Regions Hospital
03/26/2017 at 01:00. Facebook
Just like you wouldn’t treat a bug bite with cough medicine, there are different medications and therapies that are better for patients with Alzheimer’s over other kinds of dementia. The IDEAS trial helps diagnose patients and create customized treatment plans.

A new clinical trial provides a diagnosis and targeted treatment plan
Big kudos to Evan Page, a Regions Hospital employee, who is biking 3,160 miles in 51 days to raise awareness for lesser known forms of dementia. That’s about 62 miles a day!

Biking for dementia
Thank you to all of our wonderful colleagues for making Regions Hospital one of the best hospitals in America. Regions is the only hospital in Minnesota to receive this award two years in a row (2016 & 2017).
Mary Brainerd, who is retiring in June, advocated for the mentally ill.

HealthPartners CEO made a difference in Minnesota
Why you shouldn’t wait until you’re sick or hurt.

5 reasons to have a primary care doctor
Women make up the majority of the medical workforce, working in medical offices, hospitals, and at health insurance companies. Women also dominate health care as consumers, decision makers for their families. But they are less visible in the corridors of power.

When Will We See More ‘Shes’ in the C-Suite?
Regions Hospital is lit up in blue tonight! We are one of Minnesota’s blue landmarks which are helping to raise awareness as part of Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, the nation’s No. 2 cancer killer.
“Our vision for the Dorothy Day Center is simple: by working together, we can better help those in need,” said Mary Brainerd, president and chief executive officer of HealthPartners.

Regions Hospital and two other hospitals join forces to improve care for the homeless
Our colleagues had a great time helping 2,500 students and parents explore career possibilities at the Independent School District 196 STEM Fair! The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates there will be more than 9 million jobs in science, technology, engineering and mathematics by 2022– and opportunities in health care make up a lot of those. Our organization has proudly participated in...
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The age of your heart is calculated based off a number of risk factors including high blood pressure, cigarette smoking, diabetes status, and BMI.

Do you know the age of your heart?
From work, to relationships, to the holidays, sometimes it feels like stress is all around us. We know stress isn’t fun, but it can also be bad for your heart, according to a new study. As we continue to celebrate Heart Month, Dr. Paul Sarcia offers some advice to ease some of those stressful days.

Small changes can improve overall heart health
Congratulations to Brigadier General David Hamlar, MD, who was named a 2016 Veterans' Voices Award winner by the Minnesota Humanities Center. A special ceremony was held at Regions Hospital so Dr. Hamlar could receive the award in person. It also gave us the opportunity to recognize the work done by Dr. Hamlar, the Lee and Penny Anderson HeroCare program and all of our employees who have...
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HealthPartners doctor honored for his service to Minnesota veterans
We debuted two 15-second local TV ads during Super Bowl LI, both featuring Minnesota artist Lizzo. Watch them here.

Feelin’ good with Lizzo
Have you seen it? Our new commercial is out -- and it features the music of local artist Lizzo!
It's National Wear Red Day! And thanks to our Heart Center team for doing their part to help raise awareness about heart disease, the #1 killer of women, at this week’s Go Red For Women Luncheon.
In light of recent events, HealthPartners President and CEO Mary Brainerd shared this message with colleagues today.

HealthPartners CEO reflects on the importance of diversity
Providing great care isn’t all we do at Regions Hospital. We are also very proud of our injury prevention efforts. This weekend we teamed up with Afton Alps to encourage skiers and snowboarders who don’t normally wear a helmet to give it a try. Check out our video from the event and share it with your friends, as we raise awareness about the No Helmet, No Ride campaign.