Hope Discovered Here®
Creating a world without heart and vascular disease
We are the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation® (MHIF).
For more than 38 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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The Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation is celebrating 40 Years (4 decades!) of world-class, cardiovascular research and education! We are excited to share the impact of our work and how we’ll continue accelerating throughout the year!
This fall, our Hope, Health & Humor event featured a panel of women cardiologists answering heart-health questions from attendees. Here are a few questions about Lipoprotein(a) and heart procedure resources we didn’t get the chance to answer at the event:
Research Reveals Improved Outcomes and Decreased Mortality in Management of Aortic Dissections with Care Plans Designed by Multidisciplinary Expertise
MHIF announced the publication of research showing improved patient outcomes and significantly decreased 30-day mortality in aortic dissection patients managed through a unique comprehensive care strategy designed by a team with multidisciplinary expertise.
Join Us at Upcoming Events
Please join us for a free education event: Healthy Heart Valves on February 19th. Although heart valve disease affects as many as 11 million Americans, many people have never heard of it. Heart valve disease is estimated to affect 1 in 10 people ages 75+, and age is the greatest risk factor.
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.
In partnership with Pie Medical Imaging®, we are offering our third interactive, hands-on physician-led training workshop focused on increasing the competence in CT planning for transcatheter mitral valve interventions.