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Aug 17, 2015 · First-year residents rethink daily labs, improve patient care

Sometimes, it’s the simplest things that make the biggest differences in a patient’s care. Fresh out of medical school at the University of North Dakota and weeks into his first year of residency, Joel Beachey, M.D., found himself contemplating a challenge from his attending physicians and chief residents: Just [...]

Jul 29, 2015 · Mayo Medical School takes on bold new initiatives to improve medical education

Mayo Medical School is at the forefront of a major transformation in medical education. The school is expanding to Arizona and Florida to become one of the first national medical schools in the United States, offering a single curriculum across three campuses. In addition, Mayo will be [...]

Jul 21, 2015 · Mayo Clinic among top hospitals in U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll

Mayo Clinic today has been named one of the best hospitals nationwide by U.S. News and World Report. Mayo Clinic earned more No. 1 rankings in individual specialties than any other provider based on reputation, services and volumes, safety and clinical outcomes. “This ranking underscores our long-standing commitment to [...]

Jul 17, 2015 · Repairing mitochondrial disease

A multidisciplinary team has successfully eliminated fatal mitochondrial DNA mutations in stem cells from patients with mitochondrial diseases. The study is published in the journal Nature as a collaboration between some of the top research institutions and Mayo Clinic’s Center for Regenerative Medicine. Mitochondrial diseases are a particular struggle [...]

Jul 10, 2015 · Balancing quality and cost of care

Mayo Clinic CEO John Noseworthy, M.D. recently took part in an interview with the Wall Street Journal and joined MSNBC’s Morning Joe. He took both opportunities to talk about the trend toward forming contracts with large corporations for certain types of specialty care.  Mayo Clinic has had [...]

Jul 9, 2015 · Multiple myeloma research and possible cures highlighted as Tom Brokaw writes about his experience

When a well-known person faces a serious medical situation, it brings attention to the illness and treatments. This is what happened when legendary NBC News anchorman Tom Brokaw was diagnosed with multiple myeloma, a rare form of blood cancer, at the Mayo Clinic. He has since written about [...]

Jun 18, 2015 · Studying surgical outcomes to improve patient care

For nearly 100 years, Mayo Clinic has been dedicated to evaluating surgical outcomes in order to improve patient care and reduce risks associated from surgery. Dr. Charles H. Mayo said in 1930, “A surgical procedure should be planned so [...]

Jun 10, 2015 · 1,000 liver transplants and the future of health care

What’s in a milestone? For patients, perhaps everything. In May, Mayo Clinic transplant surgeon Charles Rosen, M.D. completed his 1,000th liver transplant surgery. Rosen is among a small handful of liver transplant surgeons [...]

Jun 4, 2015 · Creating the Future of Health Care, one patient at a time

Dustin Bennett’s mom calls it a miracle; his doctors at Mayo Clinic know it as an example of what the future of health care holds for all of us. Dustin, a 23-year-old from Pearson, Georgia, had suffered most of his life from extreme jerking that would mysteriously start and [...]
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