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Diagnostic tests are a critical part of America’s health infrastructure and helping people live healthier lives. But in a recent op-ed published on RealClearPolicy, William Morice II, M.D., president of Mayo Clinic Laboratories and Matt Sause, president and CEO of Roche Diagnostics North America, explain how the well-intended Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014 (PAMA) puts vital diagnostic tests at risk.

By Luci Gens • July 13, 2022

The Office of Decedent Affairs plays a key role in Mayo Clinic’s mission as its staff guide families through the logistics and complexities of a loved one’s death with skill and empathy.

By Tracy Will • April 29, 2021

At the beginning of the pandemic, pooled testing was seen as a way to potentially conserve valuable testing resources, but logistical hurdles and other challenges have limited its usefulness.

By Tracy Will • January 29, 2021

Mayo Clinic Laboratories and American Hospital Dubai announce a strategic partnership aimed at improving advanced laboratory diagnostics in the Dubai region. Under the agreement, the two organizations will begin delivering laboratory testing through a collaboration based out of American Hospital Dubai in early 2021.

By Suzanne Ferguson • January 7, 2021

Aimee Boerger, who works at Mayo Clinic Laboratories, was among the staff members who shared their stories.

By Tracy Will • December 18, 2020

At the beginning of the pandemic, Mayo Clinic and its partners across the state worked tirelessly to ramp up testing, investigate treatment, and explore vaccine development.

By Tracy Will • December 18, 2020

Dr. Binnicker weighed in on the impact of false positive test results, as well as testing's role in a larger strategy to control the virus.

By Tracy Will • December 16, 2020

Findings show 86 cases of COVID-19 in Minnesota associated with the rally, but notes that number underestimates the event's full COVID-19 impact in the state.

By Tracy Will • December 11, 2020

On the podcast, Dr. William Morice described how Mayo Clinic Laboratories quickly ramped up to meet pandemic testing needs.

By Tracy Will • November 20, 2020

Dr. Patel, director of Mayo Clinic's Infectious Diseases Research Laboratory, discussed the future of testing for joint and bone infections.

By Tracy Will • November 12, 2020

Dr. Bornhorst explains orexin testing's role in diagnosing type 1 narcolepsy and the significance of the test's availability through Mayo Clinic Laboratories.

By Tracy Will • November 4, 2020

The in-depth article examines how the onset of flu season has the potential to further complicate testing challenges posed by COVID-19.

By Tracy Will • October 29, 2020

When COVID-19 hit in early 2020, it brought a whirlwind of change. Staff in Mayo Clinic's Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology rose to the challenge with perseverance, flexibility, and resilience.

By Tracy Will • October 9, 2020