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September 14, 2021 · Leave a Comment

‘In a Word’: Bonny Young on leading with love, serendipity and more

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This column spotlights the kinds of people you think about when you think about Mayo Clinic. They’ve answered questions, serious and otherwise, so you can know them better. You see them at bedsides. Behind desks. You may spot them walking down a hall or sprinting across a lobby, making every effort to look like they’re […]

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Tags: Bonny Young, Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse


February 13, 2020 · Leave a Comment

The Art of Caring: Memorable Interaction Highlights Importance of Patient Experience

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Years ago, Karee Munson had an interaction with a physician that was so memorable she uses the story as a teaching tool for new staff. In a twist of fate, the two recently met again, this time as colleagues.

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Tags: Dr. Rhonda Sallaway, Karee Munson, Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse, Mayo Clinic Values, Office of Patient Experience, Palliative Medicine


January 21, 2020 · Leave a Comment

After Heart Surgery, Man Runs 50 Marathons in 50 States

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

Jeff Jensen was training for his first marathon when his doctor discovered a heart murmur that led to surgery to replace a valve. A year later he was able to run the 26.2 mile race, and hasn’t stopped since.

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Tags: Bicuspid Aortic Valve, Cardiovascular Surgery, Dr. Mark Brumm, Jeff Jensen, Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse


December 5, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Patient and Provider Form Unique Bond in Fight Against MS

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

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


November 26, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Lost and Found: Helping a Patient’s Spouse Return a Borrowed Wheelchair

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After listening to a patient’s husband explain how a wheelchair he had borrowed went missing, Paul Albrecht gave the man one of his business cards — and a promise to help.

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Tags: Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse, Mayo Clinic Model of Care, Paul Albrecht, Shirley Spreeman


May 30, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Nurse Makes Chicago-Style Hot Dog for Dying Patient

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

Brittany Burnham, a nurse at Mayo Clinic Health System – Franciscan Healthcare, knew her patient didn’t have much time left, so she took it upon herself to create a meal he’d been craving.

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Tags: DAISY Award, Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse, Nursing


December 18, 2018 · Leave a Comment

Meet Luna: The Newest (Four-Legged) Member of the Mayo Team in La Crosse

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One of the newest members of the Rehab Services team at Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse, Luna the facility dog, is already a big hit with her patients.

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Tags: Canine Companions for Independence, Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


October 4, 2018 · Leave a Comment

Son’s Rare Genetic Disease Brings out the Best in Marlis O’Brien

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Marlis O’Brien relied on numerous organizations for guidance after her young son was diagnosed with a rare disease. That experience inspired her to volunteer and be there for others who need help.

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Tags: Mayo Clinic Children's Center, Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Pediatric Neurology, pediatric neurotransmitter deficiency


June 14, 2018 · Leave a Comment

Sunshine and Screen Time: Managing Your Child’s Media Use This Summer

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

Summer break has begun for most students, which means new (or no) routines. Unfortunately, many kids are spending a bit too much of their newfound free time staring at a screen.

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Tags: behavioral health, Dr Angela Mattke, Dr. Chelsea Ale, Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse, pediatrics


April 19, 2018 · Leave a Comment

Breast Cancer Survivor Named Ambassador for Big Blue Dragon Boat Festival

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

Debbie Koenig first tried dragon boating as part of a wellness overhaul, but it didn’t take long for her to become a regular. This year, she’s the ambassador for the sport’s Big Blue Dragon Boat Festival.

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Tags: Big Blue Dragon Boat Festival, Breast Cancer, Debbie Koenig, Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse


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