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2015 Report to the Community
Each of our patients faces a unique challenge, and each has a story to tell that involves courage. Many of these individuals receive additional support with the help of charitable contributions. A few of these stories are included in Stories of Courage: 2015 Report to the Community. Read about a man recently diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease who received a unique level of social work support, a nurse and recent immigrant whose career received a boost with a charitably-funded scholarship, and a donor whose life was saved by the variety of specialists who treated his cancer.
Regions Hospital Foundation’s newsletter, published twice each year, highlights hospital programs and describes various ways the community can become involved.
The summer 2016 issue focuses on programs that keep our communities healthy. This includes workshops for families dealing with dementia, a program that provides in-home injury prevention education to seniors, and efforts to support mothers who struggle with addiction.
This issue features some of our medical research, with stories that focus on Parkinson's disease, mental illness, brain tumors and cardiac arrest care.
Read about the Vanderbeeks, whose son, Evan, received care in the Burn Center. Residents of North Dakota, the Vanderbeeks are one of many families that will benefit from the remote burn clinics made possible with proceeds from the 2015 Wine Auction. Also included are stories about the groundbreaking of the HealthPartners Neuroscience Center, employee gifts that are funding a dental program, and a partnership with the St. Paul Fire Department that is keeping heart patients healthy.
Read about the Lee and Penny Anderson HeroCare Program for Veterans, which offers specialized care to veterans experiencing mental illness. Also included are results from the record-breaking 2014 Wine Auction, information about the expanded Cancer Care Center and a goodbye letter from Brock Nelson, the retiring president and CEO of Regions.