John Noseworthy, M.D., President and CEO at Mayo Clinic, attended the State of the Union Address as a guest of U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar. The Star Tribune reports Dr. Noseworthy was pleased to hear that President Barack Obama called for restored research funding to further potential medical and technological discoveries.
Dr. Noseworthy acknowledges that as America faces the future of health care, one key imperative remains funding innovation and medical research. Continued funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is central to health care's ability to advance medical sciences and to innovate for better, more efficient and safer patient care.