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January 24, 2011

Mayo and the Telephone

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

Mayo has been committed to using the latest communication technology in service to patients since the earliest days of practice. According to family tradition, young Charlie Mayo – 14 years old at the time – set up the first telephone link in Rochester in 1879. It connected his father’s downtown office with the Mayo family’s farm […]

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