Items Tagged ‘Arizona’

June 18, 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


May 27, 2014

Mayo Clinic Explores Google Glass

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The future of health care at Mayo Clinic welcomes Google’s new wearable mobile technology, Google Glass — a miniature electronic device incorporated in glasses — that allows users to interact with the internet without using their hands. Glass wearers can use spoken language to view, record, and transmit information. Glass is currently in beta-test stage, says Alfred […]

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Tags: #futureofhealthcare, Alfred Anderson, Arizona, Center for Innovation, Future of Health Care, Glass, Google, Google Glass, health care innovation, innovation, Mark Henderson, Minnesota


May 16, 2014

On the Road to Mayo Clinic with Jason Davis

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Last week, Mayo Clinic held its 150th Anniversary Signature Event recognizing its first 150 years beginning in 1864 when William Worrall Mayo, M.D., settled his family in Rochester, Minn. and opened a small medical practice. His sons, William J. Mayo, M.D., and Charles H. Mayo, M.D. transformed the family practice into Mayo Clinic, a global center of hope […]

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Tags: #futureofhealthcare, Arizona, brain bank, Center for Individualized Medicine, Dr. John Noseworthy, Florida, Future of Health Care, Jason Davis, Mayo Clinic Health System, Minnesota, On the Road, On the Road with Jason Davis


March 3, 2014

A Milestone for the Future of Health Care in Arizona

By Wyatt W. Decker, M.D. wyattdecker

It’s a milestone that’s been two years in the making. After breaking ground on our upcoming Mayo Clinic Cancer Center in December of 2011, we are getting ready to welcome the arrival of the first wave of proton beam equipment, due to be installed starting in early March. To commemorate this great occasion, we held […]

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Tags: #futureofhealthcare, Arizona, Cancer Center, ceremony, Future of Health Care, health care, proton beam, Wyatt W. Decker


February 4, 2014

Arizona Horizon Interview on the Future of Health Care

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Wyatt W. Decker, M.D., vice-president of Mayo Clinic, discusses his impressions of President Obama’s State of the Union speech with Ted Simons, host of Arizona Horizon. Dr. Decker comments on how the Affordable Care Act represents insurance reform although it does not address key health care delivery issues such as providing safe and efficient patient […]

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Tags: #futureofhealthcare, Arizona, Arizona Horizon, Arizona State University, ASU, Barack Obama, Dr. Decker, Future of Health Care, health care, Mayo Clinic, Medicare, National Institutes of Health


January 17, 2014

Future of Health Care featured on Mayo Radio Show

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The future of health care hits the airwaves on Saturday, Jan. 18, as Mayo Clinic President and CEO John Noseworthy, M.D., and Wyatt W. Decker, M.D., Mayo Clinic vice-president, join the Mayo Clinic Radio show to discuss what lies ahead for Americans. What role does Mayo Clinic play in the future of health care?  What role do […]

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Tags: #futureofhealthcare, ACA, Affordable Care Act, Arizona, Future of Health Care, John Noseworthy MD, Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic Radio, Medicare, Minnesota, radio, Wyatt Decker MD


January 10, 2014

The Spirit of Innovation and the Future of Health Care

By Wyatt W. Decker, M.D. wyattdecker

A new year is a time of hope and promise. As 2014 begins to unfold, I’d like to devote this post to the spirit of innovation as it relates to the future of health care. I was recently part of an Arizona Chamber of Commerce discussion with Dr. Michael Crow, President of Arizona State University […]

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Tags: #futureofhealthcare, Arizona, Arizona Chamber of Commerce, Arizona State University, ASU, Decker, Future of Health Care, Mayo Clinic, Michael Crow, telemedicine, telerobot, telestroke


November 5, 2013

Glimpse into the Future of Health Care

By Wyatt W. Decker, M.D. wyattdecker

“Today, the only thing that is permanent is change.” — Dr. Charles Mayo Although circumstances have changed, that quote, spoken more than eighty years ago, couldn’t be more relevant today. Our country is in the midst of challenging political and socioeconomic times — we are entering an era that will leave an indelible imprint on […]

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Tags: #futureofhealthcare, Arizona, Arizona State University, ASU, Cancer Center, Mayo Clinic, Mayo Medical School, Michael Crow, Richard Carmona, Wyatt W. Decker


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