Latest Saint Marys Hospital Stories

2014-04-28 12:32:07

Minnesota Hospital Association's annual awards recognize patient safety, volunteerism, innovations in patient care, hospital excellence ST. PAUL, Minn., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Minnesota Hospital Association (MHA) honored innovative programs and outstanding leaders in health care at its 30(th) annual awards ceremony on Friday, April 25. Eighteen awards were given for extraordinary achievement in categories ranging from advocacy on behalf of hospitals and volunteerism to innovation...

2011-05-02 19:46:27

By all counts, the 54-year-old man who collapsed on a recent winter night in rural Minnesota would likely have died. He'd suffered a heart attack, and even though he was given continuous CPR and a series of shocks with a defibrillator, the man was without a pulse for 96 minutes. But this particular instance of cardiac arrest (http://www.mayoclinic.org/heart-attack/), reported first in Mayo Clinic Proceedings (http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.com) online, turned out to be highly unusual: "The...

2009-09-09 15:10:33

Garrison Keillor, a writer and radio star best known for his A Prairie Home Companion, is recovering from a minor stroke in a Minnesota hospital, sources say. The St. Paul (Minn.) Pioneer Press said Keillor entered Saint Marys Hospital on the Mayo Clinic campus in Rochester Monday and is expected to go home Friday. Keillor, 67, was previously a patient at Mayo in 2001 when he underwent open-heart surgery. Garrison Keillor is enjoying a sunny day at an undisclosed location in Southern...

2009-03-13 11:33:00

Rochester Methodist, Saint Marys are the only Minnesota hospitals to receive designation ROCHESTER, Minn., March 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP) has recognized Mayo Clinic's Rochester Methodist and Saint Marys hospitals as two of the 26 ACS NSQIP participating hospitals in the United States that have achieved exemplary outcomes for surgical patient care. As a participant in ACS NSQIP, Mayo Clinic...

2008-06-25 18:03:06

By Bob Freund, Post-Bulletin, Rochester, Minn. Jun. 23--Mayo Clinic has solved last week's computer software problems and reopened two pharmacies, including the one that serves its core diagnostic buildings. Prescription drug centers in the subway of the Mayo-Gonda complex and in the Baldwin Building, which contains a community medicine clinic, are back in business, Mayo Clinic spokesman Bryan Anderson said. Patients were able to order and receive prescriptions this morning, he...

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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'