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...

An Interview with CFI’s Amy Wicks Amy Wicks is a service designer at the Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation, where she works directly with patients and care team members to enhance the health care experience from both perspectives. She will be part...

Article by guest authors Thomas Fisher, University of Minnesota and Jess Roberts, Allina Health We hear a lot about the culture of health and it now seems clear that we cannot improve the health of Americans without a change in a cultural context that...

An Interview with CFI’s Nel Pilgrim-Rukavina Nel Pilgrim-Rukavina is a Service Designer at the Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation where she collaborates with diverse teams to tackle complex problems. Her current work is focused on taking grassroots ideas within Mayo Clinic...

Post Written By Nitya Chandiramani Depression. Suicide. Mental Illness. Each one of these dense words has various connotations associated with them, but one emerging theme of commonality that links them together can be summed up in one more word. Stigma. That...

    Post by Susan Mazer   While I have written about patient safety many times, I don’t feel that I have nailed the case for “safety collectivism” — the idea that keeping everyone safe starts by taking care of one. Current safety regulations almost...

  Patch Adams   One of our most popular videos from Transform has been from the amazing Patch Adams. Five years later, he is still clowning around the globe with his clown tours, and making children laugh and smile in countless ways. Enjoy his awe inspiring talk after the break!