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2014-07-17 12:29:43

CHENGDU, China, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From June 16 to June 19 of 2014, a delegation from West China Hospital, Sichuan University led by the President Li Weimin visited Mayo Clinic, the top medical institution of the United States as well as Harvard Medical School (HMS) and Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). The delegates from the Administrative Office, the Medical Affairs Department, the Operation Department, the Research Department, the Nursing Department and International...

2014-06-09 08:28:57

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seres Health, a clinical-stage therapeutics company developing novel products to treat a host of disease conditions based on scientific findings related to the human microbiome, announced today that it has closed its $10 million Series B financing that included existing investors Flagship Ventures and Enso Ventures, and included new investors, Mayo Clinic, Alexandria Venture Investments, and several private investors. The company has also...

2014-04-16 12:31:18

Goal: To Accelerate Individualized Medicine Research and Development LOS ANGELES, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanguine, a technology company enabling personalized medical research for the development of new and effective treatments, today announced an agreement with Mayo Clinic Bioservices. Under this agreement, Mayo Clinic Bioservices will process, store and ship biospecimens that Sanguine has collected for clients developing new therapies. This will dramatically increase...

2014-04-16 08:34:22

Mayo Clinic and Better Team-up to Make the Healthcare Experience Simpler PALO ALTO, Calif. and ROCHESTER, Minn., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Better, a consumer health start-up, and Mayo Clinic today launched a new way for people to navigate the complexity of the healthcare system simply and quickly. Through a mobile device, Better provides tailored Mayo Clinic health information, 24/7 access to the clinic's experienced and highly-skilled nurses, and a Better Personal Health...

2014-02-06 12:28:12

MARIETTA, Ga., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WellStar Health System (WellStar) and Mayo Clinic today announced that the metro Atlanta-based health system is joining the Mayo Clinic Care Network, a national network of like-minded organizations that share a commitment to better serving patients and their families. WellStar is the largest member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network in the southeast and the only member in metro Atlanta. Using digital technology to promote physician collaboration and...

2014-01-28 12:28:55

Agreement complements new models of care EAGAN and ROCHESTER, Minn., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota, the state's leading nonprofit health plan, and Mayo Clinic Health System, a family of clinics, hospitals and health care facilities owned by Mayo Clinic, today announced a new, three-year agreement that is designed to promote quality care while lowering overall costs. The new agreement complements Mayo Clinic Health System's efforts...

2013-11-15 23:21:16

Mayo Clinic in Arizona Joins Major Health Systems in the Healthier Hospitals Initiative; Commits to Help Health Sector Reduce Environmental Footprint and Improve Health Outcomes Reston, Virginia (PRWEB) November 15, 2013 For Immediate Release Mayo Clinic in Arizona Joins Major Health Systems in the Healthier Hospitals Initiative commits to Help Health Sector Reduce Environmental Footprint and Improve Health Outcomes The Healthier Hospitals Initiative (HHI) is pleased to announce that Mayo...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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