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International patient services

International patient services

International patient services

People from around the world choose Shriners Hospitals for Children — Twin Cities. We are dedicated to providing high-quality pediatric orthopaedic care to all children regardless of their families' ability to pay, including international patients.

Services we offer to international patients

  • Nurse care coordination
  • Patient relations
  • Interpreter services         

Support services

In addition to providing the services above, we work with Minnesota International Medicine (MIM) to provide more comprehensive patient-family support for clinic and hospital services. MIM serves the global community by facilitating treatment for international patients in the United States and assisting medical communities abroad. By building strong connections between healthcare communities in all parts of the world, MIM strives to create an environment that will focus on improving healthcare for patients everywhere.

Services provided by Minnesota International Medicine

  • 24/7 on-call medical and non-medical assistance
  • Patient access
  • Care navigation
  • Patient coordination
  • Patient relations and hospitality (accommodations)
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Appointment transportation

MIM supports international patient-families who require these additional services while in our care. The goal of the international patient program is to provide international patients and their families with high-quality services and to deliver a comfortable and accommodating patient care experience.

In addition to patient care in the Twin Cities, MIM offers advisory services to deliver innovative and sustainable solutions to health institutions around the globe. Global advisory core services include education, clinical consulting and gap analysis, leadership and strategic planning, service line development and outsourcing.

To learn more about receiving patient support services through Minnesota International Medicine, please contact us by email.

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