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(Dec. 5, 2013)—Steven Froemel is happy to be alive. Because he was, basically, dead. Froemel spent more than an hour in full cardiac arrest at University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview in Minneapolis on Aug. 11. He recently visited the medical center to meet his care team.
(Nov. 27, 2013)—Ben Mathers collapsed while playing disc golf and was in full cardiac arrest. He and his family are thankful for the emergency care he received at Fairview Southdale Hospital. Watch a short video about Ben’s dramatic story.
(Nov. 25, 2013)—Nearly 400 donors to Fairview and Ebenezer Foundations gathered recently for our annual donor thank-you dinner.
(Nov. 21, 2013)—Rulon F. Stacey, Fairview president and CEO, and Carolyn Wilson, president of University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview, were recently named to a national list of "300 Hospital and Health System Leaders to Know."
(Nov. 14, 2013)—Our Halloween candy buy-back program had some sweet success this year. It’s intended to help parents moderate their kids’ candy intake. The candy is donated to military personnel serving overseas.
(Nov. 12, 2013)—An inspirational video of pediatric patients and health care providers at University of Minnesota Amplatz Children’s Hospital now has more than one million views on YouTube and has garnered extensive media attention.
(Nov. 6, 2013)—After the loss of a loved one, children and adolescents can sometimes become the forgotten grievers. Fortunately, Youth Grief Services, a community outreach program of Fairview, is committed to changing that. Through grief support and education, and a summer camp for kids, it gives grieving families help in healing—at no charge to them.
(Oct. 31, 2013)—For the second consecutive year, three Fairview hospitals have been named as “Top Performers on Key Quality Measures” for 2013 by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America.