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Quick facts about HealthPartners

HealthPartners is an award-winning integrated health care system based in Bloomington, Minn., with a team of 22,500 people dedicated to a mission to improve the health of members, patients and the community.

Amery Regional Medical Center

  • Opened in 1956, joined HealthPartners in 2014
  • 25 bed critical access hospital in Amery, Wisc.
  • 4 clinic locations, 2 fitness centers, dialysis center, wound healing center, 10-bed geriatric mental health center and assisted living facility
  • About 1150 annual inpatient admissions
  • About 40 medical staff (many more credentialed and active)
  • New onsite MRI, nuclear medicine scanner, CT scanner and mammography unit
  • Environmentally friendly facility built in 2007 with rain gardens, green roof, and community walking trail along the Apple River
  • Learn more about Amery Regional Medical Center
  • Learn more about careers at Amery Regional Medical Center

Capitol View Transitional Care Center

  • Joined the HealthPartners family in 2001
  • Relocated to the Regions Hospital campus in 2011
  • 32 bed transitional care center
  • More than 650 patients successfully transitioned home annually
  • HealthPartners doctors and nurse practitioners on site
  • Nursing staff to patient ratio three times higher than the average nursing home
  • Physical therapy staff hours per patient six times higher than the average nursing home
  • Learn more about Capitol View Transitional Care

Care Group

  • Cares for more than one million patients
  • Multispecialty group practice of more than 1,700 physicians
  • More than 50 primary care clinics, 750 primary care physicians
  • 22 urgent care locations
  • Multi-payer
  • Primary care and 55 medical and surgical specialties


  • Methodist Hospital, St. Louis Park, Minn.
  • Regions Hospital, Saint Paul, Minn.
  • Lakeview Hospital, Stillwater, Minn.
  • Hudson Hospital & Clinics, Hudson, Wisc.
  • Westfields Hospital, New Richmond, Wisc.
  • Amery Regional Medical Center, Amery, Wisc.
  • St. Francis Regional Medical Center, Shakopee, Minn. (one-third ownership)

HealthPartners Clinics

  • 27 primary care clinics in the Minneapolis and St. Paul area
  • 15 urgent care centers
  • 15 pharmacies and mail order pharmacy
  • Access to medical information online via MyChart
  • Online appointment scheduling
  • Same-day appointments
  • Scheduled phone visits and e-visits
  • myHP mobile app offers appointment scheduling, access to personal health information
  • Six eye care centers
  • Integrated Home Care
  • HealthPartners Hospice and Palliative Care
  • Learn more about HealthPartners Clinics
  • Learn more about careers at HealthPartners Clinics

Park Nicollet Clinics

Community partners

HealthPartners partners with many organizations addressing socioeconomic conditions which impact health. Here are a few examples:

We are proud to also partner with these charitable federations:


  • HealthPartners is a leader in electronic medical records and online patient care
  • Began implementing early versions of electronic medical records in 1997, and by 2004 all HealthPartners Clinics were using electronic medical records
  • Also in 2004, Park Nicollet became the first health system in the Twin Cities to have a fully integrated electronic medical record across hospital, clinic and home health care
  • More than 337,000 HealthPartners patients have signed up for Online Patient Services
  • Since HealthPartners automated releasing test results to patients in 2007, we have released more than 18 million results online
  • myHealthPartners mobile app, launched in 2012, has been downloaded by more than 20,000 people
  • Members have used the mobile app more than 22,000 times to view financial information related to their health care spending, including balances in FSA, HSA and health reimbursement accounts, deductibles and out of-of-pocket maximums
  • Members and patients have used the mobile app to order 3,700 prescription refills

HealthPartners Dental Group

HealthPartners health plan

  • Nonprofit, consumer-governed health plan
  • 1.5 million medical and dental plan members
  • Regional network of more than 148,000 doctors and other care providers in Minnesota, western Wisconsin, South Dakota and North Dakota
  • HealthPartners and Cigna’s combined national network offers nearly 950,000 doctors and other care providers, plus 6,000 hospitals in the United States
  • Ranked among the top 30 plans in the nation according to NCQA’s Private Health Insurance Plan Rankings 2013-14
  • Learn more about HealthPartners health plans
  • Learn more about careers with HealthPartners health plan

HealthPartners Institute

The HealthPartners Institute is one of the largest medical research and education centers in the Midwest. It helps transform health care in our region and across the nation. The Institute is part of HealthPartners integrated care system. It uses research and education to advance the Triple Aim of improving health, experience and affordability for our members, patients and the community.


  • Education areas include clinical quality education, clinical simulation, continuing medical education, graduate and undergraduate clinical education experiences, International Diabetes Center patient services and professional training/consulting, Maintenance of Certification, medical and patient libraries, nutrition visits, patient education and workforce modeling
  • More than 500 residents and fellows and more than 500 medical students and advanced practice clinician students train each year
  • More than 25,000 health care professionals participate in continuing medical education activities each year
  • About 12,000 patients take part in patient and diabetes education classes and nutrition visits annually
  • Roughly 9,900 health professionals participate in clinical simulation programs
  • Accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, Council on Podiatric Medical Education, Society for Simulation in Healthcare and Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (accreditation with commendation). American Board of Medical Specialties Portfolio Program Sponsor
  • Learn more about education


  • The Institute conducts survey-based, population health, behavioral intervention and clinical and basic sciences research with collaborators within HealthPartners medical and dental groups and around the world. The results of our work inform public policy and national clinical guidelines
  • Research is led by multidisciplinary teams of PhD- and MD-level investigators trained in statistics, economics, epidemiology, medical specialties and other fields
  • More than 450 research projects are ongoing at any one time, with 200 more offered through the Metro-Minnesota Clinical Community Oncology Program
  • The Research Subjects Protection Program reviews about 120 applications to conduct research at HealthPartners each year. HealthPartners’ program is accredited by the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs
  • Each year, researchers publish about 260 articles, books and book chapters and give 320 paper and poster presentations at national and international conferences
  • Research strengths are child and maternal health (including vaccine safety), chronic disease/diabetes, clinical trials, critical care, health economics, mental health, neurosciences/Alzheimer's and Parkinson’s disease, oncology and oral health/dentistry
  • Learn more about research

HealthPartners organization at a glance

  • Founded in 1957 as a cooperative
  • Integrated health care organization providing health care services and health plan financing and administration
  • Largest consumer-governed nonprofit health care organization in the nation
  • Serves more than 1.5 million medical and dental health plan members nationwide
  • Includes a multispecialty group practice of more than 1,700 physicians
  • More than 22,500 people working to deliver the HealthPartners mission

Health and well-being

Hudson Hospital & Clinics

  • Opened in 1953, joined HealthPartners in 2009
  • In 2013, celebrated 60 years in the community
  • 1,500 annual inpatient admissions
  • More than 10,000 Emergency Center and 10,000 Specialty Clinics patients annually
  • Internationally recognized, award-winning Healing Arts Program
  • Nationally and locally recognized, award-winning sustainability efforts
  • In 2012, contributed nearly $3 million in community benefits
  • About 60 medical staff (many more credentialed and active)
  • New medical office building is expected to open April 2014
  • Learn more about Hudson Hospital & Clinics
  • Learn more about careers at Hudson Hospital & Clinics

Industry recognition

  • In 2013, HealthPartners President and CEO Mary Brainerd was included on Modern Healthcare’s list of the 100 most influential people in health care, joining the likes of President Barack Obama and Harvard’s Dr. Atul Gawande
  • HealthPartners President and CEO Mary Brainerd was inducted into the Minnesota Business Hall of Fame in 2011
  • Top-ranked commercial health plan in Minnesota for the ninth consecutive year according to NCQA’s Health Insurance Plan Rankings 2013-14 – private
  • HealthPartners Medical Group was the highest performing medical group for primary care in the Minnesota Community Measurement 2012 report, achieving above-average ratings in 15 out of 19 possible categories
  • HealthPartners received the 2012 American Medical Group Association Acclaim Award
  • 93 physicians in 31 different specialties across HealthPartners — including HealthPartners Medical Group, Park Nicollet Health Services, TRIA Orthopaedic Center and Stillwater Medical Group — were named Top Doctors by Mpls.St. Paul Magazine
  • Regions Hospital named among the nation’s top hospitals by The Leapfrog Group in 2012
  • AARP The Magazine named Regions Hospital a “Top Hospital for Safety.”
  • HealthPartners and Regions Hospital won the 2013 Anti-Stigma award from the Minnesota NAMI chapter.
  • Methodist and Regions hospitals were recognized as ‘Leaders in LGBT Healthcare Equality’ in the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Healthcare Equality Index 2013 report.
  • Hudson, Regions and Westfields hospitals have receive Environmental Excellence Awards from Practice Greenhealth for achieving benchmarks in energy conservation, mercury reduction, pollution prevention and recycling
  • 11 Park Nicollet Clinic locations were named to the Consumer Reports Top Clinics list for 2012
  • For four straight years, HealthPartners has been named one of health care’s “Most Wired” by Hospital and Health Networks magazine
  • In 2013, virtuwell was recognized by the Minnesota High Tech Association (MHTA) for technological breakthroughs in health care that improve the lives and futures of people living in Minnesota.
  • HealthPartners-designed measures for identifying health care cost drivers and opportunities to address them were the first of their kind to be endorsed by the National Quality Forum
  • Park Nicollet Health Services was recognized as one of the ‘Top 150 Workplaces’ in the U.S. in 2013 by WorkplaceDynamics.
  • A survey by the Star Tribune named HealthPartners one of the Top 100 Workplaces in the Twin Cities
  • HealthPartners was among the first 12 employers in the United States to earn HealthLead™ accreditation, certifying the organizations as one of the healthiest workplaces in the nation

Learn more about HealthPartners awards and industry recognition

Lakeview Health

  • Includes Stillwater Medical Group, Lakeview Hospital and the Lakeview Foundation
  • Lakeview Health was formed in 2005, joined HealthPartners in 2011
  • Lakeview Hospital is the fifth oldest hospital in Minnesota, dating back to 1880
  • Lakeview Hospital is a 97-bed acute-care hospital, with 4,100 inpatient admissions in 2013
  • Stillwater Medical Group operates three primary care clinics in Stillwater and Mahtomedi,
    Minn. and Somerset, Wisc. and a Clinic at Walmart in Oak Park Heights, Minn.
  • Stillwater Medical Group had 98 provider FTEs in 2013
  • Stillwater Medical Group had more than 189,000 patient visits in 2013
  • Lakeview Health provided a total system community benefit of more than $14 million in 2012
  • Learn more about Lakeview Health
  • Learn more about careers at Lakeview Health

Methodist Hospital

  • Established in 1892, joined Park Nicollet in 1993 and HealthPartners in 2013
  • Specialty care includes oncology, cardiology, maternity and neuro-rehabilitation medicine, critical care and bariatrics
  • 426 bed hospital located in St. Louis Park, Minn., connected to Frauenshuh Cancer Center and Heart and Vascular Center
  • Average daily census of 254 patients
  • 960 physicians and resident physicians
  • More than 25,000 annual admissions, 3,100 births and 50,000 Emergency Center patients treated each year
  • Learn more about Methodist Hospital
  • Learn more about careers at Methodist Hospital

Physicians Neck & Back Center

Regions Hospital

  • Established in 1872, joined HealthPartners in 1993
  • Teaching and research hospital
  • Level I trauma center for adults and children
  • Specialty care in trauma, burn, emergency, heart, orthopaedics, neurosciences, oncology
    and mental health
  • 454 bed hospital in St. Paul, Minn.
  • 967 physicians and resident physicians
  • More than 25,000 annual admissions
  • More than 2,500 babies born each year at the Birth Center
  • Second largest provider of charity care in Minnesota
  • Learn more about Regions Hospital
  • Learn more about careers at Regions Hospital

St. Francis Regional Medical Center

TRIA Orthopaedic Center

  • Opened in 2005 as the first comprehensive orthopaedic care center in the Twin Cities offering a variety of services at one location, including physical therapy, hand therapy, surgery, X-ray and MRI
  • More than 40 highly-trained orthopaedic doctors with a variety of sub-specialties
  • Sports medicine specialists have served as official team physicians for Minnesota’s pro sports teams for more than 25 years
  • Walk-in care by physicians and physician assistants through the first Acute Injury Clinic in the Twin Cities, available 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., seven days a week
  • Learn more about TRIA Orthopaedic Center
  • Learn more about careers at TRIA Orthopaedic Center


  • Launched by HealthPartners in 2010
  • Online clinic that provides diagnosis, treatment plans and prescriptions, if needed, for more than 60 common conditions
  • Staffed 24/7 by certified nurse practitioners
  • Cost is $45 or less, depending on insurance
  • Average cost savings of $105 per episode of care
  • Has provided over 200,000 treatment plans to customers
  • Available nationwide for residents of 12 licensed states or visitors to a licensed state - MN, WI, AZ, CA, CO, CT, IA, MI, NY, PA, VA, WI
  • Learn more about virtuwell
  • Learn more about careers at virtuwell

Westfields Hospital

  • Opened in 1950, joined HealthPartners in 2005
  • 25 bed critical access hospital in New Richmond, Wisc.
  • 1,100 annual inpatient admissions in 2012
  • About 40 medical staff (many more credentialed and active)
  • More than 15 medical specialists provide care close to home at the Westfields Specialty Clinic
  • In 2013, Westfields expanded to offer primary care when the New Richmond Clinic joined HealthPartners organization
  • Westfields Community Pharmacy opened in July 2013
  • Westfields is also home to the Cancer Center of Western Wisconsin
  • Learn more about Westfields Hospital
  • Learn more about careers at Westfields Hospital
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