Abbott Northwestern HospitalEdit profile
Abbott Northwestern Hospital is a 627 bed teaching and specialty hospital based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. It is the largest not-for-profit hospital in the Twin Cities and a part of the Allina network of hospitals and clinics. US News ranked Abbott Northwestern among America's Best Hospitals with six adult specialties ranked in the top 50 in the United States.History
Abbott Northwestern Hospital was founded in 1882 as Northwestern Hospital for Women and Children. In 1970 it was joined by Abbott Hospital for Women, which had started in 1902 and in 1975 the Sister Kenny Rehabilitation Institute joined to provide rehabilitation care for patients. The current hospital campus on Chicago Avenue was opened in 1980. In 2005 in a joint venture between the facility and the Minneapolis Heart Institute, Abbott Northwestern's Heart Hospital was created.