Items Tagged ‘Mayo Clinic’

July 24th, 2015

U.S. Department of Labor features Mayo employee who founded employee resource group for those with disabilities

By Amy Olson amyeolson

When Gretl Kruse saw a need, she jumped into action. In 2014, the Mayo Clinic project manager formed Mayo Clinic’s disABILITY employee resource group with several other colleagues. Kruse said they started the group to improve the experience of Mayo Clinic’s patients and employees with disabilities. Kruse and the group’s efforts are featured by the […]

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Tags: Americans with Disabilities Act, disABILITY employee resource group, Employee Resource Groups, Gretl Kruse, Mayo Clinic, U.S. Department of Labor


July 10th, 2015

Balancing quality and cost of care

By Amy Olson amyeolson

Mayo Clinic CEO John Noseworthy, M.D. recently took part in an interview with the Wall Street Journal and joined MSNBC’s Morning Joe. He took both opportunities to talk about the trend toward forming contracts with large corporations for certain types of specialty care.  Mayo Clinic has had a relationship with Walmart for 18 years in […]

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Tags: John Noseworthy M.D., Mayo Clinic, MSNBC Morning Joe, Wall Street Journal


July 9th, 2015

Multiple myeloma research and possible cures highlighted as Tom Brokaw writes about his experience

By Amy Olson amyeolson

When a well-known person faces a serious medical situation, it brings attention to the illness and treatments. This is what happened when legendary NBC News anchorman Tom Brokaw was diagnosed with multiple myeloma, a rare form of blood cancer, at the Mayo Clinic. He has since written about his experiences in an inspiring new book, […]

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Tags: Andrew Majka M.D., Future of Health Care, Mayo Clinic, Morie Gertz M.D., multiple myeloma, Tom Brokaw


October 7th, 2014

The Future of Health Care and Genomic Medicine

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This modified post originally appeared in the Center for Individualized Medicine blog. Gianrico Farrugia, M.D., director of the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine, took to the stage Monday morning to welcome nearly 500 attendees to the Individualizing Medicine 2014 Conference.  This third annual genomics conference promises a practical approach to helping medical professionals discover and integrate genomics technology into […]

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Tags: #futureofhealthcare, ASCO, Center for Individualized Medicine, Dr. Gianrico Farrugia, Future of Health Care, genomics, individualized medicine, Mayo Clinic


September 11th, 2014

Four New Partner Organizations Join Optum Labs Research Collaborative

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Optum Labs, the collaborative research and innovation center co-founded by Optum and Mayo Clinic, announced the addition of four new partners committed to improving the quality and value of patient care. These new partner organizations, which represent a cross-section of health care stakeholders, are: Harvard Medical School Department of Health Care Policy Medica Research Institute Merck University of […]

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Tags: Future of Health Care, Mayo Clinic, Optum Labs


Individualizing Medicine 2014: From Promise to Practice

July 23rd, 2014

Individualizing Medicine 2014: From Promise to Practice

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Wait no more for the transition to genomic medicine as we look towards the future of health care. It’s here, and it’s changing the way doctors care for everything from cancer to diabetes and Alzheimer’s disease. But the reality is that most physicians report insufficient knowledge to maximize the benefits of these powerful new tools […]

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Tags: #futureofhealthcare, Center for Individualized Medicine, Future of Health Care, genomic medicine, individualized medicine, Individualizing Medicine Conference, Mayo Clinic, patient care


July 10th, 2014

Telemedicine and the Future of Health Care

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The future of health care is moving towards providing safe, quality care via telemedicine; however, the patchwork of state-by-state medical licensing rules inhibit the delivery of medical services through telemedicine. Patients should not have to take a road trip to access Mayo Clinic’s medical expertise and knowledge. “Cross-border licensure is a strategic imperative as we move forward […]

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Tags: #futureofhealthcare, Bart Demaerschalk, Dr. Bart Demaerschalk, Future of Health Care, Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic Care Network, telemedicine, telestroke, telestroke network


The Future of Health Care and Social Media

June 25th, 2014

The Future of Health Care and Social Media

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Can social media sites such as Google+, Facebook, and Twitter impact the future of health care? Ask the Mayo Clinic experts and over 300 participants who joined last week’s Twitter chat, #CIMChat, to discuss immunotherapy, and their resounding answer would be, “yes!” Health care Twitter chats have the potential to reach millions of individuals on a […]

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Tags: #CIMchat, #futureofhealthcare, Alice Park, Cancer Center, Future of Health Care, immunotherapy, Mayo Clinic, social media, Twitter, Twitter chat


June 18th, 2014

Concussion Summit at the White House

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The future of health care at Mayo Clinic continues to raise awareness of concussions in youth athletes with the goal of preventing concussions and protecting our athletes’ brains. A step forward in accomplishing this goal on a national level occurred at the White House Healthy Kids & Safe Sports Concussion Summit, where more than 200 […]

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Tags: #futureofhealthcare, Arizona, concussion, concussion summit, David Dodick, Dr. Dodick, Future of Health Care, Mayo Clinic


June 10th, 2014

Surviving and Excelling During Health Care Reform

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The future of health care faces challenges as fragmented patient care and uneven quality of care contribute to rising health care costs and excessive spending. For more than a decade, Mayo Clinic has anticipated and prepared for the confluence of these challenges that has arrived on our doorsteps today. Health care leaders throughout the country must manage […]

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Tags: #futureofhealthcare, ACA, Affordable Care Act, Center for Innovation, Center for Regenerative Medicine, Dr. John Noseworthy, Dr. Noseworthy, Future of Health Care, Harvard Business School, innovation, John Noseworthy, Mayo Clinic


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