North Memorial is celebrating a year of breaking new ground in health care with the launch of its community paramedic program. More than a decade in the making – it took 15 years to execute and an extra year to fund – North Memorial’s community paramedic program is the first of its kind in Minnesota and one of the first in the nation.
Do you have questions about health plan insurance offered through MNsure? If you do, you are not alone! Come to North Memorial’s Health Care Reform symposium to get your questions answered.
- An expert from MNsure, the new online marketplace for health insurance coverage, will speak about the program, how to access it, what type of products are offered and whether you qualify for coverage.
- North Memorial providers will share information on how some of the new models of care can help you maintain a healthier life and/or better manage a chronic health condition.
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North Memorial Medical Center’s Stroke Program has been recognized by the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association for efforts to improve quality of patient care and outcomes. Stroke is the third leading cause of death in Minnesota and affects 90,000 Minnesotans, according to the Minnesota Stroke Association.
North Memorial Air Care has achieved full accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems (CAMTS). This three-year certification was awarded to Air Care on October 19, 2013 from the CAMTS board.
Medical research indicates intense therapy over a short period of time can improve speech and language abilities for stroke patients with aphasia. North Memorial’s Stroke Center is the first in the region to offer an Intensive Aphasia Program (IAP), innovative outpatient program that includes many hours of intense therapy over the course of three weeks.