Items Tagged ‘Health Care’

June 4, 2012

As Nation Waits For High Court, State Pursues Health Care Fixes

By Mystery User

The world of health care is changing dramatically — whether the controversial law mandating universal coverage survives or not. As the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to deliver its verdict this month on the constitutionality of the federal law, many elements are already in place. Seniors are receiving discounts for prescription drugs, and adults under 26 […]

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Tags: Health Care, public health, senior discount, Star Tribune


May 21, 2012

Mayo Discusses Putting Health Care Back Together

By Mystery User

More than 600 people from as far away as China and Canada streamed into Rochester’s Mayo Civic Center last week from health systems near and far. They were seeking ideas for how to transform their hospitals and clinics using systems engineering to save costs, increase safety and improve patient satisfaction. When Mayo Clinic CEO Dr. […]

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Tags: Dr. John Noseworthy, Health Care, Post Bulletin


May 10, 2012

Complicated Care: Father of Child With Rare Condition Shares Health Care Frustrations

By Mystery User

The decisions that impact your health care and pocketbook are so important, but many times, those decisions are not simple ones. The health care industry is complicated.  The bills can be overwhelming and so can the process of understanding how those bills or claims are handled…Mayo Clinic Health System Eau Claire processes 1.3 million claims […]

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Tags: Health Care, health insurance, Lisa Dachel, WOOW Eau Claire


April 11, 2012

Rep. Ron Kind Stresses Rural Health Care

By Mystery User

Representative Ron Kind said Mayo Clinic Health System has been at the leading edge of a new form of health care. He said the care provided is more integrated, more coordinated, and patient focused at a good cost–compared to many other places in the world. That’s one reason he toured the new addition to Mayo […]

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Tags: Health Care, Ron Kind


November 16, 2009

Select opportunities available in health care

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein

During the boom years, job prospects couldn’t be better for health-care workers. Hospitals were desperate to fill nursing shortages…   “We have more people applying for all of our positions,” said Yvette Martin, a recruitment strategist in the human-resources department at Mayo Clinic of Arizona.   “We are seeing three times as many candidates for […]

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Tags: Health Care, Nursing Jobs


September 14, 2009

Worldwide Medical Experts Converge on Rochester

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein

Congressman Tim Walz may have spoke about health care insurance yesterday, but today the Mayo Clinic is focusing on the other side — patient care.   Doctors and other medical specialists from around the world are gathering in Rochester through Tuesday to exchange ideas on how to improve patient health care.   Doctor Jaspal Sandhu […]

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Tags: Health Care, transformation symposium


August 21, 2009

August 21-Globalization Telemedicine

By ldw06 ldw06

1. Advancing rural telemedicine: An interview with Sameer Sawakar The challenges of health care delivery in rural India are several and familiar: poor infrastructure, insufficient supply of skilled doctors, and dispersed poor populations, all of which make affordable care hard to achieve. Sameer Sawarkar, founder and CEO of Neurosynpatic Communications, says technology can bridge this […]

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Tags: Global Integration, Globalization, Health Care, Telemedicine


August 13, 2009

Dakotas hospitals: Merger won’t mean layoffs

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein

Leaders of the two largest hospitals in the Dakotas faced the general public on Wednesday for the first time since merger talks began nearly five months ago and repeated promises that no workers would lose their jobs and no services would be cut.   Fargo resident Dale Anderson, who has been diagnosed with Huntington’s disease, […]

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Tags: economy, Health Care


August 12, 2009

August 12 – Cost of Health Care

By ldw06 ldw06

1. New visions for fixing health care – Simplifying a complex process (CNN profiled six health care entrepreneurs including Renaissance Health.)  As a young internist working his way through rounds nearly a decade ago, Pranav Kothari grappled with what he saw as a broken delivery system. “When someone has a rash or strep throat, we […]

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Tags: Cost, Health Care


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