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Precision Medicine: Mayo Clinic Expert Describes Next Steps to Help More Patients

Rochester, Minn. – “Precision medicine” is becoming a national catchphrase after President Obama highlighted it in his State of the Union address. But what exactly is it? Richard Weinshilboum, M.D., acting director of the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine, describes this new, rapidly advancing frontier in medicine and outlines [...]

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New Breast Exam Nearly Quadruples Detection of Invasive Breast Cancers in Women with Dense Breast Tissue

Rochester, Minn. — A new breast imaging technique pioneered at Mayo Clinic nearly quadruples detection rates of invasive breast cancers in women with dense breast tissue, according to the results of a major study published this week in the American Journal of Roentgenology. Molecular Breast Imaging (MBI) is a supplemental [...]

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Mayo Clinic to host Science Conference for area students on Jan. 27

Mayo Clinic researchers have invited approximately 200 area eighth grade and high school students to the 16th Biennial Celebration of Research, a daylong conference for students interested in learning about careers in science. The keynote address, "Harnessing Viruses to Attack Cancer," will be presented by Eva Galanis, M.D., a professor [...]

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Mayo Clinic Response to President Obama's Precision Medicine Initiative

ROCHESTER, Minn -- Acting Director of the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine, Richard Weinshilboum M.D., says, "We are pleased and heartened that President Obama plans to increase federal funding for precision or individualized medicine, which Mayo Clinic views as integral to the future of health care. We eagerly await more [...]

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Mayo Clinic Selects Epic as Strategic Partner for Electronic Health Record and Revenue Cycle Management System

ROCHESTER, Minn., — Mayo Clinic announced today that Epic has been selected as its strategic partner for a single, integrated electronic health record (EHR) and revenue cycle management (RCM) system. The new system will replace Mayo’s three EHRs in use today and will be a foundation for Mayo Clinic operations over [...]

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Mayo Family Clinic Kasson: Renovation Project Planned for 2015

KASSON, Minn. — Mayo Clinic is planning to renovate and expand its Kasson primary care clinic in 2015. While the project time frame is currently being finalized, construction at Mayo Family Clinic Kasson is expected to be completed early next year. Mayo Family Clinic Kasson offers patients primary and specialized [...]

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Mayo Clinic Signs Joint Venture Agreement with Hillhouse Capital Group

China collaboration with Hillhouse Capital strengthens Mayo Clinic’s mission to improve health care worldwide Today, Mayo Clinic announced it has entered into a joint venture agreement with Hillhouse Capital to advance the quality of health care in China. By combining Mayo Clinic’s patient care, medical research and education with Hillhouse’s [...]

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