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Mayo Clinic Health Manager Add Hypertension and High Cholesterol Features – HealthVault by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 24 Sep 2009 10:19pm Microsoft HealthVault and Mayo Clinic as you may or may not be aware are partners with their free online PHR.  New features have been added for tracking high blood pressure and cholesterol.  HealthVault, on it’s own format has had the ability to connect devices and it certainly makes it easy to track this way instead of manually typing in data.  ... Read on »
Mayo Clinic: Common Blood Pressure Drug Linked to Severe GI Problems by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Sat 23 Jun 2012 10:02pm Mayo Clinic News Mayo Clinic researchers have discovered an association between a commonly prescribed blood pressure drug, Olmesartan, and severe gastrointestinal issues such as nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, weight loss and electrolyte abnormalities symptoms common among those who have celiac disease. The findings a ... Read on »
Mayo Clinic and Microsoft HealthVault Partner for Personal Health Records Solution by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 21 Apr 2009 11:47pm Mayo Clinic and Microsoft realize the value of personal health records with a new partnership that will allow patients to create and maintain medical records.  A few months ago I spoke with Steve Shihadeh, VP of Microsoft Health Solutions Group about their expansion with both HealthVault and Amalga and you can read more at the link below. Ste ... Read on »
Book Review: Management Lessons from Mayo Clinic by Jason S. Patient Expert Posted Sun 07 Sep 2008 2:22am I recently finished reading Management Lessons from Mayo Clinic by Leonard Berry and Kent Seltman. The book provides a glimpse inside one of the most successful health care organizations. While the book illuminates how Mayo Clinic has solved many of its operational issues and how it has built its reputation, the book is overwhelmingly positive. ... Read on »
St. John's Wort Not Helpful Treatment for Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Mayo Clinic Researchers Say by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted Mon 04 Jan 2010 12:00am A Mayo Clinic research study published in the January issue of The American Journal of Gastroenterology finds that St. John's wort is not an effective treatment for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). While antidepressants are frequently used to treat IBS, to date, no study has examined the success of using the herbal supplement St. John's wort in ... Read on »
Nurse At Arizona Hospital Has Licensed Threatened And Was Fired for Educating Patient on Hospice Care–If You Are A Nurse o by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 30 Jan 2012 1:57am This is a post from the Nerdy Nurse and really you must read the entire article and see what has happened here.  When you read through here and see the story as told with the nurse educating the patient about a hospice choice as I am guessing it was near that time, the doctor was upset that the surgery plans were messed up, in other words he w ... Read on »
Body-Mind-Spirit News by Boyd M. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Thu 11 Sep 2008 7:12pm New laser printer hazard findings Yet another household and office hazard has been discovered and accused of air pollution... Mood shifts in the brain follow the music The human brain's activity shifts along with music's changing moods, a new study shows... Hostility is a health risk Ten years of frequent hostility and depre ... Read on »
Most Physician Marketing Still in the Dark Ages by Dan Dunlop Patient Expert Posted Tue 18 May 2010 12:00am 1 Comment Lately I’ve been doing a lot of work in the area of physician marketing. Not only do I believe that most physician marketing is still in the dark ages, but that’s only when an institution is fortunate enough to actually be engaged in physician marketing at all. It is my perspective that most hospital and medical centers don’t actively ... Read on »
Mayo Clinic: Medical Marijuana Isn’t for Teens with Chronic Pain by Lena Butler Posted Wed 19 Jun 2013 5:47am Amidst ongoing debate about the therapeutic effects of cannabis, doctors at the Mayo Clinic have declared that they don’t think marijuana is an ideal treatment for teens with chronic pain. In a commentary set to appear in the July issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, the physicians said there is no sufficient data that could prove [...] Read on »
Taking statins to lower chol ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 04 Feb 2014 8:37pm Taking statins to lower cholesterol? New guidelines Clinicians and patients should use shared decision-making to select individualized treatments based on the new guidelines to prevent cardiovascular disease, according to a commentary by three Mayo Clinic physicians published in this week's Journal of the American Medical Association.05 feb 201 ... Read on »