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 (@KarlWOestreich)

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 (@KarlWOestreich)

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 (@KarlWOestreich)

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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