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January 19, 2012

To Know, but Not Understand: David Weinberger on Science and Big Data, …

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In this excerpt from my new book, Too Big To Know, we’ll look at a key property of the networking of knowledge: hugeness…In 1963, Bernard K. Forscher of the Mayo Clinic complained in a now famous letter printed in the prestigious journal Science that scientists were generating too many facts. Titled Chaos in the Brickyard, […]

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January 19, 2012

The best doctors of Cleveland Clinic, Mayo Clinic (Weekend Rounds)

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A review of life science current events reported by MedCity News this week: The 50 best Mayo Clinic, Cleveland Clinic doctors. Ever. The history of a hospital is written primarily by the actions of its doctors. Here are our choices for the 50 best doctors in the history of Mayo Clinic and Cleveland Clinic… Cleveland […]

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January 19, 2012

The 50 best Mayo Clinic doctors. Ever.

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 While it bears the name of its founders, Mayo’s worldwide reputation is not tied inextricably to them. Instead, it rests upon countless physicians who have worked there over time. Additional coverage: MinnPost, Scianswers, BioPortfolio Silobreaker, 12/2011

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January 19, 2012

The 50 best Mayo Clinic doctors. Ever.

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 The Mayo Clinic. While it bears the name of its founders, Mayo’s worldwide reputation is not tied inextricably to them. Instead, it rests upon countless physicians who have worked there over time…Yesterday, my colleague Brandon Glenn ran a list of the best Cleveland Clinic doctors in history. Below is a top 50 list from a […]

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January 19, 2012

Collaborative Innovation Process at Mayo Clinic

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 Point: Collaboration between doctors, patients, designers and lab technicians brings healthcare delivery breakthroughs. Story: The inspiring origins of the Mayo Clinic illustrate the timelessness of collaborative innovation. Back in the 1880s, two brothers, Will and Charles Mayo, founded the clinic with their father, Dr. William Worrall Mayo, and introduced the concept of a group practice. […]

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October 28, 2011

Mayo Clinic to take over historic Mayowood Mansion

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Members of the History Center of Olmsted County voted this week to authorize the transfer and ownership of Rochester’s historic Mayowood Mansion to the Mayo Clinic. The Mayowood Mansion is the former home and estate of one of the Mayo Clinic co-founders and is considered one of the most endangered historic places in the state […]

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October 27, 2011

Mayowood Mansion Transferred to Mayo Clinic

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After struggling to find funding for years, the Olmsted County Historical Society is happy to announce the Mayo Clinic is taking over Mayowood mansion. The vote passed with an overwhelming 97 to 6 in favor of the transfer, despite a few dissenters. Dr. John Noseworthy, President and CEO of Mayo Clinic opened up the night […]

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October 26, 2011

Mayowood supporters question transfer agreement

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A vote Wednesday on an agreement transferring ownership of Mayowood mansion to Mayo Clinic may be challenged by a group of interested onlookers, who question the speed with which the transaction is taking place. “It should be a matter of transparency and protecting the public trust,” said Ted St. Mane, vice president of the Friends […]

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October 17, 2011

I’m Just Sayin’: Bygones are bygones, Mayo likely will do right by Mayowood

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Regular readers of this column know that I’ve long been a champion of the preservation and restoration of Mayowood, Rochester’s most noteworthy — but fast deteriorating — historic property. Post-Bulletin, Greg Sellnow, 10/17/11 Additional coverage: Post-Bulletin Opinion

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October 13, 2011

Clinic could take over ownership of Mayowood

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Ownership of Mayowood will be transferred from the History Center of Olmsted County to Mayo Clinic, pending approval later this month…The agreement calls for the historic mansion, built by Dr. Charles H. Mayo 100 years ago, to receive an immediate infusion of funding from Mayo Clinic. In the bargain, the history center will retain the […]

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