Items Tagged ‘Dr. Gianrico Farrugia’

September 12, 2019

Google, Mayo Clinic strike sweeping partnership on patient data

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

STATby Casey Ross Mayo Clinic, one of medicine’s most prestigious brands, announced Tuesday that it has struck a sweeping partnership with Google to store patient data in the cloud and build products using artificial intelligence and other technologies to improve care. The 10-year partnership is a testament to Google’s expanding role in the U.S. health […]

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Tags: cloud computing, Cris Ross, Dr. Gianrico Farrugia, Dr. Steve Peters, google, STAT


August 9, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for August 9, 2019

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

Washington Post, How to create a sleep-friendly bedroom by Eustacia Huen — Keep the lights out: Lights out is essential to bedtime. In particular, avoid exposure to the blue light from LED bulbs and electronic devices, says Pablo Castillo, sleep medicine specialist at Mayo Clinic. “The body reacts to this artificial light as if it […]

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Tags: alzheimer's disease, Brad Prigge, brain freeze, brain tumor, burnout, C-Sections, Christina Anderson, clean-air act, climate change, dementia, destination medical center, Discovery Square


August 9, 2019

Our view: Mayo works hard to earn No.1 rank

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Post-Bulletin Routine excellence can sometimes be taken for granted. But we should not overlook the routine excellence of Mayo Clinic, which last week was named, for the fourth consecutive year, as the No. 1 hospital in the nation. The annual U.S. News & World Report study again listed Mayo ahead of its traditional rivals for […]

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Tags: Best Hospitals, Dr. Gianrico Farrugia, Post Bulletin, U.S. News & World Report


August 1, 2019

Rochester’s Mayo Clinic again ranked as best hospital in America

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

WCCO Mayo Clinic in Rochester once again tops the list of the nation’s best hospitals. U.S. News & World Report issued their 2019 rankings Tuesday, and the Rochester institution was ranked above all else. The rankings were determined by hospital service in 16 areas of “complex specialty care,” along with nine bellwether procedures. Reach: WCCO […]

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Tags: Best Hospitals, Dr. Gianrico Farrugia, U.S. News & World Report, WCCO-TV


August 1, 2019

Mayo Clinic, Boston Scientific to open accelerator in One Discovery Square

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Post-Bulletinby Jeff Kiger A new joint venture between Mayo Clinic and Boston Scientific Corp. will open a business accelerator lab “to address unmet medical needs” in the One Discovery Square center in downtown Rochester. Mayo Clinic CEO Dr. Gianrico Farrugia and Boston Scientific CEO Mike Mahoney were to announce the project at noon today in […]

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Tags: Boston Scientific Corp, destination medical center, Discovery Square, Dr. Gianrico Farrugia, Motion Medical, Post Bulletin


July 26, 2019

Mayo’s next maestro

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Star Tribuneby Christopher Snowbeck As a young physician, Gianrico Farrugia admired Mayo Clinic’s Plummer Building, a historic landmark with massive bronze doors and a soaring bell tower that projects the enduring prestige of the clinic. His reverence, however, didn’t extend to its very peak. The top, he noticed in the late 1980s, “had this really […]

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Tags: Dr. Gianrico Farrugia, innovation, Mayo Clinic, Star Tribune


June 27, 2019

The Mayo Clinic: looks like a hotel, but this is the best hospital in the world – and it’s opening its doors in London

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Telegraphby Sarah Knapton The unassuming city of Rochester, Minnesota is arguably the  best place in the world to suffer a heart attack. While just one in 10 Britons survive a cardiac arrest if it happens outside of a hospital in the UK, collapse in the small Minnesotan metropolis and your chances of living rise to […]

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Tags: Dr. Gianrico Farrugia, London, Mayo Clinic, Oxford, The Telegraph (UK)


June 21, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for June 21, 2019

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

Washington Post, A rare skin disease left a man isolated and alone. Surgery is helping to give him back his life. by Lindsey Bever — Dusica Babovic-Vuksanovic, a physician who specializes in genetic syndromes and leads the Neurofibromatosis Clinic at the Mayo Clinic, said neurofibromatosis is rare, affecting 1 in about 3,000 people in the […]

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Tags: ACL repair, Aneurysm, anxiety, Big Blue Dragon Boat Festival, blood pressure, brain chipping, brain tumor, burnout, cannabis, Chris Norton, cystic fibrosis, Derin Gebhardt


June 14, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for June 14, 2019

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

CNN, Changing your meat-eating habits could mean a longer life, study suggests by Jacqueline Howard — The study provides “valuable and informative” data regarding the associations of red meat with poor health outcomes, said Dr. Heather Fields, an internal medicine specialist at Mayo Clinic in Arizona, who was not involved in the research. “We’ve also […]

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Tags: AI, air quality, Altoona Fun Fitness Trail, anal cancer, Aussie Peppers, blood donation, Breast Cancer, Cindy Shireman, cold cap therapy, community garden, dementia, diabetes


June 7, 2019

Mayo Clinic to build new research center in Discovery Square subdistrict

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Post-Bulletin Mayo Clinic announced this morning that it will build a four-story research center in downtown Rochester. The 64,000-square-foot complex is slated to built on the corner of Fourth Street Southwest and Fourth Avenue Southwest. That locates it within the Destination Medical Center initiative’s Discovery Square subdistrict. The building is being funded by a $32 […]

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Tags: Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Building, destination medical center, Discovery Square, Dr. Gianrico Farrugia, Mayo Clinic, Medical research


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