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November 20th, 2013

Mayo Clinic Replaces Liters of Laxative for Colonography With Four Pills

By Kelley Luckstein KelleyLuckstein

Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Ariz., has announced it has replaced the multiple liters of laxative consumed by people in preparation for a CT colonography with four pills, according to a news release. Patients undergoing CT colonography, also known as virtual colonoscopy, now take four tablets of the cleansing agent bisacodyl. Mayo instituted the new protocol […]

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Tags: Becker's ASC Review, colonoscopy, Dr. C. Daniel Johnson, laxative


May 2nd, 2013

Bravo Wellness and Mayo Clinic Collaborate to Bring Combined Expertise to Employee Health and Drive Improved Outcomes

By Logan Lafferty loganlafferty

Bravo Wellness and Mayo Clinic announced today their collaborative effort to provide a seamless, turnkey solution that will help mitigate employers’ health care costs while rewarding employees for healthier lifestyles. Through this new relationship, Bravo Wellness clients will now have access to Mayo Clinic’s suite of population health solutions. In turn, Mayo Clinic will be […]

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Tags: Bravo Wellness, expertise, health care costs, partnership, seamless administration, Wall Street Journal


May 1st, 2013

Park Nicollet, HealthPartners to build clinic in Plymouth

By Logan Lafferty loganlafferty

The site of a former driving range in western Plymouth soon will be home to a 60,000-square-foot medical and dental clinic jointly run by Park Nicollet and HealthPartners. It’s the first announced development since Park Nicollet and HealthPartners completed their merger Jan. 1. The merger made the company the second-largest health care provider in Minnesota, […]

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Tags: health care provider, HealthPartners, merger, Park Nicollet, Plymouth, Star Tribune


April 30th, 2013

Army Reserve Soldiers train at world-renowned Mayo Clinic by Gonda Bock

By Logan Lafferty loganlafferty

This fictitious scenario actually played out at the Mayo Multidisciplinary Simulation Training Center, or MMSTC, in Rochester, Minn., where the 865th Combat Support Hospital, or CSH, was doing a training exercise…The first steps toward the development of this partnership between the Army Reserve and world renowned Mayo Clinic began in 2011 when Dr. Walter Franz, […]

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Tags: Army Reserve, Army.mil, Combat Support Hospital, Dr. Walter Franz, Mayo Multidisciplinary Simulation Training Center, MMSTC


April 29th, 2013

GenomeDx Expands Collaboration with Mayo Clinic

By Logan Lafferty loganlafferty

GenomeDx Biosciences announced today that it has expanded an existing research agreement with the Mayo Clinic. The expanded agreement includes exclusive license to certain Mayo developed intellectual property along with exclusivity covering co-developed intellectual property…”Access to the Mayo Clinic’s comprehensive cohort of samples from patients classified as high risk for metastatic disease and the involvement […]

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Tags: Decipher, Dr. Doug Dolginow, GenomeDx Biosciences, intellectual property, metastatic disease, research agreement, Wall Street Journal


April 29th, 2013

Mayo Clinic captures top two awards for Innovative Services in Health Management

By Logan Lafferty loganlafferty

Mayo Clinic captured the top two prizes for Innovative Services in Health Management, one of twelve categories presented by the Edison Awards at the ceremony in Chicago. The Gold went to the Mayo Clinic Patient App, which allows Mayo Clinic patients to have mobile access to their personal medical records and appointment schedules through the […]

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Tags: Edison Awards, Health Information, Innovative Services in Health Management, iPad App, Mayo Clinic Patient App, medical records, mobile access, News Medical, Patient Online Services


April 24th, 2013

Looking ahead, Noseworthy paves way for growth

By Logan Lafferty loganlafferty

Editor’s note: The Mayo Clinic is working to stay at the forefront of healthcare delivery and medical research in an era of retrenchment in public resources. Modern Healthcare Washington Bureau Chief Jessica Zigmond caught up with Mayo Clinic President and CEO Dr. John Noseworthy during a visit to the nation’s capital this month. They discussed […]

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Tags: Dr. John Noseworthy, healthcare delivery, healthcare reform, Jessica Zigmond, Medical research, Medicare, Modern Healthcare Washington Bureau, ModernHealthcare, public resources


April 23rd, 2013

OSF Healthcare joins Mayo Clinic network

By Logan Lafferty loganlafferty

OSF Healthcare System, already one of the nation’s largest and strongest health care networks, got even stronger Friday when it became part of the Mayo Clinic Care Network. Becoming only the 16th member of the network will enable physicians in the OSF system, including OSF Saint Francis Medical Center, to work with the expert physicians […]

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Tags: network, OSF Healthcare, OSF Saint Francis Medical Center, The Peorian


April 23rd, 2013

Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix tops for teaching

By Logan Lafferty loganlafferty

Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix topped the list of Consumer Reports’ safest teaching hospitals nationwide. Its sister hospital in Jacksonville, Fla. was No. 2 on that list, followed by Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center in La Crosse, Wis., Brown Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo, Mich., Saint Mary’s Hospital in Waterbury, Conn., and Mayo Clinic-Saint Mary’s Hospital in […]

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Tags: Consumer Reports, Phoenix Business Journal, safe, teaching


April 22nd, 2013

Mayo makes another push into Illinois

By Logan Lafferty loganlafferty

The Mayo Clinic, one of the most recognized names in health care, is continuing its push into Illinois with a new affiliation with OSF HealthCare, the fourth-largest health care provider in the state. The partnership, announced Friday, comes about six months after Rochester, Minn.-based Mayo announced a similar arrangement with NorthShore University HealthSystem, which operates […]

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Tags: Chicago Tribune, Health Care, NorthShore University Health System, OSF Healthcare


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