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December 20, 2013

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

December 20, 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. This is our last news summary of 2013. Please […]

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Tags: ABC News, ABC15, american heart association, American Society of Hematology, anesthesia, antibacterial soap, AP, aphasia, Arizona State University, Associated Press, ASU, bacteria


April 30, 2013

Health Care’s ‘Dirty Little Secret’: No One May Be Coordinating Care

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty

Some medical centers have taken steps to improve communication, assigning color-coded ID tags or scrubs to staff members so patients know who’s a nurse and who’s a doctor, and installing white boards in patient rooms, where a nurse starting a shift can jot down his or her name. At some facilities, hospitalists write their names […]

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Tags: communication, coordinating care, Health Care, Kaiser Health News, Michael Rock, pre-admission education


April 29, 2013

Teens learn how to be safe on the road

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty

The risk of a teen driver crashing a car is higher than any other age group. In fact, the Center for Disease Control says for every mile a teen drives they are four times more likely to get into a crash than older drivers. That’s why Mayo Clinic Health Systems and the Chippewa Valley Technical […]

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Tags: Center for Disease Control, Chippewa Valley Technical College, Dr. Leland Mayer, driving class, road safety, teen driver, WEAU


April 23, 2013

Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix tops for teaching

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty

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 16, 2013

Army reservists coming to Rochester

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty

Rochester moves another step closer this weekend to becoming the primary U.S. Army Reserve military medical-simulation training site. In November 2011, Col. Joaquin Cortiella, representing Brig. Gen. Bryan R. Kelly, confirmed to the Post-Bulletin a decision is pending on whether all U.S. medical reservists will rotate through medical-simulation training in Rochester at the Mayo Clinic […]

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Tags: Army Reserve, Brig. Gen. Bryan R. Kelly, Col. Joaquin Cortiella, Col. Walter Franz, Mayo Clinic Multidisciplinary Simulation Center, military medical-simulation, Post Bulletin, simulation training


March 8, 2013

To Place Graduates, Law Schools Are Opening Firms

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty

When Douglas J. Sylvester, dean of the law school at Arizona State University, was visiting the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota a couple of years ago he mentioned the shifting job market for his students — far fewer offers and a new demand for graduates already able to draft documents and interact with clients. The Mayo […]

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Tags: Arizona State University, Douglas J. Sylvester, job market, law school, medical students, New York Times


February 25, 2013

Mayo Clinic offers hands-on experience in orthopedic surgery

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty

The Mayo Clinic hosted 32 female students from local high schools on Saturday, offering a hands-on experience in orthopedic surgery…Dr. Mary O’Connor is the chair of the department of Orthopedic surgery at Mayo. She says this field isn’t even close to achieving gender balance. “By making these kinds of workshops and exposing daughters to opportunities, […]

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Tags: Dr. Mary O'Connor, gender balance, hands-on experience, high school students, orthopedic surgery, WJXT


February 12, 2013

The graduate glut

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty

Dr. Mahamud Jimale was working as a general and thoracic surgeon and teaching at Somali National University’s medical school in Mogadishu when civil war tore his country apart in 1991…They eventually settled in Rochester, where Jimale found work in the general clinical research center and later as a medical and cultural consultant at Mayo Clinic. […]

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Tags: Dr. John Andrews, Dr. Mahamud Jimale, medical education, Minnesota Medicine, Somali National University, University of Minnesota


February 8, 2013

SOPHIA To Feature Mayo Clinic Learning Pathways

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty

SOPHIA.org, the open online education platform offering a unique Many Ways to Learn™ learning model with more than 28,000 free academic multimedia tutorials taught by a multitude of teachers, is now offering tutorials developed by a top surgeon and professor at Mayo Clinic. The lessons will focus on two surgical procedures – Laproscopic Cholecystectomy (Gallbladder Removal) and […]

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Tags: Dr. David R. Farley, gallbladder removal, general surgery, inguinal hernia repair, Many Ways to Learn, multimedia tutorials, Sacramento Bee, SOPHIA.org, surgeon


August 24, 2012

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Mystery User

August 24, 2012 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 The […]

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Tags: Archives of Internal Medicine, Arizona Republic, CNN, Colorectal Cancer, doctor burnout, Dr. David Warner, Dr. Donald Hensrud, Dr. Michael Joyner, Dr. Sharonne Hayes, Dr. Tait Shanafelt, Florida Times-Union, John Plewa


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