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Early Results from the Intrepid Global Pilot Study for TMVR

Early Results from the Intrepid Global Pilot Study for TMVR

Press Release, Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at 2:00pm CST Early Experience of Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement: Results from the Intrepid Global Pilot Study Intrepid Global Pilot Study examined the safety and function of the IntrepidTM TMVR System in patients...
Headrick Family Charitable Gift to Fund Innovation in Valve Science

Headrick Family Charitable Gift to Fund Innovation in Valve Science

Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation® Announces  Roger L. and Lynn C. Headrick Family Chair for Valve Science Research Headrick Family Charitable Gift to Fund Innovation in Valve Science, Dr. Paul Sorajja Appointed Chair, MHIF Valve Science Research MINNEAPOLIS –...
Arnold and JoAnn Johnson Support Innovative Cardiovascular Research

Arnold and JoAnn Johnson Support Innovative Cardiovascular Research

Arnold and JoAnn Johnson Support Innovative Cardiovascular Research Dr. Eric Fenstad, Baxter Cardiologist, to Lead Innovative Research for Pulmonary Hypertension MINNEAPOLIS, August 3, 2017 – The Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation® (MHIF) is announcing today its...
RURAL HEALTH CARE TRANSFORMATION WEBINAR SERIES

RURAL HEALTH CARE TRANSFORMATION WEBINAR SERIES

The Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation’s® (MHIF) population health team and Allina Health’s New Ulm Medical Center (NUMC) have partnered with the National Rural Health Association to present a three-part webinar series on rural health care transformation. The...
BEST PRACTICES FOR ENGAGEMENT IN POPULATION HEALTH INITIATIVES

BEST PRACTICES FOR ENGAGEMENT IN POPULATION HEALTH INITIATIVES

A new learning guide, “The Power of True Engagement for Population Health,” has been published by the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation’s® (MHIF) population health team in conjunction with AcademyHealth. The population health team, which manages MHIF’s...
METABOLIC SYNDROME AND LIFESTYLE CHANGES

METABOLIC SYNDROME AND LIFESTYLE CHANGES

In the June 2017 issue of Preventive Medicine Reports, researchers from the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation® (MHIF) and Allina Health published findings of a study that examined two-year changes in key lifestyle risk metrics and incident metabolic syndrome in...
Founders to the Future Recap

Founders to the Future Recap

On Tuesday, June 13, donors and physicians attended Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation’s annual Founders to the Future event. Held at The Minikahda Club, the generosity of those gathered was celebrated along with the 35thanniversary of MHIF. Current MHIF interns...
The 250th MitraClip Procedure completed

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 Los Angeles and Phoenix – to perform 250 mitral heart valve repair procedures using a...
Link Between Respiratory Infections and Heart Attacks

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 the risk of a heart attack is 17 times higher in the seven days following a respiratory...
MHIF Interns at ACC

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.