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What We Do

We are committed to improving cardiovascular health through innovative research and education. Our vision is to create a world without heart and vascular disease.

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Who We Impact

Our work impacts people who are affected by heart and vascular disease, and their friends, families, caregivers and communities. By sharing our research findings, we are improving care throughout the world.

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Latest Updates

The 250th MitraClip Procedure completed

MINNEAPOLIS 06/15/2017 — With a procedure performed today, the Minneapolis Heart Institute® at Abbott Northwestern Hospital became the third in the U.S. – following heart centers in...

Link Between Respiratory Infections and Heart Attacks

MHIF Researcher, Dr. Mike Miedema, was recently quoted in a U.S. News article about the link between respiratory infections and heart attacks. Recent research has found that...

MHIF Interns at ACC

Three MHIF Interns recap their experiences at the 2017 American College of Cardiology Conference in Washington, D.C. this past April.