John Noseworthy, M.D., CEO and president of Mayo Clinic, and Tom Brokaw discussed the future of health care at this year's Google Zeitgeist conference in Paradise Valley, Ariz. Zeitgeist Minds brings together the top global thinkers and leaders across a wide spectrum including social, economic, political and cultural disciplines.
Tom Brokaw began the discussion "Facilitating Cooperative Efforts Towards Affordable Health Care for All", by stating how "nothing has an impact on society, and the welfare of society, more than health care". He then asked Dr. Noseworthy several questions related to the:
- Current challenges faced by both non-profit and for-profit health care organizations
- Impact of the Affordable Care Act on the health care system
- Role of technology, innovation and research in improving patient care and reducing cost
- Importance of investing in the future of health care
Watch the entire interview below to hear Dr. Noseworthy's responses and more!