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Mayo Clinic Reports Strong Performance in 2013, Reaching More Than 63 Million People

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Feb. 26, 2014 — As Mayo Clinic recognizes its Sesquicentennial year, the not-for-profit organization reached a record 63 million people in 2013. The strong performance was bolstered by successful implementation of new care delivery models — such as the Mayo Clinic Care Network — that provide knowledge to [...]

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Mayo Clinic in Florida Recognized for Safety and as 'Top Hospital' in Leapfrog Rankings

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Mayo Clinic's hospital on its Florida campus is being recognized this week as one of the top hospitals in the nation by the Leapfrog Group, an independent, national nonprofit organization run by employers and other large purchasers of health benefits. Only 92 U.S. hospitals out of 1,200 [...]

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Mayo Clinic Recognized for Safety and as 'Top Hospital' in Leapfrog Rankings

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic is being recognized this week as one of the top hospitals in the nation by the Leapfrog Group, an independent, national nonprofit organization run by employers and other large purchasers of health benefits. Only 92 U.S. hospitals were named to the 2012 Top Hospitals list [...]

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Mayo Clinic in Arizona Receives Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award

PHOENIX — October 22, 2012.  Mayo Clinic in Arizona has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes Mayo Clinic's commitment and success in implementing excellent care for stroke patients, according to evidence-based guidelines. To receive the award, Mayo [...]

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Mayo Clinic in Arizona Designated an ACR Breast Imaging Center of Excellence

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — August 23, 2012.  Mayo Clinic in Arizona has been designated a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology. By awarding facilities the status of a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence, the ACR recognizes breast imaging centers that have earned accreditation in mammography, stereotactic [...]

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Mayo Clinic Wins National Recognition for Patient Safety

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — July 12, 2012.  Mayo Clinic's campus in Florida has received an "A" rating for excellence in patient safety from The Leapfrog Group, a national leader and advocate in hospital quality and patient safety. Leapfrog measures and publicly reports hospital performance through its annual Leapfrog Hospital Survey. Mayo [...]

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Hospital Awarded "A" for Patient Safety

PHOENIX, Ariz., — June 7, 2012.  Mayo Clinic Hospital in Arizona scored high marks for safety, earning an "A" Hospital Safety Score by The Leapfrog Group, an independent national nonprofit run by employers and other large purchasers of health benefits. The Hospital Safety Score was calculated under the guidance of [...]

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Retired Best Buy CEO and Former Swiss Health Minister Headline Mayo Clinic Quality and Systems Engineering Conference

ROCHESTER, Minn. — May 14, 2012.  Brad Anderson, retired CEO of Best Buy, and Thomas Zeltner, M.D., former Swiss Secretary of State for Health, will keynote the Mayo Clinic Quality and Systems Engineering Conference on May 14–16, at Mayo Civic Center, Rochester, Minn. Anderson, who started at Best Buy as [...]

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Study Points to Care Disparities Between Urban and Rural Women with Breast Cancer

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A new study shows that rural women with breast cancer receive poorer quality care than their urban [...]

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‘Quality of Life’ Therapy Helps Cancer Patients

Therapy to ease stress and fatigue, and enhance other quality-of-life issues significantly improves patients’ sense of well-being during cancer treatment, according to new Mayo Clinic research. The study found that patients who kept to their standard routines showed a decline in quality-of-life measures. The findings are published in Cancer.   Click here [...]

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Mayo Clinic a ‘Top Hospital’ for Safety

Mayo Clinic is being recognized as one of the top hospitals in the nation by The Leapfrog Group, an independent, national nonprofit organization run by employers and other large purchasers of health benefits. Only 92 U.S. hospitals are on the 2012 Top Hospitals list, and three were named from Mayo Clinic: Mayo Clinic [...]

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