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February 8, 2018

Improving health globally by studying health locally

By Elizabeth Zimmermann elizabethzimmermann

Mayo Clinic has been partnering with Olmsted Medical Center and several other regional health care providers for more than 50 years in an initiative called the Rochester Epidemiology Project. This collaboration stretches across 27 counties in Minnesota and Wisconsin, allowing researchers to study health and illnesses in the people living in the region or in […]

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Tags: Barrett's esophagus, blood clot, Mayo Clinic Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, nystagmus, ophthalmology, osteoporosis, population health, proton pump inhibitors, REP, Rochester Epidemiology Project, venous thromboembolism

October 25, 2017

Unnecessary Test for Venous Thromboembolism: Inefficient and Costly

By Gina Chiri-Osmond gmchiri

A recent Mayo Clinic study has found that many U.S. health care providers are habitually ordering a mostly unnecessary and quite expensive genetic test to identify a patient’s hereditary risk of venous thromboembolism.

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Tags: activated protein C resistance, APC-R, blood clot, Dr. Dong Chen, Dr. Juliana Perez Botero, Dr. Rajiv Pruthi, factor V Leiden, FVL, genetics, hematology, human factor V, pathology

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