Mayo Clinic receives $26 million from BARDA for COVID-19 convalescent plasma expanded access program
Mayo Clinic was awarded a $26 million contract today from the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), part of the office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The financial support is for the Expanded Access Program (EAP) for convalescent plasma to fight COVID-19. [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - May 4, 2020 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

'Mayo Clinic Anxiety Coach' e-tool to help children with mental health concerns
ROCHESTER, Minn. --  Anxiety disorders affect up to 20% of children, and according to recent Mayo Clinic research, there are several effective treatment options. The COVID-19 pandemic can intensify these and other mental health conditions. But as most of the U.S. continues social distancing, access to mental health care is limited. To address this urgent [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - May 1, 2020 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Media backgrounder: COVID-19 readiness and helping the world respond to the global pandemic
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- Mayo Clinic is well-prepared to treat patients with COVID-19 across the organization, while actively helping the world respond to the pandemic. As Mayo does this, it will openly share its expertise and point of view with policy makers, global health leaders and others, while making all decisions in a way that aligns [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - April 28, 2020 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Vice President Pence to visit Mayo Clinic in Rochester on April 28
Vice President Mike Pence will travel to Rochester, Minnesota, on Tuesday, April 28. He will tour Mayo Clinic facilities that support COVID-19 research and treatment, and speak with staff. Later that evening, Vice President Pence will return to Washington, D.C. Additional details about the vice president's trip are forthcoming. Members of the media can contact [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - April 23, 2020 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Prescribing an overdose: A chapter in the opioid epidemic
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- Research indicates that widespread opioid overprescribing contributed to the opioid epidemic. New research shows that this dangerous trend has apparently been coupled with another: inappropriate use of high-potency opioids. A multi-institution research collaboration led by Mayo Clinic published its findings Wednesday, April 15, in JAMA Network Open. The study showed that more [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - April 15, 2020 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Expert Alert: When you can't cough ? extra COVID-19 precautions for people with physical disabilities
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- People with conditions such as spinal cord injury, Lou Gehrig's disease and multiple sclerosis are at risk of developing severe respiratory problems related to COVID-19 because the muscles that help them breathe already may not function normally. "When you have a condition that causes paralysis, or weakens muscles in the chest, abdomen [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - April 14, 2020 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Laboratories launches serology testing in support of COVID-19 response
ROCHESTER, Minn. ? A new serology test from Mayo Clinic Laboratories that is used to identify the presence of immune response to SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, is now available to more health care organizations. Mayo Clinic is working closely with state and federal officials to prioritize access to its initial testing capacity to support efforts [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - April 13, 2020 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

False-negative COVID-19 test results may lead to false sense of security
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- As COVID-19 testing becomes more widely available, it's vital that health care providers and public health officials understand the limitations of COVID-19 testing and the impact that false results can have on public safety and efforts to curb the pandemic. A special article published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings calls attention to the [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - April 9, 2020 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic experts offer guidance on treating COVID-19 patients with signs of acute heart attack
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- Much remains unknown about COVID-19, but many studies already have indicated that people with cardiovascular disease are at greater risk of being susceptible to COVID-19. There also have been reports of ST-segment elevation (STE), a signal of obstructive coronary artery disease, in patients with COVID-19 who after invasive coronary angiography show no [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - April 9, 2020 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Six ways home-based cardiac rehab keeps patients safe, healthy during COVID-19
ROCHESTER, Minn. ? COVID-19 presents evolving challenges to health care, in part because it is a new viral disease. People do not have natural immunity and a vaccine hasn't yet been developed.Patients with heart disease are at increased risk of cardiac-related complications and death, and are more likely to develop severe complications from COVID-19. "Until [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - April 2, 2020 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic research finds spina bifida surgery before birth restores brain structure
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- Surgery performed on a fetus in the womb to repair defects from spina bifida triggers the body's ability to restore normal brain structure, Mayo Clinic research discovered. Research by Rodrigo Ruano, M.D., Ph.D., chair of Mayo Clinic's Division of Maternal and Fetal Medicine, finds that fetal surgery to correct congenital spinal cord [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - April 1, 2020 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Expert Alert: Have heart disease? Protect your health during the COVID-19 pandemic
ROCHESTER, Minn. ? People with heart disease and other underlying health conditions are at a high risk for becoming seriously ill if they develop COVID-19. Heart patients may question if they are doing the right things for their health at a time when there is little research available surrounding this new viral disease. Stephen Kopecky, [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - March 25, 2020 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic provides urgent guidance, approach to identify patients at risk of drug-induced sudden cardiac death from use of off-label COVID-19 treatments
ROCHESTER, Minn. ? SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, continues to spread, leading to more than 20,000 deaths worldwide in less than four months. Efforts are progressing to develop a COVID-19 vaccine, but it's still likely 12 to 18 months away. In the meantime, the pandemic, with over 400,000 confirmed cases worldwide already, is driving [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - March 25, 2020 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic supports state emergency orders
Mayo Clinic supports the Minnesota "Stay at Home" order, the Wisconsin "Safer at Home" order, as well as other similar orders being issued across the country, if issued with appropriate exceptions. Our hope is that comprehensive, short-term actions taken now will slow the spread of disease and its long-term impact. Patients are still allowed to [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - March 25, 2020 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic to temporarily close orthopedics and sports medicine facility in Minneapolis
To protect patients and staff during the COVID-19 pandemic, Mayo Clinic will close its orthopedics and sports medicine facility at 600 Hennepin Ave. in Minneapolis, for four weeks, beginning Wednesday, March 25. The closure affects all Mayo Clinic services provided at the facility, including sports medicine, pediatric orthopedics, radiology, laboratory medicine, dermatology and electromyography. This [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - March 24, 2020 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

COVID-19 specimen collection site available at Graham Park
Updated March 23, 2020 The specimen collection site at Graham Park is open Monday, March 24 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm CDT, and beginning Tuesday, March 24, the collection site will be operational from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm CDT daily. Individuals who want to be tested for COVID-19 are required to call their [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - March 20, 2020 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Pilot site for COVID-19 specimen collection open this weekend at Graham Park
ROCHESTER, Minn. ? Olmsted County Public Health, in collaboration with Mayo Clinic and Olmsted Medical Center, are developing a community COVID-19 specimen collection site due to the increasing demands for testing. The Graham Park Collaborative Collection Site is being designed as a large-scale drive-through specimen collection site. Teams from each organization are planning and piloting [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - March 20, 2020 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Homeless people receive less treatment in hospitals for heart attacks, have higher readmission rates
ROCHESTER, Minn. ? Homelessness has become a social crisis and public health problem around the world, affecting people of all ages. Most homeless people are at a disadvantage with few resources, and may or may not have adequate health insurance. Mental illness and substance abuse are common issues in the homeless community. People living on [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - March 19, 2020 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic adds new specimen collection location for COVID-19 testing of prescreened patients
Mayo Clinic has opened a second location to collect specimens for COVID-19 testing for patients who are unable to travel to the Mayo Clinic drive-thru location at Mayo Family Clinic Northwest. The new specimen collection location, which is called the Downtown Evaluation Center Mobile Unit, is in a Mayo Clinic parking lot at the corner of Third [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - March 19, 2020 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic COVID-19 Testing Response
Mayo Clinic realizes and shares the ongoing challenges in responding to the need for increased access to COVID-19 testing. We have been communicating frequently with state and federal officials as well as our Minnesota peers to understand their needs. Additionally, our teams have been working diligently to obtain the equipment and supplies required to increase the number of tests [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - March 19, 2020 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Karl-Anthony Towns donation to help slam COVID-19
Today, Minnesota Timberwolves Center Karl-Anthony Towns announced he will be donating $100,000 to Mayo Clinic which has begun rolling out a test to detect the virus that causes COVID-19. "Our team has been working around the clock for the past month to develop a test for COVID-19," says Dr. William Morice II, chair of the [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - March 16, 2020 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic develops test to detect COVID-19 infection
ROCHESTER, Minn. ? Mayo Clinic has developed a test that can detect the SARS-CoV-2 virus in clinical samples. The SARS-CoV-2 virus causes COVID-19. The test, "Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus-2 (SARS CoV-2), Molecular Detection" has been fully validated. Data from this test will be submitted to the Food and Drug Administration for review and emergency use authorization. [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - March 12, 2020 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic president and CEO participates in the Coronavirus Task Force meeting
Gianrico Farrugia, M.D., president and CEO of Mayo Clinic, attended a meeting on Wednesday, March 11, convened by the White House Coronavirus Task Force. The task force is led by Vice President Mike Pence and the meeting included Seema Verma, administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and other hospital sector leaders. The [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - March 12, 2020 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

High cost of insulin has life-or-death implications for diabetic patients
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- The most commonly used forms of insulin cost 10 times more in the U.S. than in any other developed country, according to a commentary in Mayo Clinic Proceedings. This prohibitive cost is causing some U.S. patients with Type 1 diabetes to ration the amount of insulin they use, with life-threatening implications. The [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - January 2, 2020 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic radiologists take procedural practice into the future
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- Looking to the future, radiologists at Mayo Clinic in Rochester saw an opportunity to bring several disparate tools together into a unified space to serve complementary roles in sophisticated, minimally invasive cancer treatments. The Hybrid Procedural Suite was designed primarily to advance the evolving practice of tumor ablation -- a needle-based treatment [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - December 2, 2019 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic receives $15 million gift to jump-start new ideas, transform patient care
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- After giving $200 million to Mayo Clinic -- the largest gift in the organization's history -- noted philanthropist Jay Alix has extended his generosity with an additional $15 million endowed gift. The fund will provide resources directed by the Mayo Clinic president and CEO to advance innovative ideas with the potential to [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - October 30, 2019 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo scientists reverse fibrosis in preclinical studies
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- In cell and mouse models, Mayo Clinic researchers and collaborators have identified a way to slow and reverse the process of uncontrolled internal scarring, called fibrosis. This disease process has few effective therapies, no cure and can be fatal when it occurs in organs such as the liver (cirrhosis) or lungs (pulmonary [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - October 30, 2019 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Drop off medications, electronic cigarette devices at Take Back Day
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- Need to get rid of unwanted prescription medications but not sure where to take them? Dispose of them safely during National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, Oct. 26. Also, e-cigarette vaping devices and cartridges will be accepted during the event for the first time. More than 10 million Americans misused [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - October 23, 2019 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic announces 2019 Distinguished Alumni Awards
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- The recipients of the Mayo Clinic Distinguished Alumni Award have been named: S. Ann Colbourne, M.D.Timothy O'Brien, M.D.; Ph.D.Franklyn Prendergast, M.D., Ph.D.Patricia Simmons, M.D.Joseph Szurszewski, Ph.D.Enrique Wolpert, M.D. The award was established in 1981 to acknowledge and show appreciation for exceptional contributions of Mayo Clinic alumni to the field of medicine. People [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - October 22, 2019 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Police-Assisted Recovery project wins Mayo Clinic Shared Value Award
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- A law enforcement-led effort to help people struggling with drug addiction get on the path to sobriety will get a $30,000 boost. The Police-Assisted Recovery project is the winner of the Mayo Clinic Shared Value Award. The project was one of three finalists competing for grant dollars. Community members and Mayo Clinic [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - October 21, 2019 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome Program to host family event
WHAT "Feel the Beat," will bring together families, advocates, researchers and clinicians to learn about and raise awareness of hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS), a rare and complex form of congenital heart disease. In this disease, the left side of a child's heart is severely underdeveloped. The event, now in its seventh year, connects those [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - October 9, 2019 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Helping Others Heal: 100 years since the Mayo Clinic Deed of Gift
One hundred years ago Mayo Clinic was transformed from a private partnership into a not-for-profit medical center through philanthropy. On Oct. 8, 1919, Dr. William J. Mayo and his wife, Hattie, along with Dr. Charles H. Mayo and his wife, Edith, donated the majority of their life savings in addition to the land, buildings and equipment that made [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - October 9, 2019 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Construction updates on Mayo Clinic Rochester subway system
Mayo Clinic recently announced a project to upgrade portions of the pedestrian subway in downtown Rochester. Updates will be provided here at various points along the project timeline. Creating a more inviting experience The yearlong project, which is scheduled to begin in early November, will enhance the subways with: More lightInviting decor New amenities, such [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - October 7, 2019 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic plans renovations to make downtown pedestrian subways more welcoming
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- The pedestrian subways that make it easy and convenient to get around Mayo Clinic in downtown Rochester are about to get a major upgrade. The improvements in six subway areas will lighten and brighten the experience for Mayo Clinic visitors and staff, creating more attractive areas for people to connect, rest and [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - October 7, 2019 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo researchers demonstrate senescent cell burden is reduced in humans by senolytic drugs
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- In a small safety and feasibility clinical trial, Mayo Clinic researchers have demonstrated for the first time that senescent cells can be removed from the body using drugs termed "senolytics". The result was verified not only in analysis of blood but also in changes in skin and fat tissue senescent cell abundance. [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - September 18, 2019 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic selects Google as strategic partner for health care innovation, cloud computing
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- Mayo Clinic and Google announced a 10-year strategic partnership on Tuesday, Sept. 10. This partnership will redefine how health care is delivered and accelerate the pace of health care innovation through digital technologies. Mayo Clinic selected Google Cloud to be the cornerstone of its digital transformation. Mayo will use advanced cloud computing, [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - September 10, 2019 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Too much of a good thing can be dangerous, finds researchers investigating hypoglycemia
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- For people with diabetes, taking medications and monitoring their blood sugar is part of the rhythm of their daily lives. However, according to new research from Mayo Clinic, more than 2.3 million adult patients in the U.S. are likely treated too intensively. This has caused thousands of potentially preventable emergency department visits [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - August 15, 2019 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Racism influences medical students' decision on practicing in minority or underserved communities, study says
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- A longitudinal study of 3,756 U.S. medical students provides evidence that racism in medical schools influenced their decisions on whether to practice in minority or underserved communities. "Structural racism is deeply embedded in all areas of society, and medical education is no exception," according to the study in the August issue of [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - July 31, 2019 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic, Boston Scientific launch effort to accelerate new medical technology that addresses unmet medical needs
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- Mayo Clinic and Boston Scientific Corp. have launched a new venture to accelerate the development of medical technology and new minimally invasive treatments for many health conditions that impede quality and longevity of life. The accelerator, known as Motion Medical, will have its research facilities in One Discovery Square, the bioscience center [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - July 29, 2019 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Study shows advantages for stress urinary incontinence surgery
ROCHESTER, Minn. ???-- One of the most commonly performed surgeries to treat stress urinary incontinence in women may have better long-term results than another common surgical technique, according to a study led by Mayo Clinic researchers. The retrospective study of more than 1,800 cases at Mayo Clinic from 2002 to 2012 found that the need [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - July 15, 2019 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Study: Genetic information can encourage women to accept preventive cancer treatment
CHICAGO ?-- Studies show that the risk of breast cancer can be reduced by half through the use of a five-year course of tamoxifen or raloxifene, and also by aromatase inhibitors. Nevertheless, women at high risk of breast cancer have a low acceptance of preventive medicine. A new study by Mayo Clinic and collaborators at [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - June 3, 2019 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Statement from Mayo Clinic regarding stabbing
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- This morning, a Morrison Healthcare employee, Mayo Clinic's food service vendor, was stabbed in the Mayo Clinic Hospital-Rochester, Saint Marys Campus employee cafeteria by another food service employee and has been taken to Saint Marys emergency department for treatment. The two employees are believed to have a relationship and this is considered [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - May 29, 2019 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo experts presented findings at Digestive Disease Week 2019
SAN DIEGO -- Mayo Clinic researchers were among international experts who presented findings at Digestive Disease Week 2019, the world's largest gathering of physicians, researchers and industry leaders in gastroenterology and related fields. Digestive Disease Week 2019 was held May 18-21 in San Diego. The meeting featured 5,400 lectures, poster presentations and oral abstract presentations. [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - May 22, 2019 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

'Mental Health: Mind Matters' exhibit makes it OK to talk about mental health
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- A new, interactive exhibit focused on raising awareness about mental health will open May 25 at Rochester Art Center. "Mental Health: Mind Matters," hosted by Mayo Clinic, and presented by Olmsted Medical Center and Rochester Area Foundation, will create a safe space for important conversations about mental illness. Nearly 1 in 5 [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - May 16, 2019 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic and Premise Health collaborate to increase access to quality care, lower health costs
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- Mayo Clinic and Premise Health, a direct health care company that provides primary care, occupational health, pharmacy and other services to large employers, have announced that they will collaborate to enhance health care delivery for Premise members and their families. The two organizations will collaborate on initiatives to increase access to quality [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - May 15, 2019 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Study shows drug reduces risk of relapse with neuromyelitis optica
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- The drug eculizumab, a synthetic antibody that inhibits the inflammatory response, significantly reduced the risk of relapse with neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder (NMOSD). This rare but severe autoimmune inflammatory disorder can cause blindness, paralysis and death. Mayo Clinic researchers and international collaborators report their findings in a randomized, double blind, placebo-controlled study [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - May 3, 2019 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Research decodes one way cancer survives treatment, proposes a way to prevent it
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- Cancer cells have various tricks up their metaphorical sleeves to survive in the face of chemotherapy, radiotherapy and other cancer treatments. Now researchers at Mayo have decoded one of those tricks using cell lines and patient-derived cancer cells, and proposed a way to resensitize breast cancer cells to treatment. Cells have proteins [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - April 30, 2019 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Less-invasive mastectomy is safe option for more breast cancer patients, Mayo Clinic study finds
DALLAS -- A less-invasive mastectomy that leaves the surface of the breast intact has become a safe option for more patients, including those whose breast cancer has spread to nearby lymph nodes or who have risk factors for surgical complications, a Mayo Clinic study shows. In the procedure, known as a nipple-sparing mastectomy, surgeons remove [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - April 29, 2019 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Majority of U.S. states restrict decision making for incapacitated pregnant women, report shows
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- Half of all U.S. states have laws on the books that invalidate a pregnant woman's advance directive if she becomes incapacitated, and a majority of states don't disclose these restrictions in advance directive forms, according to a study by physicians and bioethicists at Mayo Clinic and other institutions. The report, published this [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - April 23, 2019 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Telerehabilitation benefits patients with late-stage cancers
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- Recent research led by Andrea Cheville, M.D., a Mayo Clinic physical medicine and rehabilitation physician, suggests that remotely delivering rehabilitation services to patients with late-stage cancer improves their physical function, pain and quality of life while allowing them to spend less time in hospitals and nursing homes. The findings are published in [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - April 4, 2019 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news