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February 3, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Region considered for doctors training

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The Medical College of Wisconsin is considering Eau Claire as one of eight locations statewide for the development of a community-based medical education program designed to address the state’s pending physician shortage… “We have received some initial information from the Medical College of Wisconsin about a community-based medical education program and are eager to learn […]

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Tags: community-based medical education program, Dr. Randall Linton, Eau Claire, Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire, Medical College of Wisconsin


January 30, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Three Leading Medical Organizations Choose The Gruve® for Use in Research Studies Investigating the Benefits of Weight Management

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The Gruve®, a core solution from Gruve Technologies, Inc. a leading provider of scientifically validated health and weight loss products, proves useful in ongoing medical research studies investigating community based heath programs, reducing lipids in patients, managing weight gain during pregnancy, and increasing activity in group settings. It is currently being used in studies at […]

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Tags: community based health programs, Gruve Technologies, Inc, increasing activity in group settings, Kansas University Medical Center, Loughborough University, reducing lipids, The Gruve, University of Minnesota, weight gain during pregnancy


January 27, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Clinic seeks increased mental health cultural awareness

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An estimated 50,000 people have immigrated from war-ravaged Somalia to Minnesota since civil war broke out in the east African country in 1991, and mental health providers at Mayo Clinic in Rochester recognize a need for more culturally appropriate, inclusive care…Mayo health providers are working on culturally sensitive ways of talking with patients about traumas […]

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Tags: mental health providers, Misbil Hagi-Salaad, Somali-Americans, Somalia


January 25, 2012 · Leave a Comment

General Mills, Allianz Life and Mayo Honored for How They Treat Employees

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Three Minnesota companies made Fortune Magazine’s list of “100 Best Companies To Work For.”  Allianz Life Insurance was ranked 51st.  General Mills ranked 64th.  And the Mayo Clinic ranked 71st.  Google took the number one spot… Fortune says Mayo “has an exceptionally loyal workforce.”  It says a quarter of Mayo’s workers have been there more […]

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Tags: 100 Best Companies to Work For, Fortune Magazine


January 25, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Report outlines community needs, perceptions points to area’s challenges

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A 15-month effort, Compass Now 2012 was a collaboration of the Great Rivers United Way and the region’s hospitals, which are required by the new federal health care law to do community assessments and shared in the cost, about $70,000. The result will guide planning and resource allocation in the coming years. “We have a […]

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Tags: community assesments, Compass Now 2012, Great Rivers United Way, Lori Freit-Hammes, Mayo Clinic Health Systems in La Crosse


January 23, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Council OKs Mayo Clinic 5-year development plan

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A five-year development plan for Mayo Clinic’s downtown, Saint Marys and northwest Rochester campuses won unanimous approval Wednesday from the Rochester City Council…The plan summarizes the state of Mayo’s presence in Rochester, with employee totals, parking capacities, building sizes and other statistics. And it includes a listing of potential building projects to come during the […]

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January 23, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Pulse on Health: A Franciscan legacy

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Seems to me we should tip our hats to an unlikely example of faith shaping the city of Rochester and Mayo Clinic for more than a century. The Franciscan sisters, led by foundress Mother Alfred Moes, raised the money to build Saint Marys Hospital after the tornado that devastated the community in 1883, necessitating that […]

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January 20, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Family Time: Sibshops help siblings in special-needs home

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 Spend the day snowshoeing, snacking and sharing at Mayo’s Sibshops. Created for the siblings of kids with a chronic illness or lifelong health concerns, participants will join in fun, age-appropriate activities (cross-country skiing, crafts, wildlife presentations) and spend time with their peers. “Basically the goal is to bring siblings together in an open forum to […]

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January 20, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Rochester Healthy Community Partnership

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 A new partnership of nearly 20 community groups is working to improve the health of Rochester’s immigrant and refugee population. It’s a population that often has a hard time staying healthy while trying to adjust to a new homeland. They call themselves the Rochester Healthy Community Partnership…”The grant from the National Institutes of Health is […]

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January 19, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Group calls on people to take Safe Streets Pledge

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 Active Living Rochester is asking area residents to sign a pledge — that they’ll be nice. The organization is a collaboration of Mayo Clinic, Rochester Public Works, Olmsted County Public Health and Rochester-Olmsted Planning…If you drive an automobile, you ought to “at all times maintain a three-foot clearance when passing a bicyclist.” Post-Bulletin, by Jeff […]

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