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October 4, 2013

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

    October 4, 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 […]

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Tags: ABC. Dr. Richard Besser, American Journal of Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias, anorexia nervosa, Big Ben, Bob Nellis, Brian Kilen, bulimia nervosa, CGI, CGI Commitment to Action, Clinton Global Initiative, concussions, Dallas Morning News


April 26, 2013

Noseworthy: Not All Health Care Is Equal

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty

In America, we’ve come to expect the best of everything. However, when it comes to health care, we pay more in this country than anywhere else in the world — yet the United States falls behind other countries on measures of health outcomes. Millions of Americans do not have or cannot afford the health care […]

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Tags: complex care, Dr. John Noseworthy, Health Care, intermediate care, payment model, primary care, Roll Call Opinion


April 15, 2013

Minnesota disease experts watching China closely (Video)

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty

Concern, but not alarm. Not yet. That’s how Dr. Gregory Poland, the head of the Mayo Clinic’s Vaccine Research Group, sums up his reaction to the discovery of the H7N9 influenza in China. “If we were to see cases outside of China or in the US, or evidence of human-to-human transmission, then I think it would be […]

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Tags: China, Dr. Gregory Poland, H7N9 influenza, KARE 11, Mayo Clinic Vaccine Research Group, Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, preventable disease, vaccine


April 3, 2013

Mayo Clinic unveils redesigned website

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty

Mayo Clinic has launched its redesigned Arabic website, mayoclinic.org/arabic, which offers Arabic speakers easier access to important resources, like details for requesting an appointment, international services and patient testimonies. “The redesigned site will better serve Arabic-speaking patients and their families who may be considering medical care at Mayo Clinic,” said Mikel Prieto, M D, medical […]

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Tags: Arabic website, Dr. Mikel Prieto, international services, mayoclinic.org/arabic, new website, redesign, Trade Arabia


April 1, 2013

Himalaya, India’s booming herbal healthcare company

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty

Its raw materials are plants and it bases its products on texts dating back millennia, but don’t dare call India’s biggest herbal healthcare group a maker of “alternative medicine”…Jon Tilburt, an expert on modern Western and traditional medicine at the Mayo Clinic healthcare group in the United States, says he understands why Himalaya rejects the […]

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Tags: alternative medicine, Dr. Jon Tilburt, herbal healthcare, India, raw materials, Yahoo! News


February 15, 2013

Mayo Clinic Care Network Strives to Serve 200M by 2020

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty

The trend of consolidation in healthcare continues to spread as systems try to improve quality and cut costs, but Rochester, Minn.-based Mayo Clinic is moving in a different direction to help others achieve those goals, according to a Business Insider report. Mayo Clinic CEO John Noseworthy, MD, told Business Insider that Mayo Clinic is planning to expand the Mayo Clinic […]

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Tags: Becker’s Hospital Review, Business Insider, consolidation, Dr. John Noseworthy, expansion, Healthcare


February 14, 2013

Mayo Clinic Has A Radical Plan To Expand Its Reach Across The World

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty

The health care industry, and hospitals in particular, are under incredible pressure to cut costs and increase the quality of care. For many, the response has been to consolidate…”For well over 100 years everything we do every day is continually retooling how we work to provide safer care, better care, more efficient care, for our patients,” […]

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Tags: Affordable care act, Business Insider, Dr. John Noseworthy, Health Care, quality of care


January 30, 2013

H1N1 Flu Vaccines Safe During Pregnancy

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty

  The Norwegian study — supported by the Norwegian Institute of Public Health and the U.S. National Institutes of Health — involved a slightly different H1N1 vaccine from that used in the USA, says Gregory Poland, a professor and vaccine researcher at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota. Norwegians added an adjuvant to their vaccine, which […]

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Tags: adjuvant, Dr. Gregory Poland, H1N1, immune response, New Parent Magazine, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, U.S. National Institutes of Health, vaccine


January 4, 2013

Mayo Clinic Spinoff Gets Approval to Sell Heart Device

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty

NeoChord Inc., a Mayo Clinic spin-off that makes technology for repairing heart valves, has received regulatory approval to sell its device in Europe. The Eden Prairie-based company will begin selling the device in Europe this month, NeoChord CEO John Seaberg said in an interview. The company makes artificial heart “strings” and an accompanying device that treat mitral valve regurgitation, […]

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Tags: artificial heart strings, heart valve, John Seaberg, mitral valve regurgitation, Mpls St. Paul Business Journal, NeoChord Inc.


January 4, 2013

Mayo Clinic Spinoff Gets Approval to Sell Heart Device

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty

NeoChord Inc., a Mayo Clinic spin-off that makes technology for repairing heart valves, has received regulatory approval to sell its device in Europe. The Eden Prairie-based company will begin selling the device in Europe this month, NeoChord CEO John Seaberg said in an interview. The company makes artificial heart “strings” and an accompanying device that treat mitral valve regurgitation, […]

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Tags: artificial heart strings, heart valve, John Seaberg, mitral valve regurgitation, Mpls St. Paul Business Journal, NeoChord Inc., repair


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