Items Tagged ‘Grand Forks Herald’

June 19, 2012

For Altru Health System, Distant Ally Brings Local Benefits

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The 400 miles between Grand Forks and Rochester, Minn., is a long drive, but the route is traveled frequently by area patients facing the most serious medical diagnoses as they seek care at the Mayo Clinic. For the past year, technology and collaboration have brought Mayo’s famous quality of care closer to Grand Forks through […]

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Tags: Grand Forks Herald, patient travel, quality of care


May 29, 2012

Good News for Coffee Lovers: Benefits Outweigh the Cons

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New evidence shows java drinkers are a little more likely to live longer. Regular or decaf, it doesn’t matter.  People who drink up to six cups a day have a lower risk of dying, according to a study by the National Institutes of Health and the AARP.…Published this month in the New England Journal of […]

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Tags: AARP, coffee, Dr. Donald Hensrud, Grand Forks Herald, National institutes of Health, New England Journal of Medicine


May 15, 2012

Feeling Blown Away By Pollen? You’re Not the Only One

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People with allergies can grow out of them — or into them — at any stage of life, doctors say. “As a general trend, over the decades of life, allergies can get better,” said James Li, an allergy specialist with the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. People with allergies that were developed in childhood, even […]

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Tags: allergies, Dr. James Li, Grand Forks Herald


May 15, 2012

Sanford’s Growth Increases Its Share of Regional Market

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Sanford Health, the $2 billion health care organization spread across North Dakota and the Upper Midwest, skipped the opportunity to purchase a Grand Forks hospital now owned by Altru Health System…Sandene said Sanford offers communities efficiencies gained through the size of the network as well as more services and more sophisticated care. One of the […]

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Tags: Altru Health System, Grand Forks Herald, Sanford Health


May 2, 2012

Altru Makes Smart, Strategic Business Decision

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I would like to respond to some of Dr. Noah Chelliah’s concerns (“Bottom line: Altru squelched competition,” column, Page D3, April 29). In the interest of full disclosure, I would like to state that I am a retired administrator of Altru Health System but have no current relationship with Altru, other then as a patient […]

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Tags: Altru Health System, CBS News, Dr. Noah Chelliah, Grand Forks Herald


February 25, 2012

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

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February 24, 2012 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 oestreich.karl@mayo.edu […]

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Tags: Altru, alzheimer's disease, Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, Casey Ryan, CBS Sports, CNN, Dr. John Noseworthy, Dr. Martha Grogan, Dr. Martha Hartz, Dr. Robert Spinner, Dr. Ronald Petersen, Dr. Terry Scheenkloth


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