Items Tagged ‘American Medical News’

March 1, 2013

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl Oestreich

March 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 CNBC […]

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Tags: A.L.S., ABC-15, Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology, alzheimer's disease, American Gastroenterological Association, American Medical News, avastin, Barrett's esophagus, brain cancer, branding, Business Insider, chronic acid reflux

February 26, 2013

Health system brands go national

By Logan Lafferty

Some of the biggest brand names in health care delivery are deciding that it’s not enough to be a prestigious place in the distance. Places like Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., Cleveland Clinic and MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston have established affiliate programs…“We have to turn down patient requests to come to our campus […]

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Tags: affiliate programs, American Medical News, collaboration, health care brand, Mary Jo Williamson

July 30, 2012

Heart Condition That Puts Young Women at Greater Risk Sometimes Overlooked


Chest pain should not be dismissed in young, fit patients because it could be a symptom of spontaneous coronary artery dissection, which often affects otherwise healthy individuals, a new study says. Women appear to have a greater risk of developing the condition than do men, said Rajiv Gulati, MD, PhD, lead author of the study […]

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Tags: American Medical News, Dr. Rajiv Gulati, SCAD, Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection

July 15, 2012

Mammograms Down 6% After Guideline Change


The number of women in their 40s receiving mammograms dropped nearly 6% the year after the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force released its 2009 breast cancer screening guidelines, new Mayo Clinic research says…The decrease is small but significant, said report co-author Nilay Shah, PhD, assistant professor of health services research at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, […]

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Tags: American Medical News, breast cancer screening guidelines, Dr. Nilay Shah, mammograms, U.S. Preventive Task Force

May 21, 2012

Drugmakers Pledge Transparency to Tackle Credibility Problem in Journal


Eight leading pharmaceutical companies have approved 10 recommendations aimed at improving transparency to address what they call a “credibility gap” that faces industry-funded clinical research. “Some observers, including some journal editors and academic reviewers, maintain a persistent negative view of industry-sponsored studies,” said an article in May’s Mayo Clinic Proceedings, co-written by 11 drug industry […]

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Tags: American Medical News, credibility gap

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