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July 16th, 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


July 16th, 2014

Air Ambulance Ride Confirms Family’s Gratitude for Mayo Clinic

By Hoyt Finnamore HoytFinnamore

Growing up in South Dakota, Brandon Mauck had heard stories about the famous medical institution surrounded by cornfields in Rochester, Minnesota. Mayo Clinic’s reputation inspired him to become part of the Mayo organization, and for the past four years, he has been working in the Department of Nursing at Mayo Clinic in Arizona. What he […]

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Tags: Dr. John Noseworthy, Mayo MedAir, NICU, nursing, Premature Labor


June 13th, 2013

Mickala the miracle: A survivor and an inspiration

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

“We knew if she made it to Mayo Clinic, she would make it,” says Judy Morinville of the September day Mayo MedAir airlifted her teenage daughter to Mayo Clinic. Mickala Morinville did make it, and her journey serves as a reminder of the miracles that can happen when you combine Mayo expertise with a higher […]

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Tags: 5235, 5247, 5261, 5335, anesthesiology, cardiovascular surgery, Dr. Gregory Schears, Dr. Rakesh Suri, Dr. Roxanne Pike, ECMO, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation machine, Heart


December 2nd, 2012

“Flying ICU” helps Tanya Ginther recover from heart failure

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret_Marie

When Tanya Ginther’s heart suddenly failed, Mayo MedAir transported her to Mayo Clinic, where the young mother made a miraculous recovery.

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Tags: 4661, Mayo Clinic, Mayo MedAir, peripartum cardiomyopathy, Soon Park M.D., Tanya Ginther


November 4th, 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


January 20th, 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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