July 29, 2015

Mayo Medical School takes on bold new initiatives to improve medical education

By Amy Olson Amy Olson

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 among the first medical schools in the nation […]

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July 24, 2015

U.S. Department of Labor features Mayo employee who founded employee resource group for those with disabilities

By Amy Olson Amy Olson

When Gretl Kruse saw a need, she jumped into action. In 2014, the Mayo Clinic project manager formed Mayo Clinic’s disABILITY employee resource group with several other colleagues. Kruse said they started the group to improve the experience of Mayo Clinic’s patients and employees with disabilities. Kruse and the group’s efforts are featured by the […]

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Tags: Americans with Disabilities Act, disABILITY employee resource group, Employee Resource Groups, Gretl Kruse, Mayo Clinic, U.S. Department of Labor

July 21, 2015

Mayo Clinic among top hospitals in U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll

By Amy Olson Amy Olson

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 provide the highest-quality care that best meets our […]

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Tags: Best Hospitals, U.S. News and World Report

July 17, 2015

Repairing mitochondrial disease

By Amy Olson Amy Olson

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 for patients and their families as […]

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Tags: DNA mutations, Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, mitochondrial disease

June 18, 2015

Studying surgical outcomes to improve patient care

By Amy Olson Amy Olson

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 that the patient, with the least possible risk and loss of time, will receive the greatest […]

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Tags: quality improvement, surgical care, surgical outcomes

June 4, 2015

Creating the Future of Health Care, one patient at a time

By Amy Olson Amy Olson

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 stop. Doctors at Mayo Clinic’s campus […]

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May 16, 2014

On the Road to Mayo Clinic with Jason Davis

By Mystery User

Last week, Mayo Clinic held its 150th Anniversary Signature Event recognizing its first 150 years beginning in 1864 when William Worrall Mayo, M.D., settled his family in Rochester, Minn. and opened a small medical practice. His sons, William J. Mayo, M.D., and Charles H. Mayo, M.D. transformed the family practice into Mayo Clinic, a global center of hope […]

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Tags: #futureofhealthcare, Arizona, brain bank, Center for Individualized Medicine, Dr. John Noseworthy, Florida, Future of Health Care, Jason Davis, Mayo Clinic Health System, Minnesota, On the Road, On the Road with Jason Davis

April 8, 2014

Growing Stem Cells in Space to Treat Stroke Patients

By William Rupp, M.D. William Rupp, M.D.

Regenerative medicine promises to someday radically transform the way we deliver care to patients. Quite simply, it has the potential to fully heal damaged tissues and organs, offering solutions and hope for people who have conditions that today are beyond repair. This bold new field of medicine is the future of health care. Even though […]

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Tags: #futureofhealthcare, Abba Zubair, cell therapy, cell therapy laboratory, Center for Regenerative Medicine, Dr. William Rupp, Dr. Zubair, Florida, Future of Health Care, health care, international space station, Mayo Clinic

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