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September 13, 2013

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

    September 13, 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: Angie Stransky, anorexia nervosa, AP, Arizona Republic, Arizona State University, Associated Press, Austin, Austin Herald, Barb Spurrier, bioscience, blood, blood donation phobias


March 7, 2013

To Prevent Colon Cancer, Get Your Butt to the Doctor

By Logan Lafferty loganlafferty

CDC director  Dr. Tom Frieden and chief medical and scientific officer of the American Cancer Society Dr. Otis Brawley  tweeted their thoughts, along with experts from the National Institutes of Health; the Colon Cancer Alliance; Mayo Clinic; New York University Langone Medical Center; and the Dana Farber Cancer Institute…“We think it takes 10 years for a polyp to […]

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Tags: ABC News, American Cancer Society, colon cancer, Colon Cancer Alliance, Dr. John Kisiel, Dr. Otis Brawley, Dr. Tom Frieden, National institutes of Health


February 21, 2013

Live Twitter surgeries hit with hospitals, public

By Logan Lafferty loganlafferty

The Mayo Clinic has been a leader in the field, said Lee Aase, the clinic’s social media director but has opted not to do live events from the OR, feeling that it is voyeuristic and does not provide additional benefits. The clinic has focused instead on question-and-answer sessions on specific topics. “People are taking their […]

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Tags: Bloomberg, Lee Aase, live events, live tweet, social network


February 15, 2013

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

    February 15, 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, alzheimer's disease, american heart association, Becker’s Hospital Review, Bemidji Pioneer, Business Insider, Cardiology, CBS, CBS News, Chad Hartman, destination medical center, DMC


February 5, 2013

In Online Patient Communities, How Much Sharing Is Too Much?

By Logan Lafferty loganlafferty

When you become a patient, a whole new world of social networking opens up. There’s one site that was described to me as being “like Match.com for cancer patients,” because it sorts its users by a/s/l, along with type of cancer and treatment…On the positive side, patients finding each other online can promote research that will […]

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Tags: Community, online, SCAD, social network, Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection, The Atlantic


February 1, 2013

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

February 1, 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 relations FORTUNE […]

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Tags: Becker’s Hospital Review, Best Places to Work, destination medical community, DMC, Dr. John Noseworthy, Fortune Magazine, HealthNewsDigest, http://www.dmc.mn/, KAAL, KMSP, KPHO-Phoenix, KSTC


January 29, 2013

A Model of a Physician’s Successful Social Media Journey

By Logan Lafferty loganlafferty

When Jenny McCarthy, a former Playboy bunny, claimed that vaccines were linked to autism, Dr. Wendy Sue Swanson knew she had to do something…Swanson says social media gives her a deeper connection with other doctors and families. She’s made meaningful friendship with colleagues across the country, sits on the advisory board for the Mayo Clinic […]

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Tags: autism, Center for Social Media, Dr. Wendy Sue Swanson, Health Care, Jenny McCarthy, Ragan.com, vaccine


November 9, 2012

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

    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 USA Today […]

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Tags: Arizona Family, Camp Wabi, Cardiology, CBS News, Dr Bart Demaerschalk, Dr. Eric Olson, Dr. Farris Timimi, Dr. Jodi Ritsch, Dr. Steven Kopecky, Eau Claire, Facebook, Global Post


August 15, 2012

Mayo Exec: Social Media “Not An Option, It’s a Requirement”

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A young woman might not have gone to Mayo Clinic to undergo a special technique for treating a wrist injury if it hadn’t been for a live Twitter chat facilitated by USA Today, the hospital’s social media guru told attendees at the World Health Care Congress’ mobile health innovations talk on Monday morning…In a panel […]

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Tags: Dr. Farris Timimi, Mayo Clinic Center for, twitter, World Health Care Congress


July 30, 2012

mHealth Congress: Social Media, Games Provide ‘Digital Fireplace’ for Health Community

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To tap into the potential of social media for advancing health, providers and developers need to go where the people are and must change their thinking to a person-centered model of engagement…When professional baseball player Jayson Werth suffered a ulnotriquetral ligament split tear in 2005, doctors were at first unable to successfully diagnose and relieve […]

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Tags: CMIO, Dr. Farris Timimi, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, twitter, ulnotriquetral ligament split tear


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