Items Tagged ‘midwifes’

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

November 26, 2014

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich

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 Laura Wuotila with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations   KARE11 Family hears son’s heartbeat in another […]

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