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The Future of Health Care and Social Media

June 25, 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 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


June 10, 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


June 3, 2014

Apple Unveils HealthKit and Highlights New Mayo Clinic App

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The future of health care embraces mHealth — medical services delivered via mobile devices — as nearly 100,000 health-related smartphone apps are helping people improve their overall health with tools to track their personal health and fitness data as well as connect with their physicians. At the WorldWide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2014 keynote address, Apple unveiled HealthKit, […]

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Tags: #futureofhealthcare, Apple, Dr. Wald, Future of Health Care, health apps, HealthKit, innovation, John Wald, Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic app, mHealth, mobile apps


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 20, 2014

Virotherapy Shows Promise Against Multiple Myeloma

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The future of health care relies on medical innovations, new technologies, and research to advance the quality of patient care and improve patient outcomes. Recently, Mayo Clinic researchers delivered on a promising new treatment, virotherapy, in the battle against the deadly cancer, multiple myeloma. The findings appeared in the journal Mayo Clinic Proceedings and describe […]

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Tags: #futureofhealthcare, blood cancer, cancer, clinical trial, Future of Health Care, Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, measles, measles vaccine, modified measles vaccine, multiple myeloma, myeloma


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


May 6, 2014

“Chasing Cures: Reinventing the Business of Medicine”

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The future of health care holds promise for patients as the medical community continues to accelerate its knowledge of diseases and the cures needed to improve and save lives. Recently, at the 2014 Milken Institute Global Conference, John Noseworthy, M.D., CEO and president of Mayo Clinic, joined other panelists and moderator, Melissa Stevens, Deputy Executive Director, FasterCures, in “Chasing […]

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Tags: #futureofhealthcare, Dr. Noseworthy, Future of Health Care, Melissa Stevens, Milken Institute, Milken Institute Global Conference, Optum Labs, patient care


April 24, 2014

Implications of Patient Genomic Sequencing

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At Mayo Clinic, the future of health care promises individual-driven innovation with patient care designed for your whole body. One way that we’re fueling this innovation is through the Center for Individualized Medicine (IM Clinic) which offers genomic testing to patients in order to further personalize care. Health care providers use knowledge about a patient’s […]

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Tags: #futureofhealthcare, Center for Individualized Medicine, Future of Health Care, gene sequencing, genomic sequencing, genomics, health care, IM Clinic, individualized medicine, patient care, research


April 17, 2014

Sex-Specific Research in the Future of Health Care

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Virginia Miller, Ph.D., director of Mayo Clinic’s Specialized Center of Research on Sex Differences, has spent her career advocating for the importance of conducting research that is sex-specific. That means that research studies include both men and women, and that the results are analyzed separately by sex. Historically – and even today – that still […]

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Tags: #futureofhealthcare, Bernadine Healy, Bernadine Healy Award, Dr. Miller, Future of Health Care, Mayo Clinic, research, sex differences, Virginia Miller


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