Mayo Clinic to offer COVID-19 vaccination walk-in clinics in Rochester
Mayo Clinic in Rochester has added more COVID-19 vaccine walk-in clinics for patients, visitors and staff in response to the Food and Drug Administration's full approval of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for those 16 and older, the recommendation of a third dose of a COVID-19 vaccine immunocompromised people, and the potential for COVID-19 vaccine booster shots when they're approved.Anyone 12 and older can attend these walk-in clinics. A parent or guardian needs to accompany children under… (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - September 16, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic study highlights development of remote patient monitoring program during COVID-19 pandemic
ROCHESTER, Minn. ― A study by Mayo Clinic investigators highlights the development and implementation of Mayo Clinic's large-scale COVID-19 Remote Patient Monitoring Program, which has served more than 7,000 patients across 41 states.  The study evaluated the impact of the program, including: Feasibility.Safety.Patient engagement with the technology.Rate of alerts and escalations managed by virtual care teams.Use of acute care resources.Patient clinical outcomes. Results of the study are published in NPJ Digital Medicine. "Our study investigated how our… (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - September 2, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic to offer COVID-19 vaccination walk-in clinics in Rochester through Sept. 17
Mayo Clinic in Rochester has added more COVID-19 vaccine walk-in clinics for patients, visitors and staff in response to the Food and Drug Administration's full approval of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for those 16 and older, the recommendation of a third dose of a COVID-19 vaccine immunocompromised people, and the potential for COVID-19 vaccine booster shots when they're approved.Anyone 12 and older can attend these walk-in clinics. A parent or guardian needs to accompany children under… (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - August 30, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Monoclonal antibody treatment combo reduces hospitalization among high-risk patients with COVID-19
ROCHESTER, Minn. ― In an observational study, Mayo Clinic researchers report that the combination of casirivimab and imdevimab ― two monoclonal antibody treatments under Food and Drug Administration emergency use authorization ― keep high-risk patients out of the hospital when infected with mild to moderate CO VID-19. The findings appear in The Lancet's EClinicalMedicine. Nearly 1,400 Mayo Clinic patients were enrolled in the study ― 696 who received the drug combo between December 2020 and early… (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - August 30, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic, Verily to build advanced clinical decision support to enhance care
ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic and Verily, an Alphabet company founded at the convergence of health care, data science and technology, today announced a strategic two-year collaboration. This collaboration focuses on the development of a digital point-of-care resource of vetted knowledge to support an individualiz ed approach to patient care. This modular, evidence-based decision support solution, will provide contextualized and validated knowledge on disease management, care guidelines and treatment to help clinician's make decisions. Mayo Clinic… (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - August 26, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Expert Alert: 3 reasons why more organ donors from diverse backgrounds are needed
ROCHESTER, Minn. — Of the 106,000 people in the U.S. who are awaiting a lifesaving organ transplant, roughly 60% are minorities. As part of National Minority Donor Awareness Month, Mayo Clinic experts provide three reasons why getting more people from diverse backgrounds to be organ donors is vital to help save li ves: 1. Some racial and ethnic populations are more likely to need a transplant. African Americans, Latinos, Asian Americans and Native Americans have an… (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - August 24, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic ranked No. 1 hospital in the nation by U.S. News & amp; World Report
ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic has again been ranked the No. 1 "Best Hospital" nationwide by U.S. News& World Report in its 2021-2022 "Best Hospitals" rankings, for the sixth consecutive year. Mayo Clinic in Rochester has also been ranked No. 1 in the state of Minnesota since 2012, when U.S. News& World Report first published state rankings. Mayo Clinic in Arizona has ranked No. 1 in the state of Arizona for nine consecutive… (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - July 27, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic research suggests women over 65 be offered hereditary cancer genetic testing
ROCHESTER, Minn. — A new study by Fergus Couch, Ph.D., of Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, along with collaborators from the CARRIERS consortium, suggests that most women with breast cancer diagnosed over 65 should be offered hereditary cancer genetic testing. The study was published Thursday, July 22, in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. Dr. Couch says that women over 65 rarely qualify for hereditary cancer genetic testing based on current testing guidelines because they are thought… (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - July 22, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Study may improve understanding of how disability develops in MS patients versus those with related diseases
ROCHESTER, Minn. — Did you know multiple sclerosis (MS) means multiple scars? New research shows that the brain and spinal cord scars in people with MS may offer clues to why they developprogressive disability but those with related diseases where the immune system attacks the central nervous system do not. In a s tudy published in Neurology, Mayo Clinic researchers and colleagues assessed if inflammation leads to permanent scarring in these three diseases: MS.Aquaporin-4 antibody positive… (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - July 19, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo research provides insights into high-risk younger demographics for severe COVID-19
ROCHESTER, Minn. ― Using data from 9,859 COVID-19 infections, Mayo Clinic researchers have new insights into risk factors for younger populations, some of which differ significantly from their older counterparts. People younger than 45 had a greater than threefold increased risk of severe infection if they had can cer or heart disease, or blood, neurologic or endocrine disorders, the research found. These associations were weaker in older age groups. The study was published in Mayo Clinic… (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - July 19, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Expert Alert: Mayo Clinic experts available to comment on Olympics
ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic experts are available to offer comments throughout the Olympics on everything from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on training and competition to injuries that athletes may be dealing with. Here is a sampling: Chad Asplund, M.D.Dr. Asplund is a primary care sports medicine physi cian. He can discuss endurance sports, rhabdomyolysis, heat injury, sleep and athletic performance. Elijah Behr, M.D.Dr. Behr is a cardiologist at Mayo Clinic Healthcare in London… (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - July 15, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Newly discovered genetic variants in a single gene cause neurodevelopmental disorder
ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic researchers have discovered that genetic variants in a neuro-associated gene called SPTBN1 are responsible for causing a neurodevelopmental disorder. The study, published in Nature Genetics, is a first step in finding a potential therapeutic strategy for this disorder, and it increas es the number of genes known to be associated with conditions that affect how the brain functions. "The gene can now be included in genetic testing for people suspected of… (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - July 1, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic study suggests patients with lung cancer be screened for MET oncogene
ROCHESTER, Minn. — Research by investigators at Mayo Clinic Cancer Center suggests that physicians should screen patients with lung cancer for MET amplification/overexpression before determining a treatment strategy. Their findings are published Cancer Discovery, a journal of the American Association for Cancer R esearch. “In our research we found several lung cancer cases that were not responsive to standard chemotherapy,” says Zhenkun Lou, Ph.D., a cancer researcher at Mayo Clinic. “Because these lung cancers were positive for… (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - July 1, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic researchers study potential new CAR-T cell therapy for multiple myeloma
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- Researchers at Mayo Clinic Cancer Center are studying a potential new chimeric antigen receptor-T cell therapy (CAR-T cell therapy) treatment for multiple myeloma. Their findings were published on Friday, June 24, in The Lancet."CAR-T cell therapy is a type of immunotherapy that involves harnessing the power of a person's own immune system by [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - June 25, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

First test to detect recently discovered autoimmune disease associated with testicular cancer
Mayo Clinic Laboratories has launched a first-of-its-kind test to detect an autoimmune disease called testicular cancer-associated paraneoplastic encephalitis. The test, available nationally and internationally, detects the Kelch-like protein 11 antibody, or KLHL11, and is a result of the breakthrough study from 2019 that discovered the disease. This test has already provided patients, such as Steven Wopperer of [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - June 16, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Biju Samkutty named chief operating officer for Mayo Clinic International
ROCHESTER, Minnesota -- Biju Samkutty has been named chief operating officer for Mayo Clinic International. Samkutty will partner with G. Anton Decker, MBBCh, president of Mayo Clinic International, to extend the reach of Mayo Clinic's services worldwide. Mayo Clinic Healthcare, 15 Portland Place, London Samkutty was selected for his wealth of global and domestic business experience. [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - June 16, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Rapid exclusion of COVID-19 infection using AI, EKG technology
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- Artificial intelligence (AI) may offer a way to accurately determine that a person is not infected with COVID-19. An international retrospective study finds that infection with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, creates subtle electrical changes in the heart. An AI-enhanced EKG can detect these changes and potentially be used as a [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - June 15, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

FDA approves aducanumab to treat Alzheimer's disease
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved aducanumab to treat Alzheimer's disease on Monday, June 7. About 6 million people in the U.S. and 30 million worldwide are living with Alzheimer's disease, a progressive brain disorder that is the most common cause of dementia. "I think this is good news for our patients with Alzheimer's [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - June 7, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic study provides clarity on use of anticoagulants in gastrointestinal cancers
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- A study by Mayo Clinic researchers provides some clarity in the use of direct oral anticoagulants (DOAC), such as apixaban and rivaroxaban, to treat acute venous thromboembolism (VTE) in patients with gastrointestinal cancers. The findings were published Wednesday, June 2, in Mayo Clinic Proceedings. Among the study's findings: Rivaroxaban showed no higher risk [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - June 3, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo named a 2021 DiversityInc No. 4 on the Top Hospitals and Health Systems for Diversity
DiversityInc announced its annual Top 50 Companies for Diversity listings. Mayo Clinic was named to two specialty lists this year -- No. 4 on the Top Hospitals and Health Systems list, up from No. 7 in 2020, and a new entry onto the Top Companies for People with Disabilities list at No. 19. DiversityInc's listing is [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - May 18, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Dr. Cheryl Willman named executive director of Mayo Clinic Cancer Programs, Director, Mayo Clinic Comprehensive Cancer Center
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- Cheryl Willman, M.D., has been named executive director of Mayo Clinic Cancer Programs and director of Mayo Clinic Comprehensive Cancer Center. Dr. Willman comes to Mayo Clinic from University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center, where she has served as director and CEO for 20 years. Under Dr. Willman's leadership, University of [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - May 17, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic playing key role in helping injured Minnesotans safely return to work
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- An effort supported by Mayo Clinic to help more injured Minnesotans be able to return to work has received a major boost. The U.S. Department of Labor awarded the state of Minnesota $19.5 million to expand an innovative program that seeks to help workers suffering from injury or illness stay in the [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - May 11, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic to offer more walk-in COVID-19 vaccination clinics in Rochester
Mayo Clinic held a walk-in COVID-19 vaccine clinic in Rochester on Wednesday, May 5. At this clinic, one patient shared why he came in to get the Johnson& Johnson COVID-19 vaccine. Watch: Patient discusses why he chose to get the COVID-19 vaccine. https://youtu.be/ORLLLOOJ7eg Journalists: Broadcast-quality soundbites and b-roll of the Mayo Clinic walk-in COVID-19 [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - May 7, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Trial demonstrates early AI-guided detection of heart disease in routine practice
ROCHESTER, Minn. ? Heart disease can take a number of forms, but some types of heart disease, such as asymptomatic low ejection fraction, can be hard to recognize, especially in the early stages when treatment would be most effective. The ECG AI-Guided Screening for Low Ejection Fraction, or EAGLE, trial set out to determine whether [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - May 6, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

6 Mayo Clinic hospitals receive 'A' grades for patient safety
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- Six Mayo Clinic hospitals scored high marks for safety, earning an "A" grade for patient safety from The Leapfrog Group, an independent, national nonprofit organization run by employers and other large purchasers of health benefits. "This recognition is a strong nod to our staff and multidisciplinary teams, who work tirelessly to ensure [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - April 29, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic preclinical discovery triggers wound healing, skin regeneration
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- Difficult-to-treat, chronic wounds in preclinical models healed with normal scar-free skin after treatment with an acellular product discovered at Mayo Clinic. Derived from platelets, the purified exosomal product, known as PEP, was used to deliver healing messages into cells of preclinical animal models of ischemic wounds. The Mayo Clinic research team documented [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - April 28, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic's New Research Building Growing to 11 Floors
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- The long tradition of biomedical innovation that makes up Mayo Clinic's DNA will continue with the Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Building on the Rochester, Minnesota, campus, set to open in the fourth quarter of 2023. Research is the engine that drives advances in medical care, and the new facility will enable the [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - April 27, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Remembering Walter Mondale, dedicated public servant and former Mayo Clinic trustee
Walter Mondale, former vice president, known for his many years of public service to the country and the state of Minnesota, died on Monday, April 19, at his home in Minneapolis. He was 93. Mr. Mondale was a member of the Mayo Clinic Board of Trustees from 1989 to 1994 and from 1997 to 2001. [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - April 20, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo study finds colon cancer driven by hereditary gene mutations in 1 in 6 patients
ROCHESTER, Minn. --?A new Mayo Clinic study bolsters evidence that colorectal cancer is often imprinted in family genes and passed on from one generation to the next. In the study, published in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, researchers within the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine found 1 in 6 patients with colorectal cancer had an [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - April 19, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic raises awareness about organ donation during National Donate Life Month
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- More than 107,000 people in the U.S. are on the waiting list for an organ transplant. Sadly, 20 people die every day while waiting for a lifesaving transplant. Mayo Clinic recently launched an online campaign with the goal of registering 600 more people to be organ donors. "While 95 percent of Americans [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - April 12, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Reverse-order heart-liver transplant helps prevent rejection for highly sensitized patients
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- All too often, patients with high levels of antibodies face major challenges getting a transplant. These highly sensitized patients have a much higher risk of death while waiting for suitable organs they are less likely to reject. But there is new hope for highly sensitized patients in need of a combined heart [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - April 1, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic responds to next phase of COVID-19 vaccinations in Minnesota
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz announced on Friday, March 26, that COVID-19 vaccination eligibility is expanding to all state residents 16 and older, regardless of health condition on Tuesday, March 30. As a result, Mayo Clinic is moving to the next phase of COVID-19 vaccinations in Minnesota. This announcement comes as Minnesota anticipates a significant increase [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - March 26, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic, Thermo Fisher Scientific collaborate to benefit patients
ROCHESTER, Minn. ? Mayo Clinic and Thermo Fisher Scientific have joined forces to bring innovative solutions to patients by accelerating clinical validation, and commercialization of selected next-generation sequencing (NGS), mass spectrometry and immunology diagnostic tools. The Advanced Diagnostics Laboratory in One Discovery Square, which is part of the Destination Medical Center initiative, will be the [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - March 25, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Expert Alert: Precision medicine, digital technology hold potential as powerful tools against tuberculosis
World Tuberculosis Day is March 24 ROCHESTER, Minn. --  The global fight against tuberculosis is gaining some powerful tools. Precision medicine -- already used to personalize diagnosis and treatment of noncommunicable diseases such as cancer  -- and health care technologies such as telemedicine have the potential to advance the prevention and treatment of tuberculosis, says [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - March 22, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Lack of diversity in genomic databases may affect therapy selection for minority groups
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- Low representation of minority groups in public genomic databases may affect therapy selection for Black patients with cancer, according to new Mayo Clinic research published in npj Precision Oncology. The researchers investigated the use of genomic databases and found that tumor mutation burden was significantly inflated in Black patients compared to White [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - March 19, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

$60 million gift to Mayo Clinic will accelerate efforts to transform health care delivery in Minnesota
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- A generous gift of $60 million from philanthropist Helene Houle of St. Paul, Minnesota, will enable Mayo Clinic to accelerate its efforts to transform health care delivery in Minnesota. In honor of the gift, Mayo Clinic will name the recently completed patient bed tower at Mayo Clinic Hospital -- Rochester, Saint Marys [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - March 15, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Express Care expands hours at north location; video visits, self-scheduling now offered
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- The north location of Mayo Clinic Express Care, located in Hy-Vee at 4221 West Circle Drive, is now open weekends from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Patients without COVID-19 symptoms can be seen at this location for acute care needs through scheduled and walk-in appointments. In addition to new weekend hours, Mayo [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - March 9, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Expert Alert: Risk for chronic kidney disease even more critical due to COVID-19 pandemic
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- An estimated 1 in 10 people worldwide have chronic kidney disease, but most of them don't know it. That lack of awareness is especially concerning because people with chronic kidney disease who are infected with COVID-19 are at higher risk for serious illness. It is important that people understand their risk for [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - March 8, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Minnesota Partnership awards 5 collaborative research grants for 2021
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- Minnesota Partnership for Biotechnology and Medical Genomics announced today their 2021 research awardees. This marks the partnership's 17th year of spearheading new scientific ideas from Minnesota to improve the health of, and health care for, Minnesotans. The state-funded grants for these team science proposals total nearly $5 million. Some of these proposals include: [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - January 21, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic announces 2020 Distinguished Alumni Awards
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- Mayo Clinic announces the recipients of its 2020 Distinguished Alumni Awards: Miguel Cabanela, M.D.John Cooke, M.D., Ph.D.David Holmes Jr., M.D.Edward Laws Jr., M.D.Robert Rizza, M.D.Nicholas Talley, M.D., Ph.D. The award was established in 1981 to acknowledge and show appreciation for exceptional contributions of Mayo Clinic alumni to medicine. People who have received [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - January 12, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Laboratories and American Hospital Dubai announce strategic partnership
ROCHESTER, Minn. ? Mayo Clinic Laboratories and American Hospital Dubai announce a strategic partnership aimed at improving advanced laboratory diagnostics in the Dubai region. Under the agreement, the two organizations will begin delivering laboratory testing through a collaboration based out of American Hospital Dubai in early 2021."Our goal for this relationship is to offer advanced [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - January 7, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Nursing at Mayo Clinic in Rochester awarded Magnet designation for sixth time
On Dec. 16, the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) notified the Department of Nursing in Rochester that it had achieved its sixth designation as a Magnet Nursing Program by a unanimous vote. Jeanette Ives Erickson, chair of the commission on Magnet Recognition, congratulated the nurses at Mayo Clinic Rochester during a phone call saying, "You [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - December 18, 2020 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Team among first to receive COVID-19 vaccine at Mayo Clinic in Rochester
In February, a team of five health care staff members donned personal protective equipment and prepared to care for a Mayo Clinic patient considered to be at high risk of having COVID-19. Ten months later, as part of a multidisciplinary team that has cared for hundreds of patients with COVID-19, the same five staff members [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - December 18, 2020 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Signs Midwest COVID-19 surge may be leveling off as Mayo Clinic prepares for first round of vaccinations
Dr. Amy W. Williams, executive dean of practice for Mayo Clinic, says there are good signs that suggest the COVID-19 surge may be leveling off in Mayo Clinic's Midwest regions. However, it doesn't mean people should let their guard down. Watch: Dr. Amy W. Williams gives an update on the COVID-19 surge. https://youtu.be/ltgc5MEqlF4 Journalists: Broadcast-quality [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - December 9, 2020 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Single, streamlined process for patients being tested for COVID-19, other respiratory illnesses
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- As fall and winter begin, patients will increasingly experience illnesses with symptoms similar to COVID-19. Mayo Clinic wants to help patients get answers quickly and easily. Starting Tuesday, Dec. 8, Mayo Clinic will combine the triage and testing process for COVID-19, influenza and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV). For some children, the process also [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - December 8, 2020 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic launches COVID-19 Vaccine Registry to identify people interested in participating in vaccine clinical trials
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- Mayo Clinic has launched a COVID-19 Vaccine Registry that will identify people interested in participating in upcoming COVID-19 vaccine clinical trials. People who add their name to the registry may be contacted in the future to determine if they are eligible to participate in a COVID-19 vaccine trial at Mayo Clinic.Around the [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - November 23, 2020 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

National quality group recognizes Mayo Clinic Hospitals for outstanding surgical outcomes
The American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program has recognized the Mayo Clinic Hospitals in Rochester, Minnesota, and Jacksonville, Florida, and Mayo Clinic Health System - Eau Claire Hospital  for achieving meritorious outcomes for surgical patient care.  As a program participant, Mayo tracks the outcomes of inpatient and outpatient surgical procedures in order to inform and direct quality improvement efforts. The [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - November 23, 2020 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic innovations to ease burden of COVID-19 surge on hospitals
The COVID-19 surge continues to affect much of the U.S., including every Mayo Clinic location across the Midwest. Testing volumes and positivity rates are increasing, which is translating to more people needing hospitalization. Mayo Clinic continues to innovate in order to lessen the burden on hospitals and staff. "Things have really changed from last March [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - November 23, 2020 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Media briefed on the rise of COVID-19 cases
As positive cases of COVID-19 continue to spike across the region, community and local health care leaders provided an update on the situation. They also addressed the importance of following the safety guidelines put in place to help stop the spread of COVID-19 in Rochester, Minnesota and surrounding communities. Kim Norton, mayor of Rochester, was [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - November 20, 2020 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic and thousands of top U.S. hospitals encourage everyone to #MaskUp
Growing numbers of COVID-19 cases and deaths are troubling; facemasks can slow the trend 100 of the nation's top health care systems, representing thousands of hospitals in communities across the U.S., have come together with an urgent plea for all Americans - mask up, because wearing a facemask is our best chance at slowing the [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - November 20, 2020 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news