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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...

2013-12-17 08:28:45

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida Blue and Mayo Clinic jointly announce the decision to continue their collaboration aimed at providing the utmost in quality health care for patients in Florida. Specifically, the two Florida health care leaders are continuing their bundled payment agreement specific to the treatment of knee replacement surgery for Florida Blue's members. In addition, Mayo Clinic and Florida Blue are extending their overall network agreement...

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...

2013-10-17 12:30:09

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Preventice(®), Inc., announced today it has enhanced the ability of its BodyGuardian® Remote Monitoring System (BodyGuardian) to identify anomalous ECG rhythms and will now provide greater precision in identifying the type of arrhythmias that occurred when reporting events to care teams. The new capability supports the clinical scalability of BodyGuardian by increasing clinician efficiency as identified events are reviewed to confirm...

2013-10-09 12:25:50

European clinical trial interest remains strong; company poised for global distribution MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Preventice(®), Inc., announced today that it has received CE Mark certification for its BodyGuardian(®) Remote Monitoring System from the European Commission. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120417/CG89172LOGO) Developed in collaboration with Mayo Clinic, the BodyGuardian uses sophisticated algorithms to support remote monitoring for...

2013-09-27 20:22:07

FORT KNOX, Ky., Sept. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The scene was chaotic. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130927/DC88228) The 865th Army Reserve Combat Support Hospital (CSH) out of Utica, N.Y., was hit with their first round of casualties since deploying to Afghanistan. One woman was having a miscarriage, another an asthma attack, a third needed an appendectomy and a young boy who'd swallowed a small toy was wheezing from a partially blocked airway....

2013-09-17 23:02:22

Mayo will add medical technology transfer expertise and intellectual property to second installation of competition. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 Arizona State University and Mayo Clinic announced today that Mayo will become a technology transfer participant to join Arizona Furnace, the startup accelerator that supports entrepreneurial teams using designated research discoveries and intellectual property as the basis for new companies. As ASU and its current partners...