Items Tagged ‘Mayo Clinic Health System’

January 16, 2020

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

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W 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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Tags: A.L.S., AI, alzheimer's disease, Asian glow, Bionano Saphyr, Boys & Girls Club, Breast Cancer, cardiac rehab, Caring Canines, Christmas, Christmas Tree, comeback player


September 26, 2019

Andreas Cancer Center celebrates 10 years of caring for cancer patients

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W 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 W Oestreich Karl W 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 W Oestreich Karl W 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


June 7, 2019

Mayo Clinic nurse Jeanne Rosendale to retire after 45 years in labor and delivery

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

La Crosse Tribuneby Emily Pyrek On June 3, 1974, Jeanne Rosendale clocked in for her first day as a labor and delivery nurse at Mayo Clinic Health System. On Monday, 45 years to the day, she will complete her final shift. At 67, Rosendale is retiring from the job she has held for more than […]

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Tags: Jeanne Rosendale, La Crosse Tribune, Mayo Clinic Health System, Nursing, nursing careers


June 7, 2019

Integrated approach to opioid addiction

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

KEYC Mankatoby Erika Brooks Mayo Clinic Health System is launching a pilot project to holistically treat addiction, mental and physical health. It’s a little-known aspect of addiction: According to Mayo Clinic Health Systems, more than 40 percent of those with a substance-use disorder also have a mental health condition. Yet, only 1 in 10 addicts […]

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Tags: addiction, Dr. Shirshendu Sinha, Mayo Clinic Health System, mental health, opioid addiction


May 17, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for May 17, 2019

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

Reuters, Home-based heart rehab may help patients who can’t get to clinics by Lisa Rapaport — “Patients who experience a cardiac event (such as a heart attack or heart surgery), should participate in a cardiac rehabilitation program,” said lead author of the statement Dr. Randal Thomas, medical director of the cardiac rehab program at the […]

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April 19, 2019

Mayo Clinic’s Cancer Center completes phase #1 renovations

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

WXOW La Crosse April 16th was a big day for La Crosse’s Mayo Clinic Health System – It’s Cancer Center is officially one step closer to having its renovation project complete. The renovations are happening in three phases, and now, phase one is finished. They’ve opened up the patient waiting area and the treatment area, […]

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Tags: Mayo Clinic Health System, Mayo Clinic Health System Cancer Center, WXOW-TV LaCrosse


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