Business Relations

May 2, 2013

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

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty

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


April 30, 2013

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

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty

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 29, 2013

GenomeDx Expands Collaboration with Mayo Clinic

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty

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 23, 2013

OSF Healthcare joins Mayo Clinic network

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty

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 22, 2013

Mayo makes another push into Illinois

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty

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


April 11, 2013

Sanford, University of Minnesota won’t pursue Fairview takeover

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty

The CEO of South Dakota-based Sanford, whose merger effort came under intense scrutiny the past two weeks, said Wednesday afternoon that he was ending discussions because Sanford has a policy of “only going where we are invited.”…John Kralewski, professor emeritus at the U’s Department of Health Policy and Management, said Sanford Health’s withdrawal presents a […]

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Tags: Fairview Health Services, John Kralewski, Sanford Health, Star Tribune, University of Minnesota


April 2, 2013

Image Sharing Seeks to Reduce Repeat Scans

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty

Logistics are time-consuming when patients want to share an image with two or more doctors or track down older images so a new doctor can compare them with current results…The Radiological Society of North America, under contract with the National Institute of  Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering, is overseeing the Image Share project, with pilot sites […]

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Tags: image share project, image sharing, National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Biomedical Engineering, Radiological Society of North America, repeat scans, Wall Street Journal


March 29, 2013

DrChrono adds Mayo Clinic content to iPad EHR for patient education

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty

Y-Combinator incubated company DrChrono, the EHR company currently focused exclusively on iPad- and iPhone-toting providers, has added digitized patient education content in an exclusive licensing deal with the Mayo Clinic to help its DrChrono customers fulfill the patient education component of meaningful use. Additional Coverage: DOTmed, mHIMSS   MobiHealthNews by Brian Dolan

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Tags: DrChrono, iPad, iPhone, MobiHealthNews, patient education


March 29, 2013

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

  March 29, 2013 Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations […]

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Tags: Cancer, Dr. Christopher Moir, Dr. Eric Matteson, Dr. Robert Bazell, Dr. Sandhya Pruthi, genes, Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, Minnesota, MPR, NBC, Ovarian Cancer


March 28, 2013

Shriners, Mayo join forces for pediatric care

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty

Today, the Mayo Clinic announced that the Shriners Hospitals for Children — Twin Cities would be the first pediatric hospital to join its national, collaborative Mayo Clinic Care Network…“Both Mayo Clinic and Shriners have a heart for kids, and we’re excited to know that this new collaborative step together will increasingly benefit our young patients,” said […]

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Tags: Dr. Christopher Moir, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, pediatric hospital, Shriners Hospitals for Children, Star Tribune


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