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Mayo Named a DiversityInc Top Hospital and Health System Four Consecutive Years

Mayo Named a DiversityInc Top Hospital and Health System Four Consecutive Years

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic earned No. 3 on the 2015 DiversityInc Top 5 Hospitals and Health Systems list for its continued commitment to diversity and inclusion. This is the fourth year that Mayo has earned a spot on the list. This year's rankings were announced at the annual DiversityInc Top 50 event in New York [...]

Created by Kelley Luckstein

Exploring Treatment Options for Women with Fibroids

Exploring Treatment Options for Women with Fibroids

Mayo Clinic expert demonstrates women have options that preserve the uterus ROCHESTER, Minn. — A 47-year-old African-American woman has heavy menstrual bleeding and iron-deficiency anemia. She reports the frequent need to urinate during the night and throughout the day. A colonoscopy is negative and an ultrasonography shows a modestly enlarged [...]

Created by Kelley Luckstein

Mayo Clinic Researchers Identify Methylated DNA Markers That May One Day Lead To Noninvasive Whole Body Cancer Screening

Mayo Clinic Researchers Identify Methylated DNA Markers That May One Day Lead To Noninvasive Whole Body Cancer Screening

PHILADELPHIA — A team of Mayo Clinic researchers has succeeded in identifying the source of cancer in patients’ gastrointestinal tracts by analyzing DNA markers from tumors. The results open the possibility that doctors could one day be able to screen for cancer anywhere in the body with a noninvasive blood [...]

Created by Joe Dangor

Asthma Discovery May Lead to New Therapeutic Approach

Asthma Discovery May Lead to New Therapeutic Approach

Embargoed: Do not release before 2:00 p.m. U.S. Eastern Time, April 22, 2015 Mayo Clinic researchers and collaborators have discovered a key cellular mechanism that contributes to bronchoconstriction and inflammation in asthma. Their studies may lead to a novel, effective asthma therapy for patients. The findings appear in the journal Science [...]

Created by Bob Nellis

Mayo Clinic Physicians Present New Research on Heart Transplant Care and Long-term Outcomes

Mayo Clinic Physicians Present New Research on Heart Transplant Care and Long-term Outcomes

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Heart transplant experts from Mayo Clinic presented findings from three recent clinical studies involving heart transplant patients. The presentations took place during the 2015 International Society of Heart & Lung Transplant (ISHLT) in Nice, France, April 15–18. Mayo Clinic physicians presented oral and poster presentations on 16 [...]

Created by Ginger Plumbo

April 17 is ‘Donate Life Day’ in Rochester

April 17 is ‘Donate Life Day’ in Rochester

Wear blue and green, attend ‘Walk of Remembrance’ and flag ceremony to commemorate ROCHESTER, Minn. — Friday, April 17, is “Donate Life Day” in Rochester, an annual recognition to raise awareness about organ donation. LifeSource, Gift of Life Transplant House and Mayo Clinic Transplant Center are hosting a “Walk of [...]

Created by Ginger Plumbo

Mayo Clinic and Optum360 Collaborate to Improve Experience for Patients

Mayo Clinic and Optum360 Collaborate to Improve Experience for Patients

Agreement includes deployment of existing Optum360 revenue management services technology, development of new tools and delivery of services to increase patient satisfaction Optum360 and Mayo Clinic announced today that they are collaborating to develop new revenue management services capabilities aimed at improving patient experiences and satisfaction while reducing administrative costs for [...]

Created by Brian Kilen

Creating Profile to Identify Patients Most at Risk of Developing Pancreatic Cancer

Creating Profile to Identify Patients Most at Risk of Developing Pancreatic Cancer

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — When people find out — usually from a diagnostic scan looking at something else — that they have a lesion in their pancreas that could morph into pancreatic cancer, they can panic. They insist on having frequent CT scans and biopsies to monitor the lesion, or they [...]

Created by Kevin Punsky

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