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A. Keith Stewart, M.B., Ch.B., Named Director of Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine

A. Keith Stewart, M.B., Ch.B., Named Director of Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine

ROCHESTER, Minn. — A. Keith Stewart, M.B., Ch.B., has been appointed medical director of the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine. Dr. Stewart is a consultant in the Division of Hematology-Oncology, Department of Medicine. “I am honored to have this opportunity,” says Dr. Stewart. “We will build on the excellent [...]

Created by Sam Smith

Mayo Clinic Trustees Welcome New Members, Recognize Named Professors

Mayo Clinic Trustees Welcome New Members, Recognize Named Professors

PHOENIX — The Mayo Clinic Board of Trustees welcomed Gianrico Farrugia, M.D. ,as a new member, re-elected two internal trustees and one public trustee, and also recognized three recipients of Mayo Clinic named professorships at its board meeting today. Dr. Farrugia was named Mayo Clinic vice president and chief executive [...]

Created by Karl W Oestreich

Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican adds Mayo Clinic “Telestroke”

Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican adds Mayo Clinic “Telestroke”

Henderson, Nev. – Southern Nevada residents in need of emergency medical care for a stroke may benefit from a Mayo Clinic “telestroke” program that is now available at all three campuses of Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican (Rose de Lima, Siena and San Martín). A recent agreement between St. Rose and [...]

Created by Jim McVeigh

Surgical Metrics Do Not Provide a Clear Path to Improvement

PHOENIX – While surgical outcomes have improved nationally over time, surgical outcome reporting does not necessarily lead to better outcomes, according to a Mayo Clinic study published this week in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Systems that capture, analyze, and report surgical outcomes are an increasingly important part [...]

Created by Jim McVeigh

Mayo and King-Devick Test Have Licensing Agreement for Sideline Concussion Test

Mayo and King-Devick Test Have Licensing Agreement for Sideline Concussion Test

Phoenix, AZ — Concussions are in the national spotlight for the damage being done to student and professional athletes. Determining when an athlete should be removed from play is a major challenge in preventing injury. Athletes routinely deny symptoms. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that between 1.6 [...]

Created by Jim McVeigh

Media Advisory: Mayo Clinic and King-Devick Test Announce Licensing Agreement for Sideline Concussion Testing

Media Advisory: Mayo Clinic and King-Devick Test Announce Licensing Agreement for Sideline Concussion Testing

WHAT:  Audio news conference about an agreement between Mayo Clinic and King-Devick to bring an objective concussion screening tool that can be administered on the sidelines by parents, coaches, athletic trainers, school nurses and medical professionals. Click here to listen to the audio from today's news conference. WHO:  Mayo Clinic and King-Devick [...]

Created by Jim McVeigh

Mayo Clinic’s Campus in Phoenix Leads Nation for Highest One-Year Survival Rate for Liver Transplants

Mayo Clinic’s Campus in Phoenix Leads Nation for Highest One-Year Survival Rate for Liver Transplants

PHOENIX—Mayo Clinic's campus in Phoenix, Arizona, has been identified as having the highest one-year patient survival rate in the U.S. for adult liver transplantation.  The statistics include both deceased and living-donor liver transplants. These statistics indicate that 98.52 percent of all patients are living one year following their liver transplant [...]

Created by Lynn Closway

Unprecedented Benefit Seen in Worldwide Test of a Three-Drug Treatment for Multiple Myeloma

Unprecedented Benefit Seen in Worldwide Test of a Three-Drug Treatment for Multiple Myeloma

PHOENIX — In the treatment of multiple myeloma, the addition of carfilzomib to a currently accepted two-drug combination produced significantly better results than using the two drugs alone, according to a worldwide research team led by investigators from Mayo Clinic. Their findings will be reported online Dec. 6 in the [...]

Created by Julie Janovsky-Mason

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