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Items Tagged ‘CarePages’

January 31, 2009

CarePages: Staying Connected with Family and Friends

By Barbara Sorensen Barbara Sorensen

Mayo Clinic knows that support from families, friends, co-workers, neighbors or others is an important aspect of the healing process. Because of this, we offer our patients access to CarePages. CarePages is a free, easy-to-use, blog-like website to help patients share updates about their care before, during and after hospitalization. Many patients find that using […]

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Tags: CarePages, Patient Stories, Social Media, Social networking


January 29, 2009

Bridging the Distance

By CSMMayo CSMMayo

Mayo Clinic uses technology to connect patients with home, family and friends A group of high school guys trading stories, laughing and joking is nothing out of the ordinary. Tyler Olson, a 17-year-old junior at Lake Mills High School in Iowa, is usually right in the middle of such gatherings. But on Sept. 5, 2008, […]

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Tags: CarePages, Computers, Football, Patient Support, spinal cord injury, Tyler Olson, Videoconference


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