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Bismarck hospital joins Mayo Clinic network

October 9, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

St. Alexius Medical Center in Bismarck has joined a national network of hospitals connected with the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. Continue Reading

Dr. Colleen Swank, Grand Forks, column: Altru, Mayo consult routinely and extensively

July 10, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

My colleagues and I work together as a team to deliver the best possible care to our patients and when we need more advice, it often is a specialist from Mayo who gets our call. Continue Reading

For Altru Health System, a distant ally brings many local benefits

June 18, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

It’s been a year since Altru Health System in Grand Forks joined a network started by the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. Altru was the first to join, and officials there report benefits both to the health of patients and to the health of the health care organization. Continue Reading

Mayo researchers back from Everest

May 13, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A Mayo Clinic research team is back in Minnesota after conducting research at Mount Everest. The team members returned Saturday. Continue Reading

Mayo Clinic team leaving for month-long expedition to Mount Everest

April 16, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Because Everest is the highest mountain in the world, Mayo officials say it’s a natural lab for studying heart disease, lung problems, muscle loss, sleeping disorders and new medical technologies. The data is expected to provide new insights into aging patients and heart disease. Continue Reading

Mayo expanding collaboration to St. Cloud with new cancer treatment network

March 14, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Mayo Clinic is launching a nationwide cancer treatment network that will give various health systems access to its physicians. Its recently created clinic care network includes Altru Health System, based in Grand Forks. Continue Reading

Drug company money on rise for U of M, Mayo clinics

December 27, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The University of Minnesota and the Mayo Clinic each collected more in drug company payments than any individual doctor in the state. The St. Paul Pioneer Press looked at data from annual reports to the Minnesota Board of Pharmacy and found the two institutions received about $650,000 between them in 2010.
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Justices consider ‘personal medicine’ patent issue

December 7, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

With researchers looking more and more for ways to tailor drugs and tests to each patient’s needs, the Supreme Court today considered how far companies can go to protect their profits in the burgeoning “personal medicine” field.
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Medical personnel train at Mayo’s ‘Sim Center’

December 4, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Military medical personnel have visited Rochester’s Mayo Clinic Multidisciplinary Simulation Center to hone their skills before an expected deployment to Afghanistan.
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Fewer heart attacks suffered under Minnesota county’s smoke-free laws, Mayo study finds

November 14, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

A new study shows that the incidence of heart attack and sudden cardiac death was cut in half among residents of Minnesota’s Olmsted County after smoke-free ordinances took effect in workplaces over the past decade. Continue Reading