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October 18, 2013

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

    October 18, 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-15, Adderall, advisory board, Alyson Gonzalez, alzheimer's disease, Ambien, American Journal of Alzheimer's Disease & Other Dementias, Brian Kilen, Bryan Anderson, Cancer, Cardiology, Carol Benson


June 7, 2013

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

    June 7, 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 News Radio, alcohol, Amy Olson, Biomedicine, BringMeTheNews, Business Standard, Cancer, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, chronic disease, Closing Bell, CMS, CNBC


June 18, 2012

Heart Attack Survivor Says An iPad Helped Save His Life

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Technology may be what the doctor orders during a medical crisis after a Rochester man credited an iPad with helping to save his life. Forty-eight-year-old Andy McMonigle, a Mayo Clinic rehab nurse, was exercising at the Dan Abraham Healthy Living Center, the Mayo Clinic’s fitness center for employees, when he felt severe pain in his […]

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Tags: Andy McMonigle, Dan Abraham Healthy Living Center, iPad


May 14, 2012

Mother and Daughter Working Together at Local Hospital

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“I started in 1974 fresh out of nursing school.  I came here, worked in OB, had Emily in 1983 here,” laughs Teresa Sisco. Teresa and her daughter Emily both work at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire.  Teresa is a nurse case manager, helping breast cancer patients at the hospital.  Emily is a certified […]

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Tags: mother and daughter, WOOW Eau Claire


May 4, 2012

Mayo Clinic Teams Seek to Raise Awareness of Rape As a Weapon of War

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Health providers who work at Mayo Clinic want to raise awareness about horrific rapes being used as a weapon of war in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Teams of Mayo health providers have begun visiting the country to help local surgeons repair violent injuries received by girls and women ages 5 to 80. “It’s […]

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Tags: Democratic Replublic of the Congo, Lois McGuire, Post Bulletin, rape


May 2, 2012

Mayo Nurses Give Back

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Nurses from Mayo Clinic are giving back at Golden Hill Alternative School in Rochester. After a three-week collection drive, nurses from Mayo’s cardiology division dropped off much needed supplies. Items included school supplies, clothing and toys for the school nursery. “One of the values we are looking at is stewardship. So it is nice when […]

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Tags: Golden Hill Alternative School, KAAL, Kim Pollcok


April 25, 2012

Nurses Marching for New Contract in Albert Lea

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There’s a contract dispute in Albert Lea that’s now spilling into the public eye. Dozens of nurses at Mayo Clinic Health System were wearing red and marching in hopes of reaching a deal. “Frustrating, we would like to see an amicable resolution, “said Kathleen Lehman with the Minnesota Nurses Association…Mayo representatives declined an on camera […]

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Tags: contract dispute, Dr. Mark Ciota, Minnesota Nurses Association


March 25, 2012

Fallout From Nurse Wages Still Being Felt

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Arizona hospitals last decade struggled to find enough nurses to fill shifts in critical hospital operations, prompting some hospitals to turn to temporary or traveling nurses to ensure enough medical help for patients…Mayo Clinic and Phoenix Children’s Hospital, in turn, have sued former U.S. Rep. Sam Coppersmith’s law firm, which advised the hospital association and […]

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Tags: nursing registry, Sam Coppersmith


November 14, 2011

Gold Star Managers

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Charitable management philosophies can be found all over the Midwest.  Listen to their inspirational stories here: Maren Johnson, MSN, RN, CCRN, Mayo Clinic, Rochester MN: When an employee’s home and car, Johnson arranged a fundraisers that yielded $1,000 to support the family of six. Johnson ensured the children had a supply of winter clothes and […]

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November 8, 2011

Mayo Clinic, ASU nursing program partnership built to last

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Strategic partnerships are like friendships. Some last and some don’t. However, an evaluation of the Mayo Clinic and ASU College of Nursing and Health Innovation partnership formed six years ago shows the signs of a long-term commitment…During this time, Rita Jury, then director of Clinical and Patient Education, and Vicki Buchda, former vice chair, Division […]

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