Items Tagged ‘Mayo Clinic Health System’

February 27, 2020

Mayo Clinic introduces new infant safety technology

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich

WEAU Eau Claireby Katrina Henning Mayo Clinic Health System introduced a newborn foot scanner that will not only give mothers a keepsake, but also help police identify missing children. The CertaScan foot scanner will be used to create an image of the newborn’s foot, which is as unique as a fingerprint. This was offered on […]

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Tags: CertaScan foot scanner, infant safety, Mayo Clinic Health System, WEAU-TV Eau Claire


February 7, 2020

Mayo in La Crosse earns top rating from federal agency

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich

La Crosse Tribuneby Kyle Farris Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse is one of 27 hospitals in the state and 400 hospitals in the country to receive a five-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services…Mayo in La Crosse is one of 13 Mayo hospitals to receive five stars, the agency’s highest […]

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Tags: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, CMS, Dr. Henry Ting, La Crosse Tribune, Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic Health System, Quality, Star Ratings


February 7, 2020

Pilot project integrates oral health with other health care services

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich

KEYC Mankatoby Ryan Sjoberg Mayo Clinic Health System — Mankato is kicking off a pilot project with Minnesota State University, Mankato to expand pediatric dental services at the Mayo Clinic Health System — Eastridge campus. “We’re looking to really bridge a prevention gap that exists. Often people that are most vulnerable and underserved are those […]

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Tags: Dr. Erin Westfall, KEYC, Mayo Clinic Health System, oral health, pediatric dental services


January 24, 2020

With a shortage of obstetricians at rural hospitals, the answer may be: Call the midwife

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich

Star Tribuneby Jeremy Olson Midwives could save rural hospitals struggling with the challenge of being prepared 24/7 to deliver babies, a new Mayo Clinic study found. Mayo’s hospital in La Crosse, Wis., reported fewer surgical deliveries and birth complications requiring neonatal intensive care under a system in which seven certified nurse midwives provided round-the-clock staffing […]

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Tags: Mayo Clinic Health System, midwifes, Star Tribune


January 16, 2020

Mayo in La Crosse uses certified nurse-midwives to assist in OB shortage

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich

WEAU Eau Claireby Hayley Spitler Fewer doctors are pursuing careers in Obstetrics, according to Mayo Clinic Health Systems. They estimate there will be a shortage of 6,000 to 8,000 OBs this year. As a result, Mayo in La Crosse has created a collaborative care model with certified nurse-midwives. “We will stay in-house all the time, […]

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Tags: Mayo Clinic Health System, midwifes, WEAU-TV Eau Claire


December 20, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for December 20, 2019

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

CNN, Kristen Dahlgren’s reporting on cancer symptoms may have saved her life by Lisa Respers France — Cancer was the last thing on NBC correspondent Kristen Dahlgren’s mind…She recently returned to Rochester, Minnesota, to reunite with Dr. Deborah Rhodes who she interviewed in 2016 at the Mayo Clinic for her original story. “‘If this story […]

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September 26, 2019

Andreas Cancer Center celebrates 10 years of caring for cancer patients

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich

KEYC Mankatoby Alison Durheim The Andreas Cancer Center in Mankato reached a milestone today as patients, hospital staff and community members gathered to celebrate the center’s 10-year-anniversary…“You know, when patients are feeling down, we know what they like or what’s funny to them, it can bring up their spirits. I do what I can for […]

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Tags: KEYC, Mayo Clinic Health System, The Andreas Cancer Center


September 19, 2019

Mayo Clinic Health System construction update

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich

KAAL Construction is underway at Mayo Clinic’s Health System campus in Austin, Minn. It’s part of an $11 million investment to boost its services for patients and staff.  “We have six phases,” said Tricia Dahl, the site’s operations administrator. “We expect to be done in the year 2020, early 2021.” “On the outside, what’s most […]

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Tags: Albert Lea, Austin, construction update, KAAL, Mayo Clinic Health System, Tricia Dahl


June 14, 2019

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

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

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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June 14, 2019

New headgear helps lessen hair loss from chemotherapy

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich

Mankato Free Pressby Brian Arola Hair loss has long been a price patients reluctantly pay for some cancer treatment. The side effect of chemotherapy makes an already stressful process even more difficult. Some hair loss could be staved off, however, by wearing a new type of headgear now available in Mankato. Mayo Clinic Health System […]

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Tags: Chemotherapy, cool cap therapy, Dr. Amrit Singh, Mankato Free Press, Mayo Clinic Health System


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