Hope Discovered Here®
Creating a world without heart and vascular disease
We are the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation® (MHIF).
For more than 37 years, we’ve been a world-class cardiovascular research and education organization committed to making the impossible possible for our patients.
Patients are at the heart of our mission. We provide:
•Hope for patients, improving their well-being and life expectancy
•Hope for their children, siblings, parents and families
•Hope for new treatment options
•Hope for a world without heart and vascular disease
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Every year, exciting breakthroughs and new discoveries stem from our research. These important findings advance medical knowledge, improving the health and lives of millions of people worldwide.
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Framework Published for National Multicenter Collaborative Effort to Improve Cardiovascular Care for Patients
MHIF announced a publication outlining the inception of the Cardiovascular Quality Improvement and Care Innovation Consortium (CV-QUIC), a collaboration between health centers from across the United States. Steven M. Bradley, MD, MPH, cardiologist and researcher at MHIF, is the lead author of the publication and original researcher involved in spearheading the CV-QUIC.
On Dec. 16, 2020, MHIF announced Dr. Emmanouil (Manos) Brilakis as the recipient of the Robert G. Hauser Leadership Award and Dr. Jay Sengupta as the recipient of the Ray Bentdahl Distinguished Service Award.
MHIF is among the first clinical research sites in the world to use a new, investigational medical technology to treat dangerously fast heart rhythms as part of the worldwide Extravascular Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (EV ICD) Pivotal Study.
Join Us at Upcoming Events
Participate in your own 5k run/walk, in honor of Greg Riebe, to benefit MHIF and help change how cardiovascular disease is prevented, identified and treated.
MHIF invites you to join a community of SCAD survivors during this unique webinar series! You’ll hear from patients and physicians as we share experiences and perspective, including managing stress and overall wellness.
By participating in our Hope, Health & Humor – at home edition party, you can help us inspire important women in your life to take care of their hearts, learn more about women’s heart health and help us raise awareness of the #ResearchHer cause.