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Items Tagged ‘Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education’

August 3, 2017

Mayo researchers seek to manage pain while minimizing opioid prescriptions

By Adam Harringa Adam Harringa (@harringaadam)

For decades, the emphasis nationwide for treating surgical patients was to prescribe enough opioid pain medication to ensure they didn’t have any pain. But health care providers are realizing it’s a balancing act between managing pain and ensuring patients aren’t overprescribed.

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Tags: Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, Cornelius Thiels, Elizabeth Habermann, Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education, opioids, Robert Cima, surgery, surgical outcomes, Tad Mabry


June 28, 2017

Underused cancer test could improve treatment for thousands, Mayo Clinic study finds

By Adam Harringa Adam Harringa (@harringaadam)

With colon cancer, some earlier stage patients fare worse than some later stage patients, who usually benefit most from chemotherapy. But a research team at Mayo Clinic has discovered that a simple blood test could help determine which patients are at a higher risk and therefore could benefit from therapy. The researchers also found many patients who could benefit from the test likely aren’t receiving it.

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Tags: cancer, Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, chemotherapy, colon cancer, Kellie Mathis, Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education


June 13, 2017

First In Class

By Deb Anderson Deb Anderson (@debanderson)

FIRST IN CLASS Charting a course for education at Mayo Clinic Fredric B. Meyer, M.D., tacks quickly from one topic to another. The neurosurgeon and avid sailor keeps his bearings by keeping busy. Recently named as the new Juanita Kious Waugh Executive Dean for Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Dr. Meyer has […]

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Tags: education, Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education


January 21, 2016

Educating the Now and Next Generations in Health Care Delivery

By Advancing the Science contributor Advancing the Science contributor (@advancingthescience)

The New Year offers an opportunity to take stock of what we are doing to advance the science of health care delivery. In the Mayo Clinic Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, one of the ways we do this is through education – both organic and collaborative […]

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Tags: Arizona State University, Center for Clinical and Translational Science, Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, education, Kern Health Care Delivery Scholars, Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development, Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education, Population Health Scholar


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