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Items Tagged ‘Mayo Clinic Proceedings’

December 28, 2017

Genetic testing for earlier diagnosis and treatment of rheumatoid arthritis

By Susan Buckles susanbuckles

By Sharon Rosen If you are one of the estimated 1.5 million Americans who suffer from rheumatoid arthritis, you know about the painful, swollen and stiff joints that are common symptoms of this chronic inflammatory disorder. Mayo Clinic has been a leader in discovering biomarkers – indicators of health and disease – that link rheumatoid […]

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Tags: arthritis, Center for Individualized Medicine, Eric Matteson, genetics, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, rheumatology


July 10, 2017

Mayo Clinic Proceedings: Innovations, Quality & Outcomes

By Elizabeth Zimmermann elizabethzimmermann

Mayo Clinic launched a new journal July 5, designed to focus on clinical innovations, quality improvement, and optimal outcomes, in medicine and surgery. Mayo Clinic Proceedings: Innovations, Quality & Outcomes provides new publication opportunities for pioneering and impactful clinical research on factors that affect contemporary health care delivery. Editor-in-Chief Thomas Gerber, M.D., Ph.D., summarizes the inaugural issue. […]

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Tags: Mayo Clinic Proceedings


June 1, 2017

Rochester Epidemiology Project: Taking a bite out of poor health

By Elizabeth Zimmermann elizabethzimmermann

The Rochester Epidemiology Project has added dental records to its database of linked medical records, making it more valuable as a medical research resource. The Rochester Epidemiology Project is a collaboration of medical and dental care providers in Minnesota and Wisconsin. With patient agreement, the organizations link medical, dental, surgical procedures, prescriptions, and other health […]

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Tags: Alan Carr, Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, Daniel DeSimone, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, oral health, population health, Rochester Epidemiology Project


March 30, 2017

Understanding more-Heart failure patients and skilled nursing facilities

By Elizabeth Zimmermann elizabethzimmermann

For many people diagnosed with heart failure – which almost invariably results in a hospital stay – the next stop is a skilled nursing facility. While their physician  often will reassure them that it’s just for a short time until they can get back to their home, in reality, that stay is long (averaging 144 […]

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Tags: Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, Rochester Epidemiology Project


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