With only 81 child psychiatrists in Minnesota, the collaboration is a response to the state's severe shortage of child mental health experts. MPR reports Mayo is receiving a $1.7 million state and federal grant to provide mental health training to doctors.
Bloomington makes it illegal to possess a detached catalytic converter
Bloomington is taking a new approach to the nationwide rise in catalytic converter thefts.
Charges: Richfield man broke into BMW dealership, went for a 'joyride'
Employees discovered a smashed window Friday morning.
Former WCCO anchor Jamie Yuccas gets new role for CBS in LA
She will retain her national reporting duties, but it comes amid a wider move to enhance local news coverage.
Brawl breaks out at Edina High School homecoming football game
The incident remains under investigation.
Fire at vacant Loring Park apartments sends squatters running
There were no injuries reported.
Appeals court rules in favor of MDH regarding COVID-19 bar shutdowns
The two central Minnesota locations claimed the health department "didn't have the authority."
Minnesota joins coalition to accelerate development of renewable hydrogen
The new coalition will pursue federal investments in renewable hydrogen technology and infrastructure.
Charges: Driver had 6-8 beers before UTV crashed, killing woman
A 59-year-old woman was killed.
10-year-old falls out third-story window in Minneapolis
The incident happened early Monday morning.
Minnesota man who made 'graphic threats' towards senator indicted
The 35-year-old man admitted to leaving threats on an out-of-state senator's voicemail this summer.
Feds giving Mayo Clinic $60 million to improve health care
Rochester-based Mayo will share the grant money from the U.S. Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation to fund health-reform efforts aimed at improving patient care and management. Mayo Clinic expects the $60 million taxpayer investment to generate nearly $173 million in savings. The Post Bulletin has details on the three projects funded by the grant.
Mayo Clinic executive picked to lead bioscience research center in Colorado
Steven VanNurden is currently the chair of Mayo Clinic Ventures. Under his guidance, the division has commercialized more than 2,000 technologies; was granted more than 1,200 patents and helped form more than 45 start-up companies. VanNurden will begin his new role as President and Chief Executive of the Fitzsimons Redevelopment Authority in late May.
Mayo Clinic to acquire Fairview hospital in Red Wing
Rochester-based Mayo Clinic and Minneapolis-based Fairview Health Services have signed a tentative agreement to transfer control of Red Wing Medical Center. Mayo Clinic Health System hopes to assume operations by July 1. The deal follows months of discussion.
Medica, Mayo say new insurance model could be trend setter
Health insurer Medica is teaming with the Mayo Clinic on a new insurance program. Mayo says it will be paid based on the health of policyholders as a group, not strictly for costs incurred. The policy is aimed at consumers who lack employer-paid insurance but also fail to qualify for state or federal programs.
Mayo's first partner in cancer network is St. Cloud clinic
The Mayo Clinic hopes its plan for a new cancer network will bring medical care closer to where patients live. Its first partner is the Coborn Cancer Clinic in St. Cloud, which will have access to Mayo doctors and resources.
Mayo Clinic confident it will "redefine health care"
The Post Bulletin reports the Rochester-based clinic plans to spend $3.5 billion on capital investments system-wide over the next five years. Sixty percent of that money will be used for equipment, researchers and technology. The remaining 40 percent will go towards construction projects.
Mayo Clinic and Fairview Red Wing continue merger negotiations
The two health care providers began reviewing the potential merger about five months ago. A Fairview Red Wing official told the Republican Eagle that a final decision is expected to be made in the next several months. Lake City and Cannon Falls are already part of the Mayo Clinic Health System.
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