From PechaKucha rapid-fire presentations to case-study explorations, Mayo Clinic staff will take center stage at Transform 2016, Sept. 14–16, at Mayo Civic Center in Rochester. Hosted by the Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation, Transform 2016 is a three-day symposium that attracts...

Article by guest author Eric Anderson   Last month, The Hill published an article written by Mayo Clinic physicians Gregory J. Gores, M.D. and Robert B. Diasio, M.D. in response to President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden’s recent Cancer Moonshot...

Post Written by UMR Writing Intern Megan Zimmerman Mayo Clinic’s Center for Innovation (CFI) is dedicated to the idea that healthcare is at its best when it is designed to meet the needs of their patient. This idea is called human-centered...

  Post written by Susan Mazer   On 9/11, administrators at Craig Hospital in Englewood, Colorado, which cares for spinal cord and traumatic brain injury patients, quickly realized that continuous television broadcasting of the fall of the twin towers, people jumping from the...

  CareTree.me     Carl Hirschman is a natural entrepreneur who loves to learn about all aspects of businesses of every type. Carl challenges the status quo to assist organizations in realizing hidden potential, and finds opportunities close to home with CareTree. CareTree is a collaboration platform designed to replace the paper records in the home health and senior care industries with an online platform that centralizes information and automates communication with care stakeholders. We sat down at the Hx360 side of HIMSS 2015 to chat with Carl on the drive to innovation in health care. Enjoy the podcast after the break!  
  ReelDx Blog Post   ReelDx was founded by David Spiro and Bill Kelly in 2013. David had first recognized the power of recording video of patient-doctor interactions while on faculty at Yale. Bill, who had co-founded one of the companies that became WebMD, and Learning.com, recognized a disruptive healthcare IT opportunity. Together with Nick Adkins and Andrew Richards, the team developed the vision of ReelDx: to provide an easy to use, secure, HIPAA-compliant platform for creating, storing, and sharing medical video. We met Nick and Andrew at HIMSS 2015 and had a fantastic conversation, and you can hear the whole thing after the break!  

    Post written by Nolan Meyer   The advent of Twitter has ignited a convenient and engaging medium of internet communication. With 288 million monthly active users and 500 million Tweets sent per day, Twitter has struck gold in devising an attractive communication...

  HIMSS 2015 Round Table Day 1   We connected with Dr. Mark Blatt, Medical Director of Intel, Chris Tackett, Marketing Manager of Intel, and Jason Slusarchuk of Hootsuite, to wrap up our first day at HIMSS 2015. We talk about the good, the bad, and the in-between. Listen to the talk after the break!

  Written by Ronald Amodeo, first posted on LinkedIn   A place exists where innovation happens better than anywhere else. Ideas come in torrents. Experiments occur almost by accident. Failures are so common that people barely pause to ponder them. Every breath brings...