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Work Site Wellness Centers Equate to Weight Loss and Health Care Savings

Work Site Wellness Centers Equate to Weight Loss and Health Care Savings

ROCHESTER, Minn. — As employees and employers face higher health care costs, work site wellness centers are becoming increasingly more important to help control the costs of health care and encourage healthy lifestyle behaviors among the workforce, a Mayo Clinic study says. Research published this month in the Journal of [...]

Created by Kelley Luckstein

New Mayo Clinic Cardiovascular Surgical Care Model Improves Care Value, Predictability and the Patient Experience

New Mayo Clinic Cardiovascular Surgical Care Model Improves Care Value, Predictability and the Patient Experience

ROCHESTER, Minn. — New research from Mayo Clinic shows that implementing a uniform method to care for lower-risk cardiac surgical patients improves outcomes, reduces patients’ time in the hospital and lowers overall per patient costs by 15 percent. The study is published in the May issue of Health Affairs. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y7zJv1NemII [...]

Created by Shelly Plutowski

New Approach to Breast Reconstruction Surgery Reduces Opioid Painkiller Use, Hospital Stays

New Approach to Breast Reconstruction Surgery Reduces Opioid Painkiller Use, Hospital Stays

New York — March 3, 2014 — A new approach to breast reconstruction surgery aimed at helping patients’ bodies get back to normal more quickly cut their postoperative opioid painkiller use in half and meant a day less in the hospital on average, a Mayo Clinic study found. The method [...]

Created by Sharon Theimer

Saint Cyr home without narcotics (:25)

Michel Saint-Cyr, M.D., a surgeon at Mayo Clinic, describes a new approach to breast reconstruction surgery aimed at helping patients’ bodies get back to normal more quickly cut their postoperative opioid painkiller use in half and meant a day less in the hospital on average.

Created by Brian Kilen

Saint Cyr patient reaction to new approach (:28)

Michel Saint-Cyr, M.D., a surgeon at Mayo Clinic, describes a new approach to breast reconstruction surgery aimed at helping patients’ bodies get back to normal more quickly cut their postoperative opioid painkiller use in half and meant a day less in the hospital on average.

Created by Brian Kilen

Saint Cyr using across plastic surgery (:21)

Michel Saint-Cyr, M.D., a surgeon at Mayo Clinic, describes a new approach to breast reconstruction surgery aimed at helping patients’ bodies get back to normal more quickly cut their postoperative opioid painkiller use in half and meant a day less in the hospital on average.

Created by Brian Kilen

Saint Cyr how different approach to post surgery (:27)

Michel Saint-Cyr, M.D., a surgeon at Mayo Clinic, describes a new approach to breast reconstruction surgery aimed at helping patients’ bodies get back to normal more quickly cut their postoperative opioid painkiller use in half and meant a day less in the hospital on average.

Created by Brian Kilen

Saint Cyr new approach (:27)

Michel Saint-Cyr, M.D., a surgeon at Mayo Clinic, describes a new approach to breast reconstruction surgery aimed at helping patients’ bodies get back to normal more quickly cut their postoperative opioid painkiller use in half and meant a day less in the hospital on average.

Created by Brian Kilen

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