July 27, 2018 · Leave a Comment
As a child, when Jim Rogotzke wanted a toy or device that didn’t exist, he’d make it. Today the master electrician has turned that talent toward designing and developing devices to help patients.
August 23, 2017 · Leave a Comment
A low-cost model developed at Mayo Clinic is being used as a tool for surgeons on the other side of the world to learn how to effectively repair inguinal hernias — a major health issue in many countries.
April 5, 2017 · Leave a Comment
The surgical teams assembled to operate on Mayo Clinic’s most complex patients lately have begun to consist of more than living, breathing members. The new recruits are usually small enough to hold in your hand, and they don’t say a word. But the information conveyed by these 3D anatomical printed models is helping surgeons plan […]
July 23, 2013 · Leave a Comment
Living in Hawaii definitely has its benefits — the beautiful scenery, the tropical weather, the ocean. But, what if you are living with a chronic condition and there aren’t any specialists on the island? For Traci Downs, the answer was Mayo Clinic and Patient Online Services, a tool that enables patients to connect with Mayo […]
May 11, 2012 · Leave a Comment
A new iPad app uses Mayo Clinic patient education to help patients learn about recovery after heart surgery. The app offers patients a wide range of content, including videos, available at the touch of a fingertip. Mayo Clinic Patient Randy Sterner is one patient who benefitted from using the new app. Stern says the app […]