Read a statement from the DHS on changes to MNCare effective July 1, 2009.
Read the statement
Eighteen Minnesota hospital representatives and programs were honored May 8 at the 25th-annual Minnesota Hospital Association (MHA) Awards banquet, including the following CHA-MN members:
Volunteer of the Year: Corene Kain of St. Cloud Hospital
Spirit of Advocacy Award: Mary Klimp, CEO of Queen of Peace Hospital in New Prague
Innovation of the Year in Patient Care Award
Large Hospital Category: HealthEast Perinatal Safety Collaborative
Health Care Career Promotion Award
Large Hospital Category: St. Cloud Hospital’s high school student internship program and educational scholarships
Best Minnesota Hospital Workplace (two categories)
Large Hospital Category: St. Cloud Hospital
Ethicists at CHA and the National Catholic Bioethics Center are taking issue with an article in the American Journal of Public Health that they say demonstrates a lack of knowledge about how medical practices at Catholic institutions are guided by Catholic moral principles. The article, “When There’s a Heartbeat: Miscarriage Management in Catholic-Owned Hospitals,” was published in October. Read more in an article in the May 1 issue of Catholic Health World.