Twin Cities area hospitals have cut their use of donated blood by thousands of units over the last five years, abandoning long-held but thinly researched criteria about which patients need transfusions.
Updated: October 21, 2013, - 05:55 AM
Doctors are learning to do more with fewer blood transfusions, but worry demand could still outstrip future supplies.
Updated: October 20, 2013, - 07:09 PM
Some 12,011 people have created accounts on MNsure, the state’s online health insurance marketplace, which launched Oct. 1, but only 5,569 have completed applications on the site and only 3,769 have actually enrolled in health plans, state officials reported Wednesday.
Updated: October 17, 2013, - 01:13 PM
MnSURE official April Todd Malmlov says group is pleased with enrollment so far.
Updated: October 17, 2013, - 01:11 PM
The State Patrol is called in after an anonymous caller told human services official, “You’re marked.”
Updated: October 11, 2013, - 11:59 AM
The online marketplace for health insurance has fixed the identity-verification problems that at one point kept half of interested shoppers from creating accounts.
Updated: October 09, 2013, - 08:26 PM
Question is whether Amplatz facility is really a stand-alone hospital.
Updated: October 09, 2013, - 07:29 PM
Nearly 6,000 Minnesotans have created accounts on the exchange to buy health insurance.
Updated: October 07, 2013, - 09:52 PM
Broad base of insurance advisers targets wide spectrum of clients.
Updated: October 06, 2013, - 09:09 PM