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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Data Shows Reduction in U.S. Heart Attack Activations During COVID-19 Pandemic Published in Journal of the American College of Cardiology
Data from MHIF regional Level One STEMI program shows 38 percent reduction in U.S. catheterization laboratory STEMI activations, which are standard-of-care treatment for patients with heart attacks.
Dr. Miedema Takes Part in New Research to Help Doctors Better Identify Patients Who Should Take Aspirin
Dr. Michael Miedema, director of cardiovascular prevention at MHIF, took part in new research that helps doctors better identify the patients who should be taking aspirin.
Dr. Yu Du shared his perspective on the COVID-19 infection, the environment in China and the practice guidelines followed by medical staff in China.
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View photos from the Founders event!
On August 22nd, nearly 300 women gathered at The Machine Shop for this year's women's event: Hope, Health & Humor! Nora uplifted us with her witty humor, and the panel of physicians from Minneapolis Heart Institute® inspired us to be knowledgeable and care for...
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