Navigation Links
Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota Teams With Geek Squad to Open First Ever In-Hospital Precinct
Date:11/16/2009

MINNEAPOLIS and ST. PAUL, Minn., Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- When a child is being treated for a serious illness, staying connected with friends, keeping up with school, and simply passing time during long days in the hospital can be extremely challenging. More and more patients are relying on technology to help, from laptops and mobile phones, to video games, movies and music. But when that technology fails, it can bring added stress to an already difficult time in a family's life.

To try to take away the stress and help patients use technology more effectively, Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota and Best Buy are teaming to open the first ever in-hospital Geek Squad precinct, providing free tech support to patients and their families. The precinct will officially open on Monday, Nov. 16 at 10 a.m.

"Many of our patients spend weeks or even months in the hospital, and it's important for their development and their healing to stay in touch with friends," said Alan L. Goldbloom, MD, president and CEO, Children's of Minnesota. "Technology plays a central role in helping children stay connected and entertained, so having Geek Squad agents on site will provide a valuable resource to our patients and families."

The Geek Squad precinct will be located on the skyway level of the new Children's Specialty Center across the street from the main hospital on Chicago Ave. Patients and family members will be able to stop by the precinct for assistance or call to have an agent come to their room for help.

"When a family is dealing with a health crisis, the last thing they need is added stress from technology that isn't working like it should," said Robert Stephens, Geek Squad founder and chief inspector. "We're honored to be able to bring our expertise to Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota to make the lives of these patients a little easier and hopefully a little more enjoyable."

The Gee
'/>"/>

SOURCE Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine technology :

1. Kaiser Foundation Health Plan and Hospitals Report Third Quarter 2009 Financial Results
2. CVS Caremarks MinuteClinic and Allina Hospitals & Clinics Form Strategic Partnership
3. Emergency Medicine Physicians Announces Six New Contracts With North Carolina Hospitals
4. Novant Health Rolls Out MEDais Predictive Modeling Solution to Nine Hospitals in Three States
5. Diabetes Experts Issue New Recommendations for Inpatient Glycemic Control - Call for Systemic Changes in Hospitals Nationwide
6. CDC Analysis Finds Unique Social and Behavior Intervention Helps Reduce MRSA Rates Up to 62% in Study Hospitals
7. Photos: Sentara Joins 4 U.S. Hospitals in International TARGIT Breast Cancer Trial
8. Resurgent Health and Medical Announces That Childrens Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota has Ordered 25 CleanTech Automated Handwashing Systems
9. Cepheid GeneXpert(R) System and Xpert(TM) MRSA Selected for up to 11 Victoria, Australia Hospitals in Rollout of Start Clean Strategy
10. Nationwide Progress Poll Reveals Increased Efforts by Hospitals to Control MRSA Infection
11. Hydrox Inc., Cardinal Health Issue Nationwide Recall of Alcohol-Free Mouthwash For Hospitals
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/28/2014)... 28, 2014 Reportlinker.com announces that a ... catalogue: North America Laparoscopes Market Outlook ... North America Laparoscopes Market Outlook to ... America Laparoscopes Market Outlook to 2020", provides key ... The report provides value, in millions of US ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... 28, 2014 Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited ... and submissions of data from a 10-year epidemiology ... United States (U.S.) Food and Drug ... the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare ... Agency (PMDA) for pioglitazone containing medicines, including ACTOS ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... , Aug. 28, 2014 Levi & Korsinsky ... in the United States District Court for the District ... investors who purchased Galectin Therapeutics Inc. ("Galectin" or the ... July 28, 2014. For more information, click ... that during the Class Period the Company violated federal ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:North America Laparoscopes Market Outlook to 2020 2North America Laparoscopes Market Outlook to 2020 3North America Laparoscopes Market Outlook to 2020 4North America Laparoscopes Market Outlook to 2020 5North America Laparoscopes Market Outlook to 2020 6North America Laparoscopes Market Outlook to 2020 7North America Laparoscopes Market Outlook to 2020 8North America Laparoscopes Market Outlook to 2020 9North America Laparoscopes Market Outlook to 2020 10North America Laparoscopes Market Outlook to 2020 11Takeda Announces Completion of the Post-Marketing Commitment to Submit Data to the FDA, the EMA and the PMDA for Pioglitazone Containing Medicines Including ACTOS 2Takeda Announces Completion of the Post-Marketing Commitment to Submit Data to the FDA, the EMA and the PMDA for Pioglitazone Containing Medicines Including ACTOS 3Takeda Announces Completion of the Post-Marketing Commitment to Submit Data to the FDA, the EMA and the PMDA for Pioglitazone Containing Medicines Including ACTOS 4Takeda Announces Completion of the Post-Marketing Commitment to Submit Data to the FDA, the EMA and the PMDA for Pioglitazone Containing Medicines Including ACTOS 5Takeda Announces Completion of the Post-Marketing Commitment to Submit Data to the FDA, the EMA and the PMDA for Pioglitazone Containing Medicines Including ACTOS 6SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Reminds Investors of Class Action Against Galectin Therapeutics Inc. and Its Board of Directors and a Lead Plaintiff Deadline of September 29, 2014 -- GALT 2
(Date:8/28/2014)... Dallas, TX (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 ... and in-depth study on the current state of the ... provides a basic overview of the industry, including definitions, ... Chinese domestic market analysis are provided with a focus ... market. A comparison between the international and Chinese situation ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... 29, 2014 Top10BestSEOHosting.com has recently ... that FatCow, Hostgator and Bluehost are the best ... ) has been working in the hosting industry ... is connected to multiple GB connections to ensure ... disruptions to customers’ websites. The great thing is ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... August 28, 2014 Millennium Treatment ... throughout September. This month will be a celebration ... mental health services. Along with other treatment facilities ... helping to spread the word about this national ... honoring the work of treatment and recovery professionals, ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... American adults who are beginning to research providers ... have a simpler way to connect with companies using ... some of the best life insurance rates available are ... promoted plans that included price data revealed to adults ... The term, guaranteed and modified plans that might be ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... Chicago (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 ABC ... on the 49th MDA Show of Strength Telethon airing ... the country to help raise funds and awareness to ... adults affected by muscle disease. , Viewers tuning into ... will enjoy heart-felt appeals and introductions from some of ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Global Oscilloscope Industry (North America, Europe, Asia, and ROW) Forecast Report 2020 Now Available at ReportsnReports.com 2Health News:Global Oscilloscope Industry (North America, Europe, Asia, and ROW) Forecast Report 2020 Now Available at ReportsnReports.com 3Health News:Best Suppliers of Affordable Hosting Products Introduced by Top10BestSEOHosting.com 2Health News:Millennium Treatment Group Celebrates National Recovery Month 2Health News:Best Life Insurance Rates for 2014 Now Promoted at Insurer Website 2Health News:ABC Stars Unite to Fight Back Against Muscle Disease During MDA Show of Strength Telethon 2Health News:ABC Stars Unite to Fight Back Against Muscle Disease During MDA Show of Strength Telethon 3Health News:ABC Stars Unite to Fight Back Against Muscle Disease During MDA Show of Strength Telethon 4
... Annual Spring Meeting of the European Society of Cardiology ... in cooperation with the Irish Nurses Cardiovascular Association (INCA), ... Ireland, on 24-25 April. , The meeting - ... for nurses and allied health professionals - will show ...
... Essence Orthopaedics, Inc., a medical device company focused ... extremities, today announced that it has received 510(k) ... (FDA) for SECURUS(TM), a novel knotless suture anchor ... provides increased flexibility, simplicity, and ease for surgeons ...
... 8 Manufacturers, sales of OTC drugs grew by ... in 2008, according to the latest research in ... from worldwide consulting and research firm Kline & Company.Private-label ... period, within which antacids and allergy medicines posted the ...
... Many diseases derive from problems with cellular respiration, the ... at the Swedish medical university Karolinska Institutet have now ... mitochondrion popularly called the cell,s power station ... Every time we take a breath, our blood transports ...
... less-expensive medical care , , WEDNESDAY, April 8 (HealthDay News) -- ... to Bangkok for his first colonoscopy. , There ... of nurses, who verified his identity 15 times before the ... motive: He is founder and president of Companion Global Healthcare, ...
... have access to most comprehensive Spanish-language Web site in ... Caremark (NYSE: CVS ) today announced the ... Web site makes it easier for Spanish-speaking CVS Caremark ... providing them with online information and access to help ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Telemonitoring changes the working practice of cardiac nurses 2Health News:Telemonitoring changes the working practice of cardiac nurses 3Health News:Telemonitoring changes the working practice of cardiac nurses 4Health News:Telemonitoring changes the working practice of cardiac nurses 5Health News:Telemonitoring changes the working practice of cardiac nurses 6Health News:Core Essence Receives FDA Approval for SECURUS(TM), an Innovative Knotless Suture Anchor System 2Health News:Core Essence Receives FDA Approval for SECURUS(TM), an Innovative Knotless Suture Anchor System 3Health News:Private-label OTC Drugs Post Solid Gains in 2008, According to Kline 2Health News:Private-label OTC Drugs Post Solid Gains in 2008, According to Kline 3Health News:Key protein in cellular respiration discovered 2Health News:Traveling for Treatment 2Health News:Traveling for Treatment 3Health News:Traveling for Treatment 4Health News:CVS Caremark Launches Spanish Version of Caremark.com 2Health News:CVS Caremark Launches Spanish Version of Caremark.com 3
... System Produces Type I Water Directly from Tap, ... for scientists who need 5 to 15 L ... have easy access to acceptable quality pretreated water. ... L/min of ultrapure (Type I) water on demand, ...
... weighing mechanism for speed, stability and ... analog display modes, multiple units of ... functions, auto print, and GLP/GMP/ISO output ... built-in clock. Touch-key calibration with external ...
... for speed, stability and durability. Back-lighted ... modes, multiple units of measure, piece ... print, and GLP/GMP/ISO output including date ... Built-in, motor-driven internal calibration mass ...
... - Battery Powered (6 size AA required). ... (g, ct, oz, ozt, GN, dwt, mom, ... and Percent Measure functions, Auto Print. Optional ... AC adapter may be ordered for AC ...
Medicine Products: