Minnesota Hospital Association


Mayo Clinic Health System offers women’s health and wellness program

January 2019
Since 2008, Mayo Clinic Health System has offered an annual women’s health program designed to educate women on health prevention and wellness. In 2018, Mayo Clinic Health System hosted a Women’s Health and Well-Being Symposium at locations in Albert Lea, Owatonna and Red Wing.

Matching clinical care with cultural values

January 2019

Providers at HealthEast, part of Fairview Health Services, serve the largest Karen population in the Twin Cities. They recognized that American treatment programs for mental health and chemical dependency issues were being lost in translation and decided to do something about it.

Embedded social workers connect people in crisis with care

January 2019

Regions Hospital and People Incorporated, a mental health services nonprofit, are each supplying a full-time social worker to the St. Paul Police Department's new Mental Health Unit to help connect people in crisis with the care they need and significantly reduce mental health crisis-related arrests and repeat calls for service.

Teaming up for diabetes prevention

January 2019
Windom Area Hospital works alongside community organizations to increase awareness of the prevalence of Type 2 diabetes and promote community resources available to both diagnosed diabetics and those at risk for developing diabetes.

Reaching out to communities to reduce mental health stigma

January 2019
Essentia Health is reaching out to the communities it serves to help people better understand mental illnesses and help reduce the stigma felt by those who experience it. Staff at three Essentia Health hospitals across northern Minnesota are partnering with other organizations to provide educational materials, organize community events and create speakers’ bureaus.

MHA Newsline: Dec. 3, 2018

December 2018

MHA Health Care Leader: Nov. 14, 2018

November 2018

MHA Newsline

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