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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.

HealthPartners Headquarters

HealthPartners office in Bloomington, MN

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

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

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)
como clinic

Urgent care at Como clinic

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
methodist hospital

Methodist Hospital in St. Louis Park, Minn.

Park Nicollet Clinics

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
Regions Hospital

Regions Hospital in St. Paul, MN

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
curve crest clinic

Curve Crest clinic

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
Hudson Hospital

Hudson Hospital in Hudson, WI

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
Westfields Hospital

Westfields Hospital in New Richmond, WI

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

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

St. Francis 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

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

Physicians Neck & Back Clinics


  • Launched by HealthPartners in 2010
  • Online clinic that provides diagnosis, treatment plans and prescriptions, if needed, for more than 40 common conditions
  • Staffed 24/7 by nurse practitioners and physician assistants
  • Cost is $45 or less, depending on insurance
  • Average cost savings of $88 per episode of care
  • Has provided nearly 50,000 treatment plans to patients
  • Available to residents of Minn., Wisc. and Mich. or to visitors currently in those states
  • Learn more about virtuwell
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HealthPartners Dental Group

Health and well-being

HealthPartners Institute for Education and Research


  • Education activities tailored for health professionals and medical residents
  • More than 500 resident physicians train each year at Regions Hospital in one of 17 departments
  • More than 5,000 health care professionals participate in clinical simulation training each year
  • Programs emphasize experiential learning and quality improvement
  • Regions Hospital Medical Library provides a comprehensive collection of online journals, books and databases plus literature search and document-delivery services
  • Learn more about education


  • About 300 research projects are ongoing at any one time
  • Our research is proposed and led by multidisciplinary teams of independent PhD- and MD-level investigators rigorously trained in statistics, economics, epidemiology, and other fields
  • Research is often done in collaboration with other academic and research organizations throughout the world, in conjunction with HealthPartners medical, dental and mental health professionals
  • The research agenda includes behavioral intervention research, survey-based research, clinical trials, medical records research and basic science
  • Our research concentrations include chronic disease, critical care, cancer care, child and maternal health, health economics, research integrity, clinical research, Alzheimer’s disease/neuroscience, mental health and oral health/dentistry
  • Learn more about research

Park Nicollet Institute

  • Research and education division of Park Nicollet with 55-year history of dedication to clinical and health services research, professional medical education and education for patients.
  • Includes Park Nicollet International Diabetes Center, Office of Continuing Medical Education, patient education, research and Arneson Methodist Library
  • Participate in more than 200 studies annually with 200 more offered through Metro-Minnesota Clinical Community Oncology Program
  • A major site for clinical evaluation of new medication and medical devices with focus in oncology, diabetes, rheumatology, heart and vascular, neurology and Parkinson’s disease
  • Emphasis on practice-based health services research and supporting clinical quality improvement
  • Around 200 continuing medical education programs annually for health professionals
  • More than 12,000 visits annually with patients for nutrition services, diabetes education or patient education classes
  • Learn more about Park Nicollet Institute

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

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