Patient Care

August 13, 2015

Mayo Clinic educates high schoolers about career options as U.S. faces shortage of health care workers

By Catherine Benson bensonca

The United States is facing a shortage of health care workers in the next few decades, as our population continues to grow and to age. The Association of American Medical Colleges predicts a doctor shortage of 46,000 to 90,000 physicians by 2025, and the Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that the U.S. will need 526,800 […]

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Tags: ACT, career, career awareness, doctor shortage, health care careers, health care occupations, high school, teacher externship


July 10, 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 9, 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


June 18, 2015

Studying surgical outcomes to improve patient care

By Amy Olson amyeolson

For nearly 100 years, Mayo Clinic has been dedicated to evaluating surgical outcomes in order to improve patient care and reduce risks associated from surgery. Dr. Charles H. Mayo said in 1930, “A surgical procedure should be planned so that the patient, with the least possible risk and loss of time, will receive the greatest […]

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Tags: quality improvement, surgical care, surgical outcomes


June 10, 2015

1,000 liver transplants and the future of health care

By Amy Olson amyeolson

What’s in a milestone? For patients, perhaps everything. In May, Mayo Clinic transplant surgeon Charles Rosen, M.D. completed his 1,000th liver transplant surgery. Rosen is among a small handful of liver transplant surgeons to have reached that personal milestone. But Rosen would be the first to say that transplant surgery emulates Mayo Clinic’s model of […]

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Tags: Charles Rosen M.D., liver transplant


June 4, 2015

Creating the Future of Health Care, one patient at a time

By Amy Olson amyeolson

Dustin Bennett’s mom calls it a miracle; his doctors at Mayo Clinic know it as an example of what the future of health care holds for all of us. Dustin, a 23-year-old from Pearson, Georgia, had suffered most of his life from extreme jerking that would mysteriously start and stop. Doctors at Mayo Clinic’s campus […]

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September 18, 2014

Google’s Zeitgeist Minds and the Future of Health Care

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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 […]

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Tags: #futureofhealthcare, Dr. John Noseworthy, Future of Health Care, Google, Tom Brokaw, Zeitgeist


September 11, 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


Why and How Mayo Clinic Plans to Serve 200 Million Patients

July 30, 2014

Why and How Mayo Clinic Plans to Serve 200 Million Patients

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Mayo Clinic wants to help 200 million patients by 2020. That’s the future of health care vision of John Noseworthy, M.D., president and CEO of Mayo Clinic. He recently shared his plans with The Daily Briefing on how to accomplish this goal by: 1) Scaling Mayo Clinic’s knowledge with the continued growth of the Mayo Clinic Care Network to provide seamless, high-quality, team-based […]

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Tags: #futureofhealthcare, Daily Briefing, Dr. John Noseworthy, Future of Health Care, health care, John Noseworthy MD, Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, Mayo Clinic Care Network, Optum Labs


Individualizing Medicine 2014: From Promise to Practice

July 23, 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


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