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'We Just Acted:' Mayo Nurses Help Rescue Couple After Witnessing Car Accident

January 23, 2020

‘We Just Acted:’ Mayo Nurses Help Rescue Couple After Witnessing Car Accident

By In the Loop In the Loop

Three Mayo Clinic nurses were heading back to Rochester from a class in La Crosse when a car in front of them went off the road and rolled onto its side. The trio pulled over and jumped into action.

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Tags: Emily Radcliffe, Kasi Reed, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Nursing, Saralyn Squillace


Family's Birkie Fever Leads to Royal Position in Legendary Ski Race

January 16, 2020

Family’s Birkie Fever Leads to Royal Position in Legendary Ski Race

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Mayo Clinic lab tech Tasha Pinckney, along with her dad and husband, will participate in this year’s American Birkebeiner as “Berkie Royalty” during the largest cross country ski race in North America. 

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Tags: American Birkebeiner, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Tasha Pinckney


'A Hospital, at 130 mph:' Magazine Profiles Mayo's Emergency Medical Helicopters

January 14, 2020

‘A Hospital, at 130 mph:’ Magazine Profiles Mayo’s Emergency Medical Helicopters

By In the Loop In the Loop

The crew inside Mayo One, Mayo Clinic Ambulance Service’s emergency medical helicopters, has everything it needs to handle emergencies and get patients safely to a Mayo hospital.

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Tags: Emergency Department, Mayo Clinic Ambulance Service, Mayo One


Virtual Reality Gaming Helps Patients Step Out of Their Own Realities

January 9, 2020

Virtual Reality Gaming Helps Patients Step Out of Their Own Realities

By In the Loop In the Loop

Chuck and Nicole Marino’s mobile gaming station, Hyperspace Starcade, provided a nice break from reality for kids at Mayo Eugenio Children’s Center last month.

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Tags: Ben Irons, Child LIfe Program, Mary McCoy, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Mayo Eugenio Litta Children's Hospital


Our Favorite Stories of 2019

December 31, 2019

Our Favorite Stories of 2019

By In the Loop In the Loop

Each year, In the Loop, like many of the world’s great news organizations, looks back and shares some favorite stories of the year gone by. It’s an edifying exercise, and it gives us a story to publish around the holidays that doesn’t feel like work. (Especially when we use the same clever packaging every year.)

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Some Holiday Wishes and Perhaps a Song

December 24, 2019

Some Holiday Wishes and Perhaps a Song

By In the Loop In the Loop

What with it being a holiday week and all, we wanted share a holiday message from a couple of our favorite Mayo musicians, Drs. Elvis Francois and William Robinson, who recently posted a rendition of “Oh Holy Night” along with this:  To the patients who will be in and out of hospital for the holidays […]

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Mayo Staff Channel the Clauses to Bring Holidays to the Hospital

December 24, 2019

Mayo Staff Channel the Clauses to Bring Holidays to the Hospital

By In the Loop In the Loop

Ever wonder how Santa knows where to find all the good girls and boys who end up in the hospital at Christmastime? Turns out, he has an advance team: Mrs. Claus. The missus — also known as retired Child Life Specialist Jane Heser — stopped by Mayo Clinic Children’s Center earlier this month and did […]

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Tags: Bob Smith, Dave Cahill, Jane Heser, Mary McCoy, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, Paula Wagner, Tara Lodermeier


Forty Years of Patient Care End on a High Note for Gary Campbell

December 19, 2019

Forty Years of Patient Care End on a High Note for Gary Campbell

By In the Loop In the Loop

After more than 40 years at Mayo Clinic and 60 years overall in health care, Gary Campbell, a nurse in Psychiatry and Psychology, is calling it a career.

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Tags: Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, Gary Campbell, Mayo Clinic in Rochester


Patient and Provider Form Unique Bond in Fight Against MS

December 5, 2019

Patient and Provider Form Unique Bond in Fight Against MS

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As a new physical therapist, Annie Stoecklein’s first patient with MS was Carl Hohman. Seven years later, the two continue to work together, supporting each other through life’s ups and downs.

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Tags: Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse, multiple sclerosis, Physical Therapy


Resident Uses 3D Printer He Bought, Himself, to Improve Surgery

December 5, 2019

Resident Uses 3D Printer He Bought, Himself, to Improve Surgery

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Neurosurgery resident William Clifton, M.D., believed so strongly that 3D-printed models would be helpful in training surgeons that he purchased his own 3D printer to get started.

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Tags: Dr. William Clifton, J. Wayne and Delores Barr Weaver Simulation Center, Mayo Clinic in Florida, Mayo Magazine, neurosurgery


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