Items Tagged ‘Post Bulletin’

August 30, 2018

Ken Burns Mayo film to premiere Sept. 10 in Rochester

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich (@KarlWOestreich)

Post-Bulletin, by Tom Weber Ken Burns’ documentary film about Mayo Clinic will have its world premiere Sept. 10 at Mayo Civic Center in Rochester. This will be the first time the full film, “Mayo Clinic: Faith-Hope-Science,” will be screened for the general public. It will air on PBS stations Sept. 25, with a rebroadcast Sept. […]

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Tags: Ken Burns, Mayo Clinic: Faith-Hope-Science, Post Bulletin


August 23, 2018

Our View: ‘He was always interested in who we were’

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich (@KarlWOestreich)

Post-Bulletin Fifty years ago in July, Dr. Charles W. Mayo — “Dr. Chuck,” the gregarious and accomplished grandson of W.W. Mayo, whose father and uncle, Drs. Charlie and Will Mayo, made the clinic what it is today — died in a car wreck near Mayowood. As we wrote on July 31, Dr. Chuck left a […]

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July 20, 2018

Mayo Clinic scores at the top of diversity index

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich (@KarlWOestreich)

Post-Bulletin by Anne Halliwell For the third year in a row, Mayo Clinic is one of the best places in the U.S. for disabled employees. The hospital ranked among the Disability Equality Index’s Best Places to Work for the third year in a row. Mayo and 94 other clinics scored 100 on the 2018 list. […]

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Tags: Dawn Kirchner, Disability Equality Index’s Best Places to Work, Post Bulletin


July 20, 2018

Fire department trains with Simulation Center

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich (@KarlWOestreich)

Post-Bulletin by Anne Halliwell In a small, cramped room, three members of the Rochester Fire Department quickly sized up the situation. An EpiPen lay discarded on a table next to a wheezing high-schooler. The school nurse frantically searched her paperwork for a parent’s number. …It was day two of Rochester Fire Department training at the […]

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Tags: Brett Knapp, Erik Propotnik, Florida Times-Union, Karyn Hintermeister, Mayo Clinic Simulation Center, Post Bulletin


July 5, 2018

Final steel girder ‘tops’ off Discovery One building

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich (@KarlWOestreich)

Post-Bulletin by Jeff Kiger A small crowd, braving oppressive warm temperatures, watched Thursday as a white steel girder covered in signatures and topped with a small tree was put in place on top of the four-story Discovery One Square building. The ceremonial “topping” was hosted by the building’s developer, Minneapolis-based M.A. Mortenson Co. The 89,000-square-foot […]

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June 29, 2018

First South Korean hospital joins Mayo network

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich (@KarlWOestreich)

Post-Bulletin by Anne Halliwell Myongji Hospital is the first provider in South Korea to join the Mayo Clinic Care Network. As part of the network, the hospital will have access to Mayo Clinic research and experts. Myongji physicians will be able to consult with Mayo Clinic on patient care, take part in additional training, and […]

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Tags: Mayo Clinic Care Network, Myongji Hospital, Post Bulletin


May 31, 2018

Additional surgical procedure beneficial for many heart patients — but not all

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich (@KarlWOestreich)

Post-Bulletin by Anne Halliwell As we near the end of stroke month, Mayo Clinic researchers reported that a common surgical procedure — closing the left atrial appendage — is still the correct choice for many patients…Mayo Clinic looked at the de-identified administrative claims data for nearly 76,000 adult patients between January 2009 and March 2017. […]

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Tags: Dr. Peter Noseworthy, heart surgery, Otum Labs, Post Bulletin, stroke


April 27, 2018

Remnant painkillers pose a fatal risk

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich (@KarlWOestreich)

Post-Bulletin By Dr. Halena Gazelka Your medicine cabinet could be the gateway for someone else’s opioid addiction. That’s because many Americans keep leftover prescription painkillers long after their pain has subsided from surgery, broken bones and wisdom tooth extractions. The amount of unused narcotics lurking in American homes is impossible to estimate, but evidence indicates […]

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Tags: Dr. Halena Gazelka, opioids, Post Bulletin, prescription painkillers


March 2, 2018

Brede: Noseworthy was the right Mayo leader for the times

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein (@KelleyLuckstein)

Post-Bulletin Just like Rochester’s history is intricately intertwined with Mayo Clinic’s, Mayo CEO and President Dr. John Noseworthy and the city have worked together with the support of our community to help put Mayo Clinic and Rochester on a dynamic path for the future. With the announcement of Dr. Noseworthy’s retirement last week, I wanted […]

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Tags: Dr. John Noseworthy CEO at Mayo Clinic, Mayor Ardell Brede, Post Bulletin


February 23, 2018

Mayo Clinic announces end of ‘You Are’ fundraising campaign

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich (@KarlWOestreich)

Post-Bulletin Mayo Clinic announced the end of one of the largest fundraising campaigns by an academic medical center on Monday. “You Are: The Campaign for Mayo Clinic” has raised $3.76 billion over eight years. The campaign began in January 2010 and ended Dec. 31, 2017. Its last year was also its largest fundraising year, with […]

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Tags: Cheryl Hadaway, fundraising, Post Bulletin, You are ... the campaign for Mayo Clinic


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