Minnesota Hospital Association


Media Contacts

The Minnesota Hospital Association is committed to transparency and serves as are source to inform the community, stakeholders and the media about important issues impacting hospitals and health care. MHA also works to ensure that the media and public understand the important role that hospitals play in our communities and to our state’s economy. MHA prides itself on its responsiveness and is often able to respond quickly on statewide trends and data on health care. We can put you in touch with experts inside or outside of our organization.

For media requests, contact:

  • Wendy Burt, vice president of public relations and communications, 651-603-3549
  • Emily Lowther, communications director, 651-603-3495

Guidelines on the release of patient information

Hospitals must comply with federal privacy regulations enacted under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). These guidelines help explain the regulations in order to facilitate understanding and cooperation between the media and hospital personnel.