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Mayo Clinic celebra su sesquicentenario en 2014

Los doctores Mayo fueron los primeros en crear un ícono y modelo médico mundial para la atención de la salud en el futuro ROCHESTER, Minnesota — 24 de enero de 2014 — El día 27 de enero de 1864, el Dr. William Worrall Mayo, nacido en Inglaterra, informó al público sobre [...]

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Mayo Clinic Commemorates 150th Anniversary in 2014

Pioneering Mayo doctors created global medical icon and model for future of health care

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Jan. 24, 2014 — On Jan. 27, 1864, English-born Dr. William Worrall Mayo first notified the public about his medical practice in Rochester, Minn., planting the seeds of what would eventually become [...]

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Mayo Clinic Researchers Show Telestroke is Cost-Saving

PHOENIX — Jan. 16, 2014 — Researchers have found that using telemedicine to deliver stroke care, also known as telestroke, appears to be cost-effective for society. The research was recently published in the American Journal of Managed Care. In telestroke care, the use of a telestroke robot allows a patient with stroke [...]

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Mayo Clinic Telemedicine Study Under Way in Rural Honduras

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Every day, thousands of volunteer medical relief groups offer care to patients and assistance to understaffed medical teams in remote, underdeveloped locations around the world. Often these groups of doctors and nurses come for a short time, offer care and return home. Once they leave what then? [...]

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Telestroke is Cost-effective for Hospitals, Mayo Clinic Researchers Show

PHOENIX — Researchers have found that using telemedicine to deliver stroke care, also known as telestroke, appears to be cost-effective for rural hospitals that do not have an around-the-clock neurologist, or stroke expert, on staff. The research, published today in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, is intended to help hospital [...]

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Teleconcussion Validated in Mayo Clinic Case Study

PHOENIX, Ariz. — A program at Mayo Clinic using telemedicine technology is showing promise for patients with concussions in rural Arizona. A case study published in the December 2012 issue of Telemedicine and e-Health validates "teleconcussion" as a useful means to assess concussed patients. In the case study, doctors at [...]

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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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Smartphone Technology Acceptable for Telemedicine, Mayo Clinic Study Confirms

PHOENIX — October 1, 2012.  A new Mayo Clinic study confirms the use of smartphones medical images to evaluate stroke patients in remote locations through telemedicine. The study, the first to test the effectiveness of smartphone teleradiology applications in a real-world telestroke network, was recently published in Stroke, a journal [...]

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Tuba City Regional Medical Center Adds Mayo Clinic "Telestroke"

TUBA CITY, Ariz. — September 24, 2012.  Residents of the largest city in the Navajo Nation in need of emergency medical care for a stroke may benefit from a Mayo Clinic "telestroke" program that will now be available at Tuba City Regional Health Care. A recent agreement between Tuba City [...]

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Casa Grande Regional Medical Center Adds Mayo Clinic "Telestroke"

CASA GRANDE, Ariz. — September 11, 2012.  Pinal County residents in need of emergency medical care for a stroke may benefit from a Mayo Clinic "telestroke" program that will now be available at Casa Grande Regional Medical Center (CGRMC). A recent agreement between Casa Grande Regional Medical Center and Mayo [...]

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Solid 2011 Performance Sets Mayo Clinic on Path to Redefine Future of Health Care

Mayo Clinic today reported a solid performance in 2011 and shared plans for growth in services and programs to meet the needs of tomorrow's patients in new and different ways. Mayo Clinic has evolved to become a vast not-for-profit national and international medical organization that treats 1 million patients each [...]

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Red Tape a Major Barrier to the Use of Telemedicine, Study Shows

PHOENIX, Ariz. — Administrative burdens and limits on reimbursement are among the obstacles keeping hospitals from choosing to implement potentially lifesaving telemedicine programs, according to a study published in the January/February issue of Telemedicine and e-Health. The study by researchers from Mayo Clinic in Arizona, C3O Medical Group in Ojai, [...]

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Mayo Clinic Telemedicine Study in Rural Honduras

Every day, thousands of volunteer medical relief groups offer care to patients and assistance to understaffed medical teams in remote, underdeveloped locations around the world. Often, these groups of physicians and nurses come for a short time, offer care and return home.  Once they leave, what then? Click here for [...]

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Telemedicine for Stroke Care is Cost Effective

Telemedicine to deliver stroke care, also known as telestroke, appears to be cost effective for rural hospitals that don't have an around-the-clock neurologist, or stroke expert, on staff.  Neurologist Bart Demaerschalk, M.D., director of Mayo Clinic Telestroke Program says, "Previous studies have demonstrated that a hub-and-spoke telestroke network is cost-effective from the [...]

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Key To Stroke Survival - Know The Symptoms

Journalists: Mayo Clinic experts are available for Stroke Awareness Month. Mayo Clinic neurologist Kevin Barrett, M.D., stroke expert on Florida campus. Contact Media Relations: 904-953-2299 Mayo Clinic neurologist Robert Brown, M.D., stroke expert on Minnesota campus.  Contact Media Relations: 507-284-5005 Mayo Clinic neurologist Bart Demaerschalk, M.D., a stroke and telestroke expert on the [...]

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