Items Tagged ‘Dr. John Halamka’

February 7, 2020

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for February 7, 2020

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

CNBC, Mayo Clinic doctor: Coronavirus is ‘basically at a pandemic now’ and should be treated as such by Jessica Bursztynsky — Dr. Gregory Poland, director of Mayo Clinic’s Vaccine Research Group, told CNBC on Monday that the fast-spreading coronavirus is nearing pandemic status. “We’re basically at a pandemic now,” said Poland, regarding the deadly virus, […]

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Tags: aging, AI, alzheimer's disease, Ameircan Heart Month, artificial Intelligence, Baton Roughe, Bernie Miller, Blood Donor Program, blood drive, Breast Cancer, Cancer, cancer screenings


January 24, 2020

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for January 24, 2020

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

USA Today, US service members injured in Iraq: How soon do concussion symptoms appear? by Grace Hauck — Concussions are mild forms of traumatic brain injuries. Common symptoms of concussions – headache, memory loss and confusion – may not show up immediately, according to the Mayo Clinic. The symptoms can last for days, weeks or […]

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Tags: aging, alzheimer's disease, Amish, ASU, Breast Cancer, Brien Gleeson, burnout, Cancer, cannabis, cardio exercises, Caring Canines, Chris Pierret


January 16, 2020

Mayo Clinic’s new data-sharing initiative launches first project

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

Modern Healthcareby Jessica Kim Cohen The Mayo Clinic will target drug discovery in its latest effort to improve healthcare through data insights, the Rochester, Minn.-based health system said Tuesday. The clinical data analytics platform—Mayo Clinic Platform’s first project since launching last year—is a “mechanism by which the data of the past can be used to […]

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Tags: Clinical Data Analytics Platform, Dr. John Halamka, Mayo Clinic platform, Modern Healthcare


January 10, 2020

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for January 10, 2020

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

CNN, Losing one night’s sleep may increase risk factor for Alzheimer’s, study says by Sandee LaMotte — In a healthy person, tau and other toxins in the brain are cleared away during sleep, sort of like taking out the garbage. Losing sleep, or having disordered sleep in which sleep cycles are disrupted, can interfere with […]

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Tags: AI, allergies, alzheimer's disease, Amish, Angela Murad, Angie Murad, artificial Intelligence, Austin Ferguson, baby names, back surgery, bariatric surgery, birth defects


December 20, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for December 20, 2019

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

CNN, Kristen Dahlgren’s reporting on cancer symptoms may have saved her life by Lisa Respers France — Cancer was the last thing on NBC correspondent Kristen Dahlgren’s mind…She recently returned to Rochester, Minnesota, to reunite with Dr. Deborah Rhodes who she interviewed in 2016 at the Mayo Clinic for her original story. “‘If this story […]

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Tags: A.L.S., AI, alzheimer's disease, Asian glow, Bionano Saphyr, Boys & Girls Club, Breast Cancer, cardiac rehab, Caring Canines, Christmas, Christmas Tree, comeback player


December 13, 2019

Mayo Clinic calls up physician from the farm for ‘platform’ project

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

Star Tribuneby Christopher Snowbeck The first president for Mayo Clinic Platform, a technology project that’s seen as key to the clinic’s future, is not simply a physician with expertise in digital health. Dr. John Halamka and his wife, Kathy, currently run Unity Farm, an animal sanctuary that’s located at their home in suburban Boston that […]

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Tags: Dr. John Halamka, Mayo Clinic platform, Star Tribune


December 6, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for December 6, 2019

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

NBC News, Toxic metal, leached from e-cigarette coil, permanently scars woman’s lung by Erika Edwards — Doctors have discovered yet another way that vaping — and vaping THC, in particular — can damage the lungs: when the metal coils of electronic cigarettes heat up to turn e-liquids into aerosols, toxic metals can leach into the […]

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Tags: 3D printing, Abri Bentley, BioSig, Cancer, crows, Dawn Kirchner, Diversity, DNA kits, Dr. Andre Terzic, Dr. Christopher Camp, Dr. David Homes Jr, Dr. Joerg Herrmann


December 6, 2019

Mayo Clinic taps Boston health tech leader to guide data strategy

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

STATby Casey Ross On the heels of forming a new partnership with Google, Mayo Clinic announced it has hired Dr. John Halamka — a Harvard professor and hospital IT veteran — to guide its efforts to apply artificial intelligence to vast stores of data from patients and devices. Halamka will leave Beth Israel Lahey Health […]

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Tags: artificial Intelligence, Digital Health, Dr. John Halamka, Mayo Clinic platform, STAT


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