Kids Health Matters
Archive: April, 2019
Congratulations to the 10 Gillette physicians named as Mpls. St. Paul Magazine Top Doctors and Rising Stars—and all of our providers—for your dedication to serving kids who have complex medical conditions. Check out the full list!
Apr. 25, 2019
Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM) Breakthrough is Good News for Gillette Patients
A researcher from the University of Minnesota has identified a virus associated with acute flaccid myelitis (AFM), a rare, polio-like disorder that can cause sudden paralysis in children. Most of the Minnesota children diagnosed with AFM last fall received treatment at Gillette.
Apr. 19, 2019
Measles Surge and Importance of Prevention, Protection
Given the recent measles outbreak in Minnesota, Gillette is sharing helpful information for parents courtesy of the Minnesota Department of Health.
Apr. 18, 2019
Fibular Hemimelia and the Fast, Full Life of Eli Brummond
April 14 was a rainy night at Target Field, but the rain didn’t stop the thousands in attendance from rising to their feet to cheer as Eli Brummond, 11, flew towards home plate. He was moving fast enough that you wouldn’t necessarily notice at first. Eli’s left leg is missing from just below his knee and he wears a prosthesis.
Apr. 16, 2019
Gillette on the Job
The Heart of Gillette: Volunteers
As we say farewell to Nancy Thomas, former Volunteer Services Coordinator, we're grateful for all the volunteers who give from the heart.
Apr. 11, 2019
Awards and Achievements
An Impressive Award and Long History for Gillette Orthopedic Care
The pediatric orthopedic department at Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare is the first pediatric health care organization in Minnesota and several surrounding states to be recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).This achievement highlights Gillette’s commitment to integrated care and its focus on providing the highest quality of care for our patients and families.
Apr. 1, 2019