […]

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