Celebrating 40-Years of World-Class Heart Research and Education
Creating a world without heart and vascular disease
We are the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation® (MHIF).
For 40 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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A large contingent of Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation doctors and researchers were in Washington to present their research findings at the American College of Cardiology’s annual conference. Included was a “Featured Latebreaker” from Dr. Santiago Garcia regarding his two-year study on COVID-19 patients with heart attacks. The research caught the attention of KSTP Eyewitness News who interviewed Dr. Garcia on the study that found mortality rates decreasing for COVID-19 patients with heart attacks but remaining high for unvaccinated patients.
Two-Year Data from International COVID-19 STEMI Research Reveals Mortality is Decreasing for COVID-19 Patients with Heart Attacks but Remains High for Unvaccinated Patients
The Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation® announced today the first presentation and simultaneous publication of two-year outcomes from the North American COVID-19 ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction Registry (NACMI) showing improvements in survival in 2021 relative to 2020.
The American College of Cardiology 71st Annual Scientific Session (ACC.22) is held in Washington, DC, April 2 – 4, 2022. This international gathering is focused on everything in cardiovascular care, including the latest in science and innovation, and practice-changing updates in care.
Join Us at Upcoming Events
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.
Gather with women from different backgrounds, including community leaders, business owners, patients, physicians and artists. Together, we will learn more about heart and vascular disease in women in our community.
Join us for MHIF’s Cardiovascular Prevention Symposium on September 30, 2021. This conference will educate physicians, advanced care providers and support staff on current guidelines and opinion on the identification and treatment of cardiovascular disease.