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HealthPartners is working to improve the health of our members, patients and the community by providing the best care and best experience at a more affordable cost. Here’s how we’re doing it:

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Improving care

We’re improving care for patients across our clinics and hospitals.

Engaging patients

We’re working to keep members and patients healthy.

Measuring results

We’re measuring and sharing results to help innovation spread.

Partnering with the community

We’re partnering with the community to improve health.

Supporting healthy lifestyles

We’re supporting healthy lifestyles outside the doctor’s office.

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Improving care

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We’re improving care for patients across our clinics and hospitals.

hospital room, blood bagRegions Hospital, Red Cross partner to improve blood use

A new initiative is preventing blood transfusions for patients who don’t need them and ensuring that patients who do get the right dose at the right time.

regions hospital surgeryGeriatric Fracture Program reduces ER, hospital visits for elderly

Each year, half of all residents in nursing homes experience a fall. HealthPartners innovative program is improving their care while reducing costs.

regions hospital surgeryHelping patients breathe on their own sooner after surgery

A program at Regions Hospital to remove patients from a ventilator within six hours after heart surgery leads to faster recovery and lower costs.

new mental health facilityNew mental health facility leads to more compassionate care

Regions Hospital opened a new mental health building in December 2012 that is designed to provide more dignified and effective care for patients.

Engaging patients

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We’re working to keep members and patients healthy.

partners in pregnancyBaby talk: expecting moms prepare for childbirth

Expecting parents can take part in group prenatal visits, offering education and social support.

same day mammograph appointment cardSame-day mammograms are saving lives

In the four years since the same-day mammography program at HealthPartners clinics began, thousands of eligible women have been screened for breast cancer.

lisa smithNurse, wife, mother finds healing for depression

After struggling with depression for many years, Lisa Smith finally got the help she needed at Regions Hospital.

cardiac rehab patient Paul PecilunasLearning to live healthy with heart disease

Regions Hospital’s Cardiac Rehabilitation program changed Paul Peciluna’s life. Now he is encouraging others to follow his example.

Measuring results

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We’re measuring and sharing results to help innovation spread.

pat courneyaHealthPartners endorses a better way to pay for care

At the request of leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives, HealthPartners Medical Director Pat Courneya, MD, testified in favor of a new, bi-partisan approach to Medicare’s physician payment policy.

MidwayNew book highlights leading health care innovators

Pursuing the Triple Aim, by Maureen Bisognano and Charles Kenney, chronicles innovations that improve quality and control costs.

RegionsHealthPartners, Regions partner to prevent readmissions

Programs and collaboration were key to preventing more than 380 readmissions in 2012 and saving more than $3.6 million in avoidable medical costs.

Call centerCost and resource use measures get NQF endorsement

A set of HealthPartners-designed measures for identifying healthcare cost drivers and opportunities to address them are the first of their kind to be endorsed by the National Quality Forum.

Partnering with the community

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We’re partnering with the community to improve health.

logoNew campaign seeks to end silence of mental illnesses

The “Make It OK” campaign is designed to encourage people to talk more openly about mental illnesses and ask for help.

Habitat for Humanity participantsEmployees link housing and health at Habitat build

Access to affordable housing has a direct impact on the health of the community, which is why we partner with Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity.

a young child and an adult select booksMidway Clinic makes a promise to the neighborhood

Health care happens outside the doctor’s office. Our Midway Clinic in St. Paul is part of a community-wide effort to help children succeed in school and life.

veggie giveaway thumbFree veggies for all!

Five HealthPartners/RiverWay Clinics will be giving away free vegetables to the community from August 20-22.

Supporting healthy lifestyles

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We’re supporting healthy lifestyles in and out of the doctor’s office.

Nico PronkWorking to improve workplace health

HealthPartners works to improve workplace health.

friends bikingHealthPartners sponsors biking campaign

HealthPartners and PedalMN are teaming up to make Minnesota the best state for biking.

video still of man runningRunning: learn to put your best foot forward

Are you a runner or thinking about starting? Check out the Run Injury-Free Seminar for tips and tricks to keep your running strong and injury-free.

Nancy Sherwood with ChildrenTackling childhood obesity before it takes hold

Early childhood is a critical age to foster healthy eating and exercise habits, which is where Nancy Sherwood's childhood obesity prevention studies come in.