Individualized medicine, also known as personalized medicine or precision medicine, means tailoring diagnosis and treatment to each patient to optimize care. Patients have experienced this kind of care for 150 years at Mayo Clinic, where teams of specialists have always worked together to find answers. Now, at a time when we [...]
Source: CDC FluView MicrobeWatch: Jan. 5 Influenza Update According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), influenza activity increased in the United States during the week ending December 27, 2014. Nationwide, 30.4% (7,289 of 24,001) of specimens tested by reporting laboratories were positive for influenza. Widespread influenza activity [...]
Frank Cockerill, M.D., chair of the Mayo Clinic Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, is participating in a roundtable discussion hosted by the U.S. House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee today, Wednesday, July 23, at 10 a.m ET. Click for LIVE stream. Go to Mayo Clinic Medical Laboratories for more information.
Mayo Medical Laboratories placed second in the Top 100 Call Center award for 2013 from BenchmarkPortal. The Top 100 competition compares the performance of contact centers throughout North America by evaluating their key metrics against other call centers, which range from 5-100 agents. Entries are all cross-checked, validated and approved by [...]
ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic announces the launch of CANCP, a new gene panel cancer test to help tailor chemotherapy to the individual patient based on the unique genomic signature of the patient’s tumor. CANCP, an abbreviation for Solid Tumor Targeted Cancer Gene Panel by Next-Generation Sequencing, scans specific regions [...]