Top highlights include: Stanford developed wireless sensors for health, new breast cancer guidelines, telerehab, and discussions around the effectiveness of zinc for the common cold.
Shotgun metagenomic sequencing is a revolutionary new way to detect infectious organisms. Based on a recent study at Mayo, the tool has already shown great promise in identifying the causes of prosthetic joint infections, which have been challenging to identify.
Mayo Clinic startup company Vineti developed first-of-its-kind software package tracking for cell therapies. Vineti’s groundbreaking product captured a World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer Award in the field of health.
Mayo Clinic in Rochester again has been ranked the nation’s best hospital in U.S. News & World Report’s 2019–2020 “Best Hospitals” rankings.
Top highlights include: loss of sleep could lead to an increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease, Amazon’s Alexa to deliver medical advice in the UK, and scientists studying brains of altruistic kidney donors.
If your organization refers outpatient testing to Mayo Clinic Laboratories (MCL) for molecular pathology tests, the performing laboratory will be required to bill Medicare directly for tests that meet specific requirements. This new exception to the laboratory Date of Service (DOS) policy will not apply to advanced laboratory diagnostic tests (ADLTs) or molecular pathology tests performed on a specimen collected from a hospital inpatient.
Top highlights include: a new study shows the long-term impacts of heart disease on the brain, low drug prices can make them less available, and a Mayo Clinic study shows a link between sleep apnea and accelerated aging.