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Mayo Clinic Board of Trustees re-elects Di Piazza as board chair

Friday, November 10, 2017

MINNEAPOLIS ? The Mayo Clinic Board of Trustees re-elected Samuel Di Piazza as its chair at its quarterly meeting today. He will serve another four-year term. Di Piazza joined the Mayo Board of Trustees in 2010 and was elected chair in 2014. He is the retired global CEO of PwC. He held multiple leadership positions [...]



Mayo Clinic implements Epic at Mayo Clinic Health System sites in Minnesota

Tuesday, November 07, 2017

ROCHESTER, Minn. ? Mayo Clinic?s move toward a single, integrated electronic health record and billing system continues with the implementation of Epic at Mayo Clinic Health System sites in Minnesota. Epic, which went live at those sites on Nov. 4, will replace the three electronic health record systems that Mayo Clinic now uses. The system [...]



Mayo Clinic names new chief financial officer

Thursday, November 02, 2017

ROCHESTER, Minn. ? After an extensive national search, Dennis Dahlen has been named chief financial officer, Mayo Clinic. Dahlen comes to Mayo Clinic from Banner Health, an integrated health care delivery system in Phoenix, where he served 11 years as senior vice president of finance and chief financial officer. He previously served as Banner?s system [...]



Mayo Clinic to offer CAR T-cell therapy for relapsed non-Hodgkin lymphoma

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

ROCHESTER, Minn. ? Mayo Clinic announced today that its Rochester campus is one of 16 cancer centers nationally selected to provide chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapy (CAR T-cell therapy) for adults with?B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma?who have not responded to, or have relapsed, after two or more lines of treatment. The therapy, called axicabtagene ciloleucel (Yescarta), is [...]



National quality group recognizes Mayo Clinic Hospitals for outstanding surgical outcomes

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

The American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program has recognized the Mayo Clinic Hospitals in Rochester?and Arizona?for achieving meritorious outcomes for surgical patient care.? As a program participant, Mayo tracks the outcomes of inpatient and outpatient surgical procedures in order to inform and direct quality improvement efforts. The recognition is related to a [...]



1st clinical 7-Tesla MRI scanner in North America will enable Mayo Clinic to achieve higher-resolution imaging for patients

Thursday, October 19, 2017

ROCHESTER, Minn. ? Mayo Clinic will have the first clinical 7-Tesla MRI scanner in North America that has been cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This MRI scanner, the MAGNETOM? Terra, will be operational at Mayo Clinic later in 2017. The manufacturer, Siemens Healthineers, received FDA clearance on Oct. 12 for clinical [...]



Mayo Clinic, National Decision Support Company unveil CareSelect Lab? to provide real-time medical guidance when ordering laboratory tests

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

The CareSelect Lab tool assists health care providers with appropriate ordering of laboratory testing, improving patient care and reducing wasteful spending ROCHESTER, Minn. ? Health care providers now have an online tool that can improve patient care and reduce unnecessary health care costs through appropriate ordering of laboratory testing ? real-time guidance while they sit [...]



Mayo Clinic donates $500,000 to assist Hurricane Irma relief efforts

Monday, September 18, 2017

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. ? Mayo Clinic has donated $500,000 to assist emergency relief efforts following the effects of Hurricane Irma in Northeast Florida and communities throughout Florida. ?We are saddened by the devastation and loss suffered by many people across Florida as a result of Hurricane Irma,? says Gianrico Farrugia, M.D., vice president, Mayo Clinic, and [...]



Mayo Clinic introduces first-aid skill for Amazon Alexa

Friday, September 15, 2017

ROCHESTER, Minn. ? Mayo Clinic has introduced a new skill for Amazon Alexa, giving a hands-free way to access first-aid information. A skill is a new capability a person can add to their Amazon Alexa-enabled devices which creates a more personalized user experience. Once enabled by the user, the new Mayo Clinic First-Aid skill for [...]



Mayo Clinic health information offered through Epic patient apps

Monday, April 24, 2017

ROCHESTER, Minn. ? Mayo Clinic is offering its trusted, expert health information on demand through Epic patient apps. ? Mayo Clinic is offering this embedded content option to Epic?s health care clients as a way to help other providers share expert health information with their patients. More than 4,000 comprehensive health topics spread across more [...]



Multiple Mayo Clinic campuses recognized by Practice Greenhealth for environmental stewardship

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

ROCHESTER, Minn. ? Mayo Clinic?campuses in Jacksonville, Florida; Rochester; Eau Claire, Wisconsin; and La Crosse, Wisconsin, have been awarded for their sustainability efforts by?Practice Greenhealth, a national organization dedicated to reducing the impact health care institutions have on the environment. Mayo Clinic?s Rochester campus and?Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire each received the 2017 [...]



New clinic offers hope for those with life-threatening peanut allergy

Thursday, April 13, 2017

In the U.S., approximately 3 million people report allergies to peanuts and tree nuts, according to Food Allergy Research & Education, a non-profit organization focused on food allergy research, education and advocacy. ?Allergies to peanuts and tree nuts are among the most common food allergens. ?The prevalence of peanut allergies has actually tripled from 1997 [...]



Mayo Clinic expands sports medicine facility in Minneapolis

Thursday, April 06, 2017

ROCHESTER, Minn. ? Mayo Clinic announced today that it is expanding its services, space and other capabilities at its sports medicine facility in downtown Minneapolis to meet the growing demand for its expertise. Construction on the 16,000-square-foot project at Mayo Clinic Square is expected to begin in late April. ?This project builds on our commitment [...]



In the Loop: Movie to feature doctor's story of American dream

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

We here at In the Loop love a story with a happy ending. (We have a hunch you do, too.) And it's hard to find a story with a happier ending than that of Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa, M.D. Dr. Q, as he's affectionately known to his patients at Mayo Clinic's Florida campus, is not only chair [...]



Two Mayo Clinic staff members honored for lifetime contributions to quality

Friday, March 24, 2017

ROCHESTER, Minn. ? Randall Linton, M.D.?and Dennis Manning, M.D.,?were recently presented with the Mayo Clinic Diamond Quality Fellow Lifetime Achievement Award at Mayo Clinic?s annual Quality Conference. Honorees are nominated by their peers and selected by Mayo Clinic and Quality Academy leaders. The Diamond Award recipients demonstrate a long-standing commitment to quality improvement. Dr. Linton, [...]



Mayo Clinic?s newly redesigned Spanish website offers enhanced user experience, easier access to expert medical information

Monday, March 20, 2017

ROCHESTER, Minn. ??As part of ongoing efforts to be the preferred hospital and trusted health care information source for Spanish speakers worldwide, Mayo Clinic?has launched its redesigned Spanish website,?mayoclinic.org/espanol. The upgraded site offers an enhanced online experience with easier access to medical information and resources in Spanish ? straight from Mayo Clinic experts. "This new [...]



Statement from Mayo Clinic on patient appointment concerns

Friday, March 17, 2017

ROCHESTER, Minn. ? Below?is a statement from?John Noseworthy, M.D., Mayo Clinic president and CEO, in response to the?recent news story about patient appointments at Mayo Clinic: ?Patient medical need will always be the primary factor in determining and setting an appointment. In an internal discussion I used the word ?prioritized? and I regret this has [...]



Florida Blood and Marrow Transplantation Program earns national accreditation renewal

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

The Blood and Marrow Transplantation Program of Mayo Clinic?s Florida campus, Nemours Children?s Specialty Care, Jacksonville, and Wolfson Children?s Hospital has been awarded a three-year accreditation renewal through November 2019 by the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy. The foundation awarded the accreditation renewal after a rigorous process of inspection of all collection, clinical [...]



Mayo Clinic announces plans to grow, modernize Saint Marys Campus, Cardiac Surgery facilities

Thursday, March 09, 2017

ROCHESTER, Minn. ? The Mayo Clinic Board of Trustees approved plans for enhanced and increased procedural and patient-dedicated facilities at Mayo Clinic Hospital ? Rochester, Saint Marys Campus. Mayo Clinic will invest $217 million in the growth and modernization of Saint Marys Campus, while also relocating and upgrading its Cardiac Surgery facilities. Both sets of [...]



Mayo Clinic named to Fortune?s ?100 Best Companies to Work For? list

Thursday, March 09, 2017

ROCHESTER, Minn. ? Fortune named Mayo Clinic to its 2017 list of the ?100 Best Companies to Work For,? ranking it No. 84. Mayo was No. 86 in 2016. This is Mayo?s 14th consecutive year on the list, which recognizes companies that rate highly with staff. ?Each staff member makes Mayo Clinic a great place [...]