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July 16, 2016

Refusing to Give Up After Devastating Accident, A Farmer Finds Help and Healing at Mayo Clinic

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic

When Gene Franke left his farm in rural Hayfield, Minnesota, driving a semi-trailer truck loaded with hay and bound for Oklahoma, he never imagined the return leg of his journey would be as a passenger in an air ambulance jet. But in September 2011, that’s exactly what happened. A serious accident left Gene paralyzed and […]

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Tags: Air Ambulance, Mayo MedAir, Neurosurgery, Rehabilitation, spinal cord injury


November 4, 2009

A Day in the Life of a Mayo Flight Nurse

By Jenny LaMaster lamaster

Whether it be flying to the scene of a car accident or transporting a critically ill patient to a specialty hospital by helicopter or fixed-wing aircraft, the flight nursing specialty requires an experienced and skilled professional to make split-second decisions during intense situations. A day in the life of a flight nurse is never the […]

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Tags: Air Ambulance, Mayo MedAir, Mayo One, nursing, Nursing Careers, Nursing video


February 5, 2009

Mayo One – Taking Air Medical Transport to a New Level

By CSMMayo csmmayo

Mayo Clinic added a new Mayo One medical transport helicopter to its fleet late last fall. The new aircraft is Mayo’s first American Eurocopter EC145, which Mayo customized to incorporate many high-tech navigational features along with the latest in safety advancements. As it stands, the new Mayo One is one of the most advanced and well-equipped medical […]

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Tags: Air Ambulance, Mayo One, transport


January 20, 2009

Tanya’s Heart

By Lee Aase, Director, Mayo Clinic Social Media Network LeeAase

Update 1/26/09: ABC’s World News Tonight ran a story on Jan. 24 featuring Tanya. You can view and read it here. KSTP-TV (Minneapolis) and its sister station, KAAL (Austin-Rochester) carried a story yesterday about a woman from North Dakota who was flown by Mayo MedAir to Rochester for care at Mayo Clinic. Here’s an excerpt: […]

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Tags: Air Ambulance, Heart & Heart Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Mayo MedAir, North Dakota


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