Activity by Susana Shephard
Individualizing Medicine 2014: From Promise to Practice¬†Wait no more for the transition to¬†genomic medicine¬†as we look towards the¬†future of health care. It‚Äôs here, and it‚Äôs changing the way doctors care for everything from¬†cancer¬†to¬†diabetes¬†and¬†Alzheimer‚Äôs disease. Learn more at the Individualizing Medicine Conference scheduled for October 6-8 and hosted by the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine.
Telemedicine and the Future of Health Care¬†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‚Äôs medical expertise and knowledge.
Modernizing the Clinical Trial System to Meet the Needs of the Patient¬†The¬†future of health care¬†in the United States requires modernization of clinical trial regulations and processes.¬†Sundeep Khosla, M.D., Dean for Clinical and Translational Science, principal investigator and director of the¬†Mayo Clinic Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCaTS), discusses¬†the path to this reform, which requires study, analysis and policy change on the part of all the stakeholders ‚ÄĒ government, academic medical centers and private industry.
Apple Unveils Healthkit and Highlights Mayo Clinic App At the¬†WorldWide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2014¬†keynote address,¬†Apple¬†unveiled¬†HealthKit, a digital repository for various types of health- and fitness-related data. Apple will also collaborate with¬†Mayo Clinic¬†through a new Mayo app under development that would offer users a more personalized experience and make their health data more actionable in supporting healthier lifestyles.
Mayo Clinic Explores Google Glass The¬†future of health care¬†at¬†Mayo Clinic¬†welcomes Google's new wearable mobile technology,¬†Google Glass¬†‚ÄĒ a miniature electronic device incorporated in glasses ‚ÄĒ that allows users to interact with the internet without using their hands.¬†Approximately 10,000 people have Glass, early adapters who participate in Google's Explorer program. At Mayo Clinic, several physicians and administrators are testing Google Glass across different specialties and departments.¬† [...]
Read more about¬†Virginia Miller, Ph.D., director of¬†Mayo Clinic‚Äôs Specialized Center of Research on Sex Differences, who 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.
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.
From concept design to custom fabrication, from embedded microprocessors to engraving, the engineering department at Mayo Clinic continues to work with medical¬†professionals to ensure that miracles will continue in the¬†future of health care.
Growing Stem Cells in Space to Treat Stroke Patients
Abba Zubair, M.D., Ph.D., medical and scientific director of the¬†Cell Therapy Laboratory, at¬†Mayo Clinic in Florida, was recently awarded a grant to send¬†human stem cells in space¬†to see if they grow more rapidly in space than stem cells grown on Earth.
Dr. Noseworthy on "Opening Bell with Maria Bartiromo"
John Noseworthy, M.D., President and CEO of¬†Mayo Clinic, discussed the¬†future of health care¬†on¬†"Opening Bell With Maria Bartiromo‚ÄĚ¬†along with Douglas Holtz-Eakin, president of American Action Former and former Congressional Budget Office director. Dr. Noseworthy explained how we are facing a time of unprecedented change in the health care system and that we are just beginning to take our first steps in this long journey.
Preparing for the Future of Health Care
How does a health care organization prepare for the challenges ahead in the future?¬†John Noseworthy, M.D.,¬†CEO and president of¬†Mayo Clinic, shared his perspectives¬†on the¬†Twin Cities Public Television‚Äôs¬†(tpt) acclaimed weekly public affairs show, Almanac.
Check out the interactive Mayo myCare program, giving heart patients undergoing elective¬†cardiac surgery¬†the opportunity to be an integral part of their recovery.
William Rupp, M.D., vice-president at Mayo Clinic, explains how the Individualized Medicine Clinic in Florida¬†ushers in a new era in medicine where teams of physicians and scientists leverage exciting new technologies like whole genome sequencing to personalize treatment for patients.
The Far East met the Southwest as Mayo Clinic in Arizona employees, benefactors, community leaders, and Hitachi leadership joined together in a traditional Japanese ceremony to welcome the arrival of the first wave of proton beam equipment.
John Noseworthy, M.D., CEO and president at Mayo Clinic, reports that Mayo Clinic reached a record 63 million people in 2013.
Robert Nesse, M.D., vice-president at Mayo Clinic, explains how¬†Mayo Clinic¬†is a leader in the effort to change the health care system and improve the value of the care we deliver to patients.
John Noseworthy, M.D., CEO and president at Mayo Clinic, discusses how Mayo's first 150 years will shape the future of health care.
At the¬†Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine, we're¬†gathering¬†¬†knowledge about a patient‚Äôs genome (or DNA) to diagnose, predict, treat and prevent disease.
Seven leading health care organizations are joining the¬†Optum Labs collaborative, bringing their own unique mix of data and expertise focused on creating the highest value health care possible for patients.
A single-site, integrated Cancer Center will be built on the Mayo Clinic's campus in¬†Phoenix. The¬†217,200-square-foot building¬†expansion¬†will cost $130 million and add 820 new jobs.
A building rendering and sound bites with Wyatt Decker, M.D., CEO, Mayo Clinic in Arizona; William Stone, M.D., Chair, Clinic Practice Committee; and Ruben Mesa, M.D., Deputy Director of Mayo Clinic Cancer Center are available in the downloads below.