Items Tagged ‘STAT’

December 19, 2019

At Mayo Clinic, AI engineers face an ‘acid test’: Will their algorithms help real patients?

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich

STATby Casey Ross It would be easy to wonder what Zachi Attia is doing in the cardiac operating rooms of one of America’s most prestigious hospitals. He has no formal medical training or surgical expertise. He cannot treat arrhythmias, repair heart valves, or unclog arteries. The first time he watched a live procedure, he worried […]

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Tags: artificial Intelligence, Dr. David Rushlow, Dr. Eric Topol, Dr. Paul Friedman, Dr. Peter Noseworthy, Dr. Zachi Attia, heart disease treatment, machine learning, STAT


December 6, 2019

Mayo Clinic taps Boston health tech leader to guide data strategy

By Karl Oestreich Karl 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


September 12, 2019

Google, Mayo Clinic strike sweeping partnership on patient data

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich

STATby Casey Ross Mayo Clinic, one of medicine’s most prestigious brands, announced Tuesday that it has struck a sweeping partnership with Google to store patient data in the cloud and build products using artificial intelligence and other technologies to improve care. The 10-year partnership is a testament to Google’s expanding role in the U.S. health […]

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Tags: cloud computing, Cris Ross, Dr. Gianrico Farrugia, Dr. Steve Peters, google, STAT


January 19, 2018

From dancer, teacher, or astronaut to doctor: When medicine is a second career

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich

STAT by Leah Samuel Many physicians will tell you their path to medicine began in their youth. But for others, a career as a doctor was a later-in-life decision, a change of plans, a new challenge — for whatever reason, career number two… Many second-career physicians say their prior career continues to inform how they […]

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Tags: aerospace, Dr. Clayton Cowl, STAT, transportation medicine


December 1, 2017

Intense pain. Debilitating weakness. What was driving a young man to the brink of death?

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich

STAT by Allison Bond …McEwen took his advice and booked an appointment at Mayo with neurologist Dr. Sarah Berini. When she saw him in clinic, her first impression was how debilitated McEwen had become. He was incredibly thin and very weak, unable to move his arms at all. “He was very young and very, very […]

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Tags: autonomic neuropathy, Dr. Sarah Berini, peripheral neuropathy, porphyria, STAT


October 20, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Emily Blahnik   STAT Doctors fear mental health disclosure could jeopardize their licenses by Leah […]

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October 6, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Emily Blahnik   Star Tribune Five signs of prescription drug abuse by Allie Shah The […]

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September 28, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Emily Blahnik   Washington Post Letting a dog sleep on your bed does not actually […]

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September 22, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Emily Blahnik   Star Tribune Mayo Clinic offers first aid assistance via Amazon’s Alexa digital […]

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Tags: AAP News, Aargauer Zeitung, ABC News, advisory board, aging, Alzforum, alzheimer's disease, Amazon, Amazon Alexa, American Nursing Informatics Association, Android Headlines, AsiaOne


September 8, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Emily Blahnik   CNN New class of drugs targets aging to help keep you healthy […]

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Tags: aging, Albert Lea Tribune, alcoholism, altitude sickness, Alzforum, alzheimer's disease, anxiety, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, blood test, Cancer, Center on Aging, City Center Dispatch


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