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There Will Never Be Another Mayo Clinic

ChuckinLasVegas Wrote: May 22, 2012 2:59 PM
And just how much cost is this massive layer of bureucracy adding to our health care dollar. I'll bet it's a lot more than the, what is it, 15% or 20% overhead limitation mandate on insurance companies by Obamacare.
By Hal Scherz and Richard Armstrong
 
In 1883, a tornado struck Rochester, Minnesota, leaving 37 dead and 200 injured.  William Worrell Mayo, already a prominent surgeon in the community, volunteered to oversee medical relief efforts along with son Will, a new medical school graduate, working with Mother Alfred Moes and her Sisters of Saint Francis to care for these unfortunates. In 1888, Mother Moes approached W.W. about opening a hospital, on the condition that he would run the medical practice, to which he agreed and the Mayo Clinic was created. Younger son, Charles was brought into the group to...