Only Two-Thirds of Health Care Workers are Vaccinated Against the Flu
Only Two-Thirds of Health Care Workers are Vaccinated Against the Flu

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said health care employers need to do more to protect employees, patients and visitors.

Former Medtronic CEO’s Nonprofit Donates $2.5M to Mind-Body-Soul Center at New Mpls YMCA
Former Medtronic CEO’s Nonprofit Donates $2.5M to Mind-Body-Soul Center at New Mpls YMCA

The foundation said it would also donate the same amount and more to 37 organizations, many of which are from Minnesota.

Minnesota Doctors Contribute $30.5B to State Economy
Minnesota Doctors Contribute $30.5B to State Economy

Each physician in the state was responsible for an average of $2.3 million in economic activity.

MGC Diagnostics $50M Sale to Private Equity Firm Finalized
MGC Diagnostics $50M Sale to Private Equity Firm Finalized

Todd Austin said MGC will now focus on expanding into foreign markets and other growth opportunities.

Overall Profitability of State’s Hospitals Slipped in 2016
Overall Profitability of State’s Hospitals Slipped in 2016

But most hospitals in the state finished in the black with some enjoying big double-digit margins.

Dispute Between Mayo Clinic, SEIU Concerns Crucial Clause on Benefits Package
Dispute Between Mayo Clinic, SEIU Concerns Crucial Clause on Benefits Package

Dispute Between Mayo Clinic, SEIU Concerns Crucial Clause on Benefits Package

University of MN Promotes Medical Innovation, Entrepreneurship Among Nurses
University of MN Promotes Medical Innovation, Entrepreneurship Among Nurses

Workshops seek to give nurses tools to translate medtech ideas into reality.

Minnesota Slips in State National Health Rankings

The state placed sixth in an annual report from the United Health Foundation.

How Foreign-trained Doctors are Filling the Health Care Gap in Greater Minnesota
How Foreign-trained Doctors are Filling the Health Care Gap in Greater Minnesota

Encountering a foreign-born doctor in Greater Minnesota once might have been unusual. If the state’s health-care trends continue as they have, it won’t be much longer.