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In The News

New physician assistant welcomed to Austin Family Medicine department

Diana Nelson, PA, joined the practice on Dec. 1st.

December 11, 2017
Auxiliary in Austin hosts "$6 Sale" on December 18

Proceeds support auxiliary projects at the medical center.

December 7, 2017
Reach Out and Read Literacy Program introduced in Mankato

Getting books from health care providers will soon be a routine part of regular pediatric checkups.

December 5, 2017
Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration (FSPA) announce sponsorship transfer

FSPA announced it intends to transfer complete oversight of Mayo Clinic Health System – Franciscan Healthcare to lay leaders of the organization.

November 21, 2017
Level II Trauma Center in Eau Claire reverified

After a rigorous on-site review, the American College of Surgeons commended Eau Claire for its demonstrated commitment to provide superior trauma care for injured patients.

November 20, 2017
Mayo Clinic Health System website earns three 2017 eHealthcare Leadership Awards

Winners of the 2017 eHealthcare Leadership Awards were recently announced at the Healthcare Internet Conference in Austin, Texas, and mayoclinichealthsyste...

November 17, 2017
Physician couple in Eau Claire save passenger’s life: A mile-high medical tale

Most people who fly worry about leg room, layovers and lack of storage space for their carry-ons. Few have to worry about saving someone’s life at 30,000 feet.

November 17, 2017
‘Set Memories Aglow’ this holiday season

All donations help support the Albert Lea and Austin Hospice programs.

November 16, 2017
New physician welcomed to Neurology department in Owatonna

Naila Goenka, M.D., joined the practice to assist in caring for patients with neurological diseases.

November 16, 2017
You can make a difference – become a hospice volunteer

Adult volunteers are needed to provide support to hospice patients and their caregivers in Albert Lea, Austin and surrounding communities.

November 15, 2017
Mayo Clinic Health System – Franciscan Healthcare Announces Cancer Center Expansion

The $4.9 million project will add 3900 square feet including nine exam rooms and nine treatment chairs to the Cancer Center, located on the lower level of the Cancer and Surgery Building. 

November 14, 2017
Expert offers advice during Diabetes Awareness Month

According to the American Diabetes Association, more than 9 percent of the U.S. population had diabetes in 2015, and it’s the country’s seventh-leading cause of death.

November 7, 2017